Beginning Arduino

Beginning Arduino Author Michael McRoberts
ISBN-10 9781430250173
Release 2013-09-30
Pages 424
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Want to light up a display? Control a touch screen? Program a robot? The Arduino is a microcontroller board that can help you do all of these things, plus nearly anything you can dream up. Even better, it's inexpensive and, with the help of Beginning Arduino, Second Edition, easy to learn. In Beginning Arduino, Second Edition, you will learn all about the popular Arduino by working your way through a set of 50 cool projects. You'll progress from a complete Arduino beginner to intermediate Arduino and electronic skills and the confidence to create your own amazing projects. You'll also learn about the newest Arduino boards like the Uno and the Leonardo along the way. Absolutely no experience in programming or electronics required! Each project is designed to build upon the knowledge learned in earlier projects and to further your knowledge of Arduino programming and electronics. By the end of the book you will be able to create your own projects confidently and with creativity. You'll learn about: Controlling LEDs Displaying text and graphics on LCD displays Making a line-following robot Using digital pressure sensors Reading and writing data to SD cards Connecting your Arduino to the Internet This book is for electronics enthusiasts who are new to the Arduino as well as artists and hobbyists who want to learn this very popular platform for physical computing and electronic art. Please note: The print version of this title is black and white; the eBook is full color. The color fritzing diagrams are available in the source code downloads on http://www.apress.com/9781430250166



Beginning Arduino Programming

Beginning Arduino Programming Author Brian Evans
ISBN-10 9781430237778
Release 2011-10-17
Pages 272
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Beginning Arduino Programming allows you to quickly and intuitively develop your programming skills through sketching in code. This clear introduction provides you with an understanding of the basic framework for developing Arduino code, including the structure, syntax, functions, and libraries needed to create future projects. You will also learn how to program your Arduino interface board to sense the physical world, to control light, movement, and sound, and to create objects with interesting behavior. With Beginning Arduino Programming, you'll get the knowledge you need to master the fundamental aspects of writing code on the Arduino platform, even if you have never before written code. It will have you ready to take the next step: to explore new project ideas, new kinds of hardware, contribute back to the open source community, and even take on more programming languages. What you’ll learn Start programming quickly with Arduino sketches. Write code that interacts with devices, such as LEDs, sensors, and motors. Work with loops, functions, randomness, and delays in your Arduino projects. Develop a style of writing code that reflects your individuality. Use many of the Arduino libraries to control even more devices. Read from RFID readers, write data to SD memory cards, and connect to the Internet using Ethernet. Who this book is for This book is for all Arduino board users who want to learn to program the Arduino board, regardless of hardware version or which devices are connected to the board. You do not need to have programmed before, but if you have, then you'll learn how to apply core coding features in the Arduino context. Table of Contents Getting Started Sketching in Code Working With Variables Making Decisions Digital Ins and Outs Analog in, Analog out Functions, Time, and Interrupts Arrays for Arduino Writing New Functions for Arduino Arduino Libraries Arduino Hardware 10 Where to Go from Here? Appendix A: Common Circuits Appendix B: Arduino Math



Getting Started with Arduino

Getting Started with Arduino Author Massimo Banzi
ISBN-10 9781449309879
Release 2011-09-13
Pages 118
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Presents an introduction to the open-source electronics prototyping platform.



Beginning C for Arduino Second Edition

Beginning C for Arduino  Second Edition Author Jack Purdum
ISBN-10 9781484209400
Release 2015-06-30
Pages 388
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Beginning C for Arduino, Second Edition is written for those who have no prior experience with microcontrollers or programming but would like to experiment and learn both. Updated with new projects and new boards, this book introduces you to the C programming language, reinforcing each programming structure with a simple demonstration of how you can use C to control the Arduino family of microcontrollers. Author Jack Purdum uses an engaging style to teach good programming techniques using examples that have been honed during his 25 years of university teaching. Beginning C for Arduino, Second Edition will teach you: The C programming language How to use C to control a microcontroller and related hardware How to extend C by creating your own libraries, including an introduction to object-oriented programming During the course of the book, you will learn the basics of programming, such as working with data types, making decisions, and writing control loops. You'll then progress onto some of the trickier aspects of C programming, such as using pointers effectively, working with the C preprocessor, and tackling file I/O. Each chapter ends with a series of exercises and review questions to test your knowledge and reinforce what you have learned.



