Log noise level on cloud using Arduino & 1Sheeld

Nowadays people started integrating stuff with the internet for their daily uses, and fortunately, it’s not hard to do so..! as there are a lot of hardware/software tools that ease the development of such applications. One of these tools is the 1Sheeld’s Internet shield, which allows your arduino board to connect to a mobile application …

Top 5 Arduino Voice Control Modules

Ever wanted to talk to your Arduino project? Recently I watched this video of a Harry Potter magic wand that you can command to turn on lights and order food! Disclaimer: I’m not a Harry Potter fan, not a fan of Star Trek or Star Wars either! Total Game of Thrones nerd though, check out …

Display traffic status on an IKEA clock with Arduino and 1Sheeld

Whenever it’s time to get off the office, I always check the traffic status to choose the best time to go home. But I couldn’t find a way to do that autonomously. So then …. I was up to make a system that shows me the current traffic status with the help of a simple tool that is used …

Arduino’s SoftwareSerial vs AltSoftSerial: Which library to use with 1Sheeld+ ?

The newer version of 1Sheeld (1Sheeld+) built to support both iOS and Android devices,but not just that …! There’s another secret feature supported to solve the problem of using extra shield/board over 1Sheeld+, and this shield/board have the same way of communication used by 1Sheeld+ (The hardware UART serial pins pin0&pin1) with your Arduino. Exactly …

GPS shield

1Sheeld GPS Shield Vs. SparkFun GPS Shield

Making a tracking system is something that most of us wanted to have in our projects, and with all that modern technology offering us, it can be made very simply with our beloved board “Arduino” and a GPS shield. Today I will make a detailed comparison between our 1Sheeld GPS shield and the SparkFun GPS …

Joystick Shield

1Sheeld Gamepad Shield Vs. SparkFun Joystick Shield

Most of us used to play video games using joystick either on PlayStation or PC. When I started tinkering with Arduino, when I built a robot or a vehicle, I also wanted to control it with a similar joystick, so I got the Sparkfun joystick shield. Today I will make a detailed comparison between our …

1Sheeld voice recognition shield vs Easy VR3 Shield

1Sheeld Voice Recognition Shield Vs. EasyVR3 Voice Recognition Shield

Ever wanted to control things only with voice commands, like controlling your room lights or a robot kit? Then you are in the right place!  I’m going to make a detailed comparison between our Voice Recognition Shield and the famous EasyVR3 Voice Recognition Shield. I will cover the getting started points for each one till you …

Data Logger shield

1Sheeld Data Logger Shield Vs. SparkFun SD card Shield

Too many times in the past I wanted to save my sensors’ readings in a file for future analysis, and I didn’t find an easy way till the data logger shields came up. One of the most reliable shields in the market is the Sparkfun data logger shield, and today I will make a detailed …

Want to sell your Arduino project?

Have you built a home automation system or a wearable device using Arduino, and wanted to sell 10, 20 or a 100 units to your friends? When building a product after a prototype, you have to go through PCB design, pass through production, testing and certification. If you buy ready modules, they are expensive, and their …

1Sheeld Music Player Vs. SparkFun MP3 Player Shield

Today I will make a detailed comparison between our Music Player Shield in 1Sheeld, and SparkFun Mp3 Player Shield. I will cover the getting started points for each one, till you can play and pause music using both of them, and I’ve summarized the points of comparison between both shields in the table below: P.O.C  …

10 Kickstarter Projects for Makers that you need to back right now!

Kickstarter has always been supporting makers to bring their ideas to life, and full of rich maker-targeting projects. I have combined a list of 10 13 Kickstarter projects that are live right now, and totally worth backing!  Eslov by Arduino That’s right, Arduino itself is announced Eslov on Kickstarter, a modular IOT kit that lets you …

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Codebender:ESP hits Kickstarter: 5 reasons to back it now!

