Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius: Control Arduino with Your Smartphone or Tablet

Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius: Control Arduino with Your Smartphone or Tablet

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TEAM ARDUINO UP WITH ANDROID FOR SOME MISCHIEVOUS FUN!Filled with practical, do-it-yourself gadgets, Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius shows you how to create Arduino devices and control them with Android smartphones and tablets. Easy-to-find equipment and components are used for all the projects in the book.

This wickedly inventive guide covers the Android Open Application Development Kit (ADK) and USB interface and explains how to use them with the basic Arduino platform. Methods of communication between Android and Arduino that don't require the ADK--including sound, Bluetooth, and WiFi/Ethernet are also discussed. An Arduino ADK programming tutorial helps you get started right away.

Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius:

Contains step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrationsProvides tips for customizing the projectsCovers the underlying principles behind the projectsRemoves the frustration factor--all required parts are listedProvides all source code on the book's website

Build these and other devious devices:

Bluetooth robotAndroid Geiger counterAndroid-controlled light showTV remoteTemperature loggerUltrasonic range finderHome automation controllerRemote power and lighting controlSmart thermostatRFID door lockSignaling flagsDelay timer
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 214 x 274 x 16mm | 521.63g
  • TAB Books Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 007177596X
  • 9780071775960
  • 125,238

Table of contents

Part One: Android Peripherals
1. Bluetooth Robot
2. Android Geiger Counter
3. Android Light Show
4. TV Remote
5. Temperature Logger
6. Ultrasonic Range FinderPart Two: Home Automation
7. Home Automation Controller
8. Power Control
9. Smart Thermostat
10. RFID Door Lock
11. Signaling Flags
12. Delay Timer

Appendix: Open Accessory Primer
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