Beginning Android ADK with Arduino

Beginning Android ADK with Arduino Author Mario Böhmer
ISBN-10 9781430241973
Release 2012-03-26
Pages 316
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Whether you're new to Arduino and Android development, or you've tinkered a bit with either one, this is the book for you. Android has always been a natural fit with Arduino projects, but now that Google has released the Android Open Accessory Development Kit (the Android ADK), combining Android with Arduino to create custom gadgets has become even easier. Beginning Android ADK with Arduino shows how the ADK works and how it can be used with a variety of Arduino boards to create a variety of fun projects that showcase the abilities of the ADK. Mario Böhmer will walk you through several projects, including making sounds, driving motors, and creating alarm systems, all while explaining how to use the ADK and how standard Arduino boards may differ from Google-branded Arduinos. You aren't tied to specific hardware with this book; use what you have, and this book will show you how. What you’ll learn How different boards work with the ADK How to create your first sketch and project How to work with light and sound How to work with servos and DC motors How to work with photoresistors and thermistors to sense the environment How to make your own capacitive touch game show buzzer How to create your own camera-enabled alarm system Who this book is for This book is for beginning Arduino and Android enthusiasts, or Arduino developers who want to try out the new Android ADK. Table of Contents Introduction Andriod and Arduino: Getting to Know Each Other Outputs Inputs Sounds Light Intensity Sensing Temperature Sensing A Sense of Touch Making Things Move Alarm System



Beginning Arduino Ov7670 Camera Development

Beginning Arduino Ov7670 Camera Development Author Robert Chin
ISBN-10 1512357987
Release 2015-06-30
Pages 246
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This book is a great investment for those interested in developing camera related projects for the Arduino. These camera applications can involve security, surveillance, photography, toys, robots, and drones. Specifically, this book covers the Omnivision ov7670 digital camera and its use with the Arduino microcontroller. This book takes an interactive hands on approach and shows the reader in a step by step guide how to use the ov7670 with the Arduino and an SD card reader/writer to take photos, save them to an SD card, and then to convert them to an easily viewable format. This book will save you many hours or even weeks of frustration in trying to get this camera to work correctly. This book also gives you the basic background on the Arduino and digital cameras in general so that you will be able to develop camera projects for cameras other than the ov7670. Who this book is for: 1. Beginners to the Arduino interested in developing custom Arduino camera related projects that are suitable for photography, surveillance, security applications or for use with drones and robots. 2. High school and university students needing a quick start guide to using a low cost digital camera in their school projects. Key Selling Points: 1. Provides an interactive "hands on example" based beginner's quick start guide to using the extremely popular Omnivision ov7670 camera with the Arduino including using the undocumented features and incorrectly documented features that are necessary to get the camera to operate correctly. 2. Provides a good starting point for Arduino based camera applications as diverse as image processing, photography, surveillance, and home security with professional quality reusable code for the reader to use in his or her own projects. 3. Covers the FIFO version of the ov7670 which is the preferred camera version for most camera projects. Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Introducing the Omnivision OV7670 Camera A. What is the OV7670 Camera? B. Key Camera Terminology C. OV7670 Camera with AL422B FIFO Memory Overview D. Summary of Steps Needed for Taking a Photo Chapter 2: Introducing the Arduino A. What is an Arduino? B. The Arduino Mega 2560 C. Arduino Development System Requirements D. Arduino Software IDE E. Hands on Example: A simple Arduino "Hello World" program with an LED Chapter 3: Arduino Programming Language Basics A. C/C++ Language for Arduino Overview Chapter 4: Digital Design Review A. How Data is Stored in the ov7670 Camera B. Decimal Numbers (Base 10 Representation) C. Binary Numbers (Base 2 Representation) D. Hexadecimal Numbers (Base 16 Representation) E. Converting a Binary Number (Base 2) to a Hex Number (Base 16) F. Converting a Hexadecimal Number (Base 16) to a Binary Number (Base 2) G. Hands On Example: Setting Registers on the OV7670 Camera H. Boolean Variables, Logic and Truth Tables I. The Clock Pulse J. Reading Schematics K. Design Overview for the OV7670 Camera with FIFO Memory Chapter 5: Taking Photos with the Omnivision ov7670 Camera - Part 1 A. Overview of SD Card Storage for the Arduino B. Overview of Arduino's I2C Interface C. Hands on Example: Testing the I2C Interface with the OV7670 Camera D. Overview of the Omnivision ov7670 FIFO Camera Image Capture Software E. Overview of FFMPEG Chapter 6: Taking Photos with the Omnivision ov7670 Camera - Part 2 A. Hands on Example: Taking a picture with the camera, saving the picture to the SD card storage, and viewing the image on your computer. Appendix A: Camera Register Defines Appendix B: Image Capture Program Variables



