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HealthyPi, Raspberry Pi 3 extension for Vital Signs (ECG / Respiration, Pulse Oximeter, Temperature)

The ProtoCentral HealthyPi is an extension project for Raspberry Pi compatible with HAT for monitoring vital signs such as ECG, respiration, pulse oximeter and temperature. ProtoCentral is an Indian company based in Bangalore. She is launching her project on the participatory financing platform Crowd Supply. The HealthyPi is a very …

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The Amazon AWS Greengrass SDK is available for Raspberry Pi and Linux

Amazon has just released AWS Lambda’s “AWS Greengrass” IoT for Linux devices that offers offline synchronization and instant messaging. AWS Greengrass works on ARM and x86 platforms including Raspberry Pi 3. AWS Greengrass is a software that allows you to safely run local computing, messaging, and data caching services for …

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Armbian-config on Armbian, the equivalent of raspi-config for Raspbian

Armbian version 5.27 introduces a configuration tool called armbian-config. This is almost the equivalent of raspi-config on Raspbian. Armbian can run on mini PCs with very different designs (Allwinner, freescale, actionsemi), the tool does not support the configuration of hardware devices (camera, GPIO, I2C …). What can be configured with …

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XOD, a new visual programming language for Arduino, Raspberry Pi and other development cards

xod demo garden soil moisture monitoring

XOD is a new visual programming language project by assembling function blocks. XOD is more modern and simpler than the Scratch project on Raspberry Pi. XOD is still in the development stage. It will be offered as open source software. The source code will be available on GitHub from the …

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Connecting an ESP8266 to Blynk on WiFi with Johnny-Five (Firmata WiFi)

esp8266 firmata wifi nodejs-johnny-five-bmp180-i2c-led-orange pi lite aspberry pi 3

In the previous tutorial, we discovered the Johnny-Five framework that allows to create connected objects (and more) based on Arduino, Raspberry Pi (or Orange Pi) in Javascript. Johnny-Five is also a very good solution to replace the GPIO of an Orange Pi by an Arduino Nano v3. In the previous …

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IoT development based on Orange Pi, Arduino (Firmata), Nodejs, Blynk and Johnny-Five

In this tutorial, I propose to combine Nodejs/Johnny-Five with Blynk to remotely control the GPIO of the Arduino/Firmata from a smartphone or a tablet and to make measurements (temperature and atmospheric pressure of a BMP180 in I2C ). In the previous article, we saw that it was very easy to …

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