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Emma Ashely
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Top Embedded Projects in IoT Technology

Hi Guys! I welcome you on board. Happy to see you around. In this post today, I’ll walk you through Top Embedded Projects in IoT Technology.
You may get skeptical while you listen to the term Internet of Things or IoT. Don’t be. It is not a new term anymore. IoT is on the rise, and if it continues to expand with the recent pace, that day is not far when a human being is considered as the thing on the internet. Experts say… almost 24 billion devices will be connected as IoT devices by 2050 and the global IoT market is expected to be worth $1.5 trillion by 2030.
In this post, we’ll discuss the Top Embedded Projects in IoT Technology. And know that embedded projects are not the limitation of an IoT, but an expansion of it. How?
Keep reading.

Top Embedded Projects in IoT Technology

Anything that comes with sensors to transmit data and can connect with the internet falls under IoT Technology. Using this technology, you can remotely control your devices, for instance, you can control the humidity level and temperature of your AC while you’re away.
The following are the top embedded projects in IoT technology.

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Smart Energy Monitor Based on IoT

A smart energy monitor is a device that monitors how much energy a particular electronic product is consuming. This way, you can save energy and keep energy consumption in control. A typical energy monitor contains voltage and current sensing units, ADC, and a Raspberry Pi board.
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The voltage and current sensing devices offer required input to your system, while ADC and Raspberry PI board serve as the processing unit. You can store the parameters using Adafruit.IO that will help you save the data on the cloud. This means you can access this data anywhere anytime online.

Wi-Fi Range Extender

Wi-Fi range extender project is another remarkable addition to IoT technology. This project, as the name suggests, helps you extend the coverage radius of your Wi-Fi unit. The WiFi router operates within specific premises, when you go out of the range, it’ll show a ‘limited range’ problem which you can combat using a WiFi range extender.
To make this project, you’ll require a Nodemcu ESP8266 which is an IoT development platform that comes with both Arduino’s features and a Wi-Fi module. Moreover, you’ll need Arduino IDE software – an official software to program Arduino board. Next, you’ll need to configure ESP8266 using Flash Download Tool that you can download from their website. If you want to get hands-on experience with an IoT application, I suggest you start with this project.

IoT Based Agriculture Solution

If you think IoT technology is limited to homes and offices only, think again. Since you can use IoT technology to monitor the status of soil in your farm or garden. This project will help you monitor the humidity level of the soil and make a final decision when your farm needs water which it will sprinkle, automatically.
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To make this project, you’ll require an Arduino board, relay module, a pair of pipe and a hose, a soil moisture sensor, a solenoid valve, and Bluetooth. I suggest you apply this project to a small plant before applying it on a bigger scale in your garden. It will save you both time and money and a lot of hassle that may trouble you later.

Smart Home Security Project

Smart Home Security Project is designed to keep your home and secure when you’re away or you’re asleep. You can get an instant update of your home in case home security is breached. Arduino UNO is used that acts as the main controller of the entire project. Door and window sensors are used that monitor the presence of human beings, any gas leakage, or fire. The devices and modules used in this project communicate with each other, use sensors to gather data and this data is connected with the internet to perform the required task.

IoT Based Healthcare Project

IoT technology never seizes to spread its wings and provide innumerable benefits to the health sector. This project is used to monitor the current condition of the patient and send the report to the specialized doctor for a quick review. This is helpful especially in case of an emergency since it will save time which you’ll otherwise spend taking the patients to the hospital.
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Again, Arduino UNO is used in this project to process and collect the data through sensors. An ESP8266 module is employed for the connection with the internet and all data is uploaded to thingspeak (It is an IoT analytics platform service that helps you monitor and analyze live data streams in the cloud) for remote analysis.

IoT Based Traffic Control Project

Heavy traffic in urban cities is a major concern. Hence it is required to develop an efficient traffic management setup that not only controls the heavy traffic but also informs you about the shortest route being taken. IoT-based traffic control project is used for this purpose. In this project, we use Arduino board and IR sensors to measure the distance. This distance will inform us about any vehicle whether or not it’s near the signal and the traffic lights will be controlled accordingly. IoT devices used in this project include IR-sensors, traffic lights, an Arduino board, and a central server to collect and process data to control the traffic.

IoT Based Waste Management System

Waste management is very challenging in big cities. The reason we require an IoT-based waste management system to effectively dump the garbage. This system includes Arduino UNO that will be interfaced with the ultrasonic sensors that monitor the level of garbage in the bin and inform the municipal web server in case the dustbin is filled.
This is the list of a few IoT-based embedded projects that you can develop based on your requirement. Incorporating embedded devices like Arduino or Raspberry Pi with IoT technology will help you save both time and money, and you can control IoT-based devices anywhere anytime online.
That’s all for today. Hope you’re enjoyed reading this article. If you have any questions, you can approach me in the section below. I’d love to help you the best way I can. Thank you for reading this article.

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