A Comparative Study of Arduino Uno, NodeMCU in IoT

Authors(3) :-P. Ashwini, Pavan. S, Roja Ramani A

IOT Hardware components can include low-power boards; single-board processors like the Arduino Uno and Node MCU. An Arduino Uno is a microcontroller motherboard. A microcontroller is a simple computer that can run one program at a time, over and over again and it is very easy to use. But the structure of Arduino is its disadvantage, the easy to use hardware/software of Arduino unable a person to learn the basics of many things likes Serial communication, ADC, I2C and Arduino libraries are not very efficient in certain parts and waste RAM and CPU cycles. NodeMCU is a development board featuring the popular ESP8266 WiFi chip. Its obvious advantage over the Arduino is that it can readily connect to the Internet via WiFi. However, the ESP8266 breakout board has limited pins although the chip itself has a lot of output ports. The NodeMCU solves this problem by featuring 10 GPIO pins each capable of using PWM, I2C and 1-wire interface.This paper provides Internet of Things oriented comparison of Arduino Uno and Node MCU boards with suitable selection of the hardware development platforms that are capable enough to improve the understanding of technology and also summarizes various capabilities of available hardware development platforms for IoT.

Authors and Affiliations

P. Ashwini
Assistant Professor, Department of CSE, Teegala Krishna Reddy Engineering College, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Pavan. S
Assistant Professor, Department of CSE, Teegala Krishna Reddy Engineering College, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Roja Ramani A
Assistant Professor, Department of CSE, Teegala Krishna Reddy Engineering College, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

IOT, Arduino Uno, NodeMCU, ESP8266, Microcontroller.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 7 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 07-11
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET184424
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

P. Ashwini, Pavan. S, Roja Ramani A, " A Comparative Study of Arduino Uno, NodeMCU in IoT, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 7, pp.07-11, March-April.2018
URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET184424

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