Spark Core board provides WiFi to virtually all the things, takes enter from anyplace (video)
Spark Units needs the inclusion of WiFi in units to be a matter of when, not if — and if its new Spark Core will get to market as deliberate, tinkerers may by no means have a second of doubt. The tiny board combines an Arduino-suitable ARM Cortex-M3 platform with a TI CC3000 WiFi chip that not solely simplifies getting on-line, however might save the DIY crowd from having to the touch tasks afterward. House owners can flash the firmware with new code over WiFi, for a begin. A free Spark Cloud service additionally permits for customized apps that interface with the Core by way of seemingly something with an web connection: if you wish to reconfigure a homebrew safety digital camera out of your telephone, you’ll be able to. Whereas Spark Units is counting on crowdfunding to gasoline its related technique, the corporate is comfortably previous its $10,000 aim and will ship each the Spark Core ($39) and non-compulsory shields to new contributors round September.