Build an Internet of Things Weather Station

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The IEEE Northern Virginia Section Hands-On Technical Workshop Series Presents: Build an Internet of Things Weather Station

By the end of this course you will:

  •         Learn what is meant by “The Internet of Things”.
  •         Experience breadboard prototyping techniques - no soldering needed.
  •         Program the ESP8266 System on Chip (SoC) using Arduino sketches.
  •         Interface environmental sensors using the I2C bus.
  •         Create an account on and upload data to a free IoT service.
  •         View your data graphs on a standard web browser.
  •         Take home your working IoT Weather Station!

You will also use Google Charts and MATLAB Visualizations if time permits.

Instructor:Karl Berger is a licensed Professional Engineer with over forty years of rail vehicle design experience. He is Chair of the Northern VA/Washington joint section Vehicular Technology Society chapter and a radio amateur.

Prerequisites: Bring and know how to use a laptop running a recent version of Windows with Wi-Fi, an open USB port, at least 1 GB of available disk space, a modern web browser, and charger. You must have sufficient privileges to install drivers and programs and view documents.  An Android or Apple smartphone with a browser and text messaging capability is optional.

Credit:  6 PDH (0.6 CEU)

Date/Time: Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm US Eastern Time

Location:    Montgomery College, 20200 Observation Drive, Room HT-321, Germantown, MD 20876

Cost: $40 for IEEE Student and Graduate Student Members, $50 for other IEEE Members, $80 for non-members.  Lunch and a Wi-Fi development kit including no-solder breadboard, sensors, LCD display, and power supply are included.



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  • Date: 29 Oct 2016
  • Time: 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
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  • Montgomery College
  • 20200 Observation Drive,
  • Germantown, Maryland
  • United States 20876
  • Room Number: Room HT-321

  • Starts 15 October 2016 12:00 PM
  • Ends 28 October 2016 12:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) US/Eastern
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Mr. Karl Berger

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Build an Internet of Things Weather Station

Karl Berger is a licensed Professional Engineer with over forty years of rail vehicle design experience. He is Chair of the Northern VA/Washington joint section Vehicular Technology Society chapter and a radio amateur.





Agenda

Date/Time: Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm US Eastern Time

  •         Learn what is meant by “The Internet of Things”.
  •         Experience breadboard prototyping techniques - no soldering needed.
  •         Program the ESP8266 System on Chip (SoC) using Arduino sketches.
  •         Interface environmental sensors using the I2C bus.
  •         Create an account on and upload data to a free IoT service.
  •         View your data graphs on a standard web browser.
  •         Take home your working IoT Weather Station!