b:section class='header MyOctopus: November 2015

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

MyOctopus Smart Home Maker

MAINBOARD A  rev.1:

New Breakout board for Edison from MyOctopus.
All I/O open for development & projects.


Spec:
Breakout board for Intel Edison
Power supply 5VDC 500mA via USB or external source

Ready to connect with MyOctopus sensors/devices:
  •  Air quality(NH3, NOx, alcohol, Benzene, smoke, CO2 ,etc.) controlled by I2C via uC
  •  4x infra-red temp(I2C)
  •  4x ambient light, (I2C)
  •  temperature & humidity (I2C)
  •  Accelerometer, gyroscope, compass(I2C)
  •  Pressure(I2C)
  •  Infra-red diode (I/O) to control TV, HiFi & similar devices (RC5, RC6 code)




Ports:
  •  I2C ports and INTERRUPT I/O already shifted to 3.3V
  •  Edison Ports (2xI2C, 2xPWM,2x UART ports, USB)
  •  Digital potentiometer 50kOhm, 256 pos (I2C)
  •  Custom logic shifter 8x I/O
  •  uC Microchip (I2C,ICSP) for custom flash and I/Os



Dimensions:
65mm, octagonal shape


Schematic and PCB:



(full spec on the way)


Sunday, 1 November 2015

INTRODUCING MYOCTOPUS: THE INTELLIGENT SMART HOME TO WEBSUMMIT 2015


DO YOU LIKE YOUR HOUSE? DOES YOUR HOUSE LIKE YOU?


Dublin startup MyOctopus Ltd   is delighted to be showcasing MyOctopus, the Intelligent smart-home multitool at the upcoming Websummit 2015 . This 5th global tech gathering will be the biggest one yet, bringing startups, investors, tech giants, journalists and top companies together for a week of talks, discussions,workshops, and events.  This ecosystem defining global 'think-in' promises to be the best one yet! You will find us at booth M145 in the Startup Village on Wed 4th Nov.- Be sure to come over and say 'Hi' - We will make you feel at home!



INTRODUCING MYOCTOPUS: THE INTELLIGENT SMART HOME
 
With MyOctopus, we are creating an open-source intelligent home, a creative smart-home multi-tool, which users can customise at any level, from application to hardware.  At Team Octopus, the user is at the heart of our design.  By this, we mean that we are thinking about people, every step of the way.  Every home, every lifestyle is unique; we are creating a smart home that will be personal to each home and user.