In this article, you are going to build a weather measurement station that will automatically send data to the cloud using the Temboo service. When building home automation projects, we love to connect our devices together wirelessly and to the web, especially using WiFi. One solution is to use WiFi breakout boards or shields, for example using the CC3000 WiFi chip, connect it to an Arduino board, and build your own code for the WiFi communication & remote interface. In this article, I will show you another approach using the Arduino Yun & Temboo.
Introduced in 2013 by Arduino, the Arduino Yun is a powerful Arduino board with onboard WiFi & a small Linux machine. Especially, it is really easy to interface with the web service Temboo, which is what we are going to use in this project. We will automatically send data to a Google Docs spreadsheet, which can be accessed from anywhere.