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Raspberry PI Aircraft ID and Amazon Echo Interface

The article below describes a project using a Raspberry PI and a radio receiver dongle to pick up aircraft related information broadcasts and use that to identify nearby passing aircraft traffic. It then makes the information available using an Alexa skill and voice queries. TEACHING ALEXA TO SPOT AIRPLANES – [nicksypteras.com] This was actually a […]

A Raspberry PI3 Project

A Raspberry PI3 Project

RASPBERRY PI3 – [.pptx slides] ========== Outline Introduction CanaKIT Project Ideas Deer Deterrent Conclusions ========== Introduction RPi A credit card sized computer for $35 Free Linux OS Power from USB phone charger USB keyboard and mouse ports HDMI video port WiFi and Bluetooth Tailored for education/homebrew/lab environments https://www.raspberrypi.org/ https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/ ========== Introduction Specs A 1.2GHz 64-bit […]

openHAB Integrates IOT Devices

openHAB is a platform designed to integrate many different Internet Of Things (IOT) devices. IOT devices include: light bulbs, power control, thermostats, voice control, appliance control, sensors, and many more. Getting all of these devices to work together is often not easy. openHAB intends to offer software and protocols that can tie all of these […]

MQTT is Messaging for IOT

MQTT is an acronym that stands for Message Queue Telemetry Transport. It is a communications or messaging protocol for Internet Of Things (IOT) devices. If we want our toaster and coffee maker and doorbell to talk to each other, they will most likely be using MQTT. [when the doorbell rings to announce guests, start the […]