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Control home WiFi switches from office

What kind of setup is required to control Home Fan, Lights, AC, Computers from outside home. First thing I'll need is static IP address to reach the Home LAN. Next for computers, I can setup wake on ...
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How can I connect my ESP32 to thingsboard?

I have downloaded the thingsboard library in Arduino but I'm not sure exactly how to use it to connect to thingsboard. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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ARM Cortex M0+ board with GSM module

I was looking on NUCLEO-L073RZ development board, which is powered by their MPU based on the ARM Cortex M0+ architecture. My plan is connecting it with "some" GSM module with low power ...
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Using TASMOTA for timeout operations

I wish to use TASMOTA to replace my code that when triggered ( button or sensor ) to operate not as Toggle but staring a timeout, for example, IR sensor input triggers ON for 15 minutes. Is is ...
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In Home Assistant is it possible to make a button to cast/mirror audio to Google Home

Is it possible to make a button in home assistant that will cast my device's audio similar to the "Cast my audio" button in google home. I want this for apps that don't have their own cast ...
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Getting a custom SBC board developed to spec

I need to design a single-board computer to the following specs. Can anyone please suggest companies that could build this economically? Two full-size (USB-A) USB 3 ports A CPU fast enough to handle ...
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What is the proper IoT architecture using Googles services?

What am I working on? I am currently working on a project that will in the future be connected to the cloud. I have a PLC that will be connected to the cloud. When the “process” starts, the PLC will ...
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What is necessary to employ a edge computing architecture

I've been reading about edge computing and use of nodes to decrease the distance between data and the server and most articles suggest the need of cloud to do edge computing. However, some papers that ...
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How to stop Amcrest camera from tracking motion while Surveillance Station is in Home Mode

Problem I have an Amcrest IP camera set up which records to Synology Surveillance Station (SS) when triggered by motion detecting, with motion tracking enabled. I've set up my regular recording ...
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NB-IoT mobility issues

I have been reading about LTE-M and NB-IoT technologies, and it is mentioned everywhere that NB-IoT is only good (at least at its first release) for stationary applications, and on the other hand, LTE-...
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Receiving doorbell notification on Zigbee or MQTT from an electro-mechanical ding-dong

I have a typical European failsafe bell transformer installed in my electrical box, wired to a classic ding-dong chime (works at 230v and 8v). I wonder if there is any component or a simple DIY ...
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Does my local home automation system have to use secure communication?

I am creating (programming) my own home automation system. It will consist of 3 apps: Client app, which will communicate (update) database in the cloud Server on Raspberry pi, which will listen to ...
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Why can't FireFox connect to mosquitto via websocket on Ubuntu 20.04? No problem with Ubuntu 18.04

I tried to set up a new server with mosquitto. When I set up mosquitto on Ubuntu 18.04, both FireFox and Chrome can connect to it via websocket. When I set up the mosquitto on Ubuntu 20.04, only ...
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How many machines do I connect to a single WiFi router?

I have 10,000 machines (to make jute-bags), and each machine needs to send data to a remote server every 2 seconds. The data consists of machine id, machine state and various other information ...
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How does HomeAssistant connects with almost every IoT devices and work with them?

I have been searching working of a HomeAssistant(Raspberry PI 4) for a while in its Github repository how does it connect to almost every device and Alexa and other voice assistants but couldn't found ...
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Hub that provides API's to support

I am building an IoT app project for which a person can create his/her own smart devices for home or can buy one like Aqara, Xiaomi's, Ring, Nest products, etc. If a person can create his/her devices ...
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Is MQTT a good choice for my application?

For a university project I need to have a couple of "things" that collect data and which we will then be able to view and manipulate. At the moment each of the devices will consist of a few ...
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Method to send data from a device to a backend

I have tasked myself with building a simple temperature sensor device, using a thermocouple and stm32 microcontroller. I want to be able to take readings at regular intervals (every hour or so) and ...
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Does the choice of vendor for a Zigbee Smart Light have impact besides the device specs?

I am confused about the choice of vendors and where it impacts what I can / cannot do. I want to add a couple of different connected lights (mostly LED stripes). I play with the idea to buy stripes ...
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Looking for thermostat with web interface, mqtt capability, not dependant on cell phone apps

Does anyone make a thermostat with (ideally wired ethernet) or wifi network connectivity where the device has a web gui interface that can be accessed and programmed with a browser (ie not dependent ...
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viewing and controlling tv from laptop

hi all i was wondering if there was a way to remotly view and controll one of my smart tvs my problem is my little one shouts down every 10 mins for me to put something on her youtube neadless to say ...
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Connect to Mqtt over websockets

I'm trying to connect on a broker with the following script #!/user/bin/env python import paho.mqtt.client as mqtt import random import requests import warnings import LoggingManager logger = ...
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Is there a Hub that can receive a 915Mhz signal and report on it?

I'm looking for a device that can detect (and report to my raspberry pi) the presence of a signal from my Switcheroo: Switcheroo - Sync Lights with No App, WiFi, Bluetooth, or Remote Control | Change ...
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How to connect the Arduino MKR GSM to the Arduino IoT cloud service?

I am having trouble connecting my MKR GSM to the Arduino Cloud platform. My code is shown below: The .ino file. /* Sketch generated by the Arduino IoT Cloud Thing "Bin One" https://...
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Create and manage thousands of “things”

I'm working on a project that might grow up to several thousands of things. The management is on AWS. My lack of knowledge is about practical operations, like the creation of the things. Currently we ...
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Protocol that supports data integrity with intermittent connectivity?

