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Wireless IoT Project Development with the ESP32

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Developing IoT Projects with ESP32: Automate your home or business with inexpensive Wi-Fi devices

The ESP32 represents a low-cost, low-power System-on-Chip (SoC) microcontroller with integrated Wi-Fi and dual-mode Bluetooth. The ESP32 series utilizes either a Tensilica Xtensa LX6 microprocessor in dual-core and single-core variations, Xtensa LX7 dual-core microprocessor, or a single-core RISC-V microprocessor and includes built-in antenna switches, RF balun, power amplifier, low-noise receive amplifier, filters, and power management modules. 

The ESP32 is created and developed by Espressif Systems, a Shanghai-based Chinese company, and manufactured by TSMC. It is a successor to the ESP8266 microcontroller.

Developing IoT Projects with ESP32 presents an end-to-end coverage of secure data communication techniques from sensors to cloud platforms that will assist the reader in creating production-grade IoT solutions with the ESP32 SoC. In addition, the reader will learn how to engage the ESP32 in your IoT projects by interfacing with different sensors and actuators using various types of serial protocols.

The book shows how several projects demand immediate output for end-users, including different display technologies and examples of driving different types of displays. Furthermore, the book features a dedicated chapter on cybersecurity filled with various hands-on examples. 

It also covers BLE technologies and BLE mesh networking and documents a complete intelligent home project where all nodes communicate over a BLE mesh. Later chapters demonstrate how IoT requires cloud connectivity and remote access to smart devices. Finally, the book explains how cloud platforms and third-party integrations support unlimited opportunities for end-users, such as insights with big data analytics and predictive maintenance to reduce operating costs.

At the end of this book, the reader has the skills they need to start using ESP32 in their wireless IoT project and meet the project's requirements by developing practical, effective, and secure solutions.

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ESP32 WiFi, Bluetooth Classic, BLE, CAN Bus Module

ESP32 WiFi, Bluetooth Classic, BLE, CAN Bus Module

This new ESP32 CAN Bus module implements all features required for an industrial-strength CAN Bus, SAE J1939, or NMEA2000 gateway.

The board comes with an onboard ESP32 WROOM-32 WiFi, Bluetooth Classic, BLE Module, and a CAN Bus port with a transceiver. Also, onboard is an RGB LED, IO pins on a 0.1" pad.

In addition to the onboard CAN-Bus port, it supports an extended temperature range of -40C to + 85C, and it accepts a wide range of power input, 4.5VDC to 46VDC. The power input range is vital for operating on diesel engines using an SAE J1939 or NMEA2000 network, where power fluctuation is typical.

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ESP32 Project: CAN Bus, SAE J1939, NMEA2000 Converter With IoT Functionality

It was just a few weeks ago that I received some bad news. Due to the worldwide shortage of electronic components, the NXP LPC1754 processor we use for our SAE J1939 ECU Simulator with USB Port will not be available for several months, maybe even well into 2022. Consequently, it was time to rethink the design, and [...]

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Industrial Cellular 4G LTE Router For Advanced IoT Applications

Phytools announced adding a new suite of products to their portfolio of industrial networking solutions. The Teltonika Networks product line incorporates dependable, secure, and easy-to-use cellular 4G LTE mobile routers, gateways, and switches for industrial, enterprise, IoT, and M2M applications. The RUT240 is one of the most popular industrial 4G LTE WiFi routers for professional M2M and [...]

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CAN Bus, SAE J1939, NMEA 2000 Programming With ESP32, Supporting USB, Bluetooth, BLE, And WiFi

The  ESP32 Series of modules by Espressif supports the integration of WiFi, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth LE for a wide range of applications, most prominently for IoT (Internet of Things). For instance, using WiFi ensures connectivity within a large radius. Using Bluetooth allows the user to easily detect (with low-energy beacons) a module and connect it to [...]

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CAN Bus Bolt Connects Industrial Machinery And Devices to Wireless Networks, WiFi And Bluetooth

HMS Networks introduced its Anybus Wireless Bolt CAN gateway, providing CAN Bus communication via WiFi or Bluetooth. The device builds on the success of Anybus Wireless Bolt, which is applied to wireless Ethernet access. Like its predecessor, the gateway for bolt-on-machine mounting is suitable for heavy-duty machinery and demanding industrial applications. Applications include warehouse installations and AGVs (Automated [...]

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ESP32 Development Boards and Accessories for IoT Applications

The integration of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth LE allows a wide range of applications with the ESP32 modules. Using Wi-Fi ensures connectivity within a large radius, while using Bluetooth allows the user to easily detect (with low-energy beacons) a module and connect it to a smartphone. The chips add priceless functionality and versatility to your [...]

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CAN Bus to Internet-of-Things (IoT) Projects with the ESP32

The integration of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth LE allows a wide range of applications with our modules. Using Wi-Fi secures connectivity within a large radius while using Bluetooth enables the user to efficiently detect (with low-energy beacons) a module and connect it to a smartphone. With in-built antenna switches, RF balun, power amplifier, low-noise receive [...]

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New Series Of Industrial PLCs Based On The ESP32 Module

Industrial Shields introduced a new series of industrial PLCs based on the powerful and versatile ESP32 module. This new family of products accompanies their Industrial Shields Arduino and Raspberry Pi-based controllers and broadens its industrial automation offering.With the inclusion of the ESP32 board, the Industrial Shields catalog adds 13 new controllers, which support similar characteristics to those [...]

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3.5-inch Embedded SBC With Android OS Supports Industrial IoT Applications

Winmate, a manufacturer of rugged computing and embedded solutions for industries operating in challenging environments, announced their latest 3.5” SBC IQ30 based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 series mobile platform. The board comes in a compact 146 x 102 mm dimension, the IQ30 design allows powerful I/O functionality, including 1 x COM, 2 x USB 2.0, [...]

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ESP32 Development Board For IoT Development Features WiFi And Bluetooth Connectivity

The ESP32 is a series of low-cost, low-power system-on-chip microcontrollers with integrated Wi-Fi and dual-mode Bluetooth. The ESP32 series employs a Tensilica Xtensa LX6 microprocessor in both dual-core and single-core variations and includes built-in antenna switches, RF balun, power amplifier, low-noise receive amplifier, filters, and power management modules.Based on the ESP32 board, the NodeMCU-32S is also an [...]

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