Writing your first mobile application for the Bluno micro-controller by DFRobot

Andreas LundquistBlogs, Tutorials

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DFRobot is a Shanghai-based company that has launched many different products aimed for hardware engineers for just over six years. In this post we will show you how to write a mobile application for your Bluno – a development board that integrates Arduino Uno hardware with the CC2540 Bluetooth Smart (BLE) chip manufactured by Texas Instruments. We will demonstrate how … Read More

Connecting your phone to the LightBlue Bean

Andreas LundquistBlogs, Tutorials

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Got a LightBlue Bean microprocessor? Great, then this article is for you and others might find it interesting as well. It’s about how to connect your smartphone to the LightBlue Bean, a small form-factor Arduino-clone from PunchThrough Design. We use Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and our house toolset Evothings Studio to make this happen. We’ve also shared an example application … Read More

Blink a LED on the Intel Edison dev board using your smartphone

Alex JonssonBlogs, Tutorials

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How many javascript developers does it take to blink a LED on the brand new Intel Edison chip? Well, actually not that many once you know how it’s done! The Edison was introduced in its second incarnation in September of 2014 and has a Intel Atom “Tangier” processor at 500MHz, with 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of flash storage. … Read More

A quick walk through the Evothings Arduino BLE example

Aaron ArdiriBlogs, Tutorials

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At Evothings we take pleasure in showing how simple it is to interact with IoT devices from an iOS or Android mobile device. At the numerous conferences and events we have attended over the past few months – one of our examples tends to be quite popular, as it grabs the attention of the audience we are demonstrating for, is … Read More

BLE app development in JavaScript explained – Bluetooth Low Energy in action

Mikael KindborgBlogs, Tutorials

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Bluetooth Low Energy, commonly referred to as BLE, is a cool low-power wireless technology that is perfect for connecting things to mobile apps. In the near future, we will see lots of consumer products that use BLE; toys, home appliances, bikes, cars, sensors for sports equipment, clothes, you name it! Many of these devices will need an associated mobile application … Read More