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Pros and Cons of Building Your Own IoT Platform
There’s plenty of pros reasons to build an IoT platform on your own, but it’s crucial to understand the cons as well before jumping into the deep end fully.
Detecting People With a Raspberry Pi, a Thermal Camera and Machine Learning
This article will show you how to: - Install a thermal camera, monitor it remotely and capture frames at regular intervals - Train a simple machine learning model to detect the presence of pe...
Toward Autonomous Drones Under $200
From mythical flying horses to da Vinci to the Wright brothers, we have always held a special place in our hearts for flying objects. Thanks to science and technology, our fascination with angels...
Building a $250 Automatic Chicken Coop Door Opener for $100
My parents wanted to automate the door to their chicken coop. I saved them money by building a cheap automatic door opener from scratch.
Prototyping a Smart Office IoT System with a BME 280 Sensor
Rapid prototyping is a critical aspect of product development—especially in technology where end-to-end solutions may cost hundreds of hours of work by highly skilled experts in multiple fields. F...
6 Reasons Smart Home Devices Malfunction and How to Repair Them
Smart home devices are becoming more popular every day, and that means adoption is growing. By 2022, the global smart home market is expected to exceed $53 billion. But what happens when the ...