IoT Projects

Microcontroller-based Star Trek TNG operational display


Darian Johnson built a Star Trek: The Next Generation inspired terminal that displays the weather, indoor temperature, volatile organic compound strength, fitness information, and more. This is one of the nicest-looking personal smart-terminals we’ve seen and even features a resistor color-code chart and a current measurement tool. - HackADay

Fermenters Friend – Home Brewing Temperature Monitor


After making a brew, one needs to “let it ferment, trying to control the temperature range from an ideal of around 18-22 C”. They used a Cheeseboard ESP8266 development board to monitor the brew’s temperature as it ferments and display it on a LCD and online. - Adafruit

Vintage Terminal Home Automation Home


Repurposing a ADM-3A terminal as a home automation hub and display. - HackADay

DIY Alexa-Controlled Air Conditioner


Summer is heating up in the United States and this DIY solution allows you to simulate the IR commands of an air conditioner remote control using an ESP8266. The ESP8266 is connected to HTTP/AWS so it can receive and translate Alexa commands to control your air conditioner. - EspressIf

Kindle Home Assistant Interface


Repurpose your kindle as an e-ink display for your Home Assistant setup. -GitHub

Minecraft Friend Notification Sign


This internet-connected sign lights up whenever your friends are online in your favorite Minecraft server. - Youtube

ESP32 Micropython Sensor and Web Server


ESP32-powered MicroPython sensor node also serves temperature data on its own web server. How2Electronics

IoT News and More!

free5GC - an Open-Source 5G Mobile Core Network


The free5GC project is building an open-source 5G mobile core (5GC) network. - Free5GC

ClusterDuck Protocol - LoRa, WiFi, and Bluetooth Mesh Network


The ClusterDuck Protocol is an open source firmware for mesh network internet-of-things devices based on LoRa radio and can include WiFi and Bluetooth compatibility. This is an interesting potential alternative for Particle’s IoT BLE Mesh users. - ClusterDuck

GNUHealth in a Box: Deploying hospital health systems with a Raspberry Pi


GNU Health, a “health and hospital information system” now has an image which can be installed on Raspberry Pi’s in remote areas without internet, nursing homes or laboratories. - GNUHealth

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