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Tutorial for using the Particle controller platforms to collect data and transfer it to a Raspberry Pi
by Jonathan Eskow on instructables.com
Monitor your milk consumption and reduce milk waste.
We looked into using the Particle Photon to connect to our RFID badge and LCD system using an Arduino to control an IoT device.
Josh From BreakoutBros.com
Extending Spark Server without breaking anything
Connecting Spark Core to Yaler service and access from outside world.
Here's a spin on the venerable temperature/humidity logging module. Our version is an IoT utilizing a Particle Photon and a DHT22.
Team Hobbs Squad
Need your photons to communicate over a local network, but don't know the IP addresses? Try this devops-ish local device discovery solution.
Work in progress
Automated railroad level crossing detects the train approaching the level crossing and alerts the users and closes the gate.
Green Robot Machinery
Get notified when evil squirrels attack your Halloween art
Monitors water level in a bucket using a water level sensor and a Particle Photon. Sends a text message when the level passes a threshold.
This will show you the steps and pitfalls when installing this toolchain under cygwin on a Windows 7 64 bit computer.
by Karl Kaiser on bentuino.com
Never forget to leave a light on before leaving your house, giving people the idea that someone may be there.
Team Light Solutions
A motion controlled Christmas, for your own home. And they turn off automatically after no motion is detected to save energy and money.
Stephen Young and Joseph LeNoir
Setup multiple targets, then modify simple ray guns to shoot them and dispense candy each time. Great for the kids Halloween Party!
This project uses iOS or android phones to open/garage door. It also senses temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, and altitude.
Team Double D
Whatever the day holds for you, always make sure that you are above the weather instead of under it.
Team ORGANIZED CONFUSION
This motion light will automatically tell if it is day or night, and will only activate itself if there is motion and the sun is down.
Leverage a Particle Internet Button (Photon) to do visual and audible notifications through Particle's API.
This project uses the "DO" app from IFTTT and a Particle Photon module to allow you to briefly unlock a door.
Team Practical Projects
An angel made from hand and foot traces of my angels
This may be the Pac-Man you're looking for, and we added a twist to demonstrate the versatility of the Photon microcontroller!
Motion Activated Alarm System!
Zachary Hunnicutt and Jackson Stone
The Smart Kegerator uses the Particle Photon to take volume measurements of your Kegerator and will notify you when it is getting low.
light up a "welcome" sign when you open your garage, and a lamp in the living room whenever you close it (to find your way when its dark).
Automated vent to control airflow into a room, controlled by mobile friendly web app.
Don't spend hundreds of dollars on aftermarket temperature sensors or rely on a fake gauge ever again!
Team V8 Renegades
I might need to know how cold it is in my car so that I know if I should warm up the vehicle or just wear gloves. You're welcome!
Team To much non-school work
Are you a big coffee drinker or a caffeine addict? This project will have hot coffee waiting for you in the morning!
David Miller Jr. and Joshua Holler
This project uses 2 Particle Photons to control whether the lights are on or off in your room automatically by sensing ambient light.
Nealson Lawrence and Ian Peksa
Robokitty - A DIY Cat (or dog, or human) feeder powered by Node.
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