Ralph Yamamoto
Created September 11, 2022

Remote Controlled Environment Monitoring Robot

A mobile sensing platform would allow me to optimize the HVAC efficiency in my house without requiring individual sensors in each room.


Things used in this project

Hardware components

Nordic Thingy:53
Nordic Semiconductor Nordic Thingy:53
Robobloq Qoopers
Freenove 4WD Smart Car Kit for Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
Apple iPad Pro

Software apps and online services

nRF Connect SDK
Nordic Semiconductor nRF Connect SDK
Nordic Semiconductor nRF Edge Impulse
Nordic Semiconductor nRF Connect for Desktop
Nordic Semiconductor nRF Programmer for Thingy:53
VS Code
Microsoft VS Code
Nordic Semiconductor nRF Connect for VS Code
Edge Impulse Studio
Edge Impulse Studio
AirDroid Cast
Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Anycubic Mega S 3D Printer


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Custom parts and enclosures

Thingy Case Mount

This is a baseplate that the Thingy:53 snaps into. This allows me to mount the Thingy without modifying it.

Thingy Qoopers Mount

This is an adapter to attach the Thingy Case Mount to the Qoopers hardware bracket.

Thingy Smart Car Mount

A version of the Thingy Case mount modified to attach to standoffs above the Raspberry Pi.


Ralph Yamamoto

Ralph Yamamoto

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