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Information Display System using WeMOS and MAX7219

May 12th, 2017 No comments

This tutorial is all about making a WiFi based information display system using WeMOS

This tutorial is all about making a WiFi based information display system. This system is built around ESP8266 but not the standalone ESP8266 instead WeMOS is used and programmed using Arduino IDE. So In this video, we will check out how to make an information display system like that using Wemos and MAX7219 based dot matrix display modules. The display system fetches data from the local/online server and displays the received. In this system, u can display any data that you want and that’s up to you however over here I am using this to display my YouTube subscribers and twitter followers count.

 

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First Look at Orange Pi Zero (The SBC with Wi-Fi and Ethernet)

January 11th, 2017 No comments

Orange Pi ZeroWhat’s Orange Pi Zero ? It’s an open-source single-board computer. It can run Android 4.4, Ubuntu, Debian. It uses the AllWinner H2 SoC and has 256MB/512MB DDR3 SDRAM(256MB version is Standard version.

 

 

 

Features:

CPUH2 Quad-core Cortex-A7 H.265/HEVC 1080P.
GPU·Mali400MP2 GPU @600MHz
·Supports OpenGL ES 2.0
Memory (SDRAM)256MB/512MB DDR3 SDRAM(Share with GPU)(256MB version is Standard version)

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Getting started with ESP8266 | AT Commands

September 26th, 2016 No comments

Connecting the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module to PC and trying out some AT Commands.The ESP8266 is a low-cost Wi-Fi chip with full TCP/IP stack and microcontroller capability produced by Shanghai-based Chinese manufacturer, Espressif Systems.

The chip first came to the attention of western makers in August 2014 with the ESP-01 module, made by a third-party manufacturer, AI-Thinker. This small module allows microcontrollers to connect to a Wi-Fi network and make simple TCP/IP connections using Hayes-style commands. However, at the time there was almost no English-language documentation on the chip and the commands it accepted.The very low price and the fact that there were very few external components on the module which suggests that it could eventually be very inexpensive in volume, attracted many hackers to explore the module, chip, and the software on it, as well as to translate the Chinese documentation.

The ESP8285 is an ESP8266 with 1 MB of built-in flash, allowing for single-chip devices capable of connecting to Wi-Fi.

Source : WikiPedia (bit.ly/2cORmj0)
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