ICYMI (In case you missed it) – the IoT Monthly Newsletter from AdafruitDaily.com went out today!
If you missed it, subscribe now! – You’ll get one newsletter each month.
The next newsletter goes out in a month and being subscribed the best way to keep up with all the Internet of Things. No spam, no selling lists, leave any time.
Over 3,600+ subscribers worldwide
NightBunny Toddler Clock
This bunny nightlight glows different colors to help Eyal51’s toddler understand different times of the day without reading a clock. – GitHub
IoT Weather Station Predicts Rainfall Intensity
Instant, heavy, rainfalls have effected crop yield in ThAmplituhedron’s country. They built a weather station which logs weather data on Google Sheets and interprets it using a neural network to accurately predict the intensity of the rainfall in their region. – Hackaday.io
Pet Bowl Water Level Sensing
Keep an eye on your pet’s water bowl using the FunHouse development board and Home Assistant. – Adafruit Learning System
Monitoring Baby Chicks
Derral Garrison built a monitoring system for their cute baby chickens. – Adafruit Blog
Telegram-enabled Thermal Printer
Control thermal printers via the Telegram app to print out notes, shopping lists, and more. – Hackaday.io
Mail Slot Detector
Waiting for that very special piece of mail? This mail slot detector will text you when the mail has been delivered. – Adafruit Learning System
IoT 3D Printer Filament Box Humidity Monitor
Increase the shelf life of 3D printer filament by monitoring its storage container. – Adafruit Blog
Soil moisture monitoring in a flower garden
A network of over twenty(!) bluetooth soil sensors in a garden “to provide a comprehensive picture of just what the water in the dirt is doing”. – Hackaday.io
IoT News and More!
Dale Dougherty on TFW Your Device Breaks Up With You
Dale Dougherty brings up some very important points, mainly how should we be thinking about end-of-life for our smart devices. – Make
AWS Architecture Blog: Exponential Backoff and Jitter
A deep-dive into the solution Amazon Web Services uses to spread out client connections and reduce system load. While Amazon uses this for AWS, the same technique can be used while designing firmware for internet-of-things devices to reduce the server load and increase device battery life. – AWS Blog
Adafruit IO News
Adafruit IO Stats
Adafruit IO has 390,000+ total users! Here are the interesting stats from the last 30 days:
- Total Feeds: 650,000+ (and counting!).
- There are over 22,000+ feeds online as of the time of writing.
- There is an average of 5,000+ MQTT connections over the last 30 days.
Sign up for Adafruit IO (for free!) by clicking this link. Ready to upgrade? Click here to read more about Adafruit IO+, our subscription-based service. We don’t have investors and we’re not going to sell your data. When you sign up for Adafruit IO+, you’re supporting the same Adafruit Industries whose hardware and software you already know and love! You help make sure we’re not going anywhere by letting us know we’re on the right track.