An LTE Cat M1 modem provides a rapid development solution for low-cost, low-power, wide area IoT wireless applications.
This practical article provides step-by-step instructions for connecting the miniature ESP8266 wireless microcontroller module to the IBM Watson IoT platform.
FTDI Android interface solutions are discussed including Open Accessory mode and USB host capabilities with both JAVA and legacy drivers.
Review of USB basics along with the key features and differentiated functions available in the MCU families.
This article explores embedded low power wireless solutions including those for WiFi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth LE, various ISM bands, and ZigBee.
UARTs aid in microcontroller input/output and functionality testing.
The use of EnOcean energy harvesting modules, used to power sensors, with a Linux gateway is discussed.
Using an analog MCU, and LDO, an external thermistor, and a few discretes, you can construct a highly accurate temperature sensing application.