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The ESPurna board, a smart wall switch with power monitoring - Tinkerman
So the ESPurna board was born, and it got the shape of my home wall switches: 50x50x20mm. Also, I added some features that I have missed in some boards or liked from others: The board uses the Hi-Link HLK-PM01 (Aliexpress) AC/DC that outputs 5V to up to 600mA from an 100-240VAC source. So the board is usable anywhere in the world
iot  switch  internetofthings  esp8266  wireless  wifi  homeautomation  smarthome 
9 days ago by cyberchucktx
Getting Started with MicroPython on ESP32 and ESP8266 | Random Nerd Tutorials
Learn how to get started with MicroPython firmware on the ESP32 and ESP8266. We’ll introduce you to MicroPython, show you the differences between MicroPython and regular Python, and how to program your ESP based boards with MicroPython using uPyCraft IDE. After completing this guide, you’ll have your first LED blinking using MicroPython.
python  randomnerd  embedded  arduino  circuitpython  esp32  esp8266 
11 days ago by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Multisensor Shield with Node-RED | Random Nerd Tutorials
In this project you’ll discover how integrate the ESP8266 Multisensor Shield for the Wemos D1 Mini board with Node-RED. The ESP8266 Multisensor Shield will establish an MQTT connection with a Raspberry Pi running Node-RED and Mosquitto MQTT broker.
randomnerd  tutorial  esp8266  wireless  sensor  node-red  mqtt 
4 weeks ago by cyberchucktx
Mini Wifi 3D Print Monitor - OctoPrint - Chris's Basement - YouTube
We build this really cool little print monitor that is USB powered and wifi. It monitors OctoPrint print job status. Thanks to David Pain for the instructable on how to build this!
youtube  octoprint  monitor  esp8266  wifi  3dprinting 
5 weeks ago by cyberchucktx
Board ESP8266 with LoRa and OTA
LoRaCatKitty : pcb to host esp8266, Lora interfaces, and Grove sensors.

Electronic Cats invests time and resources providing this open source design, please support Electronic Cats and open-source hardware by purchasing products from Electronic Cats!

Designed by Electronic Cats.
lora  lorawan  esp8266  wireless  ttn  thingsnetwork  iot  internetofthings  arduino 
july 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Arduino Core’s documentation
Documentation for Arduino ESP8266 core. Libraries include WiFi, I2C, SPI, OTA, mDNS, Web server, OTA (Over the Air) updates, etc.
esp8266  arduino  documentation  api 
june 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 core for Arduino @ GITHUB
This project brings support for ESP8266 chip to the Arduino environment. It lets you write sketches using familiar Arduino functions and libraries, and run them directly on ESP8266, no external microcontroller required.

ESP8266 Arduino core comes with libraries to communicate over WiFi using TCP and UDP, set up HTTP, mDNS, SSDP, and DNS servers, do OTA updates, use a file system in flash memory, work with SD cards, servos, SPI and I2C peripherals.
github  arduino  esp8266  library 
june 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 WiFi Connection manager
ESP8266 WiFi Connection manager with web captive portal
github  wifi  arduino  esp8266  wireless  manager 
june 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP cookbook @
Collecting snippets that can quickly be copied to assemble a program for different sensors etc. Mostly about ESP8266/32 with Arduino IDE.
hackaday  esp8266  esp32  tutorial  snippets 
may 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 + GeoLocation + + + Google API @
For a long time, I was always looking to make a miniature device location finder not using GPS and GSM modules. So I decided to make a project of my own to provide complete end-to-end solution. In this all we need is WiFi connectivity to get the device location. So let's get started. NO GSM, GPS, GPRS MODULES NEEDED.
geolocation  esp8266  wifi 
april 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 based multi-client lighting gadget
Mc Lighting (the multi-client lighting gadget) is a very cheap internet-controllable lighting solution based on the famous ESP8266 microcontroller and WS2811/2812 led strips. It features a self-hosted responsive web-interface, a REST-API and a websocket connector.

Because of it's open architecture and APIs it's easy to build new clients for different platforms (iOS, Android, Windows Universal Apps, Siri/Cortana integration, ...).

