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Gravity Arduino shield - https://www.dfrobot.com/product-1009.html
Current sensor - https://www.dfrobot.com/product-1570.html
UV sensor - https://www.dfrobot.com/product-1195.html
BMP280 - https://www.dfrobot.com/product-1583.html
Accelerometer - https://www.dfrobot.com/product-1573.html
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Until recently, Ethernet networks have been classified as networks for office applications. They are now becoming more common in industrial process control applications and even in safety systems applications. Ethernet networks have numerous advantages. What are those advantages? Let's find out by looking at solutions from Microchip Technology.
Whole article you find on https://time4ee.com/articles.php?article_id=68

Source of article is www.tme.eu

Josef Zvolánek (facebook, google plus, twitter) shared this amazing project of his weather station with tri-color ePaper display.

Josef shared complete project with ino file for ESP8266 and also gerber files for PCB.
Thanks a lot for sharing.

Whole project is available on https://time4ee.com/articles.php?article_id=67

When: April 24 - 25, 2018
Where: Clarion Congress Hotel Prague
WWW: www.iqrf.org/summit2018

Come to inspire by finished products and implemented projects at a two-day conference about the Internet of Things. We have prepared more than 40 interesting presentations, technical workshops for integrators and manufacturers, demonstrations of finished products at Marketplace and, last but not least, networking with presenting companies and other participants for you. Early bird prices are valid until the end of February 2018.

Particle.io which is known thanks to development board called Particle Photon released a new family of board called Particle Mesh.

The new boards are called Xenon which combines Mesh a BLE. Other board is Boronwhich includes LTE + BLE+ Mesh. And the last is Argon which has interfaces like WiFi + BLE + Mesh.

If you buy some board until 14th February 2018 3:00 pm (CET), you get a free shipping. The shipping is planned to July of 2018.

If you have a feeling that your device deserves a more rigid enclosure but ideally without substantial cost increase, you´re at the right place.

Continue on https://time4ee.com/articles.php?article_id=66

Source of article: https://www.soselectronic.com

3D printing is very popular, available and cheap opportunity how to make a lot of cases specialy for your needs.
You can make your own NAS or media centre with single-board computers like Raspberry Pi, Orange Pi or Banana Pi.

The list of 3D cases is available on https://time4ee.com/articles.php?article_id=65

Hardkernel added a new single-board computer to their list. Odroid-N1 board contains popular Rockchip RK3399 processor.

We shared a new board called Orange Pi RK3399 with Rockchip RK3399 processor. It looks that the RK3399 will be included to another single-board computers...

SinoVoip released a few pictures and specs of the new board called BPI-Webduino:bit. This board is pin compatible with Micro:Bit by BBC. The BPI-Webduino:bit is the new member of the Webduino family. Webduino is the platform which is focused on the popular way how to show electronics to children. You can "program" it using Blockly. Blockly is graphic editor where graphic icons mean e.g. conditions from C language. You can make the code on the webduino website whence you can upload the code to your webduino device....

Outstanding connectivity, fanless cooling, ambient temperature working range -20 to 60°C, wide range of power input 9 to 36V DC, IP65 waterproof front panel protection. Simply SUPER.

Whole article is available on https://time4ee.com/articles.php?article_id=64

The source of article is https://www.soselectronic.com

You can buy a lot of development board with popular IC ESP32 which supports Bluetooth and WiFi connections. Pan Tulabadi shared a few pictures of his development board which is called NODE32pico which includes ESP32 PICO D4 (two low-power Xtensa 32-bit LX6 microprocessors, 448KB ROM, 4MB Flash, 520KB SRAM).

This very small development board contains except of ESP32 PICO D4 also ceramic antenna, pads for u.FL connector for external antenna, temperature and humidity sensor HTS221TR by STMicroelectronics with very ...

If you are designer of power supplies or you only want to design own power supply, check this article about switching regulators.
The switching regulator has a lot of advantages. But, if you choose some not good switching regulator or your PCB design will not be good, you can make significant source of EM emissions.
Whole article is here https://time4ee.com/articles.php?article_id=63

The article shared https://www.soselectronic.com/

The Xunlong company released other single-board computer which is called OrangePi RK3399.

The board is called RK3399 because the processor which is included is RK3399 by Rockchip.
The RK3399 combines two types of processors 64 bit Dual Core ARM A72 and Quad Core ARM A53 processor up to 2 GHz...
BigClownis czech development platform. Today (23th Jan 2018) starts campaign on Indiegogo.
Time4ee.com shared two articles about BigClown platform here and here.

BigClown is not only software or hardware. BigClown connects both part of development.

If you like PMOD modules by Digilent, maybe you welcome this new board which is called Pmod HAT Adapter: Pmod Expansion for Raspberry Pi. The PMOD HAT (HAT, shield, exapansion board) is available for Raspberry Pi all types (A+, B+, 2 B, 3 B, Zero W, Zero)...
The article Interesting sensors for your weather station was updated.
Now, there are two new sensors - Sensor of eCO2 and TVOC and sensof of UV Index, IR and light intensity.

The article is available on https://time4ee.com/articles.php?article_id=58
STMicroelectronics acquired Atollic in December 2017. After that, a lot of people speculated that Pro version could be free for everyone.
Atollic released a new version of IDE - 9.0.0 and the speculation is confirmed. The latest version and following are without license for STM32.
The new name of IDE is TrueSTUDIO for STM32. If you are using CubeMX, the process how to generate the code is the same, choose option SW4STM32 in the setting of project.

The IDE TrueSTUDIO for STM32 is available for Linux and Windows.

Download link: https://atollic.com/resources/download/

The first article about ESP32 and development board DFRobot by Richard Štefún. What is ESP32, module with ESP32, development board with ESP32 and how to install FireBeetle library to Arduino IDE.

Whole article is available on https://time4ee.com/articles.php?article_id=62

Hello and welcome to the next BigClown tutorial. What can you expect in this article? I show you what are TAGs, how to upload the code to Core module through UART and also examples for measurement of temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure and light intensity. All values will be showed on LCD module.

Whole article is available on https://time4ee.com/articles.php?article_id=61

Xunlong company, which is known thank to Orange Pi single-board computer, will release a new single board computer called Orange Pi 4G-IoT.
The SBC combines WiFi connection and also connection to 4G LTE mobile network.

There is not a lot of info, we have only a few pictures and some info. The release of board should be at the end of January of 2018.