LoRa Trough 8 Floors – Using 100 mA

My student Tatu Erkinjuntti sent LoRa radio transmissions. His device can send messages trough eight concrete floors with minimal power consumption. He is using ESP32 with an external LoRa module, programmed with Arduino IDE. Power consumption during transmission is just … Continue reading

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"IoT Rapid Prototyping Laboratory Setup" published in the International Journal of Engineering Education

Your first Internet of Things prototype in four days? Yes, even beginners successfully built IoT systems from their own ideas. International Journal of Engineering Education published an article I co-authored with Kimmo Karvinen. The article explains BotBook method in the … Continue reading

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Self Balancing Robot, an Apple or a Banana? Prototype Workshop Demo Day

From self balancing robots to sun seeking solar panels, prototype workshop had it all. Feedback was excellent 4.8 out of 5. Thanks! Also check the free text feedback.

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Create Internet of Things for 8 EUR – ESP8266-12E and Arduino

Would you like to create devices that sense the environment, connect to the Internet and talk to the other side of the world? For just 8 EUR, you can get a WLAN enabled, Arduino compatible development board. Sometimes the price … Continue reading

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Our Code on PROX-1 Satellite

Georgia Tech is building a satellite, PROX-1. The Prox-1 mission will demonstrate automated safe trajectory control during proximity operations for on orbit inspection. Molly Riebling, the lead of Attitude Determination and Controls Subsystem, is using our code for testing the … Continue reading

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Prototyypin rakentaminen bus4tn007-8 w22

Opi rakentamaan itse keksimiäsi prototyyppejä: robotteja, varashälyttimiä, kauko-ohjaimia… Update: check projects and feedback.

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Internet of Things -työpaja ict8tn017-1 – intensiiviviikolla w12

Rakenna härveleitä, jotka puhuvat netin yli. Eli kehitä itse IoT-laite viikossa. Check out demo day & projects! / Katso demo-päivä ja valmiit projektit!

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Internet of Things in Lapland – Demo Day

In just four days, students have designed and built their own Internet of Things devices. I’m teaching a workshop with Kimmo Karvinen. We’re with Art & Design students in University of Lapland, Rovaniemi.

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Machine Vision, Robots & Fish Food

My embedded course was just finished. Student projects included (some reports are in Finnish) Nosy Neighbor (Hanna Hoffren) Human Fall Detection with Machine Vision (Kim Salmi) Automatic Plant Watering (Ilari Porma & Henrik Huhtaluoma) Rage-O-Meter (Antti Stenman) BatVision (Tatu Polvinen … Continue reading

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Run Arduino IDE on Xubuntu Live USB

You can develop your own robots and other hardware with Arduino. You can do this even when booting the computer from a USB stick. With Xubuntu Live USB, you must use ‘newgrp dialout’ after adding yourself to the dialout group. … Continue reading

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