DHT12 Sensor Interfacing with Linkit Smart 7688 Duo using Python/Arduino

I got the Linkit 7688 Duo couple of years back but was not able to work on it apart from getting started and programming the onboard Atmega(w/ Arduino Bootloader) using Arduino IDE video. But recently I thought of checking out the python programming aspect of it, as the MPU runs an OpenWRT based lightweight OS over which we can run any programming language as long as the limited resources available on the board are sufficient. The board comes with one MPU (MT7688) and one MCU(Atmega32U4) I am working on a…

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Getting started with Linkit Smart 7688 DUO

Linkit Smart 7688 DUO

In this video, we will see the specs of the module, Configure using the web interface, will access the terminal using SSH. Now coming on to the board this comes is two flavors those are Linkit Smart 7688 and Linkit Smart DUO.Over here what I am having is the DUO module.The difference between both is that the DUO has an ATMEGA324 controller apart from the main MPU which can be programmed using Arduino. Checking out the board on the front side u get 2 Micro USB socket out of which…

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Programming Onion Omega 2 using Python | GPIO Access

Onion Omega Python

This tutorial is all about developing python applications on Onion Omega 2. As the onion omega doesn’t come with python pre-installed, we need to install it ourselves. We can write a variety of scripts using python for Omega 2 and most importantly for IOT application we can access the GPIO of omega 2 by using python itself. So let’s check out how to do that. And if you are unaware of what is onion Omega 2 you can check the official website for more details and even buy one to…

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Send/Receive data using BLE and MBED | BBC Microbit

BLE Microbit

This video is all about sending and receiving data between BBC Microbit and any BLE enabled smart phone. Over here I have used C/C++ (MBED) as the programming language as other language (Python/JavaScript) don’t support UART data transfer service.

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Programming using C/C++ (MBED Offline IDE Setup) | BBC Microbit

mbed offline

This tutorial is around BBC Microbit and programming the microbit using MBED offline C/C++ IDE but for this, I have used Yotta command line tool provided by MBED for building the code. This lets you explore many features of the microbit which otherwise are not accessible.      

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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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