Codebender has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for codebender:esp, a newly IDE that supports ESP boards. What is Codebender?  If you don’t know about Codebender, it is a cloud based IDE for Arduino, where you code your Arduino boards without the need to download an IDE, so you can share and embed your code online like …

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Respeaker on Kickstarter: Early birds still available, only 6 hours to go!

Voice control seems to be the next big thing, we have voice controlled alarms, voice controlled lights, and even voice controlled televisions. Now imagine being able to do this to all your devices, to command your devices and have them reply back to you. That’s what Respeaker promises, according to their Kickstarter campaign that has met almost 500% of their …

Want to sell your Arduino project?

Have you built a home automation system or a wearable device using Arduino, and wanted to sell 10, 20 or a 100 units to your friends? When building a product after a prototype, you have to go through PCB design, pass through production, testing and certification. If you buy ready modules, they are expensive, and their …

Top 5 Arduino Voice Control Modules

Ever wanted to talk to your Arduino project? Recently I watched this video of a Harry Potter magic wand that you can command to turn on lights and order food! Disclaimer: I’m not a Harry Potter fan, not a fan of Star Trek or Star Wars either! Total Game of Thrones nerd though, check out …

Arduino: 5 Robot Arm Kits You Can Buy For beginners!

Controlling a robotic arm with Arduino is always fun, robotics projects in general always attract beginners to get introduced to basic electronics and learn about the world of automation. A few days ago, a friend asked me this: “What is the best Arduino robot arm kit out there?”, so I did a quick research on …

GPS shield

1Sheeld GPS Shield Vs. SparkFun GPS Shield

Making a tracking system is something that most of us wanted to have in our projects, and with all that modern technology offering us, it can be made very simply with our beloved board “Arduino” and a GPS shield. Today I will make a detailed comparison between our 1Sheeld GPS shield and the SparkFun GPS …

Joystick Shield

1Sheeld Gamepad Shield Vs. SparkFun Joystick Shield

Most of us used to play video games using joystick either on PlayStation or PC. When I started tinkering with Arduino, when I built a robot or a vehicle, I also wanted to control it with a similar joystick, so I got the Sparkfun joystick shield. Today I will make a detailed comparison between our …

1Sheeld voice recognition shield vs Easy VR3 Shield

1Sheeld Voice Recognition Shield Vs. EasyVR3 Voice Recognition Shield

Ever wanted to control things only with voice commands, like controlling your room lights or a robot kit? Then you are in the right place!  I’m going to make a detailed comparison between our Voice Recognition Shield and the famous EasyVR3 Voice Recognition Shield. I will cover the getting started points for each one till you …

Data Logger shield

1Sheeld Data Logger Shield Vs. SparkFun SD card Shield

Too many times in the past I wanted to save my sensors’ readings in a file for future analysis, and I didn’t find an easy way till the data logger shields came up. One of the most reliable shields in the market is the Sparkfun data logger shield, and today I will make a detailed …

1Sheeld Music Player Vs. SparkFun MP3 Player Shield

Today I will make a detailed comparison between our Music Player Shield in 1Sheeld, and SparkFun Mp3 Player Shield. I will cover the getting started points for each one, till you can play and pause music using both of them, and I’ve summarized the points of comparison between both shields in the table below: P.O.C  …

1Sheeld vs 1Sheeld+: A Technical Comparison

Ever since we launched 1Sheeld, people have been constantly asking us for an iOS version that would enable hobbyists and enthusiasts to turn all their wacky ideas to reality whether using Android or iOS, and we’ve been promising people that we would release something. One thing about us is that we always keep our promise. …

How to post on Twitter from your Arduino (Comparison between using Ethernet Shield, Spark Core and 1Sheeld)

Hi geeks!, Last week I tried to watch my plants by measuring the soil moisture level then send tweets using Arduino. I searched the Internet and finally I found 3 ways that I can use to build my project. Today I will share these methods with you in this blog. First, Using Arduino UNO with …