Demo video WebClient
esp8266  lighting  neopixel 
april 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESPEasy:the open source firmware for ESP8266 @ Let's Control It
The ESP Easy firmware can be used to turn the ESP module into an easy multifunction sensor device for Home Automation solutions like Domoticz. Configuration of the ESP Easy is entirely web based, so once you've got the firmware loaded, you don't need any other tool besides a common web browser.
espeasy  esp8266  remotecontrol  homeautomation 
april 2018 by cyberchucktx
Managing Configurations on Your ESP8266 Using WiFiManager: 4 Steps
In a previous Instructable, I talked about Avoiding hard-coding WiFi credentials on your ESP8266 using the great WifiManager Library. You can also use the library to manage your Arduino sketch's configurations and in this instructable I'm going to show you how. There is a little more setup steps than the WiFi Credentials Instructable, but it's still very straight forward.
wifimanager  wifi  wireless  sysadmin  configuration  esp8266  arduino 
april 2018 by cyberchucktx
Securing your esp8266
This is an article about using TLS/SSL to secure an esp8266 device so it can be safely accessed over the internet. At the time of writing there is no native on board support for TLS/SSL certificates and given the hardware capabilities of current boards, I’d say this is just how it is and it’s unlikely to change. This means that if we want TLS protection for our esp device(s) we need to use some other external device as an up front security layer.
internet  security  esp8266  iot  internetofthings  arduino 
april 2018 by cyberchucktx
MQTT gateway for ESP devices (ESP8266, ESP32, Sonoff, etc)
MQTT gateway for ESP8266, ESP32, Sonoff RF Bridge or Arduino with bidirectional 433mhz/315mhz/868mhz, Infrared communications, beacons detection & mi flora compatibility
mqtt  iot  internetofthings  esp8266  esp32  arduino  gateway 
april 2018 by cyberchucktx
Using an ESP8266 As a WiFi Enabled Universal Remote
In this instructable I'm going to show you how to make a WiFi enabled universal remote that you can control with your phone or computer.
wifi  esp8266  infrared  remotecontrol  homeautomation  hometheater  wireless 
april 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266: Monitoring Power Consumption - ThingPulse
In this post I’m going to show you how you can monitor the power consumption of your battery driven (ESP8266/ ESP32) device. Measuring the power consumption over a full activity/ sleep cycle is the precondition to optimize your code for a longer battery runtime. Only with a reliable tool you can decide which code changes lead to less consumption. In a later post we’ll look at some tweaks we can apply to the code to get a few more days out of the battery.
esp8266  power  monitoring  embedded 
march 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Captive Portal -
So, is the Captive Portal stuff magic? In a sense, there is some slight-of-hand behind the scenes with the Access Point connection to your smartphone, tablet, or notebook. 

But, can the inexpensive ESP8266 when used as an Access Point perform the same magic? The answer is a definitive "YES". By using a little creative coding with the AP DNS service, a web browser remains captured no matter what URL they type
esp8266  wifi  dns  accesspoint  tutorial 
march 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Useless Throwie @ GitHub
An ESP8266 configured as an access point with a tiny web server which serves a page displaying a toggle switch, which flips a relay when clicked.
github  throwie  wifi  esp8266  wireless 
march 2018 by cyberchucktx
Better, Smaller WiFi Throwies | Hackaday
Because the world doesn’t have enough electronic junk floating around, [Victor] has improved the WiFi Throwie.

A decade ago, when strong, cheap magnets, bright LEDs, and small coin cell batteries were materials fresh to hacking, someone had a great idea: tape all these items up and throw them on bridges and overpasses. The LED throwie was born, and while we’re sure the biggest installation of LED throwies looked cool, it’s really just a small-scale environmental disaster.

Since then, the ESP8266 was created, and the world now has a tiny WiFi-enabled computer that’s the size of a postage stamp.
hackaday  wifi  throwie  tutorial  esp32  esp8266 
march 2018 by cyberchucktx
PC-XT Emulator On ESP8266 | Hackaday
Do you remember the simpler times when you had a DOS command line, a handful of commands, and you talked to the hardware through a few BIOS and DOS interrupts? Okay, maybe it was a little limited, but nostalgia doesn’t care. Now [mcuhacker] is working on bringing some of those memories back by getting a PC-XT emulator running on an ESP8266.

