Communication Projects

Project ideas / topics utilizing some sort of signal transmission medium or protocol can be found here. These projects explore and demonstrate signal transmission for either data or control functions.

  • USB interfaced equipment monitoring and control

    By on June 12, 2015

    This project demonstrates the use of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) of a computer to monitor and control home and office equipments in order to deliver quick status information, accurate timings and convenience. We explore the use of the HID and CSC USB classes for this purpose.

  • Microcontroller based remote car security system utilizing DTMF tone via GSM

    By on June 12, 2015

    A car security system that allows remote demobilizing, head lamp deactivation and alarm triggering from any location through a GSM phone. DTMF tone detection and decoding is done through hardware while a microcontroller performs the necessary logic functions.

  • Computer interfaced digital multimeter

    By on June 12, 2015

    Voltage, current and resistance measurements can be taken with ease compared with a regular multimeter. The features of a digital multimeter are carried out by the use of the computer’s data logging and Plotting advantage. Interface with the computer is through USB. This allows for a fast connection and compatibility with most modern computers.