Smart House Kit
Build your smart home model now!
Smarthon Smart House Kit for micro:bit is designed to introduce advance implementation of Internet of Things (IoT) into daily life. With certain programming and electronic knowledge, you can express your creativity on building a smart house for living. Derived from Smarthon IoT board, the Smart House Kit uses an unique extension while supporting more sensors and actuators, allowing you to build various smart house features, including smart defense system, and home health data monitoring system.
Ultrasonic Distance Sensor
Temperature and Humidity Sensor
PIR Motion Sensor
The instruction manual is included with the kit, convenient for teachers and students to make.
The smart house kit works with Smarthon's IoT:bit WiFi extension board to create different IoT projects.
The model is included with the kit for student to build creatively.
The instruction book contain the detail assembly steps.
Smart Home Projects
Have you ever imagined how to design your own smart home? This set can produce 11 smart home projects. The following are some reference examples. The coverage can be divided into 5 categories, including automation, security, entertainment, personal wellness and energy management.
Smart Saving Light Bulb
Make a smart light bulb by detecting motion around the environment
Make an automatic home vanguard by detecting the motion around the home
Make a mechanical door that open upon button pressed
Smart Digital Clock
Make a digital clock that perform normal clock function with auto-synchronizing time
Make a smart curtain by detecting the sunlight around the house
Home Health Data Monitoring
Make a home health data monitoring system by collecting data from the sensors inside the house
Well Designed House Model
With the cardboard that can be built into a complete house model with extension boards for walls and sensor holders, students can enjoy the convenience of not having to handcraft modules for holding the components and simulating the scenes. Holes and ports on the walls inside the house model also allow room for creativity for students to freely build their dream house.
Real Scenarios to Learn Smart Home
Nowadays, Smart Home is very common and applied to many houses already, it helps humans in living a lot. There are different categories that smart home can help on, such as saving energy, automation, security, personal wellness etc. For instance, smart defense systems help security like doorbells, fire alarm systems help to turn on the buzzer to prevent accidents. For saving energy, it can turn off the LED automatically when no one uses the light for more than 10 mins.
Smart Home IoT Concept Integrated
IoT is a main technology used in Smart Home. The common applications are the smart door, Amazon alexa voice control, mobile app control on some appliances, smart temperature and humidity sensors. It is common that not many people know what IoT is. Therefore, in the meantime, learning different iot platforms like IFTTT to trigger messages, uploading data to thingspeak, mobile app control is a good way for students to know how technology helps with smart living.
Suitable for Group Projects
This kit is very flexible and allows students to design their smart dream home they want. It is recommended that 2 students form a group, do the discussion, programming, design and presentation. So that, they can present their idea to the class. In the meantime, it can train up the student's different skill sets like logical thinking, communication skills and group work.