Smart Weather Display System

Skill LevelArea of FocusOperating System
IntermediateIoT, Smart Home,
Digital Signage

This project is a smart home system design based on the DragonBoard™ 410c from Arrow Electronics. It utilizes the DragonBoard 410c network support function and built-in Wi-Fi module for Internet connection. It is designed to use strong data processing power for the display of time, pictures, and sensor values.

The project was designed based on QT5.2.1. By utilizing the QT cross-platform characteristics, the developers compiled the APK running on an Android platform and then installed it to the DragonBoard 410c.

The aim of this project was to address the limitations that weather acquisition software typically is unable to satisfy individual users. The project is designed to display real-time local weather, local time, acquiring indoor temperature and humidity and displaying personal picture gallery.

Materials Required / Parts List / Tools

Source Code / Source Example / Application Executable

  • Inspirational project, with source code proprietary to the developer

Usage Instructions

  1. Connect the DragonBoard 410c board via Wi-Fi to the Internet and to the display via HDMI interface.
  2. Directly copy this source code to QT5.2.1 development environment for direct running.
  3. Set up a cross-compilation environment, and compile this source code into an APK program executable on Android.