Garth Frenzel
Published © GPL3+

Habitat Hub: An Alexa and Arduino Smart Home for terrariums.

Need help keeping your pet healthy and safe. Use this environmental monitoring unit that attaches to your reptile or amphibians terrarium.

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Habitat Hub: An Alexa and Arduino Smart Home for terrariums.

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino Yun
Arduino Yun
The brains of the project.
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Adafruit RGB LCD Shield Kit w/ 16x2 Character Display - Only 2 pins used! - NEGATIVE DISPLAY
Used to display environment readings and to configure the settings using the buttons.
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Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
Used a 2x3 and a 1x1.
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DHT22 Temperature Sensor
DHT22 Temperature Sensor
Used for ambient temperature and humidity.
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Adafruit Waterproof DS18B20 Digital temperature sensor
Adafruit Waterproof DS18B20 Digital temperature sensor
Use for hot spot and cool spot temperatures.
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Solu ® Water Level Sensor Depth of Detection
Used for taking water level measurements of water bowl.
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USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
USB-A to Micro-USB Cable
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Male/Female Jumper Wires
Male/Female Jumper Wires
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Male/Male Jumper Wires
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Cardboard Box
Used as temporary housing for the unit. This is only temporary until finial design has been completed.
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3M Dual Lock Reclosable Fastener Velcro
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Amazon Echo
Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo
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iPhone
Apple iPhone
Used to setup HabHub's Amazon Alexa Skill.
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Gorilla Super Glue Gel, 20 g, Clear
Used to glue Velcro to cardboard box.
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Adafruit TACTILE BUTTON SWITCH (6MM) X 20 PACK
Used 2 buttons for the clean water and clean cage button.
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Resistor 4.75k ohm
Resistor 4.75k ohm
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Electrical Tape
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Software apps and online services

AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda
AWS Cognito
Amazon Web Services AWS Cognito
AWS IoT
Amazon Web Services AWS IoT
AWS IAM
Amazon Web Services AWS IAM
AWS RDS
Amazon Web Services AWS RDS
Select MySQL

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Wire cutters (generic)
Used in assembly of the LCD backpack kit.
Hobby Knife
Ruler

Story

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Schematics

Habitat Hub Circuit Design

Code

Habitat Hub project with Arduino Yun and Alexa

Project code for Habitat Hub. This was my first GitHub repository so please offer me some grace.

Credits

Garth Frenzel

Garth Frenzel

1 project • 1 follower
I am a programmer, but wanted to make a hobby out of tinkering around with MCU. Arduino + ESP8266 + AWS = FUN

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