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Forget Me Not Design Challenge

4 Posts authored by: jpc
I don't have a huge update for this blog entry, I'm traveling for work for the next couple of weeks in New Mexico and California and was only able to bring a couple of things with me related to this project.   I was hoping that my parts order would have shown up as well but it didn't arrive before I had to fly out. It'll wait until I get back from my work. This one is going to be a little short on details, I've been on planes all day and am exhausted, but wanted to get something out. & ...
The EnOcean Sensor Kits we received as contestants for this challenge included 3 sensors. One is the PTM 210 Pushbutton Transmitter Switch Module, the other two are an STM332 Temperature Sensor Module and the STM 329 Magnet Contact Transmitter Module. While this is a design challenge and not a teardown, I still wanted to explore the possibilities a bit more with these sensors and find out if I could use them in a different way than intended.   First I wanted to compare the two STM3xy modul ...
Last night, 8/4/14, a box arrived from Element 14, it contained the following items:   Raspberry Pi B+ (no microSD card) EnOcean Pi FTM210U Rocker Switch STM332U Temperature Sensor/Monitor STM320U Magnetic Contact Switch   Needless to say I was excited to get to doing something real rather than just conjuring up visions in my head while working on parts order lists and continuing researching the project. I now have the first pieces of hardware to work with and it must be working ...
First I would like to thank Element 14 and the sponsors of this design challenge for choosing my application as one of the entrants. I hope that the projects I create for this challenge will meet with their approval.   Project Description In normal day to day life there are few things as annoying as waking up on Monday morning for work and finding out that you forgot to move things into the dryer because you were somehow distracted the night before, be it hanging out with friends, working ...