Email in to send Arduino Sensors Data “2010 Express”

(Last Updated On: February 5, 2022)


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Email in to send Arduino Sensors Data– In this tutorial, you will learn how to design your own computer application in to monitor the temperature and humidity values and then send these values on specific email id. With the help of this project, the temperature and humidity values can be monitored from anywhere around the world.

In this project, the famous DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor are used with the Arduino. The Arduino Uno is used to access the Temperature and Humidity values and then using the Serial Communication the temperature and humidity values are sent in a string message to the designed computer application. These values are displayed on the screen and are also sent to the destination email id.

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At first, you will find this project quite impractical, as you will need a computer or a laptop connected with the Arduino Uno or Mega all the time. Who connects a computer 24 hours with the Arduino Uno just to monitor the Temperature and Humidity? While there are so many breakout boards that can be used to send the sensors data to any email id around the world. There are Ethernet cards, ESP8266 wifi modules, Nodemcu ESP8266, etc. All these modules can be directly interfaced with the Arduino Uno or Mega and you never need a computer to send an email. I have been using Nodemcu ESP8266 for Real Time sensors monitoring, but there are situations when you need a computer application like for example a SCADA system, where you process all the data and then send the end results on an email ID.

When you start comparing both the options and as you dig deeper you will understand how important this project is. The computer application designed for monitoring and sending an email can be used in infinite ways. The application designed in this Tutorial can be used without the Arduino. This application can be easily modified and can be used in student’s attendance system, this application can be used in the products inquiry system, and this project can be used in all those places where you need to send an email. This application can also be used for marketing, as this is an automatic email sending system.

The software’s used in this project are

Arduino IDE

Visual Basic.Net “” 2010 Express Edition.

DHT11 sensor Pinout:

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This is the DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor which is used in this project for building the Real-Time weather station. DHT11 Sensor has a total of 4 pins. Pin number 1 is the VCC, pin number 2 is the data, pin number 3 is not connected while pin number 4 is the Ground.

The other useful information about the DHT11 sensor can be found in its datasheet. For example its applications, Features, Dimensions, Product parameter, Electrical characteristics, Pin description, and data format, etc. It’s a good designing practice to study the datasheet of the electrical component before you start using it any circuit.

For the easy connections, I highly recommend firs you need to fix this sensor on the Vero Board, Solder its legs and the 10-kilo resistor. Then solder jumper wires. This way you can easy interface the DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor with the Arduino Uno or Mega.

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Circuit Diagram:

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The connection of the DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor with the Arduino Uno or Mega is really simple. As you can see in the circuit diagram above, a 10 kilo Ohm resistor is connected between pin number 1 and pin number 2. As I said earlier the pin number 3 of the dht11 sensor is not used. Pin number 4 of the DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor is connected with the Arduino’s Ground, while pin number 2 is connected with the Arduino’s pin number 12.

Email in Arduino and Programming:

 Email in– In this Project, two programs are used, one program is written for the Arduino and the other program is the computer application designed in using 2010 Express Edition.

DHT11 Arduino Programming:

For the Program Explanation watch Video Tutorial given at the end of this Article.

Email Sending Application Programming:

For the practical demonstration and step by step, explanation watch the following video tutorial.

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