Couch potatoes should be
particularly interested in Bill Bowden's remote control IR receiver, which
allows users to control the power of virtually any electrical appliance
(including those not equipped for remote) using their standard remote control.
It's based on an IR receiver circuit, which is basically a simple toggle switch
that features a 48KHz IR receiver module to convert IR signals to 5V digital
data representing the particular command sent. So switch a fan or lights on and
off, blend up a pitcher of margaritas, pop popcorn and more, all without
leaving your couch â€” possibly
The Industrial Internet of Things may be going off the deep end in connecting everything on the plant floor. Some machines, bearings, or conveyors simply don’t need to be monitored -- even if they can be.
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