Remote Year- Weather data by PureModule's BME280 sensor
Post date: Jun 7, 2017 12:11:34 PM
Greetings from Bulgaria!
I am currently 3 months into an amazing journey known as Remote Year (www.remoteyear.com). In short, RemoteYear is a travel program for remote workers where you travel to 12 cities in 12 months with a group of 60 other like-minded individuals.
It has been my pleasure developing firmware for PureModules (www.puremodules.com), a solder-less modular sensor system. One of the most convenient thing about PureModules is the portability (each sensor is about the size of a quarter). This lends well to travel. I have been traveling with PureModules and collecting weather data using the BME280 Environmental Sensor. Below is a compiled map of the gathered data as well as a quick guide on how its made.
How its Made:
The PureModule's SuperSensor has a BME280 (shown below) sensor capable of measuring Temperature, Humidity, Pressure and Elevation.
The CoreModule's (white board above) nrf52 has BLE capability which allows this CoreModule-SuperSensor system to communicate with smartphone applications. I have created a Quick-start guide that describes the steps needed to display data on our PureModules Android application.
The data from the Android application is parsed into a .csv file which is then compiled into a Google sheet. The map above uses the compiled Google sheet to place the markers and display the data.
I hope you enjoy the map and also enjoy PureModules!
I am looking forward to seeing what you will build with them.