7 Best IoT Project Kits

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7 Best IoT Project Kits for engineering students

Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.

- Dean Kamen, Dean of Invention – American TV Show

IoT, Internet of Things technology is a classic example for the above statement. IoT is the latest innovation in the field of smart technologies and all the top industries are gearing fast towards the implementation of IoT on to their devices.

IoT not only makes the electronic devices smarter but also provides the user with valuable insights to make the processes efficient and productive. It is simply because of the efficient data management system that the IoT system provides to a user.

With the boom in consumer internet usage, almost all the electronic devices that we use in our day to day life collects data about our behavior, preference and personality traits. And IoT technology enables the service providers to use the data collected to improve the overall user experience and interactions.

With such offerings, IoT is quickly transforming the industries and consumer products as we see it.

IoT technology not only amazes us with its offerings but also develops a curiosity within us to learn about it.

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Great IOT Projects with Kits and Video Tutorials for Engineering Students

Here are the 7 Best IoT Project Kits which you can start building:

1. Weather Monitoring System using IoT Project Kit:
With the help of this IoT project kit, you will develop a smart electronic device that can monitor the temperature and humidity changes in the environment and send the data real-time to a remote user. This IoT based system can also be programmed to carry out some actuations whenever the temperature/humidity drops below a threshold value.

You will get 3 major components to build this IoT project,

  1. DHT Sensor – It will detect the temperature/ humidity changes in the environment
  2. Arduino Uno - It will act as the brain of the system and processes the data from the sensor
  3. ESP8266 WiFi Module - This will be used to integrate the system onto cloud and send updates to user

This Weather Monitoring System using IoT Project Kit comes with excellent video tutorials based course content that will help you learn and build the project.


2. Smart Irrigation System using IoT Project Kit:
With the help of this IoT project kit, you will build an electronic device that can facilitate automatic switching ON/OFF of water pump based on the moisture level present in the soil. The device will also send the data collected like water pump functioning time, moisture level variations in the soil etc to cloud for storage and analysis.

You will get 4 major components to build this IoT project,

  1. Soil Moisture Sensor - This will be used to sense the moisture changes in the soil
  2. Arduino Uno - It will act as the brain of the system and sends voltage to the water pump
  3. ESP8266 WiFi Module -This will be integrated to the system, so that the user can get updates remotely
  4. Water Pump -It receives the voltage from Arduino and turn ON/ OFF the water flow

This Smart Irrigation System using IoT Project Kit comes with excellent video tutorials based course content that will help you learn and build the project.


3. Smart Water Monitoring System using IoT Project Kit:
With the help of this IoT project kit, you will build an electronic device that can monitor the flow of water through pipes and intimate the user about the water usage and leakages real-time. The system uses a water flow sensor to detect the flow of water and sends the data collected to cloud to facilitate storage and analysis.

You will get 3 major components to build this IoT project,

  1. Flow Sensor - It will detect the flow of water inside the pipe and send the data for interpretation
  2. Arduino Uno - It will act as the brain of the system and processes the data from the sensor
  3. ESP 8266 WiFi Module - This will be used to integrate the system onto cloud and facilitates storage & analysis of data collected

This Smart Water Monitoring System using IoT Project Kit comes with excellent video tutorials based course content that will help you learn and build the project.


4. Automated Street lighting using IoT Project Kit:
With the help of this IoT project kit, you will develop an electronic device that uses LDR sensors to detect the intensity of sunlight present outside and facilitates the automatic switching ON/OFF of the street lights. This IoT system will also send the data collected from the sensor to cloud for storage and analysis.

You will get 4 major components to build this IoT project,

  1. LDR Sensor - It will detect the changes in the sunlight intensity and send the data to the Arduino for interpretation
  2. Arduino Uno - It will act as the brain of the system and processes the data from the sensor & facilitates the Switching ON/OFF of the street light
  3. Relay Drivers - It will be used to convert the voltage that can be used to operate the street lights
  4. ESP 8266 WiFi Module - This will be used to integrate the system onto cloud and facilitates storage & analysis of data collected

This Automated Street lighting using IoT Project Kit comes with excellent video tutorials based course content that will help you learn and build the project.


