Atmel QTouch Sensor Based Home Automation

In this article, I would like to tell you about my current project which is a Touch Sensor based Home automation system, built using Atmel QTouch. Atmel QTouch (AT42QT1011) are really impressive  dedicated capacitive touch sensor, which don't need any external microcontroller to operate, which reduces cost and size of products. Before Moving Into article , I Would like to show you the demo , which I have in ...

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Physical Shutdown Button For Raspberry Pi

Sometimes I wondered, there should be a physical shutdown button on raspberry pi, to safely down the device, because direct shutdown of raspberry pi could damage the SD card or File system. So I had added of my own. Here is how. Image Raspberry Pi Looks Like Below. Steps: I added a push button to BCM GPIO 23. Another end of Push button to the 3.3V that is Pin Number One. Schematic: write two code, one is py ...

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IOT Project – Proximity Relay Control using esp8266

This is article is¬†part of controlling Home Appliances using android app. In this ¬†tutorial, we will go step by step of creating android app and controlling(Turn on/Turn off) light bulb¬†over wifi hostpot using nodeMCU(esp8266-12e).   In Our previous ¬†tutorials we built an android app to control GPIO of nodeMCU¬†using button press¬†or¬†electric switch only,Objective of this¬†project is, we can turn on elect ...

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A6 GSM GPRS Module From AI Thinker

After ESP8266 , which broke all the market records in IOT, providing the cheapest WIFI chip in the market, Now AI Thinker seems to be promising with a new module in the market, I.E  A6 GSM/GPRS Module at only  $3.6.  All Alibaba and Aliexpress (leading Chinese online seller) are fully loaded with this module. This A6 GSM/GPRS Module Seems like, A big competitor for SIM900 series module. These modules coming ...

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