Hands-on-Lab Particle Photon Weather Station in Azure
Intermediate
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Full instructions

This example demonstrates how to leverage Particle Photon and Microsoft Azure to create a weather station using the Sparkfun weather shield.

Button Operated Email Sender
Easy
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Full instructions

Press a button, send an email, as easy as it gets. Photon + IFTTT.

Home Automation using Particle and Amazon Echo
Intermediate
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  • 83

Full instructions

Home Automation using Particle and Amazon Echo

Sound Detector
Intermediate
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  • 1

Noise detector made to measure sound in a classroom.

ThingSpeak Weather Station & Data Analysis
Intermediate
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  • 51

Full instructions

Building your own portable weather station and analyzing weather data in the cloud.

Particle Photon Doorbell
Intermediate
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  • 15

Get notified when the doorbell is pressed for about 1/6 the price of the RING doorbell!

Lock and Unlock your car via the Internet!
Intermediate
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  • 32

Using an old car keyfob and a Particle Electron, you can remotely lock and unlock your vehicle.

IoT Garage Opener
Easy
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Full instructions

A non destructive basic garage opener

Pet Feeder
Intermediate
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  • 11

Full instructions

Automated pet food dispenser to feed our pets when we are not at home by using an IoT device.

Add push notifications to your hardware
Easy
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Protip

Use Pushbullet to notify you of whatever your hardware is doing

Alexa Controlled Photon Project Without Alexa Coding
Easy
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Full instructions

The Patriot Alexa Smart Home Skill and IoT library allow you to voice control your Photon quickly and easily with no Alexa coding at all.

Lightweight Sliding Door Automator
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Automate the opening and closing of a lightweight sliding door (e.g. a screen door), including remote controls on your phone.

Use the Force... Or your Brainwaves?
Advanced
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Full instructions

Thought controlled system with personal webserver and 3 working functions: robot controller, home automation and PC mouse controller.

7-Segment Clock
Intermediate
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Full instructions

A rather large 7-segment, 7-digit clock. Also displays local and outdoor temperature and humidity. Lots of options to tweak, too!

Time schedule activated Particle Photon relay controller
Easy
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  • 9

Full instructions

Flash firmware into your 8 channel ControlEverything Particle Photon relay controller to activate relays based on time of day and date.

Farm Irrigation System
Advanced
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  • 15

Full instructions

A contribution to the Internet of Plants.

Control Adafruit NeoPixels using Python and JQWidgets
Easy
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  • 8

Full instructions

In this tutorial, we'll see how to control an Adafruit NeoPixel ring via mobile using Python and JQWidgets.

Power Supply Module 3.3V and 5V
Easy
  • 273
  • 1

Protip

First test of a separate Power Supply Module 3.3V and 5V

LetterBot
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Work in progress

Every Home Should Have One.

Car or Motorbike Tracker
Advanced
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Work in progress

A GPS tracker for your car, motorcycle, bike and flying saucer, with data storage and map visualization. Not too hard, but no easy either...

Facebook Control Home Appliance with api.ai and Particle
Advanced
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Full instructions

Use your voice or Text Message in Facebook Messenger to control your Home Appliances with Particle Photon using Api.ai.

Temperature Monitoring Using MCP9808 and Particle Photon
Intermediate
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  • 0

Protip

MCP9808 is a highly accurate digital temperature sensor ±0.5°C I2C mini module.

Pressure Measurement Using CPS120 and Particle Photon
Intermediate
  • 45
  • 0

Protip

CPS120 is a high quality and low cost capacitive absolute pressure sensor with fully compensated output.

Humidity Measurement Using HYT939 and Particle Photon
Intermediate
  • 32
  • 0

Protip

HYT939 is a digital humidity sensor which works on I2C communication protocol.

Measurement of Acceleration Using H3LIS331DL and Particle
Intermediate
  • 32
  • 0

Protip

H3LIS331DL is a low-power high performance 3-axis linear accelerometer belonging to the “nano” family, with digital I²C serial interface.

Acceleration Measurement Using BMA250 and Particle Photon
Intermediate
  • 35
  • 0

Protip

BMA250 is a small, thin, ultralow power, 3-axis accelerometer with high resolution (13-bit) measurement at up to ±16 g.

Tasker, Particle and Voice-controlled Home Automation
Advanced
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  • 3

Tasker, Particle, Raspberry Pi, Alexa, EventGhost - Voice-controlled home automation that is inexpensive and fun to build.

I Keep My Cucumber Growing Conditions Moist - Part 3
Easy
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  • 3

Full instructions

This is the next step with an Particle Photon and softAP integration: cucumbers go online.

Temperature/humidity monitor with Blynk
Easy
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  • 90

Full instructions

Build an Android or iOS app for your hardware with no coding!

Plant Health Monitor Using the Particle Electron
Easy
  • 2,154
  • 15

Full instructions

Health monitoring system for plants.

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