Smart Bronco: Choosing Sensors for the Real World

By |2019-03-30T12:20:11+00:00December 5th, 2018|IoT, Smart Bronco|

https://youtu.be/D7cOr1s6CeI Going from proof-of-concept to prototype, aka my single 1988 Ford Bronco II, offers up some challenges. Rather than using Seeed Grove to prototype temperature using a simple generic temperature and humidity sensor (the DHT11, if anyone is asking), I need to figure out how to read the coolant temperature from the engine block of [...]

Smart Bronco: Prototyping Measuring Coolant Temperature

By |2018-11-29T00:55:58+00:00November 14th, 2018|Smart Bronco|

So while I was figuring out how to get my application approved for the Microsoft Store, I decided to move forward with actually writing some code. Eventually I want to read the temperature in the Bronco, but before I get there I wanted to just test out reading temperature at all.

Microsoft Reject My App Store Submission

By |2019-08-23T18:14:19+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Smart Bronco|

Being rejected is difficult. When I submitted my Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application to the Microsoft Store, I had no reason to think it would not pass with flying colors. I followed their checklist. I checked all the appropriate boxes, dotted all the t's and crossed all the i's.

Smart Bronco Project Announcement

By |2018-11-29T13:13:36+00:00September 4th, 2018|IoT, Project, Smart Bronco|

Over the course of the next few months, I am planning on taking my 1988 Ford Bronco II and making it a little more smart and a little more connected, thanks to the power of the Internet of Things. I plan on using this cruddy old truck to experiment and learn about IoT