Arduino Robotics

Author: John-David Warren,Josh Adams,Harald Molle

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 143023184X

Category: Computers

Page: 628

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This book will show you how to use your Arduino to control a variety of different robots, while providing step-by-step instructions on the entire robot building process. You'll learn Arduino basics as well as the characteristics of different types of motors used in robotics. You also discover controller methods and failsafe methods, and learn how to apply them to your project. The book starts with basic robots and moves into more complex projects, including a GPS-enabled robot, a robotic lawn mower, a fighting bot, and even a DIY Segway-clone. Introduction to the Arduino and other components needed for robotics Learn how to build motor controllers Build bots from simple line-following and bump-sensor bots to more complex robots that can mow your lawn, do battle, or even take you for a ride Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color.
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Arduino-Workshops

Eine praktische Einführung mit 65 Projekten

Author: John Boxall

Publisher: dpunkt.verlag

ISBN: 3864913802

Category: Computers

Page: 448

View: 8407

Der Arduino ist eine preiswerte und flexible Open-Source-Mikrocontroller- Plattform mit einer nahezu unbegrenzten Palette von Add-ons für die Ein- und Ausgänge - wie Sensoren, Displays, Aktoren und vielem mehr. In "Arduino-Workshops" erfahren Sie, wie diese Add-ons funktionieren und wie man sie in eigene Projekte integriert. Sie starten mit einem Überblick über das Arduino-System und erfahren dann rasch alles über die verschiedenen elektronischen Komponenten und Konzepte. Hands-on-Projekte im ganzen Buch vertiefen das Gelernte Schritt für Schritt und helfen Ihnen, dieses Wissen anzuwenden. Je tiefer Sie in die Materie eindringen, desto komplexer und raffinierter werden die Projekte.
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Practical Arduino Engineering

Author: Harold Timmis

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430238860

Category: Computers

Page: 328

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Arduino boards have impressed both hackers and professional engineers. Whether you're a hobbyist or a professional, it isn't just a breadboard and a hazy idea that keeps you going. It's essential to institute a proper design, device instrumentation and, indeed, test your project thoroughly before committing to a particular prototype. Practical Arduino Engineering begins by outlining the engineering process, from the basic requirements and preliminary design to prototyping and testing. Each and every chapter exemplifies this process and demonstrates how you can profit from the implementation solid engineering principles—regardless of whether you just play in your basement or you want to publicize and sell your devices. Arduino is a brilliant prototyping platform that allows users to test and iterate design ideas. Imitation by other Arduino makers, hackers and engineers often proves your design's popularity. Practical Arduino Engineering will teach you to follow the engineering process carefully; over time, you will be able to review and improve this process, and even extend its scope. Practical Arduino Engineering is not purely theoretical. In addition, you'll learn the process of hardware engineering as applicable to Arduino projects, and the importance of the process in each and every project presented in this book. To set the stage, Practical Arduino Engineering begins by reviewing the Arduino software landscape, then shows how to set up an Arduino project for testing. Even if you already know your compiler toolchain and the basics of Arduino programming, this refresher course can help fill in the gaps and explain why your compiler may spit out certain error messages. Practical Arduino Engineering then gradually builds up the engineering process, from single devices like LCDs, potentiometers and GPS modules, to the integration of several modules into larger projects, such as a wireless temperature measurement system, and ultimately an entire robot. The engineering projects become progressively more challenging throughout the first 4 engineering chapters. Next, you'll proceed with simple steps towards the first intelligent part of a robot: the object detector. You'll find yourself teaching your robot how to avoid very hot objects or insurmountable obstacles. The basic design requirements for a complete robot and, indeed, the detailed design and prototyping for robots can be extremely tricky, which is why engineering discipline is invaluable. Practical Arduino Engineering then enters the world of domestic engineering by introducing home alarm systems—not quite as simple as they seem. A solid, robust system can only be built by following the engineering process detailed in previous chapters, and this section reinforces that process. You'll then take a step further in your Arduino engineering process: instrumentation and control, and some error messaging using GSM. Control is introduced via the Xbox controller, a very powerful piece of technology able to play a considerable role in robotics projects. Having already learned to control motion and to sense and avoid objects, you'll learn how to debug your Arduino projects of varying complexities via the hardware instrumentation software LabVIEW. To complete the journey into Practical Arduino Engineering, you'll discover how to use a special Arduino board to rely on Bluetooth Mate Silver for control of domestic and mobile Arduino projects. Using Bluetooth Mate Silver, you'll learn to implement basic engineering design with almost any Arduino project, and be able to justify, build, debug, and extend Arduino-based designs using a solid engineering approach. Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color.
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Beginning Arduino

