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Smart Prepaid Refrigerators

Come forward to see the prepaid refrigerators which is working on the basis of the IOTA protocol.

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Smart Prepaid Refrigerators

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
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Solid State Relay
Solid State Relay
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Female/Female Jumper Wires
Female/Female Jumper Wires
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Male/Female Jumper Wires
Male/Female Jumper Wires
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Software apps and online services

Raspbian
Raspberry Pi Raspbian
IOTA Tangle
IOTA Tangle

Story

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Schematics

Circuit

For wiring

Code

code

Python
import time
import datetime
import RPi.GPIO as GPIO

# Imports the PyOTA library
from iota import Iota
from iota import Address

# Setup O/I PIN's
relay=12
GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BOARD)
GPIO.setwarnings(False)
GPIO.setup(relay,GPIO.OUT)
GPIO.output(relay,GPIO.LOW)

# Function for checking address balance on the IOTA tangle. 
def checkbalance():

    print("Checking balance")
    gb_result = api.get_balances(address)
    balance = gb_result['balances']
    return (balance[0])

# URL to IOTA fullnode used when checking balance
iotaNode = "https://nodes.thetangle.org:443"

# Create an IOTA object
api = Iota(iotaNode, "")

# IOTA address to be checked for new device funds 

address = [Address(b'XXXXXXXXXXQCTSQBZEEMLZPQUPAA9LPLGWCKFNEVKBINXEXZRACVKKKCYPWPKH9AWLGJHPLOZZOYTALAWOVSIJIYVZ')]

# Get current address balance at startup and use as baseline for measuring new funds being added.   
currentbalance = checkbalance()
lastbalance = currentbalance

# Define some variables
balance = 0
balcheckcount = 0
status = False

# Main loop that executes every 1 second
while True:
    
    # Check for new funds and add to balance when found.
    if balcheckcount == 10:
        currentbalance = checkbalance()
        if currentbalance > lastbalance:
            balance = balance + (currentbalance - lastbalance)
            lastbalance = currentbalance
        balcheckcount = 0

    # Manage device balance and device ON/OFF
    if balance > 0:
        if  status == False:
            print("ON")
            GPIO.output(relay,GPIO.HIGH)
            status=True
        balance = balance -1       
    else:
        if  status == True:
            print("OFF")
            GPIO.output(relay,GPIO.LOW)
            status=False
 
    # Print remaining device balance     
    print(datetime.timedelta(seconds=balance))

    # Increase balance check counter
    balcheckcount = balcheckcount +1

    # Pause for 1 sec.
    time.sleep(1)

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