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IoT: In the Cloud

8 Posts authored by: ralphjy Top Member
This will be my final blog in the IoT: In the Cloud project.  I have finished programming the controller logic and have modified the enclosure to mount the relay module and drilled out the wiring access hole.   Controller Logic For this first pass I basically replicated the control logic of the mechanical timer that I am replacing and with the Cayenne dashboard I can update it remotely.  The sprinkler schedule can be set for a two week period.  The day buttons are selected ...
IoT: In the Cloud Enter Your Project for a chance to win an Arduino MKR WAN 1300 Kit with a Compatable Lora Gateway or an MKR 1400 GSM with a Shield Combo + a $100 shopping cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   I have used the myDevices Cayenne IoT platform on a couple of previous projects and I like its capability but I've discovered that for the Sprinkler Control that it has a number of shortcomings.  One of the major differences ...
IoT: In the Cloud Enter Your Project for a chance to win an Arduino MKR WAN 1300 Kit with a Compatable Lora Gateway or an MKR 1400 GSM with a Shield Combo + a $100 shopping cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   I've been distracted and just realized that the deadline for the IoT: In the Cloud project is fast approaching.   Time to get back to work to connect and test the relay module.   Here are pictures of the RPi 3B and 5 ...
IoT: In the Cloud Enter Your Project for a chance to win an Arduino MKR WAN 1300 Kit with a Compatable Lora Gateway or an MKR 1400 GSM with a Shield Combo + a $100 shopping cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll GUI Initial Mockup in Powerpoint I started designing the GUI by doing a cartoon layout of the different elements on a Powerpoint slide.  This gave me a visual prototype to follow as I coded the GUI layout. The following is a ca ...
IoT: In the Cloud Enter Your Project for a chance to win an Arduino MKR WAN 1300 Kit with a Compatable Lora Gateway or an MKR 1400 GSM with a Shield Combo + a $100 shopping cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   The next steps are to configure and test the HDMI Display touch screen and to create a simple GUI with a few buttons to verify the interface is working.   I am using a "Juvtmall TFT LCD Display 5 Inch 800×480 Touch Sc ...
IoT: In the Cloud Enter Your Project for a chance to win an Arduino MKR WAN 1300 Kit with a Compatable Lora Gateway or an MKR 1400 GSM with a Shield Combo + a $100 shopping cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   I just received the 5 inch HDMI display this afternoon and based on its design I am going to modify my original plan to make the hardware implementation cleaner.  The display was designed to mount directly on top of the GPIO ...
IoT: In the Cloud Enter Your Project for a chance to win an Arduino MKR WAN 1300 Kit with a Compatable Lora Gateway or an MKR 1400 GSM with a Shield Combo + a $100 shopping cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   I spent some time connecting my Arduino MKR1010 to the Arduino IoT Cloud and trying out some of the examples.  Everything ran as expected, so this would be a viable implementation option.  After ruminating some more, I' ...
IoT: In the Cloud Enter Your Project for a chance to win an Arduino MKR WAN 1300 Kit with a Compatable Lora Gateway or an MKR 1400 GSM with a Shield Combo + a $100 shopping cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   For my IoT: In the Cloud project I am going to design and build an electronic replacement for my electromechanical Rain Bird RC-4Bi irrigation controller.   Functionally, sprinkler controllers are pretty straightforward. ...