Turning the heating on before arriving home, watching real-time video from the inside, automatically turning the alarm on when you leave home… These are common tasks you would like to implement in a smart domotized home.
However, incorporating domotic systems to our home is still hard due to lack of an effective, simple and cheap commercial solution that fits our needs, or maybe the steps required to make it yourself are far too complex. When you realize the options available aren’t what you were looking for, and you have tried DIY solutions to automate things with Arduino, the idea comes up clear to your mind: I want to create my own domotics with arduino.
In this post I will talk about my domotics project using Arduino to incorporate some automation to my bedroom.
Arduino Yun is the first member of a new groundbreaking line of WiFi products combining the power of Linux with Arduino’s simplicity. The first Arduino Yun is the combination of an Arduino Leonardo with a WiFi system-ona-chip running Linino (GNU/Linux based on OpenWRT).
For months, we’ve been posting tutorials to unleash your Arduino projects and provide all C++ power to Arduino projects with multiple classes and files. But not until we were on a workshop for newbies, we realized we have been missing the basics on how to use biicode to program your arduino.
So let’s get started, Biicode is a client interface aplication (CLI) and to use it open the Terminal of your computer.
biicode technology gives you several advantages to richen your Arduino experience:
- Save your project in different folders for a better organization.
- Reuse yours and other user´s code. Reuse made easy: just #include the file you need and you get it. No more copy and paste files from project to project or dowloading zip files from tutorials.
- This is a simple and fast way to compile and upload your code to your Arduino.
- Use your favorite IDE or text editor, we also provide Eclipse integration.
- We are hosting adafruit, sparkfun and many other libraries, you won’t need to download and install libraries in your SDK anymore.
Make a cute Arduino file manager and editor. It’s also intended for hosting sketches and interact with them in an easy way using a PS2 Keyboard.
Thanks to Juan who developed this project called blocporc!
Watchduino is an open source Arduino Smart Watch that combines inexpensive electronic parts with complex Arduino (C++) code. It’s fully hackable from hardware to software. You can build your own one, it’s useful and reprogrammable.
Make an Arduino Cocktail Maker.
With Drinkuino project, you can order your drinks through your Android mobile phone and via bluetooth your Arduino will receive the order and serve them to you. Are you ready to make your own Arduino cocktail maker?
Thanks to Drinkuino team for this great project!
Try this open hardware and open source hack to turn on/off lights with just a touch.
We present you Lighttech, an Arduino project to control light via InfraRed. Thanks to @icar0 and for this great project.
Control 12 servo motors located in a mechatronic face. It uses a makey makey board to switch between controllers: a wii nunchuck or a tv remote control.
This biiday project comes in by Julio Caso, one of our users!
Follow this step by step recipe to successfully build this project. If any doubts come, just post a comment!
We’re glad to introduce this biiday project, take everyone in the family into building it and then have fun playing! Even the little ones enjoy this! Continue reading
You probably don’t. That’s when this summer project comes in handy, make your own Arduino Weather Station!
This project was one of the winners at #biicontest2014, made by @SpainLabs team.
You met them in our blog, didn’t you?