Category Archives: Devices

Exosite and Texas Instruments Make Building Connected Products Easier than Ever with TI’s New Connected Launchpad!

It’s no secret that the Internet of Things (IOT) is starting to catch the eyes of some of the biggest tech players in the game.  With some experts estimating there will be 50 billion connected devices by 2020, this shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Updates to the Arduino Library and a Walkthrough of the Relayduino

I’ve been working on updating our Arduino Library. If you haven’t heard of Arduino yet, it’s a really cool embedded development and prototyping ecosystem. It consists of both hardware development boards and an IDE (Integrated Development Environment) with many useful … Continue reading

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Internet of Things Foosball Table

We just put some finishing touches on The Web Leaderboard for our web enabled Foosball Table – Internet of Things gaming! Exosite’s Foosball Avatars The foosball table came from Costco and conveniently had goal sensors already built into the table. … Continue reading

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M2M Access Kits Released

This summer we have been working with Synapse Wireless and Arrow Electronics to bring M2M kits to the market that are a great starting point for developers and product companies that have a need for local wireless devices (2.4 GHz … Continue reading

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Circuit Cellar Article: Build A Cloud-Based Attic Water Heater Monitor

A good friend of Exosite, John Breitenbach of Renesas Electronics Corp, recently wrote a great article that is published in Circuit Cellar, the July 2012 Issue. John used a Renesas RDKRX62N evaluation board and Exosite to create a monitoring system … Continue reading

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Exosite at Minnebar

Exosite recently presented on Open Source Hardware at Minnebar – Minnesota’s top (un)conference destination. Most Engineers love to tinker – every so often someone at Exosite will put together some kind of office “efficiency” system that makes use of our … Continue reading

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TI Chronos ez430 Watch – PC Gateway

Texas Instruments came out with a neat $49 Chronos ez430 Wireless Watch Development Kit.  The dev kit is based on their low-power wireless + processor ez430 chipset, but looks/works just like a real watch. Check out the public dashboard. We … Continue reading

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A basic web enabled temperature monitor

One piece of information that we often take for granted is the temperature. In Minnesota especially where winters are extremely cold and summers can be hot, the temperature is always a talking point be it on the news or small … Continue reading

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Janus Terminus GSM864Q – Cell modem with smarts

We here at Exosite like to play with test new devices and get them reporting data to our platform. One of my first tasks was to get the Terminus GSM864Q talking, so it could be used to monitor a water … Continue reading

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