Particle Photon

Particle Photon

Particle Photon has (IoT) hardware development kit provides a combine powerful 120Mhz ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller with a Wi-Fi chip.

Particle Photon Basics

Introduction To Particle

Particle is a platform for developing Internet of Things products. It ensures that we can connect our devices to web easily and securely.

Getting started with Particle Photon with IDE.

Connect Particle Photon Board to the Internet and access it through Web IDE. After successful connection, we will blink an LED on Particle Photon Board.

Particle Photon Board

Particle photon is a complete IoT (Internet of Things) hardware development kit, it provides everything that we need to build a connected product.

Particle Photon GPIO, ADC, DAC, PWM.

Basic information about some frequently used functions related to Startup and GPIO in the Particle Photon.

Frequently used functions for time and interrupt in Particle Photon

Basic information about some of the frequently used time and interrupt functions in the particle photon.

Particle Photon Internal RTC

A real-time clock (RTC) provides clock and calendar with second, minute, hour, day, date, month and year. It has in-built RTC.

Particle Photon Interfacing

Analog Joystick Interfacing with Particle Photon

Analog Joystick is an input device used to control the pointer movement in 2-Dimensional axes. Generally, joystick is used for getting angular movements.

HC-05 Bluetooth Module Interfacing with Particle Photon

Bluetooth is a wireless communication protocol used to communicate over short distances. HC-05 Bluetooth module uses serial communication to talk with microcontrollers.

DC Motor Interfacing with Particle Photon

DC Motor is a device which converts electrical energy into mechanical energy. It is used in robotics field, toys, quad copters etc.

DHT11 Sensor Interfacing with Particle Photon

Interface a single wire DHT11 digital humidity and temperature sensor with Particle Photon. Then, Display relative humidity in percentage and temperature in degree Celsius on a serial window.

GPS Module Interfacing with Particle Photon.

Interfaced GPS receiver module with Particle Photon and display the Time, Latitude, Longitude, and Altitude info on the Serial window. Particle Photon read the data serially from GPS receiver with 9600 Baud rate.

LM35 Interfacing with Particle Photon

LM35 is a sensor which is used to measure temperature. It provides electrical output proportional to the temperature (in Celsius).

PIR Sensor Interfacing with Particle Photon

PIR motion sensor senses Infrared signals. It is generally used to detect the motion of humans or animals.

Servo Motor Interfacing With Particle Photon

Servo motor is an electromechanical device which consists of motor, gear assembly and feedback circuitry. It is used in Robotics applications, airplanes, rudders, quad copters, etc.

Soil Moisture Sensor Interfacing with Particle Photon

Soil moisture sensor is used to measure the water content (moisture) in soil. It is used in agriculture applications, irrigation and gardening systems, etc.

Thermistor Interfacing with Particle Photon

Thermistor is a type of resistor whose resistance changes in accordance with change in temperature. It is used to measure the temperature over small range typically -100 °C to 300 °C.

Ultrasonic Sensor HC-SR04 Interfacing With Particle Photon

Ultrasonic module HC-SR04 is generally used for finding distance to an object and for obstacle detection. It can operate in the range of 2cm-400cm.

Connecting DHT11 Sensor to Thingspeak Cloud Using Particle Photon

Visualize real-time weather data i.e. temperature and humidity on Thingspeak Cloud (Server) by reading data from DHT11 sensor and upload it to Thingspeak Cloud using Particle Photon Board.

ADXL335 Accelerometer Interfacing with Particle Photon

ADXL335 accelerometer sensor measures acceleration due to gravity. It is used to measure the angle of tilt or inclination in application systems such as in Mobile devices, Gaming applications, Laptops, Digital cameras, Aeroplanes etc.

MPU6050 Interfacing With Particle Photon

MPU6050 sensor module is combination of 3-axis Gyroscope, 3-axis Accelerometer and Temperature sensor with on-board Digital Motion Processor (DMP). It is used in mobile devices, motion enabled games, 3D mice, gesture (motion command) control technology etc.

Stepper Motor Interfacing with Particle Photon

A stepper motor is a simple brushless DC Motor which rotates in steps. Interface Stepper motor with Particle Photon and rotate it in clockwise and counterclockwise directions alternately.

Nokia5110 Graphical Display Interfacing With Particle Photon

Nokia5110 is 48x84 dot LCD display with Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) Connectivity. It was designed for cell phones, also used in embedded applications.