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* Humidity
 
* Humidity
 
* Barometer
 
* Barometer
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* magnetic compass
 
* Light intensity / Color
 
* Light intensity / Color
 
* Laser / Ultrasonic distance
 
* Laser / Ultrasonic distance
 
* Voltmeter (?)
 
* Voltmeter (?)
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== Other proposed extensions ==
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* pocket lamp
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* GPS Antenna
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* Battery pack
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* Camera
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* USB Hub
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* RJ45
  
 
== Mechanics ==
 
== Mechanics ==

Revision as of 13:49, 31 October 2008

During out SYSTEMS fair presentation, an idea was born: an external sensor box!

There is an initial discussion (in German):

http://freeyourphone.de/portal_v1/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=661&p=6966#p6966

Contents

Features

  • analog sensors
  • connected as USB (host)
  • battery extender (?)

Sensors

  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Barometer
  • magnetic compass
  • Light intensity / Color
  • Laser / Ultrasonic distance
  • Voltmeter (?)

Other proposed extensions

  • pocket lamp
  • GPS Antenna
  • Battery pack
  • Camera
  • USB Hub
  • RJ45

Mechanics

There is currently some discussion if it should be a Jacket or an external box. http://freeyourphone.de/portal_v1/download/file.php?id=51

Electronics

  • should be a PIC with USB and 8 x ADC
  • power comes through USB
  • USB A plug (?)
Personal tools

During out SYSTEMS fair presentation, an idea was born: an external sensor box!

There is an initial discussion (in German):

http://freeyourphone.de/portal_v1/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=661&p=6966#p6966

Features

  • analog sensors
  • connected as USB (host)
  • battery extender (?)

Sensors

  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Barometer
  • Light intensity / Color
  • Laser / Ultrasonic distance
  • Voltmeter (?)

Mechanics

There is currently some discussion if it should be a Jacket or an external box. http://freeyourphone.de/portal_v1/download/file.php?id=51

Electronics

  • should be a PIC with USB and 8 x ADC
  • power comes through USB
  • USB A plug (?)