For the x86 CPU emulator, he ported Fake86 which is written in C, and created an Arduino IDE environment for it.
hackaday  pcxt  emulator  esp8266 
march 2018 by cyberchucktx
WiFiManager with ESP8266 - Autoconnect, Custom Parameter and Manage your SSID and Password | Random Nerd Tutorials
n this guide you’ll learn how to use WiFiManager with the ESP8266 board. WiFiManager allows you to connect your ESP8266 to different Access Points (AP) without having to hard-code and upload new code to your board. Additionally, you can also add custom parameters (variables) and manage multiple SSID connections with the WiFiManager library.
esp8266  wifi  wifimanager  arduino  wireless  sysadmin  configuration 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
Universal Remote Control With Alexa And IR -
As a lot of lazy folks, Alexa is saving my day. I don't want to spend time looking for my remote controller to turn on TV or switch sources. I would like to be able to ask Alexa to do it for me!

I spent some time building that and this article explains how.
alexa  ir  infrared  remotecontrol  homeautomation  remote  esp8266  arduino 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
Infrared remote library for ESP8266
Infrared remote library for ESP8266: send and receive infrared signals with multiple protocols
github  infrared  remotecontrol  esp8266  arduino  homeautomation  hometheater 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
Fake beacon frames for ESP8266 using the Arduino IDE
Fake beacon frames for ESP8266 using the Arduino IDE Compiled with Arduino 1.6.9 and esp8266 2.1.0, but other versions should work too.
Now with rickroll!

