Category: Networking

Displaying Numbers Wirelessly with XBee

We’ve given you a number of XBee Examples—coins, words, lamps, buttons scents and dials. Here’s one that’s just about numbers. A 7-Segment Numeric Display connected to an XBee radio can show any digit or letter from zero to Z. Now

Controlling AC Devices with XBee

If it plugs into the wall you can turn it on and off with an XBee radio. Switch lights and appliances on or off wirelessly, even over the Internet! Matt Richardson shows you the ropes in the latest XBee Example:

Get a Whiff of This – XBee Scent Generator

The latest XBee Example shows how to create a wireless scent emitter using Digi’s XBee radios. We demonstrate how to easily connect a battery-powered air freshener to the wireless web, using an XBee radio. From the site: By pairing the XBee

LCD Text Display for XBee

Words are how humans communicate. An inexpensive LCD text display can be the most economical way to make your project talk to people, and it’s easy to make a wireless one with an XBee radio. Build this example using an

Joystick for XBee Example

Join a joystick to your XBee radio for a terrific way to add movement to your projects, sending anything you like in different directions. You can achieve full wireless control of household robots, industrial equipment, safety cameras…even stratosphere-seeking weather balloons.

Say it Proud with XBee Panel Meter

Want to impress your date? Make a muscle measuring love meter! Or perhaps you’re a business genius and prefer to quantify your cash. Either way, you’ve got to have a panel meter to indicate your achievements. The latest tutorial from

XBee Example: Making Money with a Coin Acceptor

Earn some income using this latest XBee Example that shows how to easily connect an XBee radio to one of Adafruit’s nifty coin acceptors. It’s part of our efforts to document how to create all kinds of interesting XBee inputs, outputs

XBee Example for Feeling the Force

The newest tutorial on Digi’s XBee Examples site teaches you to create a wireless force sensor or FSR. The force sensor sends out a signal that varies depending upon how hard you press on it. It can be used to measure

XBee Internet Gateway Released for Macintosh, Windows and Linux!

Connecting your XBee to the Internet just got simple. The new XBee Internet Gateway v1.5 runs directly on Windows, Macintosh and Linux computers! All you need is a single XBee with USB adaptor to put entire XBee networks online. With the XIG,

New XBee Examples Site

Our brand new XBee Examples project site just went live! Check out  the first tutorials that Matt Richardson and I’ve published on Digi’s instructional library site: examples.digi.com. Right now I’ve got a big pile of different sensors, lights, motors, scent emitters and more on

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