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Build Home Automation Systems Using the Power of the Raspberry Pi

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Build simple yet awesome home automated projects using an Arduino and the Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Home Automation with Arduino

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.

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Raspberry Pi 3 Home Automation Projects: Bringing your home to life using Raspberry Pi 3, Arduino, and ESP8266Raspberry Pi 3 Home Automation Projects: Bringing your home to life using Raspberry Pi 3, Arduino, and ESP8266

Raspberry Pi 3 Home Automation Projects addresses the challenge of applying real-world projects to automate your house using Raspberry Pi 3 and Arduino. You will learn how to customize and program the Raspberry Pi 3 and Arduino-based boards in several home automation projects around your house, in order to develop home devices that will really rejuvenate your home.

This book aims to help you integrate different microcontrollers like Arduino, ESP8266 Wi-Fi module, Particle Photon and Raspberry Pi 3 into the real world, taking the best of these boards to develop some exciting home automation projects. You will be able to use these projects in everyday tasks, thus making life easier and comfortable.

We will start with an interesting project creating a Raspberry Pi-Powered smart mirror and move on to Automated Gardening System, which will help you build a simple smart gardening system with plant-sensor devices and Arduino to keep your garden healthy with minimal effort. You will also learn to build projects such as CheerLights into a holiday display, a project to erase parking headaches with OpenCV and Raspberry Pi 3, create Netflix’s "The Switch" for the living room and lock down your house like Fort Knox with a Windows IoT face recognition-based door lock system.

By the end of the book, you will be able to build and automate the living space with intriguing IoT projects and bring a new degree of interconnectivity to your world.

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Home Automation with the Raspberry Pi: Build Home Automation Systems Using the Power of the Raspberry Pi

Home Automation with the Raspberry Pi: Build Home Automation Systems Using the Power of the Raspberry Pi

Written by Raspberry Pi & home automation expert Marco Schwartz, Home Automation with the Raspberry Pi is a complete guide to build home automation systems using the Raspberry Pi. Inside the book, will be guided step-by-step to build exciting home automation projects, without any prior knowledge required. Also, for each project you will be able to download all the code for the project so you can use it as it is, or modify it so it suits your own requirements.

  • Control home automation components from your Raspberry Pi
  • Build a thermostat using the Raspberry Pi board
  • Control your Raspberry Pi remotely
  • Transform your Raspberry Pi into an home automation hub
  • Connect your Raspberry Pi to web services

Home Automation with the Raspberry Pi will teach you everything you need to know so you can start building home automation projects with the Raspberry Pi. No matter your current skill level, you will enjoy building all the home automation projects that you will find in this book!

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Raspberry Pi 3 System With CAN Bus Interface

Raspberry Pi 3 System With CAN Bus Interface

Our Raspberry Pi 3 System With CAN Bus Interface (PiCAN2) comes with a pre-installed Raspbian operating system.

The included PiCAN2 board provides Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus capabilities for the Raspberry Pi. It uses the Microchip MCP2515 CAN controller with MCP2551 CAN transceiver. Connection are made via DB9 or 3-way screw terminal.

There is an easy-to-install SocketCAN driver, and programming can be accomplished in C or Python.

System Feature

  • Raspberry Pi 3, Model B, 1 GB RAM.
  • Raspberry Pi 8GB Preloaded (NOOBS) SD Card - SanDisk Extreme 8GB microSDHC UHS-1 with speed up to 48 MB/sec.
  • PiCAN2 - CAN Bus Interface for Raspberry Pi.
  • The enclosure is made from High Impact Polystyrene HIPS UL94-HB material. Mounting flanges allow for wall mounting.

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Industrial Raspberry Pi Meets The EN61131-2 Standard And Supports Analog And Digital I/O

KUNBUS has followed up the RevPi Core by launching the RevPi Core 3. Equipped with the latest Compute Module 3 from Raspberry Pi, it has a 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor with 1 GB RAM and 4GB eMMC flash memory. Thanks to the boost in performance in comparison with its predecessor, the RevPi Core 3 is [...]

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Raspberry Pi Hands-On Recipes Using Sensors, Motors, And Other Hardware

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