Author: Michael McRoberts

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430250178

Category: Computers

Page: 424

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Want to light up a display? Control a touch screen? Program a robot? The Arduino is a microcontroller board that can help you do all of these things, plus nearly anything you can dream up. Even better, it's inexpensive and, with the help of Beginning Arduino, Second Edition, easy to learn. In Beginning Arduino, Second Edition, you will learn all about the popular Arduino by working your way through a set of 50 cool projects. You'll progress from a complete Arduino beginner to intermediate Arduino and electronic skills and the confidence to create your own amazing projects. You'll also learn about the newest Arduino boards like the Uno and the Leonardo along the way. Absolutely no experience in programming or electronics required! Each project is designed to build upon the knowledge learned in earlier projects and to further your knowledge of Arduino programming and electronics. By the end of the book you will be able to create your own projects confidently and with creativity. You'll learn about: Controlling LEDs Displaying text and graphics on LCD displays Making a line-following robot Using digital pressure sensors Reading and writing data to SD cards Connecting your Arduino to the Internet This book is for electronics enthusiasts who are new to the Arduino as well as artists and hobbyists who want to learn this very popular platform for physical computing and electronic art. Please note: The print version of this title is black and white; the eBook is full color. The color fritzing diagrams are available in the source code downloads on http://www.apress.com/9781430250166
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Arduino für Dummies

Author: John Nussey,Gerhard Franken

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 456

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Vom Hobbybastler zum großen Entwickler und Künstler Sie wollen Ihrer Kreativität mit dem Arduino freien Lauf lassen, brauchen aber noch Hintergrundwissen? John Nussey und Gerhard Franken führen Sie Schritt für Schritt in die Nutzung des Arduino ein: Sie lernen die Komponenten Ihres Arduino–Boards kennen, erfahren, wie Sie die Software installieren und mit dem ersten Sketch LEDs blinken lassen. Nützliche Werkzeuge wie Steckplatine und Multimeter werden vorgestellt, das Wichtigste zur Elektrizität und zum Löten wird erläutert. Komplexere Schaltungen und Projekte können Sie anhand der vorhandenen Beispielsketche gleich umsetzen. Bald steht der Realisierung Ihrer eigenen Ideen nichts mehr im Wege.
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Arduino and Kinect Projects

