Thanks to Jeff for sending in the awesome project! Jeff writes:
This water quality monitor is floating just off the East River in NYC and monitors temperature, dissolved oxygen and lots of other variables. Powered by our 9 Watt panel (sold on Adafruit) it sends data every 30 minutes to Adafruit I/O using your FONA module.
The tutorial portion is here:
Here at Adafruit, we sell all of these amazing components, but we couldn’t find a good way to interact with them over the internet. There are certainly a lot of great services out there for datalogging, or communicating with your microcontroller over the web, but these services are either too complicated to get started, or they aren’t particularly fun to use. So, we decided to experiment with our own system, and that is how Adafruit IO got started.
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