Beginning NFC

Beginning NFC Author Tom Igoe
ISBN-10 9781449324117
Release 2014-01-14
Pages 246
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Jump into the world of Near Field Communications (NFC), the fast-growing technology that lets devices in close proximity exchange data, using radio signals. With lots of examples, sample code, exercises, and step-by-step projects, this hands-on guide shows you how to build NFC applications for Android, the Arduino microcontroller, and embedded Linux devices. You’ll learn how to write apps using the NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF) in PhoneGap, Arduino, and node.js that help devices read messages from passive NFC tags and exchange data with other NFC-enabled devices. If you know HTML and JavaScript, you’re ready to start with NFC. Dig into NFC’s architecture, and learn how it’s related to RFID Write sample apps for Android with PhoneGap and its NFC plugin Dive into NDEF: examine existing tag-writer apps and build your own Listen for and filter NDEF messages, using PhoneGap event listeners Build a full Android app to control lights and music in your home Create a hotel registration app with Arduino, from check-in to door lock Write peer-to-peer NFC messages between two Android devices Explore embedded Linux applications, using examples on Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone



Arduino Cookbook

Arduino Cookbook Author Michael Margolis
ISBN-10 9781449321192
Release 2011-12-12
Pages 724
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Want to create devices that interact with the physical world? This cookbook is perfect for anyone who wants to experiment with the popular Arduino microcontroller and programming environment. You’ll find more than 200 tips and techniques for building a variety of objects and prototypes such as toys, detectors, robots, and interactive clothing that can sense and respond to touch, sound, position, heat, and light. You don’t need to have mastered Arduino or programming to get started. Updated for the Arduino 1.0 release, the recipes in this second edition include practical examples and guidance to help you begin, expand, and enhance your projects right away—whether you’re an artist, designer, hobbyist, student, or engineer. Get up to speed on the Arduino board and essential software concepts quickly Learn basic techniques for reading digital and analog signals Use Arduino with a variety of popular input devices and sensors Drive visual displays, generate sound, and control several types of motors Interact with devices that use remote controls, including TVs and appliances Learn techniques for handling time delays and time measurement Apply advanced coding and memory handling techniques



C Programming for Arduino

C Programming for Arduino Author Julien Bayle
ISBN-10 9781849517591
Release 2013-05-17
Pages 512
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Written as a practical Packt book brimming with engaging examples, C Programming for Arduino will help those new to the amazing open source electronic platform so that they can start developing some great projects from the very start.This book is great for people who want to learn how to design & build their own electronic devices. From interaction design art school students to the do-it-yourself hobbyist, or even simply people who want to learn electronics, this book will help by adding a new way to design autonomous but connected devices.



Arduino Robotics

Arduino Robotics Author John-David Warren
ISBN-10 9781430231844
Release 2011-10-08
Pages 628
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This book will show you how to use your Arduino to control a variety of different robots, while providing step-by-step instructions on the entire robot building process. You'll learn Arduino basics as well as the characteristics of different types of motors used in robotics. You also discover controller methods and failsafe methods, and learn how to apply them to your project. The book starts with basic robots and moves into more complex projects, including a GPS-enabled robot, a robotic lawn mower, a fighting bot, and even a DIY Segway-clone. Introduction to the Arduino and other components needed for robotics Learn how to build motor controllers Build bots from simple line-following and bump-sensor bots to more complex robots that can mow your lawn, do battle, or even take you for a ride Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color.



Exploring Arduino

Exploring Arduino Author Jeremy Blum
ISBN-10 9781118786161
Release 2013-07-16
Pages 384
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Learn to easily build gadgets, gizmos, robots, and more using Arduino Written by Arduino expert Jeremy Blum, this unique book uses the popular Arduino microcontroller platform as an instrument to teach you about topics in electrical engineering, programming, and human-computer interaction. Whether you're a budding hobbyist or an engineer, you'll benefit from the perfectly paced lessons that walk you through useful, artistic, and educational exercises that gradually get more advanced. In addition to specific projects, the book shares best practices in programming and design that you can apply to your own projects. Code snippets and schematics will serve as a useful reference for future projects even after you've mastered all the topics in the book. Includes a number of projects that utilize different capabilities of the Arduino, while interfacing with external hardware Features chapters that build upon each other, tying in concepts from previous chapters to illustrate new ones Includes aspects that are accompanied by video tutorials and other multimedia content Covers electrical engineering and programming concepts, interfacing with the world through analog and digital sensors, communicating with a computer and other devices, and internet connectivity Explains how to combine smaller topics into more complex projects Shares downloadable materials and source code for everything covered in the book Projects compatible with many official Arduino boards including Arduino Uno; Arduino Leonardo; Arduino Mega 2560; Arduino Due; Arduino Nano; Arduino Mega ADK; LilyPad Arduino and may work with Arduino-compatible boards such as Freeduino and new third party certified boards such as the Intel Galileo Exploring Arduino takes you on an adventure and provides you with exclusive access to materials not found anywhere else!