Currently we are using LwM2M but we are running into use-cases for which we can't find neat LwM2M features. I also looked at MQTT but it seems to have the same struggles. These use-cases include: ...
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How to speed up first Mosquitto message?

When sending MQTT messages, first message arrives within 2 seconds and subsequent messages sent within less than 20 secs from first message, arrive in about 0.5 second. I would like to speed up those “...
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How to collect data from AM 2302 temperature sensors over long wires?

I am trying to monitor the grain temperature in 4 roughly 25ft grain bins. I currently am monitoring temperature in one 15ft bin with the AM 2302 sensor, and it appears to be working. I just made a ...
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Is using remote database (firebase) wrong idea for home automation system?

I am working on home automation system and I my idea was this: There will be client app, which will be running on a classic HTTP server (on internet). It will communicate with firebase realtime (NoSQL)...
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Nest box monitoring with ESP32: suitable camera module?

I'm working on a remote (off grid) nest box monitoring project, which should be both low-cost (volunteer-funded) and low-power. No video streaming required, only a snapshot over mobile network every ...
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Noob looking for platform

Long time web programmer now getting into electronics as hobby projects and perhaps small custom productions. I'm partial to using microcontrollers instead of Pi's, because I'm thinking I don't need ...
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Android or Linux + Electron for consumer facing GUI [closed]

I’m looking to build a consumer facing IoT product that involves a display. I have been debating whether to use Android or Linux + Electron for the app, which will be running kiosk style all the time. ...
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Device Data to Dashboard: What architecture do I use (example inside)?

I want to filter my device data through a rule engine where I apply different actions to it before storing and displaying it to the user. I need to store this data into a time series database and I ...
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Python Paho MQTT 2.5 KB messages not sending for days, while 0.1 KB messages send fine

I've got powerful dual-core IoT gateways in the field with high-speed cellular modems and good internet connections, but they fail to send 2.5 KB MQTT messages to my AWS IoT message broker. My program ...
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Automating motorized shades

I have some non-smart motorized shades that can be raised/lowered with a remote that came with them. I’d like to automate them via Alexa. Off the top of my head this would require sniffing the ...
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Do something when no motion detected in Hue

Is there a way to turn on a device (a hue smart plug in this case) when the hue motion sensor detects no more motion? We have a fan that is like to be on when the room is empty, but off if anyone ...
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What types of proximity sensors would fit this bicycle application?

I'm looking into proximity sensors for bicycle attachments. The idea is to detect when a car passes close by to a rider. What are some types of proximity sensors that would be: Cheap Range up to 2 ...
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Wheel skid detection

I am working on a project which sensed four speed by using hall sensor attached to wheel by using raspberry pi. I have wrote program for that only issue with that it gives fairly good results when ...
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Diff-patch algorithms

I am studying about incremental programming of restricted (low power) IoT devices and discovered that many diff algorithms have been introduced by the literature (DASA, R3DIFF, DG, etc). Trying them ...
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How to Define Default Spotify Account for Google Home?

We have a number of smart speakers around the house connected to Google Home. We have multiple Spotify accounts running under their Premium Family Plan. One of our Spotify accounts is the "house&...
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NetBIOS visibility in Windows IoT Core

I am trying different approaches to creating a simple NAS using a Raspberry Pi and decided to give Windows IoT Core a try; considering that other computers in my network are primarily Windows and ...
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Chromecast, Ubiquiti/Unifi and netflix

I am having some trouble to connect the netflix app from my android app to a chromecast. Briefly, it takes a long time (from 5 to 30 minutes) until the cast icon appears in my netflix android app as ...
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STM32L475 X-CUBE-GCP sample application not correctly signed by trusted CA

I am trying to make X-CUBE-GCP sample application SDK working. I am not able to connect to GCP cloud because of repetitive error - "The certificate is not correctly signed by the trusted CA"....
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Access Raspberry Pi behind a NAT firewall through Internet

I have been developing projects with Raspberry Pi 4. For the current project I am running a NextCloudPi server on it. I am able to access the server using my Internal IP. I want to access it using a ...
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Flush-mountable smart light remote switch - Replacement for Lutron Connected Bulb Remote?

The Lutron Connected Bulb Remote was a great little light switch that could be flush mounted in a US style switch plate for a professional look. It was discontinued in 2018 or so. Hue has the Smart ...
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Detecting static human? How? Which Sensor?

I am new to this community and I apologize for my bad English. I am interested in Home automation I am working on my new project. Where the requirement is to use a sensor for Automatic Light on/off ...
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Can I disable read access to an SD card by removing the read wire? [closed]

I want an internet connected host, such as a Raspberry Pi, to be able to write uploaded files to a directly-connected SD card, but I don't want it to be able to read the card. This is for protection ...
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Cable RF Loss on RFM98W Adapter

I'm calculating the link budget for a rocket communication that reaches 3km altitude. I'm using HopeRF RFM98W for both ends of the system. Max RF output: 20dBm Antenna Gain: 3dBi 3km FSPL at 433MHz: ...
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Low Bluetooth antenna problem on my PCB (Sim800c)

I have my PCB that I have SIM800c module with Bluetooth V3. My module GSM is working perfectly but my BT has just a few centimeters board (I have tried 3 different modules after upgrading their ...
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ESP32 proximity detection - how near, far and how accurate can it be?

I did some brief search on the matter, but it doesn't really help. I want to detect when people approach each other too closely, and - possibly, in the future - leave too great a distance between one ...

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