Arduino for the Cloud

Arduino Yun and Dragino Yun Shield

by Claus Kuhnel

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Author website: http://www.ckuehnel.ch
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Synopsis

Arduino for the Cloud considers the Arduino Yun and the Dragino Yun Shield as components closing the gap between a typical microcontroller application and connection to the cloud. Arduino Yun combines the classic Arduino with an Atheros AR9331 system-on-a-chip (SoC) for wireless access points and routers platforms, which uses the Linux distribution Linino (OpenWRT) operating system. The Dragino Yun Shield expands any Arduino with network capabilities by the Atheros AR9331.The combination of microcontroller and Linux device supports the whole chain from sensor to software applications in the cloud by hardware and software. This book deals with the Arduino and the Linux device and their interaction, without the need of detailed Linux knowledge.

About The Author

Dr. Claus Kuhnel studied at and graduated from the Technical University of Dresden (D) in the field of information electronics. This was followed by an education in biomedical engineering. Professionally, he is responsible for development of embedded systems for lab devices. In addition to his professional tasks, he has published numerous articles and books on microcontroller related issues.