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Introduction to The Internet of Things (DS Commons, 12:30-2:00pm)

Introduction to The Internet of Things (DS Commons, 12:30-2:00pm)

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From self-adjusting thermostats to pet feeders that calculate and track your pet's nutritional needs,
the Internet of Things may sound futuristic, but it is quickly becoming reality. In this workshop, we
will explore ways to control basic electronics remotely from a laptop or smartphone. We'll even
learn how to make a Weasley Whereabouts Clock!

If you do not have any prior experience working with Arduino (or basic programming and electronics),
we recommend you attend our Introduction to Arduino workshop first.

Please complete the pre-workshop instructions for software and creating accounts. It will make the
workshop go more smoothly!

  1. Please review this web page to get a sense for the types of projects one can make with
    an Internet of Things card: https://hackaday.io/projects?tag=ESP8266
  2. Download and install Arduino IDE software for your laptop: http://bit.ly/2LIKN2A
  3. Go to https://io.adafruit.com and create an account.
  4. Go to https://ifttt.com/ and create an account.

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your personal data within Canada, please email us and let us know the date and time of the
session you would like to attend: dscommons@uvic.ca

 

Date:
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Time:
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Digital Scholarship Commons
Campus:
Mearns Centre for Learning
Categories:
  DS Commons Workshop     For Grads     For Students  

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