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Meraki Location – Updated Node-RED CMX/Scanning node!

The Cisco Meraki location services have been updated to support Bluetooth beacon detection. This makes it a great solution for asset tracking, way-finding and location aware services. As a result, I have updated the custom Node-RED Meraki CMX node to… Continue Reading →

Billboard – ESPEasy & OLED Display

The IoL City has a local weather station but how do you broadcast the information for everybody to see? A digital billboard! This project uses a Raspberry Pi running Node-RED to collect weather data from my previous Weather Station project and… Continue Reading →

RFID Scanner – WeMos, RC522, Homie MQTT & Node-RED

  Overview RFID tags provide a simple and cost effective way to trigger an action. By either using a credit card sized tag or keychain fob, the Internet of LEGO city can respond in a number of ways. For instance,… Continue Reading →

WiFi Location Fun with Cisco Meraki CMX & Node-RED

The IoL City would like to use their metropolitan free WiFi to better understand how the citizens move about the city. With this information, they can build smarter public areas, provide analytics for local services and trigger other forms of IoT… Continue Reading →

Web Form with Node-RED, CSS/JS/HTML

Many of the Internet of LEGO projects rely on Node-RED for orchestration and client interactions. I found that building the backend services were pretty natural with the platform, but building a simple web page was a little more challenging. This… Continue Reading →

Palace Cinema – Wio Link, Addressable LEDs & Node-RED

Movie Night! The Palace Cinema has just opened up in IoL City! It needs spectacular lights for its grand premiere. Goal Use a Wio Link board to remotely control addressable LEDs for the cinema roof and marquee. Technologies Wio Link… Continue Reading →

LEGO Train Automation – WiFi controlled with NodeMCU (ESP8266)

The infrared remote controlled LEGO train is out of view, but it needs to be stopped! How can we control a train if you can’t see it? WiFi Goal Build a WiFi controlled LEGO Power Functions train. Technologies NodeMCU ESP8266 WiFi… Continue Reading →

Train Automation – Transport for London API

Now that I have a train schedule system and a way to remotely control the track switch, it’s time for automation! Goal Use schedule data to automatically switch train track Think Safety and “Do Not Disturb”   Technologies & Components Raspberry… Continue Reading →

Train Schedule – OLED Display

When and where is the next train going?! The IoL City citizens have things to do and places to be! Goal Pull in Transport For London API data to get schedule information for a local train stop Display next trains… Continue Reading →

Train Track Switch – Servos, LEDs, PubNub and Johnny-five.io

LEGO Train Track Switch The 8:45 express train is coming and we need somebody to switch the tracks quickly! If only we had a way of doing this remotely. Goal: – Remotely switch the train track and use lights to indicate the… Continue Reading →

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