Tag: Particle Cloud

Particle Photon Quick Start Guide

  Particle Photon Introduction: The Particle Photon module is an engineer favorite here at NCD when we need to put together a control, monitoring, or automation project quickly and easily.  With Particle’s backend cloud we have remote access and monitoring right out of the box.  Writing application code and flashing it to the module is a breeze using Particle’s web based Build IDE and OTA firmware flashing. Programming is via the very popular C/C++ based Arduino Wire language.  Arduino developers will feel right at home developing application code for the Particle Photon module. Power/Communication Connection Overview Most NCD products connect to the

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Alexa Garage Door Opener Voice Activated

Alexa Garage Door Opener Have you ever wanted to create a Alexa Garage Door Opener?  This video tutorial demonstrates how to control you garage door, lights, or other devices using Alexa.  This video tutorial steps you through the process, making voice control of any device possible!  This tutorial uses the following resources, all connected together: Amazon Echo (Alexa) The Amazon Echo is a universal speech recognition device that goes by the name of Alexa.  Talk to Alexa and Alexa will send data over the internet to IFTTT. IFTTT Account For this tutorial, you will need an account on IFTTT.  IFTTT will

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