English | 2017 | ISBN: 1787282627 | 190 Pages | PDF | 14 MB
The ESP8266 is a low-cost yet powerful Wi-Fi chip that is becoming more popular at an alarming rate, and people have adopted it to create interesting projects.
With this book, you will learn to create and program home automation projects using the ESP8266 Wi-Fi chip. You will learn how to build a thermostat to measure and adjust the temperature accordingly and how to build a security system using the ESP8266. Furthermore, you will design a complete home automation system from sensor to your own cloud. You will touch base on data monitoring, controlling appliances, and security aspects.
By the end of the book, you will understand how to completely control and monitor your home from the cloud and from a mobile application. You will be familiar with the capabilities of the ESP8266 and will have successfully designed a complete ready-to-sell home automated system.
What you will learn:
Get, compile, install, and configure an MQTT server
Use the Wi-Fi connectivity feature to control appliances remotely
Control several home appliances using the ESP8266 Wi-Fi chip
Control and monitor your home from the cloud using ESP8266 modules
Stream real-time data from the ESP8266 to a server over WebSockets
Create an Android mobile application for your project