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Fish feeder and watering system
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Use express.js interface to feed the fish and water the plants while we are away on holidays.

Robot Arm Controlling with JavaScript
Intermediate
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Full instructions

In this article, you will find out how to create a Robot Arm from a toy and how to program it with JavaScript.

Website Down Alarm
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Full instructions

Pings a URL and causes an alarm light to flash if the status code is not 200.

A Sleep Tracker for Your Dog Using Tessel and Twilio
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Full instructions

A Sleep Tracker for Your Dog Using Tessel and Twilio

RFID Process Tracker
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Full instructions

Uses different RFID readers to track RFID-tagged items through a process

tessel-websocket
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Full instructions

Basic websocket connection on Tessel

Tessel Clap-Switch
Easy
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Full instructions

Tessel listens for a clap, then toggles a relay to turn something on and off.

Calling Card
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Full instructions

Tap an RFID card on a reader to text

Color Changing Fireworks in Virtual Reality
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Using a RGB sensor to change the color of Fireworks in Virtual Reality.

Texting Automatic Cat Feeder Internet-O-Tron
Intermediate
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Full instructions

A cat feeder that feeds your cat at set intervals and texts you when it does

Color Sensing on Tessel with rgb-tcs34725
Easy
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Full instructions

A JavaScript driver for the TCS34725 RGB sensor

RFID Webapp Authorization
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Full instructions

Shows "authorized" screen when RFID is present; "unauthorized" screen when RFID not present

Tessel 2 Cereal Box Case
Easy
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Full instructions

Make a sweet case for your Tessel 2 using a leftover cereal box.

Rest API on your Tessel 2
Easy
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Protip

Expose data gathered on your Tessel 2 trough a REST interface.

Tesselbot: RC Sumobot
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Full instructions

Control a Sumobot over Websockets

Simple Remote Switch
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Uses IR signal to latch/unlatch a relay

Runu - Giving Vision to Technology
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Project Runu is a way to make technology understand visual input leveraging it in areas like visually impaired, security cameras etc.

Tessel Garage Door Controller
Easy
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Full instructions

Garage door controller built with the open Tessel hardware platform. The device hosts the web app used to control the door.

Tessel 2 Ignite RC Tank
Easy
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Hacked an old Ignite RC tank to now run with a Tessel 2 and websockets.

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