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Hands-on ESP32 with Arduino IDE

By : Asim Zulfiqar
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Hands-on ESP32 with Arduino IDE

5 (1)
By: Asim Zulfiqar

Overview of this book

ESP32 is a versatile microcontroller and a great starting point for anyone venturing into the IoT realm, but its configuration and interfacing of sensors can be challenging for new users. Arduino Integrated Development Environment (IDE) simplifies programming, uploading code, and utilization of ESP32 capabilities, enabling users to incorporate it into their IoT projects with ease. This book will help you learn the essentials of sensing, networking, data processing, and applications with ESP32, laying a strong foundation for further IoT development. Starting with ESP32 and Arduino Ide 2.0 basics, you'll first explore practical implementation examples of interfacing sensors with ESP32. These examples will also teach you how to interface the ESP32 camera and display modules with ESP32. As you progress, you’ll get to grips with IoT network and data protocols, as well as the many options they unlock within IoT applications. The book will also help you leverage your newly acquired knowledge with exciting projects ranging from smart connected devices to data loggers and automation. By the end of this book, you'll confidently navigate ESP32 projects with newfound knowledge and skills, know what IoT protocol to select for your applications, and successfully build and deploy your own IoT projects.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Part 1 – Introduction: Getting Familiar with ESP32
Part 2 – IoT Protocols and ESP32
Part 3 – Practical Implementation

Interfacing Cameras and Displays with ESP32

In this chapter, we embark on an exciting journey of connecting cameras and displays to the ESP32 microcontroller. As we explore the features of ESP32 and the Arduino IDE, we will uncover the ability to capture and show visual information. This will enable us to create even more dynamic and interactive projects.

We will begin by familiarizing ourselves with the ESP32 camera module and its capabilities. We will explore how to program the ESP32 camera, enabling us to capture images. Additionally, we will delve into integrating a motion sensor with the ESP32 camera module and create a program that triggers image capture whenever motion is detected. This comprehensive approach will allow us to gain a thorough understanding of the ESP32 camera, program it effectively, and implement motion-based image capture functionality.

Following our exploration of the camera, we will shift our focus to display interfaces. We will discover the different...