The IoT Experimenters is free and open to anyone from beginner to advanced. Sessions provide a unique opportunity to get hands-on with IoT technology. Explore, play, tinker and experiment with this ubiquitous technology with friendly patient support.
Meetings are held every 3rd Sunday of each month, from 1 pm to 3 pm. No booking is required.
Begins February 2023 – Enfield Library – 1 Kensington Cres, Enfield SA 5085
Contact: Robert Hart at Enfiled Library for more details.
Technologies we explore include:
Wireless Technologies – LoRa, Bluetooth, LTE mobile data, Wi-Fi, SDR Systems and other wireless systems.
Microcontrollers – Arduino, ESP32, Raspberry Pi and other platforms
Consumer Off-the-shelf home automation products and systems
Open Source Software – Arduino IDE, Python, Raspbian, Ubuntu, Node-Red, InfluxDB, Grafana,
Other systems like Home Assistant and Arduino Cloud
Electronics, wiring, soldering, hardware, solar, sensors, controllers etc.
Access to tools, soldering, laptops, and parts.
Free advice and support from real experts
Programming, coding, and open-source systems with Paul Schulz
Electronics and hardware construction methods with Robert Hart
Electronics and science with Clive Goldsmith
You can also participate in the design of projects, offer ideas for improvement and help to build, deploy and analyse data. Here are some of the projects we have completed:
- Current project Microclimates
- New Project! – Comparing synthetic Sports, Courts and Recreational surface temperatures
- IoT Behive Monitor
- IoT Smart Bin
- IoT Air-Quality
- WLED Addressable LEDs
From time to time, we will run specific workshops related to these projects or as required by participants of the group, this may include: Home Assistant, Arduino, ESP32, Raspberry Pi and Node-Red