Saturday, November 19, 2016

Windows 10 for the Internet of Things

Windows 10 for the Internet of Things

Manage and control Internet-connected devices from Windows and Raspberry Pi. Master the Windows IoT Core application programming interface and feature set to develop Internet of Things applications on the Raspberry Pi using your Windows and .NET programming skills. Windows 10 for the Internet of Things presents a set of example projects covering a wide range of techniques designed specifically to jump start your own Internet of Things creativity. You'll learn everything you need to know about Windows IoT Core in order to develop Windows and IoT applications that run on the Pi.

Microsoft’s release of Windows IoT Core is groundbreaking in how it makes the Raspberry Pi and Internet of Things programming accessible to Windows developers. Now it’s possible to develop for the Raspberry Pi using native Windows and all the related programming skills that Windows programmers have learned from developing desktop and mobile applications. Windows 10 becomes a gateway by which many can experience hardware and Internet of Things development who may never have had the opportunity otherwise.

However, even savvy Windows programmers require help to get started with hardware development. This book, Windows 10 for the Internet of Things, provides just the help you need to get started in putting your Windows skills to use in a burgeoning new world of development for small devices that are ubiquitously connected to the Internet.

What You Will Learn
  • Learn Windows 10 on the Raspberry Pi
  • Read sensor data and control actuators
  • Connect to and transmit data into the cloud
  • Remotely control your devices from any web browser
  • Develop IOT applications under Windows using C# and Python
  • Store your IOT data in a database for later analysis
Who This Book Is For

Windows 10 for the Internet of Things is for developers and enthusiasts wanting to take their skills in Windows development and jump on board one of the largest and fastest growing trends to hit the technology world in years – that of connecting everyday devices to the Internet. This book shows how to develop for Microsoft’s operating-system for devices, Windows 10 IoT Core. Readers learn to develop in C# and Python using Visual Studio, for deployment on devices such as the Raspberry Pi and the Ardunio.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Raspberry Pi 3 And BeagleBone Black for Engineers: A Simple Guide To Understanding And Programming Raspberry Pi 3 & BeagleBone Black

Raspberry Pi 3 And BeagleBone Black for Engineers: A Simple Guide To Understanding And Programming Raspberry Pi 3 & BeagleBone Black

Elevate your skill levels in using and programming the Raspberry Pi 3 & BeagleBone Black!

The Aim Of This Book Is To Equip You With All The Information And Knowledge You Need To Get Up And Running With Raspberry Pi 3 & BeagleBone Black As Soon As You Take It Out Of The Box...

What You’ll Learn In This Book?
Comparing Raspberry Pi 3 & BeagleBone Black

Raspberry Pi 3
Chapter 1: Introduction - Embedded Systems & The Raspberry Pi
Chapter 2: Moving Toward A Smarter Internet – The Internet Of Things
Chapter 3: Understanding The Raspberry Pi Versions & Features
Chapter 4: Understanding The Raspberry Pi 3
Chapter 5: The Raspberry Pi 3 – Hardware Setup
Chapter 6: Operating Systems Required For Raspberry Pi 3
Chapter 7: NOOBS for Raspberry Pi 3
Chapter 8: Connecting The Raspberry Pi 3
Chapter 9: Starting And Programming Raspberry Pi 3
Chapter 10: General Purpose Input Output (GPIO)
Chapter 11: Understanding And Accessing Python 3 Programming Using Python 3
Chapter 12: Understanding And Accessing Mathematica
Chapter 13: Programming In Mathematica
Chapter 14: Accessing Camera In Raspberry Pi 3
Chapter 15: Raspberry Pi 3 – Getting Ahead With IOT
Chapter 16: Conclusion - Sculpting Your Career In IOT

BeagleBone Black
Chapter 1: Introduction to Beaglebone Black
Chapter 2: Products and Variants
Chapter 3: Features of Beaglebone Black
Chapter 4: Debian
Chapter 5: Ways of interacting with Beaglebone
Chapter 6: Connecting and controlling GPIO
Chapter 7: Python Programming for BeagleBone Black
Chapter 8: Project using BeagleBone Black

This is an exclusive Raspberry Pi 3 & BeagleBone Black User Guide & Programming Guide. Use this book to get ahead in the world of Internet Of Things! Get Started With Raspberry Pi 3 & BeagleBone Black Today!

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Raspberry Pi Robotic Projects - Third Edition

Key Features
  • Easy to follow instructions, yet the ones that help you build powerful robots, and exclusive coverage of mobile robots with the Pi Zero
  • Build robots that can run, swim and fly and the cutting-edge dimension of robotics that is possible with the Raspberry Pi Zero and Pi 3
  • Interact with your projects wirelessly and make sci-fi possible, right in your home
Raspberry Pi Robotic Projects - Third Edition

Book Description
This book will allow you to take full advantage of Raspberry Pi Zero and Raspberry Pi 3 by building both simple and complex robotic projects. The book takes a mission-critical approach to show you how to build amazing robots and helps you decide which board to use for which type of robot. The book puts a special emphasis on designing mobile (or movable) robots using the Raspberry Pi Zero. The projects will show inexpensive, yet powerful, ways to take full advantage. It will teach you how to program Raspberry Pi, control the movement of your robot, and add features to your robots.

What you will learn
  • Control a variety of different DC motors
  • Add a USB webcam to see what your robot can see
  • Attach a projector to project information
  • Insert USB control hardware to control a complex robot with two legs
  • Include speech recognition so that your projects can receive commands
  • Add speech output to that the robot can communicate with the world around it
  • Include wireless communication so that you can see what the robot is seeing and control the robot from a distance
About the Author
Richard Grimmett has always been fascinated by computers and electronics from his very first programming project that used Fortran on punch cards. He has a bachelor's and master's degree in electrical engineering and a PhD in leadership studies. He also has 26 years of experience in the Radar and Telecommunications industries and even has one of the original brick phones. Currently, he teaches computer science and electrical engineering at Brigham Young University, Idaho, where his office is filled with many of his robotics projects.

Table of Contents
  1. Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi
  2. Building Your Own Futuristic Robot
  3. Building a Wall-E Robot
  4. Building a Robotic Fish
  5. Creating a Robotic Hand with the Raspberry Pi
  6. A Self-Balancing Robot
  7. Adding the Raspberry Pi to a Quadcopter