Weather Station in an Old Nokia Phone

Today I got a wonderful email from Jens Lochm├╝ller from Germany which shows that necessity is truly the mother of invention. He wanted to build a case for the Weather Station with a picture frame but since he didn’t have an unused one at home …

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ESP8266 Weather Station: World Clock Demo

Just in time for the beginning of the new year I added a demo for the WeatherStation which displays various world times together with a pretty icon. Just update the WeatherStation library in your Arduino IDE to the latest version or download it manually from …

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ESP8266 WeatherStation with a Magic Mirror

Just had a little time to test my latest idea. I took an IKEA picture frame, mirrored car tint and the Weather station, put everything together and it works! It only took about 30 minutes… Next time I’ll have to be more careful with the …

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ESP32 unboxing!

Santa came early this year! Espressif has sent me one of the early test boards of the new kid in IoT town, the ESP32. Compared to the ESP8266 which kind of dominated the hacker space in the last 12 months the ESP32 is very powerful! …

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ESP8266 OLED display library release

Recently I released a new version of the esp8266-oled–ssd1306 library. This library allows you to control these wonderful little displays from a ESP8266 with little effort. When I first wrote the library for the WeatherStation I had the problem that 128×64 pixels never seemed enough space …

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