[CAVEAT: don't do this at work, will swamp your WiFI]
github  wifi  ssid  humor  esp8266  arduino  wireless 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
How To Build a $5 Connected Device -
This tutorial will teach you how to turn any WiFi-enabled SoC (ESP8266) into a fully functional device.  homeautomation  iot  internetofthings  esp8266  wifi  wireless 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
Affordable Alexa Enabled IOT -
My main goal in this project is to build affordable IOT (3 to 5$) devices with easy DIY installation steps so that any person from IOT savvy to home automation lover will be able to use for his/her project. My main focus is on the efficient size, functional, easy to setup hardware and I rely on Alexa as the main controller.  iot  internetofthings  homeautomation  arduino  esp8266  mqtt 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
Internet-of-Things Power Meter |
I built a simple Power Meter you can use to measure 0-26V and up to 3.2A. Which makes a great addition to your workshop by allowing you to monitor voltage, current, power and energy used over time on almost any DC device.
power  energy  monitor  meter  iot  internetofthings  hackaday  esp8266 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
"Power Monitor" - DC Current and Voltage Sensor (INA219) - Projects made with Blynk - Blynk
I built a simple Power Meter you can use to measure 0-26V and up to 3.2A. Which makes a great addition to your workshop by allowing you to monitor voltage, current, power and energy used over time on almost any DC device.
power  esp8266  blynk  monitor  arduino  embedded 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
Router Rebooter Eliminates Hassles | Hackaday
Some low-end or older routers might get you a decent WiFi network in your house or apartment, but often these cheaply made devices are plagued with subtle software problems that cause the router itself to become unresponsive after a few days of operating. One solution is to just power cycle the router by hand whenever the Internet disappears, but a better solution is to build something that does that for you.
hackaday  router  reboot  sysadmin  esp8266  arduino  wireless  homeautomation  networking 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
Ping library for ESP8266 Arduino core
With this library an ESP8266 can ping a remote machine and know if it's reachable. It provide some basic measurements on ping messages (avg response time).
esp8266  arduino  networking  wireless  ping  network  wifi 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
A library to make using WiFi & MQTT on the ESP8266 easy.
I wrote this library to help with my own home automation projects. It handles connecting (and reconnecting when the connection is lost) for both a wifi network and MQTT broker. When reconnecting it automatically resubscribes to subscribed topics on an MQTT broker. It is also capable of automatically hopping between different network/MQTT setups (I wrote this is mostly so that I could move from my home network to work and have my prototypes be able to connect to whatever environment was most convinient). The library also features the ability to use the ArduinoOTA system for OTA updates. There are a number of wrapper methods for enabling/disabling OTA and changing the OTA hostname and password.
mqtt  wifi  esp8266  esp32  arduino  wireless  homeautomation 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
Router Booter - Never reboot your router again! @ YouTube
The Router-Booter project involves using an ESP8266 connected to a relay and via wifi to a router. It constantly tries to ping some known to be good website and if it cannot reach that website for a specific amount of time then it triggers the relay to turn the router off and on again. This will hopefully fix whatever issue there was in connecting to the internet!
homeautomation  esp8266  mqtt  arduino  router  networking  wireless  youtube  video 
february 2018 by cyberchucktx
Infrared remote library for ESP8266
Infrared remote library for ESP8266: send and receive infrared signals with multiple protocols.
infrared  remotecontrol  arduino  esp8266  homeautomation 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
Configure ESP8266 Wifi with WiFiManager
There’s no doubt that the ESP8266 has made creating little WiFi widgets pretty easy. However, a lot of projects hard code the access point details into the device. There’s a better way to do it: use the WiFiManager library. [Witnessmenow] has a good tutorial and a two-minute video (which you can see below).
wifi  hackaday  configuration  esp8266  esp32  sysadmin  wifimanager  wireless  communications 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 WiFi Connection manager with web captive portal
The configuration portal is of the captive variety, so on various devices it will present the configuration dialogue as soon as you connect to the created access point.
github  wifi  wireless  esp8266  networking 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
SONOFF ESP8266 web, MQTT, and OTA with PlatformIO
Provide ESP8266 based Sonoff by iTead Studio and ElectroDragon IoT Relay with Serial, Web and MQTT control allowing 'Over the Air' or OTA firmware updates using Arduino IDE.
sonoff  arduino  esp8266 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 WiFi configuration manager library for Arduino IDE
The burden every headless wireless connected device needs to overcome is how to connect to the network without having to hardcode any credentials in it’s firmware. For the ESP8266 based devices programmed with the Arduino IDE, I have put together this little library that tries to make connecting as seamless and quick as possible. It’s called WiFiManager.
esp8266  wifi  manager  iot  internetofthings  network  wireless  mobile 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
IoD-09 ESP8266 display from 4D Systems
The IoD-09 modules feature a full colour 0.9” TFT LCD display. They are powered by the WiFi enabled ESP8266, which offers an array of functionality and options for any Designer / Integrator / User. The IoD-09 modules can be easily programmed using 4D Systems Workshop4 or the Arduino IDE installed with the ESP8266 core. Retail cost is $19.95
iot  internetofthings  display  esp8266  embedded 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
MQTT + ESP8266 12e (NodeMCU) -
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport) is a Client Server publish/subscribe messaging transport protocol. This protocol is widely used in the field of IoT for communication between Machine to Machine because of its following features
mqtt  esp8266  hackster  tutorial 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
Software Setup for Internet of THings Class (ESP8266) @ Instructables
Follow along closely as we configure and upload your first DIY wifi-connected software. In this lesson, we'll install the ESP8266 boards packages inside your Arduino software, install a device driver for the board's communications chip, and upload an Arduino sketch that connects to your home wireless network.
