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Intelligent IoT Projects in 7 Days

By : Agus Kurniawan
Book Image

Intelligent IoT Projects in 7 Days

By: Agus Kurniawan

Overview of this book

Intelligent IoT Projects in 7 days is about creating smart IoT projects in just 7 days. This book will help you to overcome the challenge of analyzing data from physical devices. This book aims to help you put together some of the most exciting IoT projects in a short span of time. You'll be able to use these in achieving or automating everyday tasks—one project per day. We will start with a simple smart gardening system and move on to a smart parking system, and then we will make our own vending machine, a smart digital advertising dashboard, a smart speaker machine, an autonomous fire fighter robot, and finally look at a multi-robot cooperation using swarm intelligence
Table of Contents (9 chapters)
Essential Hardware Components

Introducing vending machines

In cities, you can find many vending machines at airports, bus terminals, offices, and campuses. Imagine you are at a bus terminal and you are thirsty. You can buy a beverage bottle directly from a vending machine. This is one of the scenarios of vending machines' operating environment.

A vending machine consists of various products. Users can select the product that they want to buy. After selecting the product, users pay by inserting coins or payment cards such as debit/credit cards. If payment is confirmed, the vending machine will deliver the selected product to the users.

You can see a vending machine in the following figure. You can check it out at

In this chapter, we'll learn and explore how vending machines work and how to build one for...