Design, Build, Blow Their Minds

Author: Enrique Ramos Melgar,Ciriaco Castro Diez

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430241675

Category: Computers

Page: 416

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If you've done some Arduino tinkering and wondered how you could incorporate the Kinect—or the other way around—then this book is for you. The authors of Arduino and Kinect Projects will show you how to create 10 amazing, creative projects, from simple to complex. You'll also find out how to incorporate Processing in your project design—a language very similar to the Arduino language. The ten projects are carefully designed to build on your skills at every step. Starting with the Arduino and Kinect equivalent of "Hello, World," the authors will take you through a diverse range of projects that showcase the huge range of possibilities that open up when Kinect and Arduino are combined. Gesture-based Remote Control. Control devices and home appliances with hand gestures. Kinect-networked Puppet. Play with a physical puppet remotely using your whole body. Mood Lamps. Build your own set of responsive, gesture controllable LED lamps. Drawing Robot. Control a drawing robot using a Kinect-based tangible table. Remote-controlled Vehicle. Use your body gestures to control a smart vehicle. Biometric Station. Use the Kinect for biometric recognition and checking Body Mass Indexes. 3D Modeling Interface. Learn how to use the Arduino LilyPad to build a wearable 3D modelling interface. 360o Scanner. Build a turntable scanner and scan any object 360o using only one Kinect. Delta Robot. Build and control your own fast and accurate parallel robot. What you’ll learn Arduino and Kinect basics Interfacing Kinect and Arduino through Processing Communicating: Serial and communication over networks Interacting with the physical world: Sensors and actuators Volumetric Scanning Step-by-step instructions on a variety of Arduino/Kinect projects Who this book is for Intermediate to experienced gadget hackers who want to learn how to combine Arduino with Kinect, or who want inspiration for innovation. Table of Contents1. Arduino Basics 2. Kinect Basics 3. Interfacing Arduino and Kinect through Processing 4. Hello World: LED-me 5. Gesture-based Remote Control 6. Kinect-networked Puppet 7. Mood Lamps 8. Drawing Robot 9. Remote-controlled Vehicles 10. Biometric Station 11. 3D Modeling Interface 12. 360o Scanner 13. Delta Robot
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Das intelligente Haus – Heimautomation mit Arduino und Android und PC

Author: Mike Riley

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3868993649

Category: Computers

Page: 248

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In Das intelligente Haus -- Heimautomation mit Arduino, Android und PC führt Sie der Technologie-begeisterte Autor Mike Riley durch eine Reihe von Heimautomations-Projekten – von einer Telefon-App, die Sie informiert, wenn ein Paket vor Ihrer Haustür abgelegt wurde, bis zu einem elektronischen Wachhund, der unerwünschte Besucher fernhält. Geekige Projekte Öffnen Sie Türen mit Ihrem Smartphone. Bauen Sie ein Vogelhäuschen, das sich via Twitter meldet, wenn die Vögel zum Fressen kommen oder das Futter ausgeht. Lassen Sie Ihr Haus sprechen, wenn Sie eine E-Mail erhalten, Besucher kommen und vieles mehr. Spannende Projekte Sie werden lernen, wie Sie Android-Smartphones, Arduinos und eine ganze Reihe von Sensoren, Servos, Programmiersprachen, Web-Frameworks und mobile SDKs einsetzen. Das intelligente Haus -- Heimautomation mit Arduino, Android und PC ist für Smartphone-Programmierer, Webentwickler, Technik-Bastler und alle anderen, die Spaß daran haben, als Heimwerker spannende elektronische Projekte zu verwirklichen. Innovative Projekte Dieses Buch soll Sie inspirieren und Ihnen die notwendigen Fertigkeiten zum Bauen erstaunlicher Automationsprojekte vermitteln, so dass Sie Ihr Haus in das intelligenteste Haus der ganzen Nachbarschaft verwandeln können! Was Sie brauchen Um Das intelligente Haus -- Heimautomation mit Arduino, Android und PC richtig einsetzen zu können, sollte Ihnen die Arduino-Plattform nicht ganz fremd sein und Sie sollten Spaß am Basteln haben. Und natürlich sollten Sie neugierig sein und dazulernen wollen. Auch ein bisschen Erfahrung bei der Anwendungsentwicklung ist nicht verkehrt.
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Das Wunder der wilden Insel

