Intel Edison Projects

Build powerful Robots and IoT solutions using Intel Edison
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Intel Edison Projects

Avirup Basu

Build powerful Robots and IoT solutions using Intel Edison
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Book Details

ISBN 139781787288409
Paperback264 pages

Book Description

Change the way you look at embedded electronics with Intel Edison. It is a small computing platform packed with a set of robust features to deliver hands-on performance, durability, and software support.

This book is a perfect place to kickstart development and rapid prototyping using Intel Edison. It will start by introducing readers to the Intel Edison board and explaining how to get started with it. You will learn how to build a mini weather station, which will help you to acquire temperature and smoke level and push it to the IoT platform. Then you will see how to build a home automation device and control your appliances using an Android app. Furthermore, we will build a security system using a webcam to detect faces and perform voice recognition. Toward the end, the book will demonstrate how you can build two robots, which will be based on different line sensing sensors and can be controlled by a PC.

The book will guide the readers through each and every step of execution of a project, using Intel Edison.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Setting up Intel Edison
Initial hardware setup
Arduino IDE
Intel XDK for IoT (Node.js)
Summary
Chapter 2: Weather Station (IoT)
Overview of IoT and its usage
Open-ended task for the reader
Summary
Chapter 3: Intel Edison and IoT (Home Automation)
Controlling devices using the Internet - concepts
REST services
Instructions or alerts (present on most IoT platforms)
Architecture
Using Intel Edison to push data by using the MQTT protocol
Getting data to Edison by using MQTT
Home automation using Intel Edison, MQTT, Android, and WPF
Android application for controlling Intel Edison using MQTT
Windows Presentation Foundation application for controlling using MQTT
Open-ended task for the reader
Summary
Chapter 4: Intel Edison and Security System
Speech/voice processing using Edison
Door lock/unlock based on voice commands
Image processing using the Intel Edison
Real-time video display using OpenCV
Face detection theory
Intel Edison code
Open-ended task for the reader
Summary
Chapter 5: Autonomous Robotics with Intel Edison
Architecture of a typical robotic system
Intel Edison as a controller
Connecting sensors to the Intel Edison
Actuators - DC motors and servos
More advanced motor drivers
Line follower robot (patching everything together)
Proportional integral derivative - based control
Open-ended question for the reader
Summary
Chapter 6: Manual Robotics with Intel Edison
Manual robotic system
Chassis in robotics: 2WD and 4WD
Making the system wireless
WPF application for LED on and off
High performance motor driver sample with code
4WD UGV (black-e-track)
Universal robot controller for UGV
Open-ended question for the reader
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Program your device using the Arduino processor language, Python, and Node.js
  • Interface different sensors with the Intel Edison
  • Build a home automation system using MQTT, Android, and WPF
  • Perform face detection using Intel Edison
  • Develop a high-speed line follower robot
  • Control a robot using a PC application and an custom controller

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Setting up Intel Edison
Initial hardware setup
Arduino IDE
Intel XDK for IoT (Node.js)
Summary
Chapter 2: Weather Station (IoT)
Overview of IoT and its usage
Open-ended task for the reader
Summary
Chapter 3: Intel Edison and IoT (Home Automation)
Controlling devices using the Internet - concepts
REST services
Instructions or alerts (present on most IoT platforms)
Architecture
Using Intel Edison to push data by using the MQTT protocol
Getting data to Edison by using MQTT
Home automation using Intel Edison, MQTT, Android, and WPF
Android application for controlling Intel Edison using MQTT
Windows Presentation Foundation application for controlling using MQTT
Open-ended task for the reader
Summary
Chapter 4: Intel Edison and Security System
Speech/voice processing using Edison
Door lock/unlock based on voice commands
Image processing using the Intel Edison
Real-time video display using OpenCV
Face detection theory
Intel Edison code
Open-ended task for the reader
Summary
Chapter 5: Autonomous Robotics with Intel Edison
Architecture of a typical robotic system
Intel Edison as a controller
Connecting sensors to the Intel Edison
Actuators - DC motors and servos
More advanced motor drivers
Line follower robot (patching everything together)
Proportional integral derivative - based control
Open-ended question for the reader
Summary
Chapter 6: Manual Robotics with Intel Edison
Manual robotic system
Chassis in robotics: 2WD and 4WD
Making the system wireless
WPF application for LED on and off
High performance motor driver sample with code
4WD UGV (black-e-track)
Universal robot controller for UGV
Open-ended question for the reader
Summary

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Paperback264 pages
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