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project with wifi / gprs / gps / temp sensors
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project with wifi / gprs / gps / temp sensors

by jjjeroenski on Thu Jun 06, 2013 4:18 pm

Dear Sir, Dear Miss,

I was looking at your site and i am wondering if you could help me with the choice of materials for a project (or experience?)

I want to build a prototype test board who could have 2 temperature sensors and an extra sensor to monitor if a motor is running (for example an open/closed contact) and GPS for positioning , monitor all these to an SD card and send this to a webserver or a database over the internet. For this connection over the internet I would propose to check first if there is WiFi (@the company) or on the road to connect over GPRS connection.

So I need a board, 2 temp sensors to check freezing sensor, one extra i/o contact, gps receiver, gprs receiver/sim card holder/ wifi.
I guess to have the switch between gprs and wifi, the best way is to use a board with an mini operating system in it to handle this?

What is your opinion or what do you propose from your shop?

Thanks in advance for your reply
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Re: project with wifi / gprs / gps / temp sensors

by adafruit_support_mike on Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:53 pm

We have parts that will do most of what you want.

An Arduino UNO should probably work as your base platform: http://www.adafruit.com/products/50

We have a range of temperature sensors: http://www.adafruit.com/category/35_56

We have a GPS shield with an SD card and breadboarding space so you can build your data collection circuit: http://www.adafruit.com/products/1272

And we have XBee modules to handle WiFi communication: http://www.adafruit.com/category/29

About the only thing we don't have is a GPRS system.
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