Author: Peter Brown

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641194466

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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Preisgekrönt und bezaubernd: ein moderner Klassiker Als das Robotermädchen Roz erstmals die Augen öffnet, findet sie sich auf einer wilden, einsamen Insel wieder. Wie sie dorthin gekommen ist und warum, weiß sie nicht. Das Wetter und ein wilder Bär setzen ihr übel zu, und Roz begreift, dass sie sich ihrer Umgebung anpassen muss, wenn sie überleben will. Also beobachtet sie, erlernt die Sprache der Tiere und entdeckt, dass Freundlichkeit und Hilfsbereitschaft sie weiterbringen. Viele würden das Blechmonster zwar am liebsten verjagen, aber Roz gibt nicht auf. Sie zieht ein Gänseküken auf, und endlich fassen die Tiere Vertrauen. Als Roz dann in großer Gefahr schwebt, stehen sie ihr als Freunde bei.
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MATLAB - Simulink - Stateflow

Grundlagen, Toolboxen, Beispiele

Author: Anne Angermann,Michael Beuschel,Martin Rau,Ulrich Wohlfarth

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110484897

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 561

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Vorgestellt werden die numerische Programmiersprache MATLAB und ihre Erweiterungen Simulink und Stateflow. Außerdem werden die dazugehörigen Werkzeuge für Regelungstechnik, Signalverarbeitung und Optimierung behandelt, die zeitkontinuierliche und zeitdiskrete lineare und nichtlineare Systeme ebenso wie ereignisdiskrete Systeme betreffen können. Ausführlich wird dabei auf Control System Toolbox, Signal Processing Toolbox und Optimization Toolbox eingegangen. Die enthaltenen Beispiele und Übungsaufgaben decken einen Großteil des Anwendungsspektrums ab. Die dazugehörigen Aufgaben und Lösungen stehen zum Download zur Verfügung, ebenfalls eine Bibliothek nützlicher Extras für MATLAB und Simulink. Durch die kompakte Darstellung und die Befehlsübersichten ist dieses Buch auch als Nachschlagewerk geeignet. Die vorliegende 9. Auflage wurde gemäß der aktuellen MATLAB-Version überarbeitet und mit einigen Ergänzungen bis inklusive der im März erschienenen Release R2016a versehen.
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Robotics in Education

Latest Results and Developments

Author: Wilfried Lepuschitz,Munir Merdan,Gottfried Koppensteiner,Richard Balogh,David Obdržálek

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319628755

Category: Computers

Page: 330

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This proceedings volume highlights the latest achievements in research and development in educational robotics, which were presented at the 8th International Conference on Robotics in Education (RiE 2017) in Sofia, Bulgaria, from April 26 to 28, 2017. The content will appeal to both researchers and educators interested in methodologies for teaching robotics that confront learners with science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) through the design, creation and programming of tangible artifacts, giving them the chance to create personally meaningful objects and address real-world societal needs. This also involves the introduction of technologies ranging from robotics controllers to virtual environments. In addition, the book presents evaluation results regarding the impact of robotics on students’ interests and competence development. The approaches discussed cover the whole educational range, from elementary school to the university level, in both formal as well as informal settings.
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Arduino Projects to Save the World

