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The Internet of Things: Do-It-Yourself at Home Projects for Arduino, Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone Black by Donald Norris

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Internet-Enabled, Arduino Powered Garage Door Opener

This chapter’s project will use the classic Arduino Uno development board with an Internet connection to provide a means to open an electrically powered garage door using a web browser, smartphone, or tablet. This project complements the use of a conventional radio control transmitter that is ordinarily used by most homeowners to remotely operate their garage doors. The Arduino door opener project will also make use of passwords to provide a strong security to the project.

 

Arduino Hardware

There are two hardware boards used in this project that I will separately discuss. The first ...

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