Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Set up the Raspberry Pi and the Cooking Hacks Arduino bridge shield
  • Work with electronic components to build small circuits
  • Develop applications that interact with your circuits
  • Use thermistors, FSRs, and photoresistors to monitor and control your surroundings
  • Communicate with your Raspberry Pi from an Arduino Uno via Ethernet
  • Send yourself e-mail updates when a parcel arrives at your home
  • Control your own mains power with a relay shield and even connect a motor to your Raspberry Pi
  • Build a device that checks for damp/flooding using the Arduino bridge shield and Raspberry Pi
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Revolutionize the way you interact with your home and become part of the rapidly growing group of hobbyists and enthusiasts by combining the powerful Raspberry Pi with an Arduino board.

Starting with an introduction to the Raspberry Pi and Arduino boards you will set up your very own home automation system through a series of exciting projects, making your life a lot easier.

Build a thermostat, a Raspberry Pi control device, a parcel delivery detector, and a water and damp detector, and then move on to more complex projects including a motor mechanism to control your curtains.

By the end of this practical guide, you will be a confident user who can program, set up, and run a wide range of applications using both the Raspberry Pi and the Arduino.

Features
  • Revolutionize the way you automate your home by combining the power of the Raspberry Pi and Arduino
  • Build simple yet awesome home automated projects using an Arduino and the Raspberry Pi
  • Learn how to dynamically adjust your living environment with detailed step-by-step examples
Page Count 148
Course Length 4 hours 26 minutes
ISBN 9781784399207
Date Of Publication 25 Feb 2015

Authors

Andrew K. Dennis

Andrew K. Dennis is the manager of professional services software development at Prometheus Research. Prometheus Research is a leading provider of integrated data management for research and is the home of HTSQL, an open source navigational query language for RDBMS.

Andrew has a diploma in computing, a BSc in software engineering, and is currently studying for a second BSc in creative computing in his spare time.

He has over 12 years of experience working in the software industry in the UK, Canada, and the USA. This experience includes e-learning courseware development, custom CMS and LMS development, SCORM consultancy, web development in a variety of languages, open source application development, blogging about the integration of web technologies with electronics for home automation, and punching lots of Cat5 cables.

His interests include web development, e-learning, 3D printing, Linux, the Raspberry Pi and Arduino, open source projects, home automation and the use of web technology in this sphere, amateur electronics, home networking, and software engineering.

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