Author: Emery Premeaux,Brian Evans

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 143023623X

Category: Computers

Page: 256

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Arduino Projects to Save the World shows that it takes little more than a few tools, a few wires and sensors, an Arduino board, and a bit of gumption to build devices that lower energy bills, help you grow our own food, monitor pollution in the air and in the ground, even warn you about earth tremors. Arduino Projects to Save the World introduces the types of sensors needed to collect environmental data—from temperature sensors to motion sensors. You'll see projects that deal with energy sources—from building your own power strip to running your Arduino board on solar panels so you can actually proceed to build systems that help, for example, to lower your energy bills. Once you have some data, it's time to put it to good use by publishing it online as you collect it; this book shows you how. The core of this book deals with the Arduino projects themselves: Account for heat loss using a heat loss temperature sensor array that sends probes into every corner of your house for maximum measurement. Monitor local seismic activity with your own seismic monitor. Keep your Arduino devices alive in the field with a solar powered device that uses a smart, power-saving design. Monitor your data and devices with a wireless radio device; place your sensors where you like without worrying about wires. Keep an eye on your power consumption with a sophisticated power monitor that records its data wherever you like. Arduino Projects to Save the World teaches the aspiring green systems expert to build environmentally-sound, home-based Arduino devices. Saving the world, one Arduino at a time. Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color. What you’ll learn Help the environment by using Arduino Install and use environmental sensors Use low-energy or solar energy sources for your Arduino board to avoid loading conventional energy grids Build an Arduino-based seismic monitor to protect your home Measure energy flows inside your home using temperature sensor arrays Pull together your environmental data in an energy consumption monitor Who this book is for Programmers excited by Arduino Arduino users looking for green projects Embedded systems engineers interested in Arduino Table of Contents Saving the World: One Sensor at a Time Spider Temps: A Temperature Measurement Tool with Six Legs Jungle Power: Keeping an Arduino Alive on Solar, Batteries, and Super Capacitors Tele-sensation: Wireless Communication for Long-Distance Measurement Contributing to the Hive Mind: Submitting Your Data to Pachube The Mass Effect: Measuring Earthquakes with This Seismometer Staying Current: Keeping track of your power usage
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Interactive Mobile Communication Technologies and Learning

Proceedings of the 11th IMCL Conference

Author: Michael E. Auer,Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319751751

Category: Computers

Page: 980

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Interactive mobile technologies have now become the core of many—if not all—fields of society. Not only do the younger generation of students expect a mobile working and learning environment, but also the new ideas, technologies and solutions introduced on a nearly daily basis also boost this trend. Discussing and assessing key trends in the mobile field were the primary aims of the 11th International Conference on Interactive Mobile Communication, Technologies and Learning (IMCL2017), which was held in Thessaloniki from 30 November to 01 December 2017. Since being founded in 2006, the conference has been devoted to new approaches in interactive mobile technologies, with a focus on learning. The IMCL conferences have in the meanwhile become a central forum of the exchange of new research results and relevant trends, as well as best practices. This book contains papers in the fields of: Future Trends and Emerging Mobile Technologies Design and Development of Mobile Learning Apps and Content Mobile Games—Gamification and Mobile Learning Adaptive Mobile Environments Augmented Reality and Immersive Applications Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction Interactive Collaborative and Blended Learning Digital Technology in Sports Mobile Health Care and Training Multimedia Learning in Music Education 5G Network Infrastructure Case Studies Real-World Experiences The content will appeal to a broad readership, including policymakers, academics, educators, researchers in pedagogy and learning theory, school teachers, the learning industry, further education lecturers, etc.
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Making things talk

die Welt hören, sehen, fühlen

Author: Tom Igoe

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3868991638

Category: Computers

Page: 486

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Es macht Spaß, elektronische Dinge zu bauen, die mit der realen Welt interagieren. Aber so richtig cool wird’s erst, wenn die Dinge anfangen sich untereinander zu unterhalten. Mit 33 leicht nachzubauenden Projekten wird dir in Making Things Talk – Die Welt hören, sehen, fühlen gezeigt, wie du deine Gadgets dazu bringst, mit dir und mit der Umwelt zu kommunizieren. Das Buch ist genau für die geschrieben, die zwar nur wenig technische Erfahrung, dafür aber umso mehr geekige Neugierde mitbringen. Lass Mikrocontroller, PCs, Server und Smartphones miteinander quatschen. Vielleicht willst du deinen Freunden zeigen, wie man das Wetter aus unterschiedlichen Teilen der Welt clever darstellen kann. Vielleicht bist du aber auch eine Künstlerin, die ihren Skulpturen mechanisches Leben einhauchen möchte. In diesem Standardwerk lernst du, wie man Geräte-Netzwerke schafft, die sich Daten teilen und auf Befehle von außen reagieren. Mit ein wenig Elektronikgrundwissen, preiswerten Mikrocontrollern und ein paar Netzwerkmodulen baust du coole Projekte: Blink - Dein allererstes Programm Monski Pong - Steuere ein Computerspiel mit einem flauschigen, pinkfarbenen Stoffäffchen Internet-Luftqualitätsmesser - Bau eine Internet-Messstation für Luftqualität Giftwarnung in der Werkstatt - Verwende ein XBee-Modul, Sensoren und ein Stofftier, um dich vor giftigen Dämpfen warnen zu lassen. Bluetooth GPS - Bau einen batteriebetriebenes GPS-Gerät, das via Bluetooth seinen Standort mitteilt. Tweets mit RFID - Lese einen Twitter-Stream via RFID-Tags.
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Arduino Kochbuch

