Student Projects

Internet of Things

Remote Sensors

News Readers



  • Smart Remote - a project that allows an mbed to learn commands issued through IR using a smart remote control
  • Morse Code Translator - generates Morse code from input text and plays it through a speaker
  • MicIO - using a 3.5mm microphone jack to send data
  • xbee chat server - a mbed chat server via Xbee
  • xbee clicker - a Xbee clicker on mbed

GSM Modems

  • GSM modem - An Enfora GSM serial modem sending GPS data in an SMS Text message
  • Contest Winner - SMS Scheduler using GSM Modem



  • Universal Translator - Allows the user to select the language which he intends to input, type a statement, select a language for translation, and hear how his statement is pronounced in the selected language using Google APIs. using Sparkfun VS1053 MP3 breakout board


Video and Graphics

Music and Audio

Smart Peripherals

  • IR Mouse - Three Sharp IR distance sensors used to make an IR PC mouse
  • The Power Glove is a wireless PC pointing device using MEMS accelerometers and sensors mounted in a glove worn by the user.
  • HID RFID Wiegand
  • Air Mouse Project - Create a mouse for your PC using an IMU breakout
  • Jazz Hands – Gesture control of an Android smartphone music player



  • SpaRTOS - A two month undergraduate student project to develop a sparse RTOS for mbed. SpaRTOS is designed to be built using the Keil Tools Compiler.
  • RTOS file and music - a demo using RTOS to read file while playing music

Security Systems

Test and Measurement



AM/FM Radio


Photos of Student mbed Projects

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