Talk² is all about communication and adding Internet connectivity to your project can easily bring it to the next level! Despite the fact that you can find a couple of alternatives to it, we would like to present our prefered way.
On this post we’ll briefly check the common ways of connecting an Arduino to the Internet, evaluate the Pros and Cons. After we’ll present the Talk² approach to this problem, explaining concepts and queueing techniques to build a much more robust and flexible solution.
The popular options
After some research we easily concluded that the most popular way people are connecting their Arduino to the Internet is by using a direct Ethernet connection. Some cases using shields or expansion modules, others by simply relying on the build-in Ethernet capabilities of the board/MCU.