Katie Kristoff
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Hackster Live April 2017 Workshop - Optional - Easy Add-on

Adapt your home automation project from our March 2017 workshop to be controlled through BLE using the Blynk app on your phone.

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Hackster Live April 2017 Workshop - Optional - Easy Add-on

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino 101 & Genuino 101
Arduino 101 & Genuino 101
×1
Arduino UNO Click Shield
MikroElektronika Arduino UNO Click Shield
Optional for Extension Project - See Hackster Live March 2017 Workshop Tutorial
×1
RELAY click
MikroElektronika RELAY click
Optional for Extension Project - See Hackster Live March 2017 Workshop Tutorial
×1
LED (generic)
LED (generic)
×2
Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
×1
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×3
Resistor 330 ohm
Resistor 330 ohm
×2
USB-A to B Cable
USB-A to B Cable
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Blynk
Blynk

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Schematics

Fritzing Schematic

Code

Arduino_101_BLE_Blynk.ino

Arduino
/**************************************************************
 * Blynk is a platform with iOS and Android apps to control
 * Arduino, Raspberry Pi and the likes over the Internet.
 * You can easily build graphic interfaces for all your
 * projects by simply dragging and dropping widgets.
 *
 *   Downloads, docs, tutorials: http://www.blynk.cc
 *   Sketch generator:           http://examples.blynk.cc
 *   Blynk community:            http://community.blynk.cc
 *   Social networks:            http://www.fb.com/blynkapp
 *                               http://twitter.com/blynk_app
 *
 * Blynk library is licensed under MIT license
 * This example code is in public domain.
 *
 **************************************************************
 *
 * This example shows how to use Arduino 101 CurieBLE
 * to connect your project to Blynk.
 *
 * Note: This requires CurieBLE library
 *   from http://librarymanager/all#CurieBLE
 *
 * NOTE: BLE support is in beta!
 *
 **************************************************************/

//#define BLYNK_USE_DIRECT_CONNECT

#define BLYNK_PRINT Serial

#include <BlynkSimpleCurieBLE.h>
#include <CurieBLE.h>

// You should get Auth Token in the Blynk App.
// Go to the Project Settings (nut icon).
char auth[] = "YourAuthToken";

BLEPeripheral  blePeripheral;

void setup() {
  Serial.begin(9600);
  delay(1000);

  blePeripheral.setLocalName("Blynk");
  blePeripheral.setDeviceName("Blynk");
  blePeripheral.setAppearance(384);

  Blynk.begin(blePeripheral, auth);

  blePeripheral.begin();

  Serial.println("Waiting for connections...");
}

void loop() {
  Blynk.run();
  blePeripheral.poll();
}

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Katie Kristoff

Katie Kristoff

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Educator and enthusiastic crafter.

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