Since the Raspberry PI was introduced in 2012, it’s so much easier to build the Internet of Things! Connecting sensors and exposing the values they read, so much fun!
Time to get our hands dirty! In the coming months, I will stuff my house with sensors to gather data. Motion, temperature, barometric pressure and any other sensors I may come across?
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My own cheat sheet for commands I often use. It’s a work in progress.
See CPU Temperature
List hard disks
sudo reboot -n
sudo shutdown -h now
Upgrade your installed packages
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
See available disk space
It’s relatively easy to detect motion with a PIR sensor connected to your Raspberry pi’s GPIO.
This is merely an overview of how to write the python script. For more details on how to connect the sensor, read this.
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What’s the best way to auto mount a usb drive or hard disk? What if the filesystem is ntfs?
To get a list of connected usb disks you can:
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At In The Pocket‘s Harald I’ve developed a library for Android: the iBeacon Scanner Android library.
This library takes the pain away when you want to scan for iBeacons on Android. You register the iBeacons you are interested in and via a callback you are notified when you enter or exit the range of an iBeacon.
You can read more about this on In The Pockets developer blog.
On top of that I created 2 apps that build upon this library:
- iBeacon Scanner scans for all the iBeacons around you and displays them.
- iBacon allows you to broadcast an iBeacon via your bluetooth chip on your Android phone.
After cycling from Aix-En-Provence to Bordeaux I wanted to share this simple map with most of the campings close to the Canal Du Midi and Canal Du Garonne as it was always a search to find one!