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• Create devices that can interact with their environment
• Make your own game controller
• Write programs to send data across the Internet
• Author: Tom Igoe
The Making Things Talk, 2nd Ed.: Using Sensors, Networks, and Arduino to See, Hear, and Feel Your World helps you, whether you need to plug some home sensors to the Internet or create a device that can interact wirelessly with other creations, this book shows you exactly what you need. The projects in this book are powerful yet inexpensive to build. You'll become familiar with the Arduino open source electronics prototyping platform, as well as networking hardware. Get instructions for more than two-dozen simple projects.
When the devices you've built start to talk to each other, things really get interesting. The workbenches of hobbyists, hackers, and makers have become overrun with microcontrollers - computers-on-a-chip that power homebrewed video games, robots, etc.