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Arduino Android Blueprints

by Marco Schwartz Stefan Buttigieg

This book is for those who want to learn how to build exciting Arduino projects by interfacing it with Android. You will need to have some basic experience in electronics and programming. However, you don't need to have any previous experience with the Arduino or Android platforms.

Arduino for Secret Agents

by Marco Schwartz

Transform your tiny Arduino device into a secret agent gadget to build a range of espionage projects with this practical guide for hackers About This Book * Discover the limitless possibilities of the tiny Arduino and build your own secret agent projects * From a fingerprint sensor to a GPS Tracker and even a robot- learn how to get more from your Arduino * Build nine secret agent projects using the power and simplicity of the Arduino platform Who This Book Is For This book is for Arduino programmers with intermediate experience of developing projects, and who want to extend their knowledge by building projects for secret agents. It would also be great for other programmers who are interested in learning about electronics and programming on the Arduino platform. What You Will Learn * Get to know the full range of Arduino features so you can be creative through practical projects * Discover how to create a simple alarm system and a fingerprint sensor * Find out how to transform your Arduino into a GPS tracker * Use the Arduino to monitor top secret data * Build a complete spy robot! * Build a set of other spy projects such as Cloud Camera and Microphone System In Detail Q might have Bond's gadgets- but he doesn't have an Arduino (not yet at least). Find out how the tiny Arduino microcomputer can be used to build an impressive range of neat secret agent projects that can help you go undercover and get to grips with the cutting-edge of the world of espionage with this book, created for ardent Arduino fans and anyone new to the powerful device. Each chapter shows you how to construct a different secret agent gadget, helping you to unlock the full potential of your Arduino and make sure you have a solution for every tricky spying situation. You'll find out how to build everything from an alarm system to a fingerprint sensor, each project demonstrating a new feature of Arduino, so you can build your expertise as you complete each project. Learn how to open a lock with a text message, monitor top secret data remotely, and even create your own Arduino Spy Robot, Spy Microphone System, and Cloud Spy Camera This book isn't simply an instruction manual - it helps you put your knowledge into action so you can build every single project to completion. Style and approach This practical reference guide shows you how to build various projects with step-by-step explanations on each project, starting with the assembly of the hardware, followed by basics tests of all those hardware components and finally developing project on the hardware.

Arduino Home Automation Projects

by Marco Schwartz

This book is divided into projects that are explained in a step-by-step format, with practical instructions that are easy to follow. If you want to build your own home automation systems wirelessly using the Arduino platform, this is the book for you. You will need to have some basic experience in Arduino and general programming languages, such as C and C++ to understand the projects in this book.

Arduino Networking

by Marco Schwartz

This book is intended for those who want to build their own network-connected projects using the Arduino platform. You will be able to build exciting projects that connect to your local network and the Web. You will need to have some basic experience in electronics and web programming languages. You will also need to know the basics of the Arduino platform as the projects mainly deal with the networking aspects of the Arduino Ethernet shield.

Intel Galileo Blueprints

by Marco Schwartz

If you are an experienced developer using classic Arduino boards and would like to extend your knowledge to the Intel Galileo board and polish your project building skills, this book is for you.

