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Turning Legacy IR Devices into Smart IoT Devices

Introduction The Internet of Things ( Smart IoT Devices) is a globally linked network of uniquely addressable items. Many household items, such as televisions, fans, air conditioners, and toys, contain infrared receivers and are operated by an infrared remote. We may wish to link these outdated IR devices to the Internet and control them remotely …

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Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Launch Graphical Application in Raspberry Pi

Introduction This is an extension to my instructable “Shutting down and Restarting” Raspberry Pi using a remote control unit. This time, I want to launch graphical (GUI) applications such a a terminal emulator and a browser in addition to shutting down and restarting the RPI. A browser is a GUI application which means that init …

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Reuse Unwanted Infrared Remote Control to Shutdown and Reboot Raspberry Pi

Introduction This remote control in the picture used to control a fan until the fan stopped working. I threw away the fan and saved the remote control unit. This is definitely my personal favourite instructable because it is is useful for lazy people like me. Too lazy to use click on menu, buttons, keyboards and …

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DIY Infrared Motion Sensor System for Raspberry Pi

During the month of July 2015, I completed a high school internship at Colorado State University, and one of the projects that I worked on was that of a infrared proximity sensor for Raspberry Pi. This short range infrared sensor can be attributed to a variety of applications, including line-following robots and motion activated cameras. …

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Record Infrared Codes of Any Remote Control Unit for Usage with Linux Infrared Remote Control (LIRC) on Raspberry Pi

Introduction The remote controls that are orphaned when the device they control stopped working are reusable on your Raspberry Pi. After completing this instructable, you may be interested in trying out the following instructables: Reuse Unwanted Remote Control to Shutdown and Reboot Raspberry Pi Reuse Unwanted Remote to Launch Graphical Application in Raspberry Pi Scope …

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