Raspberry Pi and more by András Zsitko

Month: April 2018

Xiaomi Mijia Hygrothermo v2 sensor data on Raspberry Pi

There’s a neat looking Xiaomi sensor with a display which is capable of showing temperature and humidity data.

It can trasmit this information over Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), and if we want to get that in command line from a Raspberry Pi, this is what we need to do.

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Uploading ESPimatic to ESP8266

There’s a really handly little development board called ESP8266 which is able to run Arduino code. My current home automation dashboard is pimatic (yes, lowercase p), and a community member from the pimatic forums koffienl created a project called ESPimatic which makes is (relatively) easy to use the ESP8266 board to interact with pimatic. You can connect various sensors, e.g. DHT22, DS18B20, etc. by wires to the ESP8266, which will connect by WiFi to your home router, and send the sensor information wirelessly to pimatic dashboard.

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