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Book description

Create your own electronic devices with the popular IOIO ("yoyo") board, and control them with your Android phone or tablet. With this concise guide, you’ll get started by building four example projects—after that, the possibilities for making your own fun and creative accessories with Android and IOIO are endless. This book provides the source code and step-by-step instructions you need to build the example projects. All you have to supply is the hardware.

Table of Contents

  1. Special Upgrade Offer
  2. Preface
    1. What You Will Need
    2. How to Use this Book
    3. Conventions Used in This Book
    4. Using Code Examples
    5. Safari® Books Online
    6. How to Contact Us
    7. Acknowledgments
  3. 1. Getting Started with IOIO
    1. What is IOIO?
    2. Android Phone
    3. Computer
    4. Power Supply
    5. Preparing Your IOIO Board
    6. Installation
    7. Hello IOIO
    8. Connecting Things to IOIO
    9. Conclusion
  4. 2. Intruder Alarm
    1. Hardware
    2. Software
    3. Conclusion
  5. 3. Bluetooth Temperature Logger
    1. Hardware
    2. Setup
    3. Software
    4. Conclusion
  6. 4. LED Matrix Light Show
    1. The Design
    2. Schematic
    3. Wiring Diagram
    4. Construction
      1. Step 1. Prepare the Stripboard
      2. Step 2. Fit the Link Wires
      3. Step 3. Fit the Resistors
      4. Step 4. Fit the Headers
      5. Step 5. Fit the MOSFETs
      6. Step 6. Fit the Power Terminal and IOIO
    5. Software
    6. Conclusion
  7. 5. Surveillance Rover
    1. The Design
    2. Construction
      1. Step 1. Prepare the Motor Controller
      2. Step 2. Wire the IOIO to the Motor Controller
      3. Step 3. Prepare the Box Top and Motors
      4. Step 4. Prepare the Box Base and Motors
      5. Step 5. Final Wiring
      6. Step 6. Testing
    3. Software
    4. Conclusion
  8. About the Author
  9. Special Upgrade Offer
  10. Copyright