instructable  arduino  tutorial  setup  esp8266  wifi 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
Arduino Cryptocurrency Display -
In this tutorial I will show you how to build a device that connects directly to your WiFi and displays the latest price for multiple different cryptocurrencies. This device uses a library I wrote to interact with the Api.
esp8266  hackster  cryptocurrency  finance  bitcoin  arduino 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
Finding Your Motorbike Using Wi-Fi | Hackaday
with a little technology the problem could be lessened a bit while waiting for automated parking lots to become commonplace. On rare occasions I see people with little radio emitters that make their headlights flash, but they’re not terribly common here and require carrying yet another thing on my already full key chain (homes here typically use several different locks). It seemed pretty easy to pull off something similar using my smart phone with an ESP8266 running NodeMCU. I had been meaning to try out the sleep modes to save battery power anyway, so off I went.
hackaday  finder  wifi  esp8266  detection 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
PoochPak: Mobile information gathering and security system -
In automation, we often focus on engineering humans-in-the-loop to take advantage of the cognitive strengths of computers and the human mind. But dogs have a set of skills making them very well suited to certain tasks that humans cannot effectively perform. PoochPak introduces the sensors to relate that experience in terms of metrics we are interested in.  embedded  esp8266  esp32  wireless  cellular  mobile  sensors  project 
january 2018 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 WIFI repeater
This is an implementation of a WiFi NAT router on the esp8266 and esp8285. It can be used as range extender for an existing WiFi network. The esp acts as STA and as soft-AP and transparently forwards any IP traffic through it.
wifi  ESP8266  repeater  networking  github 
december 2017 by cyberchucktx
WebSockets for awesome on the ESP8266 - YouTube
Websockets are ... just ... awesome. So, I started implementing them on the ESP8266. The configuration interface on my esp8266ws2812spi tool uses them so does ColorChord:
websockets  esp8266  youtube  video 
december 2017 by cyberchucktx
Control a Quadcopter over Websockets | Hackaday
Everyone’s favourite IOT module, the ESP8266, is often the go-to choice for any project that needs quick and cheap control over the web. [Andi23456] wanted to control his quadcopter using the luxury of his mobile phone and thought permanently tethering an ESP12-E module to the quadcopter was exactly what he required.
hackaday  esp8266  websockets  drones  flight 
december 2017 by cyberchucktx
WiFi Webradio on ESP8266 or ESP32 @
A fully featured wifi web radio player with only low cost boards.
with or without a vs1053 board.
esp32  esp8266  hackaday  radio  webradio 
december 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Voltage Regulator For LiPo and Li-ion Batteries | Random Nerd Tutorials
In this guide, you’re going to build a voltage regulator for the ESP8266 that can be used with LiPo and Li-ion batteries.
randomnerd  tutorial  esp8266  power  battery 
november 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Home Monitor Is Stylishly Simplistic | Hackaday
The Kube uses the NodeMCU development board, and a custom breakout that [bkpsu] designed to interface with the display and sensors. For temperature and humidity monitoring, the Kube is using the ever-popular DHT22, and [bkpsu] mentions that he has future plans for things like motion sensors and direct control of RGB LED strips. All the data collected by the Kube is piped into openHAB via MQTT.
hackaday  homeautomation  esp8266  wireless 
november 2017 by cyberchucktx
WEMOS.CC: Wemos ESP32 family of embedded processors
WEMOS is a young Chinese company, we designed lots of cost-effective IoT products. Wifi boards based ESP-8266EX, include D1 mini, D1 mini Pro, D1 mini Lite. There are lots of stackable shields for them, easy to use for IOT.
esp32  esp8266  embedded  iot  internetofthings 
november 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 WeMos Shield for HopeRF Lora module
I now use WeMos boards instead of NodeMCU's one because they're just smaller, features remains the same, but I also suspect WeMos regulator far better quality than the one used on NodeMCU that are just fake of originals AMS117 3V3.
girhub  lora  esp8266  iot  interetofthings 
november 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Compatible IR Blaster @ GITHUB
ESP8266 Compatible IR Blaster that accepts HTTP commands for use with services like Amazon Echo
github  infrared  ir  hometheater  remotecontrol  wifi  ESP8266 
november 2017 by cyberchucktx
IoT with the Ethereum Blockchain @ Hackaday
The currency Ethereum allows for a distributed programming platform of sorts to be implemented in the blockchain. The device that he built is based on an ESP8266 which connects to a router running an instance of a Go Ethereum node. Essentially, he uses the Ethereum blockchain to control an LED connected to the ESP8266 using a feature of Ethereum called a smart contract.
hackaday  ethereum  blockchain  led  esp8266 
november 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESPurna firmware for ESP8266
ESPurna ("spark" in Catalan) is a custom firmware for ESP8266 based smart switches. It was originally developed with the IteadStudio Sonoff in mind but now it supports a growing number of ESP8266-based boards. It uses the Arduino Core for ESP8266 framework and a number of 3rd party libraries. Includes support for MQTT, SSL/TLS and ALexa.
esp8266  opensource  sonoff  firmware  mqtt  alexa  security  tls 
october 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 WiFi Weather Station with Color TFT Display @ Adafruit Learning System
In this project, we'll learn how to make a DIY fully featured weather station using an ESP8266 and a 2.4" TFT touchscreen display. This project pulls weather data using the Wunderground API. It displays the date, time, current weather conditionals, 4-day forecast and even moon phases.
adafruit  tutorial  weather  station  esp8266  wireless 
september 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Keeps An Eye On Your Batteries | Hackaday
There are many more things to know about a battery than its voltage and current output at any given moment, and most of them can’t be measured with a standard multimeter unless you also stand there for a long time with an Excel spreadsheet. The most useful information is battery capacity, which can tell you how much time is left until the battery is fully charged or fully discharged. [TJ] set out to create a battery data harvester, and used the ubiquitous ESP8266 to make a fully-featured battery monitor.
hackaday  battery  monitor  esp8266 
september 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 As A Networked MP3 Decoder @ Hackaday
This demo, a networked MP3 webradio player, just popped up in Github, written by the man better known to us as Sprite_tm. We can’t wait to see more.

