Processing Data with RasPi and Particle (formerly Spark)
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Tutorial for using the Particle controller platforms to collect data and transfer it to a Raspberry Pi

Got Milk? 🐮
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Monitor your milk consumption and reduce milk waste.

Got Milk? 🐮

4 members

Control Arduino over Wifi using IoT Device
Easy
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Protip

We looked into using the Particle Photon to connect to our RFID badge and LCD system using an Arduino to control an IoT device.

Extending/Customizing Spark Core Server
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Extending Spark Server without breaking anything

Yaler and Spark Core
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Full instructions

Connecting Spark Core to Yaler service and access from outside world.

Indoor Weather Node
Advanced
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Full instructions

Here's a spin on the venerable temperature/humidity logging module. Our version is an IoT utilizing a Particle Photon and a DHT22.

Indoor Weather Node

Team Hobbs Squad

Local Device Discovery Using Consul.io
Intermediate
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Protip

Need your photons to communicate over a local network, but don't know the IP addresses? Try this devops-ish local device discovery solution.

Automated Railroad Crossing
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Automated railroad level crossing detects the train approaching the level crossing and alerts the users and closes the gate.

The Jack’O Lantern Early Warning System
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Full instructions

Get notified when evil squirrels attack your Halloween art

Water Level Notifier - Home IoT, Sending Text Messages
Easy
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Full instructions

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.

Spark Core compiler toolchain under cygwin
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This will show you the steps and pitfalls when installing this toolchain under cygwin on a Windows 7 64 bit computer.

We'll Leave The Light On For You
Easy
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Full instructions

Never forget to leave a light on before leaving your house, giving people the idea that someone may be there.

Motion Activated Christmas
Easy
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Full instructions

A motion controlled Christmas, for your own home. And they turn off automatically after no motion is detected to save energy and money.

IoT Laser Tag, with Candy!
Intermediate
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Setup multiple targets, then modify simple ray guns to shoot them and dispense candy each time. Great for the kids Halloween Party!

Phone Garage Door Opener with BME280 Temp
Intermediate
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Full instructions

This project uses iOS or android phones to open/garage door. It also senses temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, and altitude.

Motion Sensors, Temperature, and Webhooks...OH MY!!!
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Whatever the day holds for you, always make sure that you are above the weather instead of under it.

DIY Home Motion Sensor Light
Easy
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Full instructions

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.

Squeaky R2D2 Notification Button
Easy
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Full instructions

Leverage a Particle Internet Button (Photon) to do visual and audible notifications through Particle's API.

Open a door using a cell phone app
Intermediate
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Full instructions

This project uses the "DO" app from IFTTT and a Particle Photon module to allow you to briefly unlock a door.

My Angels Angel
Intermediate
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Full instructions

An angel made from hand and foot traces of my angels

Pac-Man on a Phone - Jedi Hand Controls with a Photon
Intermediate
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Full instructions

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
Easy
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Full instructions

Motion Activated Alarm System!

Smart Kegerator
Easy
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Full instructions

The Smart Kegerator uses the Particle Photon to take volume measurements of your Kegerator and will notify you when it is getting low.

Enhanced Garage Door
Intermediate
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Full instructions

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).

SmartVent
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Automated vent to control airflow into a room, controlled by mobile friendly web app.

SmartVent

Team SmartVent

Engine & Transmission Temperature Gauges on a Budget
Easy
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Full instructions

Don't spend hundreds of dollars on aftermarket temperature sensors or rely on a fake gauge ever again!

How cold is it in my car?
Intermediate
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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!

How cold is it in my car?

Team To much non-school work

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
Easy
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Full instructions

Are you a big coffee drinker or a caffeine addict? This project will have hot coffee waiting for you in the morning!

Smart Light - MEGR 3171 - Fall 2016
Easy
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Work in progress

This project uses 2 Particle Photons to control whether the lights are on or off in your room automatically by sensing ambient light.

Robokitty
Easy
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Full instructions

Robokitty - A DIY Cat (or dog, or human) feeder powered by Node.

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