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November 25, 2013 AT 8:46 am

Cloud Thermometer – Kitchen thermometer that logs data to the cloud directly over a WiFi network! #IoT

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Cloud Thermometer – Kitchen thermometer that logs data to the cloud directly over a WiFi network! @ The Adafruit Learning System.

Have you ever wished you could know when something you put in the oven was done cooking? Maybe not 10 minute cookies but how about the 3 or 4 hour turkey roast? You might have used a gadget like a kitchen probe thermometer to monitor the temperature of food in the oven. Probe thermometers are great at measuring the temperature of cooking food, however there are a couple ways they can be improved. First, most probe thermometers (the inexpensive ones at least) can’t be monitored remotely, so you need to be in the kitchen constantly watching them. Second, these thermometers only display the current temperature and don’t give any prediction of when the food will be at a desired temperature.

This guide will show you how to build a thermometer that solves both the problems above. By using an Arduinoand Adafruit CC3000 WiFi breakout, you can build a probe thermometer that logs temperature data to Amazon’s DynamoDB cloud database service. With the temperature data in the cloud, you can monitor it remotely over the web, and even use the history of measurements to predict when the food will be ready!

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1 Comment

  1. Hello

    Nice tuto, but I thought using a IoT service such as Xively or ThingsSpeak (just to give 2 names out of many) would have been easier. Data representation already include and do not require additional setup.

    Best regards

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