Justin Lutz
Published © Apache-2.0

Take care of your most precious cargo with Cargus

Cargus monitors the baby car seat. If it detects a baby in the car seat and an idle car, it will send a text message to the parent.

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Take care of your most precious cargo with Cargus

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Blues Wireless Feather Starter Kit for Swan
Blues Wireless Feather Starter Kit for Swan
×1
Person Sensor
Useful Sensors Person Sensor
×1
SparkFun LiPo battery
×1
Solar Panel, 2.5 W
Solar Panel, 2.5 W
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Blues Notehub.io
Blues Notehub.io
SMS Messaging API
Twilio SMS Messaging API

Hand tools and fabrication machines

3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)

Story

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Schematics

Cargus Schematic

Connect the Person Sensor to the Notecarrier F via a Quiic connector. Connect a LiPo battery and solar panel via the JST connectors.

Code

Cargus Github Repository

Follow instructions on Blues Wireless on how to load a sketch onto the Swan MCU. Otherwise, no special instructions required.

Credits

Justin Lutz

Justin Lutz

23 projects • 35 followers
Quality manager by day, tinkerer by night. Avid runner. You can tell I'm a dad because of my jokes.
Thanks to Tony Weil.

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