Received my package from the US containing the new Spark Core “Arduino”. It’s an interesting concept, a microcontroller that is connecting to a cloud service with an included WiFi chip. Unfortunately the reception is not good enough to keep it stable. Will figure out how to improve that.
Tinker Cad Files https://tinkercad.com/things/6j7lnyOsWTL https://tinkercad.com/things/7DNFeeJDClu
Small test with a Raspberry Pi Touchscreen to see IP Addresses of the network interface. Very useful! 🙂
The next step for my Arduino-powered LC display is to move to a RaspberryPI instead – this has the main advantage that I won’t need a computer for receiving the http/json requests neither then using the Arduino wireless shield. Especially the wireless shield http library is not very stable for accepting incoming http requests – […]