Tagged: Sensor

Hackathon@SG 2015

Once again, I attended another hackathon, Hackathon@SG 2015, held at ITE Central from 25th to 26th July 2015. Being the biggest hackathon ever held in Singapore, the main theme of the hackathon is about building applications or devices for the Smart...

Verification using Fingerprint Sensor

Recently, I bought a fingerprint sensor to use in my project and is useful as an alternative method for identity verification. For example, it could be used for opening doors, lock, safes and many more. Since I’m at it, I thought, “Why not...

MPU6050 and 3D cube

Time to rotate a virtual cube on a 0.96″ OLED Display! In this tutorial, I’ll be using the MPU6050 to get the acceleration values of the X-axis and the Y-Axis, which would then be translated to the speed at which...

Getting location co-ordinates using the GPS shield

Ever wanted to know your exact location on Earth? Or you wanted to know how fast you are moving? A GPS is what we need. But what if I want to determine all this using an Arduino? A GPS shield will...

Bending with flex sensors

Flex sensors are relatively helpful in determining how much bent there is on a particular object. For example, you can use flex sensors on a glove to determine how much you bend your fingers. In this tutorial, we will be...

Detecting motion using PIR Motion Sensor

Have you ever wanted to know how a device that warns you when someone broke into your house while you are asleep in the middle of the night? Or how the lights are turned on automatically when you enter a dark room? Well, all...

Simple Electronic Compass

This is a simple electronic compass display project, which uses the HM55B compass module to determine the North direction. The LEDs will be used to indicate where North is. When the module is facing north, the specific LED that is facing north...

Ultrasonic Rangefinder

Today, I’ll be showing you how a ultrasonic sensor can be used to determine the distance of an object from the sensor, which will be displayed on a LCD display. In this tutorial, I’ll be using a Parallax ultrasonic sensor & a parallax...

Light intensity indicator with 7-segment LED display

This is similar to the other light intensity indicator tutorial. In this tutorial, the 7-segment LED display will be used to display the intensity of the light received by the photo resistor, mapping the light intensity values from 1 to 9.