5. Smart Building System using IoT Project Kit:
With the help of this IoT project kit, you will develop an electronic device that uses PIR sensors to detect the presence of humans and facilitate the automatic switching ON/OFF of lights to save electricity. This IoT based system sends the data collected about the electricity usage and number of occupants over a period of time to cloud for storage and analysis.

You will get 4 major components to build this IoT project,

  1. PIR Sensor - It will detect the presence of people inside the room and send the data to the Arduino board
  2. Arduino Uno - It will act as the brain of the system and processes the data from the sensor & facilitates the Switching ON/OFF of the electrical appliances
  3. Relay Drivers - It will be used to convert the voltage that can be used to operate the electrical appliances
  4. ESP 8266 WiFi Module - This will be used to integrate the system onto cloud and facilitates storage & analysis of data collected

This Smart Building System using IoT Project Kit comes with excellent video tutorials based course content that will help you learn and build the project.


6. Home Automation System using IoT Project Kit:
With the help of this IoT project kit, you will develop an electronic device that can be used to control all the home appliances via smart phone using Bluetooth Technology. You will be able to link and control all the home appliance using an Android App. Also the data collected about the home appliances functioning will be sent to cloud for storage and analysis.

You will get 4 major components to build this IoT project,

  1. HC-05 Bluetooth Module - It will used to establish a connection between the user’s mobile phone and the IoT system
  2. Arduino Uno - It will act as the brain of the system and processes the data from the sensor & facilitates the Switching ON/OFF of the electrical appliances
  3. Relay Drivers - It will be used to convert the voltage that can be used to operate the electrical appliances
  4. ESP 8266 WiFi Module - This will be used to integrate the system onto cloud and facilitates storage & analysis of data collected

 

This Home Automation System using IoT Project Kit comes with excellent video tutorials based course content that will help you learn and build the project.


7. Raspberry Pi based Weather Monitoring System using IoT Project Kit: Raspberry Pi is a miniature size standalone computer that can work independently and controls a system. Using a Raspberry Pi computer and a DHT sensor present in the IoT kit, you will develop an electronic device that streams temperature and humidity data over the internet. You can program the system in such a way that say whenever the temperature exceeds a certain limit, the device will automatically send an email notification. And the data collected will be sent to cloud for storage and analysis.

You will get 2 major components to build this IoT project,

  1. DHT Sensor - It will detect the temperature/ humidity changes in the environment and sends the data to Raspberry Pi
  2. Raspberry Pi - It will act as the brain of the system and processes the data from the sensor & facilitates the remote user update

This Raspberry Pi based Weather Monitoring System using IoT Project Kit comes with excellent video tutorials based course content that will help you learn and build the project.


Here are some important points that need to be considered before buying an IoT Project Kit:

  1. Since IoT is a latest technology, learning to build the project all by yourself will be tough. So prefer IoT kits that come with good course content.
  2. While buying IoT kits with course content, prefer video based tutorials. Because referring documents and building the project will be extremely tough.
  3. Before purchasing the IoT kit, check for the company’s credibility and reputation. You can check for the company’s credibility by going through their social media presence, Google/Facebook reviews etc.
  4. Also before placing your order for the IoT kit, check whether necessary technical assistance will be provided or not from the company’s side if you face with a problem.
  5. Always go for IoT kits that provide you with a very good learning opportunity. The knowledge that you gain will be very helpful in acquiring core jobs & higher studies admissions.

At Skyfi Labs, our engineers keep the above factors in mind while developing IoT kits and course content. So our students all over the world love our courses. You can have a look at the work of some students here:

The IoT kits we offer come with an engaging course content that is delivered with an innovative methodology to ensure your learning. The IoT kits are well tested and dispatched to you within 24 Hours. You can get necessary technical assistance by simply scheduling a doubt session for your convenient time. With this kit, you can complete your IoT project within a week and earn a smart certificate.


You can contact us at 1800-200-3855 if you need to talk to our expert team.

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