Author: Michael Margolis

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3868993541

Category: Computers

Page: 624

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Mit dem Arduino-Kochbuch, das auf der Version Arduino 1.0 basiert, erhalten Sie ein Füllhorn an Ideen und praktischen Beispielen, was alles mit dem Mikrocontroller gezaubert werden kann. Sie lernen alles über die Arduino-Softwareumgebung, digitale und analoge In- und Outputs, Peripheriegeräte, Motorensteuerung und fortgeschrittenes Arduino-Coding. Egal ob es ein Spielzeug, ein Detektor, ein Roboter oder ein interaktives Kleidungsstück werden soll: Elektronikbegeisterte finden über 200 Rezepte, Projekte und Techniken, um mit dem Arduino zu starten oder bestehende Arduino-Projekt mit neuen Features aufzupimpen.
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Real-Time BCI System Design to Control Arduino Based Speed Controllable Robot Using EEG

Author: Swagata Das,Devashree Tripathy,Jagdish Lal Raheja

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811330980

Category: Computers

Page: 109

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This book discusses the basic requirements and constraints in building a brain–computer interaction system. These include the technical requirements for building the signal processing module and the acquisition module. The major aspects to be considered when designing a signal acquisition module for a brain–computer interaction system are the human brain, types and applications of brain–computer systems, and the basics of EEG (electroencephalogram) recording. The book also compares the algorithms that have been and that can be used to design the signal processing module of brain–computer interfaces, and describes the various EEG-acquisition devices available and compares their features and inadequacies. Further, it examines in detail the use of Emotiv EPOC (an EEG acquisition module developed by Emotiv) to build a complete brain–computer interaction system for driving robots using a neural network classification module.
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Das Action-Buch für Maker

Bewegung, Licht und Sound mit Arduino und Raspberry Pi – Experimente und Projekte

Author: Simon Monk

Publisher: dpunkt.verlag

ISBN: 3960880286

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

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Power-Maker Simon Monk begleitet Sie Schritt für Schritt durch Experimente und Projekte, die zeigen, wie Sie Ihren Arduino oder Raspberry Pi dazu bringen, Motoren, LEDs, Sound und andere Aktoren zu steuern. Er beginnt mit den Grundlagen und führt Sie nach und nach zu immer größeren Herausforderungen. Mit anderen Worten: Action! Arduino ist ein einfacher Mikrocontroller mit einer leicht zu erlernenden Programmierumgebung, während Raspberry Pi ein kleiner Linux-basierter Computer ist. Der Autor macht die Unterschiede zwischen beiden deutlich und erklärt, zu welchem Zweck sie jeweils am besten geeignet sind. Mit diesen weit verbreiteten und günstigen Plattformen werden Sie lernen, LEDs, Motoren verschiedener Typen, Magnetventile, Wechselstromgeräte, Heizungen, Kühler, Displays und Sounds zu steuern. Schließlich werden Sie sogar in der Lage sein, diese Geräte per Internet zu überwachen und zu regeln. Das Arbeiten mit lötfreien Steckbrettern ermöglicht Ihnen einen raschen Einstieg und schon in kürzester Zeit bauen Sie Projekte, die lehrreich sind und dabei einfach nur Spaß machen. Bauen Sie einen "Dosenquetscher" mit einem Linearmotor und ArduinoBewässern Sie mit einem Arduino Ihre Pflanzen automatischErstellen Sie ein individuelles Stoppsignal mit LEDsKühlen Sie Ihre Getränke mit einem selbstgebauten ThermostatenVerstehen und verwenden Sie den PID-RegelalgorithmusSetzen Sie einen Raspberry Pi ein, um eine Puppentanzparty zu schaffen, die sich zu Ihren Tweets bewegt!
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Arduino Adventures

