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IoT Projects

IOT Based Fertilizer System for Smart Agriculture

Monitoring nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium for indoor plants and crops. – hackster.io

Canari – An Air Quality Lamp

The Canari lamp project fetches data from a public API to obtain local air quality and transforms it into lighting patterns. – Instructables

Cellular Beehive Monitoring

A cellular-connected beehive system monitors the hive’s internal and external temperature and sends a notification if the hive is moved or gets knocked over. – electromaker

Discord and Slack Connected Smart Plant with Adafruit IO Triggers

Always on the computer with no time to water your plants? Build an internet-enabled planter to send notifications over a Slack or Discord channel when it needs water. – Adafruit Learning System

QMesh – A Synchronized LoRa Voice Network

QMesh is a new voice network protocol project based on the LoRa protocol instead of FM voice. – hackaday.io

E-Ink Newspaper

A wall-mounted e-ink newspaper that fetches the news every morning. – gregraiz

Optimizing a Raspberry Pi for Off-Grid Power Consumption

An experiment detailing power optimization strategies for the Raspberry Pi. – gregraiz

IoT News and More!

Create and continuously update the code on your microcontrollers with Toit

Kasper Lund discusses a new way of building applications for the internet of things using a virtual machine and Toit. – Adafruit Blog

FragAttacks – New WiFi Vulnerabilities

FragAttacks (fragmentation and aggregation attacks) are a collection of new vulnerabilities that affect Wi-Fi devices. The good news is that these design flaws, part of Wi-Fi since 1997, are hard to abuse! – FragAttacks

What is Ultra Wideband?

Ultra wideband radios caught this author’s eye when Apple announced their new AirTag location tags, powered by ultra wideband. Jenny List provides a technical dive into these new radio signals and modules. – HackaDay

Improv WiFi: Open standard for setting up Wi-Fi via Bluetooth LE

Improv is a new initiative funded by Nabu Casa which promises a “free and open standard with ready-made SDKs that offer a great user experience to configure Wi-Fi on devices”. – Adafruit Blog


A Python module to interface with the popular Tuya WiFi devices. – GitHub

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