Makers, electronic enthusiasts and hobbyists searching for a project to keep them busy this weekend may be interested in a new DIY smartwatch created by Shyam Ravi. The multifunctional ESP8266 smartwatch can be built for less than $20 and is capable of keeping you updated on your local weather conditions thanks to the connection to the Yahoo weather service. Check out the video below to learn more about its design, build and functions.
“In this video, I will show you how to make a DIY WiFi Smartwatch using ESP8266 ESP-12E module for under $20. The module has an inbuilt WiFi module which allows the watch to connect to the internet. The watch has an 128*64 OLED display which displays temperature and time and date. The main feature of this watch is that it can control other electrical appliances remotely through the internet from anywhere in the world. This is possible due an IoT cloud service, Blynk, which allows direct communication between two devices. In this project, there is a button on the watch which can directly control the relay modules.”
“This is an ESP8266 project in which I make a smartwatch that connects to the internet and gets the time data from NTP and gets the weather data from Yahoo Weather API. The data is displayed on an OLED display mounted to a PCB. Besides this the button present on the watch can control another ESP8266 Relay module directly through an IoT cloud service called Blynk.”
More details and full instructions on how to build your very own jump over to the GitHub project page or the Hackaday website by following the links below.