In this tutorial series, we are upgrading our garage to a smart garage by building and installing our own smartphone-controlled smart garage door opener. Please go and review Part 1 before coming to Part 2.
Is there a way to track if the garage door is opened or closed? Can I make a DIY garage door sensor myself? The answer to both of these questions is YES.
Did you ever want to know if the garage bin is full, or if someone came home and parked the car in the garage, or if your plants need watering?
In-system programming (ISP), also called In-Circuit Serial Programming (ICSP), enables us makers to program microcontrollers MCUs such as the Atmel chips in almost all Arduino designs through a set of special pin connections on a PCB.
All modern electronics like your smartphone contain inside a PCB – Printed Circuit Board. Why do electronics need a PCB and how do you make one?
This is a tutorial on how to connect your newly purchased ESP8266 to your Wi-Fi router or AP.
If you haven’t purchased the ESP8266, you should. The cheapest hackable Wi-Fi module you will find for makers bar-none. Just look on Ebay or Alibaba and you will find plenty of vendors to choose from.
In order to be sure your bluetooth module is configured correctly, you can follow these steps.