The MP3 decoder itself is a port of the MAD MP3 library, adapted for smaller amounts of SRAM and ported to the ESP8266. With a couple external parts, you can make an internet-connected device that you can point to any Icecast MP3 stream, for instance, and it’ll decode and play the resulting audio.
hackaday  esp8266  wifi  wireless  mp3  audio 
september 2017 by cyberchucktx
WiFi Enabled MP3 Player
Using the ESP8266 Module and CATALEX Serial MP3 Player: 4 Steps (with Pictures)
esp8266  mp3  music  sound  embedded  diy  instructable  tutorial 
september 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Fall Detector and Alerter @
All too often senior citizens experience falls. According to the CDC, falls are one of the leading causes of injury for seniors. This project hopes to solve that with the power of an ESP8266 and MyDevice's Cayenne.  falldetector  health  alert  esp8266  wireless  medical 
august 2017 by cyberchucktx
Practical IoT Cryptography on the Espressif ESP8266 | Hackaday
This article will focus on applying AES encryption and hash authorization functions to the MQTT protocol using the popular ESP8266 chip running NodeMCU firmware. Our purpose is not to provide a copy/paste panacea, but to go through the process step by step, identifying challenges and solutions along the way. The result is a system that’s end-to-end encrypted and authenticated, preventing eavesdropping along the way, and spoofing of valid data, without relying on SSL.
security  cryptography  emedded  esp8266  wireless  hackaday  article  tutorial 
june 2017 by cyberchucktx
Paperino epaper microdisplay
Paperino is an easy to use micro EPD breakout-board for the Photon or other Arduino-compatible microcontrollers. The eInk-based ePaper display mimics the appearance of natural paper and is capable of holding text and images indefinitely, even without electricity. This makes Paperino perfect for your next battery-driven, connected project where the display content changes rarely.
epaper  epd  paperino  embedded  raspberrypi  arduino  esp8266 
may 2017 by cyberchucktx
Mongoose OS - reduce IoT firmware development time up to 90%
An open source Operating System for the Internet of Things
Supported microcontrollers: ESP32, ESP8266, STM32, TI CC3200
Amazon AWS IoT integrated. Code in C or JavaScript.
iot  internetofthings  mongooseos  operatingsystem  javascript  esp32  esp8266  wireless  os  embedded 
april 2017 by cyberchucktx
SwitchiFy - 4 way switching board with Wifi •
ESP8266 is a fantastic Wifi Microcontroller which comes very cheap and you can do lot more than blinking the LED. I started getting comfortable with ESP8266 (NodeMCU) when I controlled my office AC with Alexa:
hackaday  wifi  switchify  homeautomation  esp8266  wireless  alexa 
april 2017 by cyberchucktx
SwitchiFy - Wifi Home Automation Board from vijayenthiran @ Tindie
SwitchiFy is easy to use Wifi relay board. The relays are configured as a 4-way switch (DPDT) which can be configured in multiple ways. The board is designed to give the best user experience. It also comes with a (beta) android app to control the switches. The board works out of the box without any programming. The Wemos D1 mini (with USB programming via Arduino/Lua) on board can be used to program custom firmware on the board.
tindie  homeautomation  esp8266  wireless  wifi  relays 
april 2017 by cyberchucktx
Homie for ESP8266
Homie for ESP8266 is an ESP8266 for Arduino implementation of Homie, a thin and simple MQTT convention for the IoT. More than that, it's also a full-featured framework to get started with your IoT project very quickly. Simply put, you don't have to manage yourself the connection/reconnection to the Wi-Fi/MQTT. You don't even have to hard-code credentials in your sketch: this can be done using a simple JSON API. Everything is handled internally, by Homie for ESP8266.
homeautomation  mqtt  iot  internetofthings  esp8266  wireless 
april 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Publishing DHT22 to SQLite @ Random Nerd Tutorials
In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with a Raspberry Pi that displays temperature and humidity readings with a DHT22 sensor that are stored in an SQLite database.
randomnerd  tutorial  wifi  esp8266  wireless  sensor 
march 2017 by cyberchucktx
Canny: ESP8266 + nRF24l01 Mi-Light Gateway @
Mi-Light and clones are cheap lighting bulbs controlled by a 2.4Ghz radio frequency in the form of physical remote control or a WiFi bridge to allow smartphone control.  esp8266  wifi  mobile  wireless  homeautomation  lightbulb  controller 
february 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 WIFI serial to emoncms link
EmonESP can post data to or any other Emoncms server (e.g. emonPi) using Emoncms API.

