Tag Archives: Raspberry Pi

Video: Windows IoT Core on Raspberry Pi 2

The Raspberry Pi 2 is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. The Raspberry Pi 2 also supports running Windows 10 Core!

In this video we will create a Capacitive Touch Screen Clicker using Windows IoT Core on Raspberry Pi 2. This video will show how to create a Windows IoT Core project from (File – New) and go over using GPIO to control a 5v relay to simulate clicking a capacitive touch screen to collect points in the popular game “Cookie Clicker”.

Cylon NodeJS (Universal Windows) Sample

via Windows IoT – NodejsWUCylon.

In this sample, you will use Cylon running on a Raspberry Pi 2 to control a servo connected to an Arduino (with Firmata installed).

Using the esp8266 as host for I2C sensors

via How to instantly replace existing Raspberry Pis by the ESP8266 | JavaFX Delight.

For my outdoor sensors I used an RaspberryPi with BMP180 + TSL2561 via I2C transferring the sensor data via MQTT messages.

During an IoT Meetup Session at codecentric office in Frankfurt we discussed the usage of an esp8266and I was thrilled to get one and play with it.

How to Raspberry Pi, Johnny-Five and Octoblu

via How to Raspberry Pi, Johnny five and Octoblu – www.barryschiffer.com.

Citrix Synergy 2015 was the first time I looked in to a product called Octoblu which has been part of the Citrix family since december 2014. Octoblu is best explained as an Internet of Things integration platform or as they say it

Our original mission was to connect everything to everything (people, systems, and things)

Of course we have seen other IoT workflow platforms like IFTTT(If This Then That) but all these platform have a consumer focus and lack context. What we need is a platform that can do If This And This Or This and et cetera then that, that and that et cetera.

After playing around with some basic workflows on Octoblu I decided it was time to start a project including the Raspberry Pi and some sensors. Although not that hard in the end I found it challenging to get it all running. This guide will show you how to spin up a new Raspberry Pi, create your first led on and led off Johnny Five script and connect the Raspberry Pi to Octoblu as an Octoblu Gateway.

Starting with Johnny-Five on the BeagleBone

via Starting with Johnny-Five on the BeagleBone – MORPHOCODE.

As embedded systems are becoming smaller, cheaper and more powerful, it is getting easier to bridge the gap between the physical and the digital world. We are now living in increasingly data-rich environments, largely due to the growing number of connected “things” we interact with on a daily basis. The available data can be used to better understand city dynamics and improve the quality of life we have. Projects such as the Array of things and Sense your City use DIY sensors to provide citizens with information about their surroundings.

Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Beagle Bone are among the most popular open-source hardware platforms that provide a great starting point for beginners.

My Internet of Things and MobileFirst adventure – Part 7: Elaborate on the messaging and data being passed

This is part of a series of posts related to My Internet of Things and MobileFirst adventure.  An index to all posts can be found at the end of the first post. When we left off in the last post, I had a Raspberry PI that takes a picture in response to a doorbell button […]


Windows CE to Raspbian – Pt. 2: Preparation

This is part two of a series of posts: click here for the first post. The purpose of this particular post is to give a more in-depth look at the particulars when porting .NET code to a non-Windows operating system: in this case Raspbian. This will also cover preparing an environment for debugging the solution […]