Internet of Things
More and more mentions appear about the concept of Internet of Things (IoT). While the name is somewhat ambiguous, the core premise is very simple - to increase our quality of life by implementing network connectivity in devices that are used every day.
For example, what if you could set up your fridge to automatically order your groceries when you’re running out? Or have your car find an available space and park itself?
Espressif Systems ESP8266 and ESP32 WiFi Microcontrollers for IoT
Espressif Systems chips like ESP8266 and ESP32 offer WiFi connectivity for electronics (sensors, controllers) at a much lower than what was available before them.
Simple Digital Signage System with an Android HDMI Dongle
There are many Digital Signage solutions on the market. Options vary, depending on your needs and budget. This article discusses building a low-cost system.