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Using historical data from sensors in Arduino Cloud

Reading Time: 4 minutes Historical data can be essential to making your electronics and Arduino project work how you want them to. Data retention is one of the features that changes depending on which level of Arduino Cloud account you have. Here’s everything you need to know, so you can choose exactly the right Arduino Cloud plan. Data or […]

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Foamin is a novel sensing method for detecting deformable gestures with conductive foam

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — May 21st, 2021 The field of soft tactile sensors is fascinating, as they grant robots the ability to move more freely or have greater granularity. Soft sensors also allow for human-computer interfaces to feel more interactive. However, previous sensors like these required multiple devices or complex wiring, making them difficult to use. […]

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This soft tactile sensor can simultaneously estimate the contact force and location

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — May 20th, 2021 Robots are often filled with a myriad of different sensors but being able to detect touch is still fairly tough. This is primarily due to needing a large sensing area, flexible surfaces, and usually having complex circuitry. Imagine a robotic gripper that uses several “fingers” to lift and manipulate […]

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10 most popular modules and sensors for the Arduino UNO all on one board

Reading Time: 2 minutes 10 most popular modules and sensors for the Arduino UNO all on one board Arduino Team — December 1st, 2020 Getting started with electronics and sensing the world around you is now easier than ever with the new all-in-one Arduino Sensor Kit from Arduino, in partnership with Seeed.    The 10 most popular modules and sensors […]

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This aerial system launches Nano 33 BLE Sense darts for data collection

Reading Time: < 1 minute This aerial system launches Nano 33 BLE Sense darts for data collection Arduino Team — October 29th, 2020 Sensor deployment via unmanned aerial vehicles is an interesting concept. Up until now, you’ve had two options: use a drone that drops sensors onto the ground, or one with some kind of manipulator to stick them in […]

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Monitoring bees with a Raspberry Pi and BeeMonitor

Reading Time: 4 minutes Keeping an eye on bee life cycles is a brilliant example of how Raspberry Pi sensors help us understand the world around us, says Rosie Hattersley The setup featuring an Arduino, RF receiver, USB cable and Raspberry Pi Getting to design and build things for a living sounds like a dream job, especially if it […]

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Pick colors from real things with this portable tool

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pick colors from real things with this portable tool Arduino Team — January 14th, 2020 If you want a red piece of paper, or a blue pen, what does that really mean? If you’d like to get more specific, Michael Klements’ Arduino-based scanner lets you quantify colors in numerical RGB values via a TCS34725 sensor. […]

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Logging refrigerator temperature with Arduino

Reading Time: 2 minutes Logging refrigerator temperature with Arduino Arduino Team — September 25th, 2019 What really happens when you open the refrigerator door? Sure, you know intuitively that cold air escapes, but just how much? And how fast does the food inside actually heat up? To find out, Ryan Bates came up with his own data logging setup […]

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This thermochromic 7-segment display colorfully shows the temp and humidity

Reading Time: 2 minutes This thermochromic 7-segment display colorfully shows the temp and humidity Arduino Team — August 19th, 2019 Instead of controlling his temperature and humidity display directly, maker Zaphunk did things a bit differently, driving the temperature of each segment with a Peltier element, or thermo-electric cooler (TEC), to change its color.  Each segment is made out […]

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Arduino and industrial distance sensor communicate via RS-485

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino and industrial distance sensor communicate via RS-485 Arduino Team — August 5th, 2019 After obtaining an industrial distance sensor, TUENHIDIY decided to use it as the basis for an interesting visual indicator. The device communicates with an Arduino Uno via an RS-485 module, and outputs distance values in the form of a 9 x […]

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Good Buoy: the Raspberry Pi Smart Buoy

Reading Time: 2 minutes As their new YouTube video shows, the team at T3ch Flicks have been hard at work, designing and prototyping a smart buoy for marine conservation research. Smart-Buoy Series [Summary] We all love the seaside, right? Whether that’s the English seaside with ice creams and muddy piers or the Caribbean, with white sand beaches fringed by palm […]

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Using taxies to monitor air quality in Peru

Reading Time: 3 minutes When James Puderer moved to Lima, Peru, his roadside runs left a rather nasty taste in his mouth. Hit by the pollution from old diesel cars in the area, he decided to monitor the air quality in his new city using Raspberry Pis and the abundant taxies as his tech carriers. Taxi Datalogger – Assembly […]