Data ca be posted using HTTP or HTTPS. For HTTPS the Emoncms server must support HTTPS ( does, emonPi does not).Due to the limited resources on the ESP the SSL SSH-1 fingerprint for the Emoncms server must be manually entered and regularly updated.
homeautomation  openenergymonitor  esp8266  wifi  wireless  automation 
february 2017 by cyberchucktx
Build a Cloud-Connected ESP8266 Power Meter @ Adafruit
Controlling the electrical consumption in your home is one of the most important thing you can do, both because of environmental concerns & to reduce the electricity bill at the end of the month. There are countless of electrical power meters out there, but in this guide, I’ll show you how to build your own, and to use the ESP8266 feather board to measure how much power a single device is using. Note that this guide is about measuring power for DC (Direct Current) devices only.
adafruit  tutorial  power  esp8266  meter  sensor  energy 
january 2017 by cyberchucktx
Arduino core for ESP8266 WiFi chip
This project brings support for ESP8266 chip to the Arduino environment. It lets you write sketches using familiar Arduino functions and libraries, and run them directly on ESP8266, no external microcontroller required.

ESP8266 Arduino core comes with libraries to communicate over WiFi using TCP and UDP, set up HTTP, mDNS, SSDP, and DNS servers, do OTA updates, use a file system in flash memory, work with SD cards, servos, SPI and I2C peripherals.
esp8266  arduino  diy  embedded  library  ide  wifi 
january 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 OTA (Over the Air) update program
Firmware over-the-air (OTA) is great. It makes you shiver whenever you throw an update to one of your devices. The ArduinoOTA library for ESP8266 is so easy to use it’s almost magic. But once you have several devices deployed you start to think one step further.

Here I’m going to talk about two different options: writing an automated deployment script that performs OTA updates or giving your device the ability to call home querying for new updates, downloading them and flash itself into the latest version available.
ota  arduino  esp8266  updates  embedded  online  rest  wireless  remote 
january 2017 by cyberchucktx
ESP8266 Compatible IR Blaster
ESP8266 Compatible IR Blaster that accepts HTTP commands for use with services like Amazon Echo
homeautomation  infrared  arduino  esp8266  remotecontrol 
december 2016 by cyberchucktx
Sonoff $5 WiFi Wireless Smart Switch @ Random Nerd Tutorials
In this post, you’re going to learn how to control an outlet from anywhere in the world using the Sonoff device. The Sonoff is a device that you put in series with your power lines allowing you to turn any device on and off.
wifi  esp8266  wireless  homeautomation  power  sonoff 
november 2016 by cyberchucktx
OTA (Over the Air) updates vis ESP8266 Wifi
OTA (Over the Air) update is the process of loading the firmware to ESP module using Wi-Fi connection rather that a serial port. Such functionality became extremely useful in case of limited or no physical access to the module.
arduino  ota  wireless  wifi  esp8266  remote  mobile 
october 2016 by cyberchucktx
ESPurna Firmware
ESPurna ("spark" in Catalan) is a custom firmware for ESP8266 based smart switches. It was originally developed with the IteadStudio Sonoff in mind but now it supports a growing number of ESP8266-based boards. It uses the Arduino Core for ESP8266 framework and a number of 3rd party libraries.
arduino  wifi  esp8266  embedded  homeautomation 
august 2016 by cyberchucktx
Sonoff WiFi Wireless Smart Switch for Smart Home
Sonoff is a cost effective smart home solution designed and produced by ITEAD. Sonoff is a WiFi wireless switch that can connect to appliance of different types and brands.
sonoff  wifi  homeautomation  wireless  energy  switch  esp8266 
august 2016 by cyberchucktx
Your laundry is done @ Tinkerman
Have you ever forgotten your wet clothing inside the washer for a whole day? I have. Even for two days. They smell. You have to wash them again and you know you might end up forgetting about them again! So I started thinking about monitoring the washer to get notifications when the laundry is done. And since I was at the same time playing with ITead’s Sonoffs, which has an AC/DC transformer and a powerful controller with wifi, it looked like a nice project to put together.
tutorial  sensors  dryer  homeautomation  embedded  esp8266 
august 2016 by cyberchucktx
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