Category: Examples & Guides

Internet of Snacks

In this workshop you will simulate our “Connected Vending Machine” that automatically reports its condition to Salesforce via Device Cloud by Etherios. In Salesforce we will transform that data into actionable intelligence by integrating with Cases and Chatter on the Salesforce platform using The Social Machine® by Etherios.

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Potentiometer Example: XBee Zigbee Cloud Kit

When it comes to analog input, it doesn’t get any easier than a basic potentiometer. Potentiometers can be used for setting a level, determining an angle or just as a simple user interface adjustment.

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Push Button Example: XBee Zigbee Cloud Kit

A button or “momentary switch” is perfect for projects that require user input, or anyplace you need to detect a change in device state. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through wiring up a simple button to your XBee Zigbee so that its current state can be seen in a online application from anywhere in the world.

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LED Example: XBee Zigbee Cloud Kit

Making an LED illuminate is one of the first things many people do when they start learning electronics. We’re putting a wireless spin on that achievement by hooking up an LED to be controlled from the web.

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Light Sensor Example: XBee Zigbee Cloud Kit

Use a photocell light sensor with the XBee Zigbee Cloud Kit to sense and take action based on the amount of light that falls on the sensor.

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Temperature Example: XBee Zigbee Cloud Kit

Measuring temperature is a popular way to get started with analog sensing. This example uses the TMP36 low-voltage linear sensor that is included in the XBee Zigbee Cloud Kit.

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Wireless Text-to-Speech Device

Would you like to be able to type ANY word, phrase, sentence, or paragraph and have it speak wirelessly from a speaker? Well it’s now a reality. This project allows you to type into a serial terminal connected to an …

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Wireless Bar Graph Brightness Display

Would you like an LED bar graph to wirelessly show you how bright or dim a room is elsewhere? Well this is just the solution for you! This project uses an MBed microcontroller, light sensor, LED bar graph, and a …

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Wireless Disco Ball Controller

Are you having a party? Would you like to be able to wirelessly control your disco ball’s revolution speed from afar? Then your solution is here! This project uses a set of XBees and an Arduino to control a disco …

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Device Cloud GPS

Do you want to be able to access GPS coordinates of anything, flying or not? Well, you can do just that by wirelessly sending that data to be seen from a computer on Device Cloud. This will use the Arduino …

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