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Making Android Accessories with IOIO

by Simon Monk

Create your own electronic devices with the popular IOIO ("yoyo") board, and control them with your Android phone or tablet. With this concise guide, you’ll get started by building four example projects—after...


Getting Started with the Photon: Making Things with the Affordable, Compact, Hackable WiFi Module

by Simon Monk

The Photon is an open source, inexpensive, programmable, WiFi-enabled module for building connected projects and prototypes. Powered by an ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller and a Broadcom WiFi chip, the Photon is...


Raspberry Pi and AVR Projects: Augmenting the Pi's ARM with the Atmel ATmega, ICs, and Sensors

by Cefn Hoile, Clare Bowman & Sjoerd Dirk Meijer

As an incredibly cheap, credit-card sized computer, the Raspberry Pi is breaking down barriers by encouraging people of all ages to experiment with code and build new systems and objects; and this book provides...


Getting Started with Adafruit Trinket: 15 Projects with the Low-Cost Avr Attiny85 Board

by Mike Barela

Arduino's ubiquity and simplicity has led to a gigantic surge in the use of microcontrollers to build programmable electronics project. Despite the low cost of Arduino, you're still committing about $30 worth...


Getting Started with Sensors: Measure the World with Electronics, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi

by Kimmo Karvinen & Tero Karvinen

To build electronic projects that can sense the physical world, you need to build circuits based around sensors: electronic components that react to physical phenomena by sending an electrical signal. Even with...


Make: Sensors: A Hands-On Primer for Monitoring the Real World with Arduino and Raspberry Pi

by Tero Karvinen, Kimmo Karvinen & Ville Valtokari

Make: Sensors is the definitive introduction and guide to the sometimes-tricky world of using sensors to monitor the physical world. With dozens of projects and experiments for you to build, this book shows...


Getting Started with Intel Galileo

by Matt Richardson

Getting Started with the Intel Galileo gets you up and running with this new, x86-powered board that was developed in collaboration between Arduino and Intel. You'll learn how to set it up, connect it to your...


Make: Basic Arduino Projects: 26 Experiments with Microcontrollers and Electronics

by Don Wilcher

This companion book to MakerShed's Ultimate Arduino Microcontroller Pack provides 26 clearly explained projects that you can build with this top-selling kit right away--including multicolor flashing lights,...


Building iPhone and iPad Electronic Projects: Real-World Arduino, Sensor, and Bluetooth Low Energy Apps in techBASIC

by Mike Westerfield

Why simply play music or go online when you can use your iPhone or iPad for some really fun projects, such as building a metal detector, hacking a radio control truck, or tracking a model rocket in flight? Learn...


Atmospheric Monitoring with Arduino: Building Simple Devices to Collect Data About the Environment

by Patrick Di Justo & Emily Gertz

Makers around the globe are building low-cost devices to monitor the environment, and with this hands-on guide, so can you. Through succinct tutorials, illustrations, and clear step-by-step instructions, you’ll...


Environmental Monitoring with Arduino: Building Simple Devices to Collect Data About the World Around Us

by Emily Gertz & Patrick Di Justo

After the devastating tsunami in 2011, DYIers in Japan built their own devices to detect radiation levels, then posted their finding on the Internet. Right now, thousands of people worldwide are tracking environmental...


Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks

by Anna Förster

Explores real-world wireless sensor network development, deployment, and applications

  • Presents state-of-the-art protocols and algorithms
  • Includes end-of-chapter summaries, exercises, and references
  • For students,...


Acoustical Sensing and Imaging

by Hua Lee

For complex operating modalities and dimensionalities, the design and development of high-performance sensing and imaging systems represent the most direct and significant advances in the field of system analysis...


Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 3: Sensors for Location, Presence, Proximity, Orientation, Oscillation, Force, Load, Human Input, Liquid

by Charles Platt

Want to know how to use an electronic component? This third book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects--complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You'll...


Make: Avr Programming: Learning to Write Software for Hardware

by Elliot Williams

Atmel's AVR microcontrollers are the chips that power Arduino, and are the go-to chip for many hobbyist and hardware hacking projects. In this book you'll set aside the layers of abstraction provided by the...


Make: Bluetooth: Bluetooth LE Projects with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Smartphones

by Alasdair Allan, Don Coleman & Sandeep Mistry

This book is where your adventures with Bluetooth LE begin. You'll start your journey by getting familiar with your hardware options: Arduino, BLE modules, computers (including Raspberry Pi!), and mobile phones....


Getting Started with Intel Edison: Sensors, Actuators, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi on the Tiny Atom-Powered Linux Module

by Stephanie Moyerman

The Intel Edison is a crowning achievement of Intel's adaptation of its technology into maker-friendly products. They've packed the dual-core power of the Atom CPU, combined it with a sideboard microcontroller...


Best of Make: Volume 2: 65 Projects and Skill Builders from the Pages of Make:

by The Editors of Make:

After ten years, Make: has become one of most celebrated magazines to hit the newsstands, and certainly one of the hottest reads. If you're just catching on to the Maker Movement and wonder what you've missed,...


Getting Started with Drones: Build and Customize Your Own Quadcopter

by Terry Kilby & Belinda Kilby

Want to make something that can fly? How about a flying robot? In this book, you'll learn how drones work, how to solve some of the engineering challenges a drone presents, and how to build your own--an autonomous...


Getting Started with Processing: A Hands-On Introduction to Making Interactive Graphics

by Casey Reas & Ben Fry

Processing opened up the world of programming to artists, designers, educators, and beginners. This short book gently introduces the core concepts of computer programming and working with Processing. Written...