Saturday, December 4, 2010

Android Data Logging with an Arduino


This is an Android data logger using a remote Arduino with Ethernet Shield attached. Data logging with a standalone Arduino has limitations such as lack of RTC and lack of multi-threading(needed to access data and log simultaneously). So a neat solution is to do the logging on a device that can multi-thread while leaving the analog port reading to the Arduino. The Arduino listens for a client to connect, and upon the client request, sends a reply back to the android device with the sensor data. The image on the right shows my sensors (s0,s1,s2) and the temperatures. The sensors are linear active thermistors MCP9701.

2 comments:

  1. Hi Temitayo,

    unfortunately I have the same "problems" eg. lacking RTC... I have searched a long time for a software you described/made. It would be very nice if you could send me the .apk file for android. Please contact me for email or please post a download link.

    Kind regards,
    Mario

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    1. I can send you the files if you want. send an email to roomtek@gmail.com

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