ICYMI – Adafruit IoT Monthly (November 2022): Jellyfish Lanterns, Matter 1.0, and more!

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IoT Projects

WiFi Jellyfish Lanterns with WLED

Create your own luminescent jellyfish out of iridescent vinyl and NeoPixel LEDs. Easily add endless light patterns with the free, and easy-to-use WLED software, with no coding required. You can even make multiple jellyfish and sync them up over your WiFi network. – Adafruit Learning System

Using Plumbing Valves as Heavy Duty Analog Inputs

Alistair Aitchison of Playful Technology shows how to repurpose plumbing valves for use as inexpensive, heavy-duty, analog inputs. – Arduino

ESP32 Thin Client

A DIY thin client with a tiny keyboard and a 320×240px touchscreen display. – Hackaday

No-Code IoT Soil Sensor

A soil stake that monitors plant vitals using Adafruit’s No-Code WipperSnapper firmware. – Adafruit Learning System

Pothole Detection with Sony Spresense Camera

A project that uses the Sony Spresense module to detect and log the GPS location of potholes. – Hackster

IoT News and More!

Matter 1.0 is finally finalized — so what’s next?

Matter, the latest smart home standard, opened for certification last month. Jennifer Tuohy writes about “what’s next” for this standard. – TheVerge

Home Assistant’s SkyConnect Dongle Offers Plug-and-Play Zigbee, Matter, and Soon Thread Support

SkyConnect, a $29.99 dongle designed to add Zigbee, Matter, and Thread support to a server running Home Assistant OS. – Hackster

Everything we know about the White House’s IoT security labeling effort

The White House is working towards a “national cybersecurity certification and labeling authority” for all electronics, including IoT devices. – arstechnica


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