Information Display System using WeMOS and MAX7219

MAX2219_Dot matrix

This tutorial is all about making a WiFi-based information display system. This system is built around ESP8266 but not the standalone ESP8266 instead WeMOS is used and programmed using Arduino IDE. So In this video, we will check out how to make an information display system like that using Wemos and MAX7219 based dot matrix display modules. The display system fetches data from the local/online server and displays the received. In this system, u can display any data that you want and that’s up to you however over here I…

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Custom Character Generator for 16×2/Dot Matrix LCD

MAX7219 LED Matrix Custom Char

Around microcontrollers, 16×2 LCD is a great way of displaying information to users. They are the cheapest and easy to use. Moreover, there are tons of libraries available to use these across different microcontrollers. If you want to learn more about 16×2 displays interfacing, you can check out this post. In this post, we will discuss how to show custom characters in a 16×2 LCD and dot matrix displays also. To generate the array bytes for such character generation I have written a small JAVA program, which lets you draw…

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Checking out BBC micro:bit

BBC micro:bit

The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized, codable computer that allows anyone to get creative with technology. Made possible through a major partnership with 31 organisations, a micro:bit has been given to every 11 or 12 year old child in year 7 or equivalent across the UK, for free.   ————————————————————————————————— Can be programmed with high-level online IDEs using the BBC’s website at www.microbit.co.uk/create-code including: Microsoft TouchDevelop IDE Microsoft Blocks CodeKingdoms Javascript MicroPython mbed enabled Online IDE at developer.mbed.org Easy to use C/C++ SDK Dedicated micro:bit runtime libraries for rapid development…

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