Real Time Tide Data Experiment to measure tide levels remotely, log on the internet, and post to twitter.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Tide Monitor - first concept

OK, the new project will be a tide monitor. It will look directly at the tide level in a coastal pond in Falmouth, MA.

The system design will consist of the following:

1. Arduino controller with a Parallax Ping ultrasonic range finder to measure water height from a fixed dock.
2. A wireless async connection using TBD technology.
3. An IObridge to connect to the Internet
4. This web site to monitor the actual tide height.

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