Intel Galileo Networking Cookbook

by Marco Schwartz

Over 50 recipes that will help you use the Intel Galileo board to build exciting network-connected projects About This Book * Create networking applications using the Intel Galileo board * Control your web-based projects in real time from anywhere in the world * Connect to the Temboo web service to interact with a huge range of APIs Who This Book Is For If you have already worked on ARM boards like Arduino, but now want to learn Intel Galileo, then this book is for you. Knowledge of C programming language is required. What You Will Learn * Set up your Galileo board for the Internet of Things * Connect external sensors to the Intel Galileo * Create and run a web server on the Galileo board * Control hardware devices from the Galileo * Host web-based applications on the Intel Galileo * Monitor data from the cloud using the Galileo * Build a complete home automation hub using the Galileo board In Detail Arduino is an electronic prototyping platform used by millions of people around the world. Intel Galileo is fully Arduino compatible; hence it combines the high performance of Intel with the simplicity of Arduino Software Development Environment. This makes it the ideal platform to build exciting projects, especially in the field of web-based connected applications and the Internet of Things. The book features several recipes all based on the Intel Galileo board, and that exploit the powerful features of the board. Each chapter explores a given field using the Galileo board. The book is mainly divided in three parts. The first part is all about learning the basics of the Intel Galileo board, but it uses some of the powerful features of the board such as connecting external sensors and complex hardware devices, compared with more basic Arduino boards. Then, the book dives into the topics related to networking and the Internet of Things. You will learn how to run a web server on the board and log data using a cloud-based service. Finally, the book ends with a chapter that aims to build a complete home automation hub using the Galileo board. This chapter uses everything that was learned in the book to make a home automation system using the Galileo board and Arduino. Style and approach This book contains exciting recipes that will help you create projects using the Intel Galileo platform to build systems in various domains like local networking applications, the Internet of Things, and home automation. Each recipe is explained in a step-by-step fashion, always starting with the assembly of the hardware, followed by basics tests of all hardware components. At the end, an exciting project is built using the knowledge acquired in the rest of the book.

Internet of Things with ESP8266

by Marco Schwartz

Build amazing Internet of Things projects using the ESP8266 Wi-Fi chip About This Book * Get to know the powerful and low cost ESP8266 and build interesting projects in the field of Internet of Things * Configure your ESP8266 to the cloud and explore the networkable modules that will be utilized in the IoT projects * This step-by-step guide teaches you the basics of IoT with ESP8266 and makes your life easier Who This Book Is For This book is for those who want to build powerful and inexpensive IoT projects using the ESP8266 WiFi chip, including those who are new to IoT, or those who already have experience with other platforms such as Arduino. What You Will Learn * Control various devices from the cloud * Interact with web services, such as Twitter or Facebook * Make two ESP8266 boards communicate with each other via the cloud * Send notifications to users of the ESP8266, via email, text message, or push notifications * Build a physical device that indicates the current price of Bitcoin * Build a simple home automation system that can be controlled from the cloud * Create your own cloud platform to control ESP8266 devices In Detail The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of objects such as physical things embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and connectivity, enabling data exchange. ESP8266 is a low cost WiFi microcontroller chip that has the ability to empower IoT and helps the exchange of information among various connected objects. ESP8266 consists of networkable microcontroller modules, and with this low cost chip, IoT is booming. This book will help deepen your knowledge of the ESP8266 WiFi chip platform and get you building exciting projects. Kick-starting with an introduction to the ESP8266 chip, we will demonstrate how to build a simple LED using the ESP8266. You will then learn how to read, send, and monitor data from the cloud. Next, you'll see how to control your devices remotely from anywhere in the world. Furthermore, you'll get to know how to use the ESP8266 to interact with web services such as Twitter and Facebook. In order to make several ESP8266s interact and exchange data without the need for human intervention, you will be introduced to the concept of machine-to-machine communication. The latter part of the book focuses more on projects, including a door lock controlled from the cloud, building a physical Bitcoin ticker, and doing wireless gardening. You'll learn how to build a cloud-based ESP8266 home automation system and a cloud-controlled ESP8266 robot. Finally, you'll discover how to build your own cloud platform to control ESP8266 devices. With this book, you will be able to create and program Internet of Things projects using the ESP8266 WiFi chip. Style and approach This is a step-by-step guide that provides great IOT projects with ESP8266. All the key concepts are explained details with the help of examples and demonstrations of the projects.

Internet of Things with the Arduino Yún

by Marco Schwartz

All projects are explained in a step-by-step manner, always starting with the assembly of the hardware and followed by basic tests of every hardware component. You will then learn how to build exciting applications in a practical manner based on the details of the projects. This book is intended for people who already have some experience with the Arduino platform and who want to build more exciting applications, in particular to Internet of Things. You will need to have some basic experience in electronics, Arduino, and programming in general to follow the projects created in the book.

Programming Arduino with LabVIEW

by Marco Schwartz Oliver Manickum

If you already have some experience with LabVIEW and want to apply your skills to control physical objects and make measurements using the Arduino sensor, this book is for you. Prior knowledge of Arduino and LabVIEW is essential to fully understand the projects detailed in this book.

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