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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 – […]
New Instructable – DIY Raspberry Pi Solar Weather Station with Grove Connectors – No Soldering

New Instructable – DIY Raspberry Pi Solar Weather Station with Grove Connectors – No Soldering

New Instructable – DIY Raspberry Pi Solar Weather Station with Grove Connectors – No Soldering SwitchDoc Labs is pleased to announce that we have published another step by step Instructable for building your own DIY Raspberry Pi Solar Weather Station […]
Tutorial:  WatchDog Timer – Adding a Status Bit

Tutorial: WatchDog Timer – Adding a Status Bit

Tutorial:  WatchDog Timer – Adding a Status Bit Computers sometimes lose their way. A power glitch, RFI (Radio Frequency Interference), hanging peripherals, or just plain bad programming can cause your small computer to hang causing your application to fail. It […]
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