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IoT Projects

A Thermostat for your Window

A Raspberry Pi project which integrates with your thermostat to display the perfect time to open your windows. – GitHub

Continuous Integration Test Status Light

Visually display the result of continuous integration tests with this cellular IoT status light. – Hackster

Google Calendar Event Display

Keep an eye on your schedule with this MagTag Google Calendar Event Viewer. This CircuitPython project uses the Google Calendar API to retrieve a list of the latest events from your Google Calendar and displays them on the MagTag’s e-Ink screen. – Adafruit Blog

The Internet of Christmas Trees

Prepare yourself for next years holiday season by building an internet-connected Christmas tree to send alerts when the tree needs watering. This detailed project writeup even dives into creating a parallel plate capacitor for monitoring the water level. – SpuriousEmissions

AI Freezer Monitor

A freezer monitor that uses machine learning to provide alerts if a freezer is about to fail. – Adafruit Learning System

Hoodie of Community Interacts with Tweets

This hoodie responds to emotive tweets by displaying a light show. – Hackster

IoT News and More!

A review of Blues Wireless – Cellular IoT at a Flat Rate

Blues Wireless is a new IoT company that offers a System-on-Module with GPS and Cellular, a cloud platform for managing cellular device fleets, and a flat $49 fee for 10 years of IoT cellular service. – Dev.to

Is the Amazon Echo Flex Mute Button Real?

Amazon’s new Echo Flex includes a button to mute the microphone. While most of us remain suspicious, electronupdate decided to reverse engineer the Echo Flex’s mute button to determine if it does more than turn on a red LED. – ElectronUpdate

Samsung’s Galaxy Upcycling Program repurposes old phones as IoT devices

Samsung introduced a new recycling initiative at CES 2021 to convert your old Galaxy smartphone into an IoT device. – Adafruit Blog

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