ESPHome Dot Matrix Display | Internet Connected Display Home Assistant Display

Using ESPHome for connecting ESP8266 to MAX7219 Dot-Matrix Display to show useful information from Home Assistant. This is used by my wife’s channel Canvasyvibes Art Software: ESPHome

October 4, 2020 · Debashish Sahu

Talking to Twitter Using TwitterWebAPI for ESP8266

Idea: Use ESP8266 to talk to Twitter Get User Data or Tweet or Search Twitter Display the data on a Dot-Matrix display Implementation I created an Arduino library to talk to Twitter using its Web API made for ESP8266. There are other approaches like using a bearer token arduino-twitter-api, but comes with limitations in terms of not being able to send tweet. This Arduino library TwitterWebAPI can both search/read and post tweets....

March 19, 2018 · Debashish Sahu

IoT Dot Matrix Display: Twitter Mentions Using ESP8266 and IFTTT

Let’s say that you don’t have your smartphone around and someone mentions you on twitter. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a display that automatically reads your twitter mentions and show it on a scrolling display? So let’s build a internet controlled (IoT) dot-matrix display that does this for us using an ESP8266. The plan to accomplish this is as follows: Someone mentions us on twitter (in my case @debsahu) IF This Then That (IFTTT) tracks these mentions and posts this data on Adafruit....

February 17, 2017 · Debashish Sahu