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IoT Sensors and Actuators

Explore IoT smart sensor and actuator solution providers. Compare types and technical requirements and protocols across market industries.

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12/19/2019

Arduino / DIY sensors

Looking for some plug and play sensor platforms? Or some easy to use standalone sensors and actuators?

Arduino Sensor Kit

ELEGOO ARDUINO SENSOR KIT

$29.99 --- ELEGOO Upgraded 37 in 1 Sensor Modules Kit 100% compatible with Arduino IDE UNO R3 MEGA2560 Nano (along with with Raspberry PI and STM32 without tutorials though)

GROVE - STARTER KIT FOR ARDUINO

GROVE - STARTER KIT FOR ARDUINO

$49.90 - Includes a base shield along with a sound, touch, temp, light and rotary angle sensor.

GROVEPI+ BASE KIT

GROVEPI+ BASE KIT

$89.99 - The Base Kit includes the GrovePi board and 12 Grove sensors (Sound, Temp and humidity, light, ultrasonic, rotart angle) so you can build...

LORA SENSOR KIT

LORA SENSOR KIT

€ 299.00 - "The Kit includes everything you need to get started with new IoT networks. It consists of a powerful Arduino computer, LoRa Radio and...

Raspberry Pi Smart Sensor Kits

Additional

DIY Platforms

Projects / Organizations

  • Public Lab
    "A community where you can learn how to investigate environmental concerns. Using inexpensive DIY techniques, we seek to change how people see the world in environmental, social, and political terms."

DIY Smart Sensor Projects

IoT Sensor Manufacturers

Industrial

Sensor SoC

Construction / Buildings

Smart Data Centers / Server Monitoring

Smart Label Sensors

Motion Sensors

Acoustic

Sensor Fusion

General:

IoT Sensor Data Platforms

Sensor List and Protocols

Protocols

  • OGC SensorThings API is an OGC standard specification for providing an open and unified way to interconnect IoT devices, data, and applications over the Web.
  • XEP-0323: Internet of Things - Sensor Data: Sensor data interchange over XMPP networks
  • IETF: SenML Media Types for Sensor Markup Language

Energy Harvesting

IoT Actutators

MOTI

MOTI

Moti is a new platform for easily building things that move. It consists of smart motors that are accessible from a web browser. There, you can...

Additional resources

Videos

Background Articles

Research

  • Synthetic Sensors
    "exploring the notion of general-purpose sensing, where a single highly capable sensor can indirectly monitor a large context without direct instrumentation of objects."

Guide

Trevor Harwood


Trevor has been following the IoT and its implications since 2009. He is most interested in how we can utilize technology and connectivity to reduce resource usage.


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