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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Getting Familiar with techBASIC and Built-in Sensors

    1. Your Own Tricorder

    2. A Crash Course in techBASIC

    3. The Accelerometer

  2. Chapter 2 Accessing the Other Built-in Sensors

    1. The Gyroscope

    2. The Magnetometer

    3. Faster Sensor Response

    4. Heading

    5. Location

    6. Your Own Tricorder

  3. Chapter 3 Creating a Metal Detector

    1. The iPhone/iPad Magnetometer

    2. The Earth’s Magnetic Field

    3. Using the iPhone or iPad as a Metal Detector

    4. Finding Out More

  4. Chapter 4 HiJack

    1. What Is HiJack?

    2. Building the Sensor

    3. External Power for HiJack

    4. Hello HiJack

    5. When Things Go Wrong

    6. A Better HiJack Program

    7. For More Information

  5. Chapter 5 Creating a Moisture Meter with HiJack

    1. Adding a Moisture Meter to the Tricorder

    2. Assembling the Moisture Meter

    3. Calibration

    4. Better Software

  6. Chapter 6 Bluetooth Low Energy

    1. What Is Bluetooth Low Energy?

    2. The TI SensorTag

    3. The Accelerometer

    4. The Barometer

    5. The Gyroscope

    6. The Magnetometer

    7. The Humidity Sensor (Hygrometer)

    8. The Thermometer

    9. Further Explorations

  7. Chapter 7 Bluetooth Low Energy iPhone Rocket

    1. A Bit of Rocket Science

    2. Parts Lists

    3. Why Use a SensorTag?

    4. Construction

    5. The Data Collection Program

    6. SensorTag 8G Software

    7. Flight Tips

    8. The Data

    9. What We Found

  8. Chapter 8 Hacking a Radio-Controlled Truck with Bluetooth Low Energy and Arduino

    1. Controlling a Truck with BLE

    2. Selecting a Truck

    3. Hacking the Truck

    4. Controlling the Arduino Uno

    5. The Software

    6. Start Your Engines!

  9. Chapter 9 Peer-to-Peer Bluetooth Low Energy

    1. Bluetooth Low Energy Slave Mode

    2. BLE Chat

  10. Chapter 10 Paddles: A Bluetooth Pong Tribute

    1. The Classic Game of Pong

    2. The Paddles Game

    3. The Paddle Software

    4. The Paddles Console Software

  11. Chapter 11 WiFi

    1. Worldwide Sensors

    2. WiFly

    3. WiFi Arduino

  12. Chapter 12 WiFi Servos

    1. Servos: They’re Where the Action Is

    2. Halloween Hijinks

    3. Push and Pull with Servos

    4. Pomp and Circumstance

  1. Index

  2. Colophon