Arduino Development Cookbook

Arduino Development Cookbook Author Cornel Amariei
ISBN-10 9781783982950
Release 2015-04-23
Pages 246
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If you want to build programming and electronics projects that interact with the environment, this book will offer you dozens of recipes to guide you through all the major applications of the Arduino platform. It is intended for programming or electronics enthusiasts who want to combine the best of both worlds to build interactive projects.



Arduino For Dummies

Arduino For Dummies Author John Nussey
ISBN-10 9781118446430
Release 2013-04-29
Pages 456
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The quick, easy way to leap into the fascinating world of physical computing This is no ordinary circuit board. Arduino allows anyone, whether you're an artist, designer, programmer or hobbyist, to learn about and play with electronics. Through this book you learn how to build a variety of circuits that can sense or control things in the real world. Maybe you'll prototype your own product or create a piece of interactive artwork? This book equips you with everything you'll need to build your own Arduino project, but what you make is up to you! If you're ready to bring your ideas into the real world or are curious about the possibilities, this book is for you. ? Learn by doing ? start building circuits and programming your Arduino with a few easy to follow examples - right away! ? Easy does it ? work through Arduino sketches line by line in plain English, to learn of how a they work and how to write your own ? Solder on! ? Only ever used a breadboard in the kitchen? Don't know your soldering iron from a curling iron? No problem, you'll be prototyping in no time ? Kitted out ? discover new and interesting hardware to make your Arduino into anything from a mobile phone to a geiger counter! ? Become an Arduino savant ? learn all about functions, arrays, libraries, shields and other tools of the trade to take your Arduino project to the next level. ? Get social ? teach your Arduino to communicate with software running on a computer to link the physical world with the virtual world It's hardware, it's software, it's fun! Start building the next cool gizmo with Arduino and Arduino For Dummies.



Beginning Sensor Networks with Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Beginning Sensor Networks with Arduino and Raspberry Pi Author Charles Bell
ISBN-10 9781430258254
Release 2014-01-23
Pages 372
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Beginning Sensor Networks with Arduino and Raspberry Pi teaches you how to build sensor networks with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and XBee radio modules, and even shows you how to turn your Raspberry Pi into a MySQL database server to store your sensor data! First you'll learn about the different types of sensors and sensor networks, including how to build a simple XBee network. Then you'll walk through building an Arduino-based temperature sensor and data collector, followed by building a Raspberry Pi-based sensor node. Next you'll learn different ways to store sensor data, including writing to an SD card, sending data to the cloud, and setting up a Raspberry Pi MySQL server to host your data. You even learn how to connect to and interact with a MySQL database server directly from an Arduino! Finally you'll learn how to put it all together by connecting your Arduino sensor node to your new Raspberry Pi database server. If you want to see how well Arduino and Raspberry Pi can get along, especially to create a sensor network, then Beginning Sensor Networks with Arduino and Raspberry Pi is just the book you need.



Python Programming for Arduino

Python Programming for Arduino Author Pratik Desai
ISBN-10 9781783285945
Release 2015-02-27
Pages 400
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This is the book for you if you are a student, hobbyist, developer, or designer with little or no programming and hardware prototyping experience, and you want to develop IoT applications. If you are a software developer or a hardware designer and want to create connected devices applications, then this book will help you get started.



Make Arduino Bots and Gadgets

Make  Arduino Bots and Gadgets Author Kimmo Karvinen
ISBN-10 9781449389710
Release 2011-03-24
Pages 278
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Provides information on creating a variety of gadgets and controllers using Arduino.



Arduino Project Handbook

Arduino Project Handbook Author Mark Geddes
ISBN-10 9781593276904
Release 2016-12-16
Pages 272
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Arduino Project Handbook is a beginner-friendly collection of electronics projects using the low-cost Arduino board. With just a handful of components, an ­Arduino, and a computer, you’ll learn to build and program everything from light shows to arcade games to an ultrasonic security system. First you’ll get set up with an introduction to the Arduino and valuable advice on tools and components. Then you can work through the book in order or just jump to projects that catch your eye. Each project includes simple instructions, colorful photos and ­circuit diagrams, and all necessary code. Arduino Project Handbook is a fast and fun way to get started with micro­controllers that’s perfect for beginners, hobbyists, parents, and educators.