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Internet-of-Things (IoT) Projects Using The GSM/GPRS/GPS SIM800 Shield For Arduino

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GSM/GPRS/GPS SIM808 Shield For Arduino

Our GSM/GPRS/GPS board is an Arduino shield based on the Quad-band GSM/GPRS/GPS module SIM808, rendering cellular and GPS tracking, all in one module. 

It allows you to add location-tracking, voice, text, SMS, and data to your application. This shield fits right on your Arduino or compatible device. 

At the heart is a powerful GSM cellular module (we use the latest SIM808) with integrated GPS. This module can do just about everything.

The module is controlled by AT command via UART and supports 3.3 VDC and 5 VDC logical level.

In order to provide a quick start for programming the SIM800 module in combination with the Arduino, we have assembled several online references as follows:

Quickstart SIM 800 (SIM800L) With Arduino

SIM800 is one of the most commonly used GSM module among hobbyists and Arduino community. Even though AT command reference is available with a quick Google search, it is not very easy for a beginner to properly understand and use Arduino with SIM800. Therefore, this post summarizes how a beginner could interact with SIM800 using Arduino and in few future posts we’ll be going ahead with several other real life use cases discussing how SIM800 can be used with Arduino effectively. Read more...

The SIM800 Cellular Module And Arduino: A Powerful IoT Combo

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been a trending field in the world of technology. From consumer electronics to business and industrial processes, IoT has changed the way we work. Physical objects and the digital world are connected now more than ever.

The SIM800 from SimCom and the Arduino UNO are two of the most popular development modules to get you started with IoT. These two modules are highly recommended due to their popularity and support from the hobbyist and developers’ community. Read more...

Send Receive SMS & Call With SIM800L GSM Module & Arduino

Whether you want to listen to what happens in your house that’s miles away from you or activate sprinkler system in your garden just with a silent call; Then SIM800L GSM/GPRS module serves as a solid launching point for you to get you started with IoT!

SIM800L GSM/GPRS module is a miniature GSM modem, which can be integrated into a great number of IoT projects. You can use this module to accomplish almost anything a normal cell phone can; SMS text messages, Make or receive phone calls, connecting to internet through GPRS, TCP/IP, and more! To top it off, the module supports quad-band GSM/GPRS network, meaning it works pretty much anywhere in the world. Read more...

Setting up GPRS with SIM800L

SIM800L supports General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) for connecting to the internet with HTTP. The module has built in TCP/IP stack that can be accessed with AT commands. This can be very handy for persistent data logging on low bandwidth networks. We will first use the AT commands to make a HTTP GET request to fetch a simple page and then use the library.

Going further I would also like to explore possibility of running MQTT, which is more suitable for low data rate and seamless logging. So let's get started. Read more...


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Easily Build GSM & GPS Projects Using the Arduino Platform! 

In GSM & GPS Projects With Arduino, Marco Schwartz from the Open Home Automation website presents a step-by-step method to build your own connected projects using the Adafruit FONA board and the Arduino platform.

  • Use GSM & GPS hardware with the Arduino platform
  • Send alerts via SMS & monitor data remotely
  • Control devices from anywhere in the world via GPRS
  • Build an Arduino GPS tracker

Get this book now to start building your own GSM & GPRS projects with Arduino!

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Internet-Of-Things (IoT) Development Board With Cortex M4 Core And Arduino Expansion

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Arduino SIM Provides Easy Global Cellular Connectivity For Arduino IoT (Internet of Things) Cloud Projects

Arduino introduced Arduino SIM, a service solely for IoT (Internet of Things) devices based on the Arduino platform, providing developers and manufacturers cellular access to an IoT Cloud platform with a single data plan and competitive pricing. Arduino SIM strives to present a route to cellular IoT device development in a setting that is familiar to the [...]

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Guide To Internet Connectivity With Arduino, Common IoT Protocols, Custom Web Visualization, And Android Apps

Building Arduino Projects for the Internet of Things helps you reach a firm foundation of Arduino-based device development, from which you can go in any direction according to your particular development requirements. Build Arduino-powered devices for daily use, and connect those devices to the Internet.The book introduces the building blocks of the Internet of Things (IoT), [...]

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Industrial Edge Controller Powered By An Industrialized Raspberry Pi And Arduino

Brainboxes released their BB-400 NeuronEdge Controller to receive, process and transmit machine data. Linking industrial hardware connections with the processing power of a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+, the BB-400 NeuronEdge offers the possibilities of open source software in an uncomplicated retrofit way, opening the potential of various types of equipment. The BB-400 NeuronEdge combines Brainboxes IO and serial [...]

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Building Arduino-Based Projects For The Internet Of Things (IoT)

The IoT: Building Arduino-Based Projects course takes you on a journey to become an expert in the use of IoT by developing a set of projects, and it leads you through securing your IoT environment.In the first module, Learning Internet of Things, you learn how protocols and patterns can put constraints on network topology. You also learn [...]

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Fun Internet of Things (IoT) Projects With Arduino

Arduino is a powerful and very versatile platform used by millions of people around the world to create DIY electronics projects. It can be connected to a wide variety of sensors and other components, making it the ideal platform to build fantastic Internet of Things (IoT) projects on―the next wave in the era of computing.This book [...]

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Arduino Shield With Bluetooth (BLE) Module Connects To iOS And Android

The 1Sheeld+ is an effortlessly configured shield for the Arduino system platform. It has a built-in Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module that gives to your Arduino the capacity to connect itself to your iOS or Android phones.Thanks to the 1Sheeld app available on the App Store and Google Play Store you can easily associate your smartphone [...]

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Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Breakout Board Connects Arduino To iOS Or Android Devices

The Adafruit Bluefruit LE (Bluetooth Smart, Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth 4.0) nRF8001 breakout board allows to build an easy to use wireless link between an Arduino and any compatible iOS or Android (4.3+) device.  It works by simulating a UART device beneath the surface, sending ASCII data back and forth between the devices, letting the user determine what [...]

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ATmega64 Development Board Designed For Rapid Prototyping

The STK64+ by WaveShare is a complete, cost-effective development board for the ATmega64. It is designed to provide embedded system designers a quick start to developing code on the ATmega64 MCU and supports them with developing a prototype device quickly and easily.The ATmega64 chip resides on a device board, which sits on top of the motherboard; hence, allowing [...]

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