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Tutorial:  Using Grove Adaptors on Pin Header Sensors

Tutorial: Using Grove Adaptors on Pin Header Sensors

Tutorial: Using Grove Adaptors on Pin Header Sensors Grove connectors are appearing everywhere.  They are on sensors, computers, shields and hats.   There are multiple manufactures using this ubiquitous 4 pin plugs, including SwitchDoc Labs.   Grove adaptors allow you to […]
Guest Blog – Solar Powered OurWeather Station Part #1

Guest Blog – Solar Powered OurWeather Station Part #1

Guest Blog – Larry Bonnette’s Solar Powered OurWeather Station #1   Editors Note:  We were tickled to receive this guest blog by Larry Bonnette.   He did a great job on building this Solar Powered OurWeather Kit and by adapting the GroveWeatherPi […]
Raspberry Pi IOT Projects Book Published

Raspberry Pi IOT Projects Book Published

Raspberry Pi IOT Projects Book Published APress/Springer-Daniel has published a new IOT Projects book on building IOT devices with the Raspberry Pi and ESP8266 written by our SwitchDoc Labs CTO, Dr. John Shovic. This book is designed for entry-through-intermediate-level device designers […]
Tutorial:  Using a Grove Button on Smart Plant Pi Kickstarter – Raspberry Pi

Tutorial: Using a Grove Button on Smart Plant Pi Kickstarter – Raspberry Pi

Tutorial:  Using a Grove Button on Smart Plant Pi Kickstarter – Raspberry Pi This is an article about how  to use a Grove Button using Python on the Raspberry Pi.   This button is a part of the Smart Plant […]
Tutorial – Using an Analog to Digital Converter with your Raspberry Pi

Tutorial – Using an Analog to Digital Converter with your Raspberry Pi

Tutorial – Using an Analog to Digital Converter with your Raspberry Pi Did you ever want to read a voltage (rather than a 1 or 0) on your Raspberry Pi?  You can do this with an Analog to Digital Converter. […]
IOT ESP8266 Tutorial – OTA Software Updates – Arduino IDE

IOT ESP8266 Tutorial – OTA Software Updates – Arduino IDE

IOT ESP8266 Tutorial – OTA Software Updates – Arduino IDE One of the most important aspects for designing the OurWeather grove connector based no solder weather kit was to provide a method for updating the software on the ESP8266 based […]
Tutorial: Part 1 -Building a Solar Powered Raspberry Pi Weather Station – GroveWeatherPi

Tutorial: Part 1 -Building a Solar Powered Raspberry Pi Weather Station – GroveWeatherPi

Tutorial: Part 1 -Building a Solar Powered Raspberry Pi Weather Station – GroveWeatherPi The Raspberry Pi is a fabulous device to on which to build your projects.    The GroveWeatherPi project is designed to show the capabilities of this computer while […]
Simple IOT Sunlight Sensing Raspberry Pi Project – SunIOT Part 1

Simple IOT Sunlight Sensing Raspberry Pi Project – SunIOT Part 1

Simple IOT Sunlight Sensing Raspberry Pi Project – SunIOT Part 1 At SwitchDoc Labs we have been building a number of prototype IOT (Internet Of Things) devices for a number of different videos, articles, products and books we have been […]
OurWeather – Solar Power Extender Kit First Tests

OurWeather – Solar Power Extender Kit First Tests

OurWeather – Solar Power Extender Kit First Tests We are now running the first system tests of our Solar Power Extender Kit for the OurWeather no soldering STEM Weather Kit.   The kit contains a SunAirPlus solar controller and data […]
WeatherUnderground Support added to GroveWeatherPi – Solar Raspberry Pi Weather Station

WeatherUnderground Support added to GroveWeatherPi – Solar Raspberry Pi Weather Station

WeatherUnderground Support added to GroveWeatherPi – Solar Raspberry Pi Weather Station We have just released a new version of the GroveWeatherPi software that allows you to connect up your GroveWeatherPi Raspberry Pi Weather Station to the WeatherUnderground. Version 2.2 – […]
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