Cayenne Pi Student

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Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the basics of IoT; 

  • Learn the concepts of Cayenne; 

  • Learn how to use Cayenne and link it to the Raspberry Pi.  

 

Hardware Required

Component Number (Box Case) 

Slot 1 

Slot 10 

Slot 2 

Slot 11 

Slot 11 

Slot 12 

Slot 13 

Slot 10 

Slot 11 

Slot 5 

Component 

Raspberry Pi + Case 

Raspbian SD Card 

TFT Screen 

HDMI 

Wireless Keyboard 

Wireless Mouse 

Power Supply Unit 

DHT11 sensor 

Male to female wires 

Breadboard 

 

Video Guide

Conclusion

This project is designed to introduce you to Cayenne and the applications it has within IoT. In this project, you will have acquired the ambient temperature and humidity data using the Raspberry Pi and DHT11 sensor. The acquired sensor data was then pushed to the Cayenne IoT project builder using the Cayenne MQTT Python Library. This tutorial is just scratching the surface of what you can achieve with it, there are so many different projects you can build around this. Keep in mind that the Raspberry Pi is limited in processing power and will not be able to handle large volumes of traffic accurately.