Escape from Gemini Station

Author: James Floyd Kelly,Harold Timmis

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430246065

Category: Computers

Page: 332

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Arduino Adventures: Escape from Gemini Station provides a fun introduction to the Arduino microcontroller by putting you (the reader) into the action of a science fiction adventure story. You'll find yourself following along as Cade and Elle explore Gemini Station—an orbiting museum dedicated to preserving and sharing technology throughout the centuries. Trouble ensues. The station is evacuated, including Cade and Elle's class that was visiting the station on a field trip. Cade and Elle don’t make it aboard their shuttle and are trapped on the station along with a friendly artificial intelligence named Andrew who wants to help them get off the damaged station. Using some old hardware, a laptop, and some toolboxes full of electronics parts, you will follow along and build eight gizmos with Cade and Elle that will help them escape from Gemini Station. The hardware is Arduino. Each new challenge opens a new area of Arduino and basic electronics knowledge. You’ll be taken incrementally from a simple task such as turning on a light through to a complex combination of microcontroller, electronic components, and software programming. By the end of the book you’ll be well on your way towards being able to create and implement any sort of electronically controlled device you can imagine, using the stunningly popular Arduino microcontroller. Provides eight challenges, each challenge increasing in complexity Builds around a fictional storyline that keeps the learning fun Leaves you on a solid foundation of electronic skills and knowledge
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Learn Electronics with Arduino

Author: Don Wilcher

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430242671

Category: Computers

Page: 280

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Have you ever wondered how electronic gadgets are created? Do you have an idea for a new proof-of-concept tech device or electronic toy but have no way of testing the feasibility of the device? Have you accumulated a junk box of electronic parts and are now wondering what to build? Learn Electronics with Arduino will answer these questions to discovering cool and innovative applications for new tech products using modification, reuse, and experimentation techniques. You'll learn electronics concepts while building cool and practical devices and gadgets based on the Arduino, an inexpensive and easy-to-program microcontroller board that is changing the way people think about home-brew tech innovation. Learn Electronics with Arduino uses the discovery method. Instead of starting with terminology and abstract concepts, You'll start by building prototypes with solderless breadboards, basic components, and scavenged electronic parts. Have some old blinky toys and gadgets lying around? Put them to work! You'll discover that there is no mystery behind how to design and build your own circuits, practical devices, cool gadgets, and electronic toys. As you're on the road to becoming an electronics guru, you'll build practical devices like a servo motor controller, and a robotic arm. You'll also learn how to make fun gadgets like a sound effects generator, a music box, and an electronic singing bird.
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Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino

Author: Andreas Goransson,David Cuartielles Ruiz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118493990

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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Learn how to control your home or car from your Android smartphone - air conditioning, lights, entertainment systems, and more! Android Open Accessory is a new, simple, and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This Wrox guide shows Android programmers how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, to control such systems as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems from Android devices. Furthermore, it teaches the circuit-building skills needed to create games and practical products that also take advantage of Android technology. Introduces Android Open Accessory and shows how to set up the hardware and development environment Explains how to code both Android and Arduino elements of an accessory Features four complete projects developers can build using various sensors and indicators/actuators, including source code Gives Android developers the tools to create powerful, sophisticated projects Professional Android Open Accessory with Android ADK and Arduino opens exciting new opportunities for Android developers.
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