Category Archive: Android

Jun 30

MicroPython WebREPL on Android

I created an app (apk) to run MicroPython WebREPL on Android. Imagine you have your ESP8266 (with the MicroPython firmware) in some location where the only access to it is via a wireless connection. If you need to access and change/control it, you will need WebREPL. Of course, a wireless enabled laptop would get access …

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Sep 26

Connecting an Android Phone to an Arduino

Connecting an Android Phone to an Arduino could not be easier. All you need is an OTG cable. I wrote a previous post here about connecting and controlling an Arduino from your Android device. Previously, I had always connected real Arduinos. This time I tried connecting my DIY Arduino.         Pictured above …

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Nov 16

Controlling and Monitoring an Arduino Galileo via Node.js

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It is very handy to be able to control and monitor things with an Arduino. It is even more handy when you can control and monitor things remotely from wherever you are via the Internet. For arguments sake, lets say we want to both control specific devices we have attached to our Arduino and we …

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Jan 29

Nuqleo Zinq 7 Rooted for more flexible useage

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I recently acquired a Nuqleo Zinc 7 Android Tablet. It looks like this: I couldn’t resist 🙄 as it was such a good price. It comes with an OTG cable and works great to attach and host your Arduino(s).  Also, a tablet such as this one makes apps easier to use (i.e. to see) as …

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Dec 29

Controlling an Arduino from an Android Phone or Tablet

Question: What do you get when you connect your Android Phone or Tablet with a USB-OTG cable and connect that into another USB cable connected to an Arduino?   Answer: A easy way to program and/or control your Arduino. This is a handy way to control (and/or re-program) your Arduinos in the field where it …

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