ultrasonic sensors for wireless sensor networks

Ultrasonic Sensors for Wireless Sensor Network Applications

Connecting the Internet of Things and the Real World There’s increasing popularity of the use of wireless networks as tech advances.  Wireless sensor networks (WSN)  allow the ability to collect data remotely for review.  We’ve already written about the Internet of Things (IoT), and it’s real-world applications.     In this article, we’ll cover exactly…
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Interfacing an Ultrasonic Sensor with a Pixhawk or Ardupilot Mega [Tutorials]

Use an Ultrasonic Sensor with a Pixhawk or Ardupilot for collision avoidance We’ve written quite a bit about how to use our sensors with Arduino and Raspberry Pi.  There are other microcontrollers to consider when developing your application. Other popular microcontrollers include the Pixhawk and the Ardupilot Mega (APM).   The Pixhawk is an independent,…
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Ultrasonic vs Infrared (IR) Sensors

Ultrasonic vs Infrared (IR) Sensors – Which is better?

3 minute read Ultrasonic Vs Infrared (IR) Sensors Your choice of a sensor in your application can be challenging for any project.  The performance of your system depends greatly on the reliability of your sensor and other components of the application. In order to determine the right sensor for your application, there are things that…
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ultrasonic projects

Ultrasonic Sensor Projects with MaxBotix

Problem Solving Ultrasonic Sensor Projects  We started manufacturing ultrasonic sensors in 2004 to fulfill a need.  The problem we aimed to solve was to provide a high-quality sensor at a manageable price point.    For that reason, we’ve been widely used for applications as original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s), in Nonrecurring engineering (NRE), as well as…
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Sensing Trash Levels – Smart Waste Management

Smart Waste Collection and the Importance of Optimizing Routes with Sensors

Using IoT for Smarter Waste Management and Better Business According to Wikipedia, “Waste management or waste disposal is all the activities and actions required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes amongst other things, collection, transport, treatment, and disposal of waste together with monitoring and regulation. It also encompasses the…
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