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Good microphone for whole room (without Internet)

I'm currently working on a smart home with voice recognition and I'm looking for a microphone that I could use for a whole room. What kind of microphone should I be looking for? What does the Amazon ...
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Android things create Wi-Fi access point to configure device

I need to send Wi-Fi credentials to my Android Things headless device via a mobile app. As it is right now, the device advertises on Bluetooth, the mobile app connects to device and sends Wi-Fi ...
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In IoT, Is it necessary to involve single-boards such as Raspberry Pi as the only communication devices?

Are single boards always necessary when implementing an IoT connection? Can they be substituted by normal smartphones in, let's say, a business setting so as to communicate to POS/Internet-enabled ...
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Philips Hue App - out of home control sign-in problem

I am trying to control lights from outside using Hue app on my Android phone, but when I try logging in, by hitting 'log in' button under 'out of home control' under Settings, it takes me to an ...
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Query my location from home

I have a service at my home, on a Raspberry Pi for example, which should execute depending on where I am (work, home, shop,...) Use case example : Send a reminder to somebody in my house but not ...
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IFTTT: Use trigger from one applet with ingredient from another applet?

(I'm not sure if an question about IFTTT automation via Android is better suited to Stack Overflow, or Android Stack Exchange, or here, so I figure I'll try here first ...I'm surprised there's no "...
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Input signal for Tasker on an external network

I have a standard Android smartphone connected to 4G (yes it can connect to my house's WIFI but the point of this question is to work from outside). I would like to trigger a task on demand for an ...
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Read and Send Orientation Sensor Values from Android to Arduino

I'm trying to read orientation sensor values from android and send them to an Arduino. The android will send valueX, valueY and valueZ in bytes. Each value will end with x,y and z character at end of ...
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Can an Android phone do the same things as Google Home (Mini)?

I'm considering buying a Google Home Mini, but it's unclear to me if it can actually do things that my smartphone can't do? I currently only have one "smart" light bulb, and I figure I'd mostly use ...
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SSL/TLS connection to Mosquitto broker from Android app

I have configured the mosquitto mqtt broker on a raspberry pi via this link SSL/TLS Client Certs to Secure MQTT I have the ca.crt,client.crt and client.key. How do I use them in android? It would be ...
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What hardware and sensor do I need to install Android 4.4 in Raspberry Pi 2 or 3? [closed]

I'm working with Sentiance SDK in Android and I want to know if it's possible make a Raspberry with android that works with this SDK. For this reason, my question is, what hardware do I need? Can ...
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How can I pair the Tile to the phone?

Setup: Put Tile tracking card in shoe. It has a one year charge. Charge Jelly Pro phone each night. Put phone in coat pocket each morning. Provide these features: Track phone if he is not at home ...
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Stream any audio from Android phone to multi-room speakers?

Is it possible to stream any audio from an Android phone to a multi-room speaker setup? I would like to invest in some multi-room speakers, but I do not use any streaming services. My media files, ...
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What are the best / recommended approach for communicating or sending message between iOS/Android app to hardware / Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I want to have a hardware where it will send an occasional message or notifications to the mobile app. For example, when the hardware camera is now low on battery it should send a notification to the ...
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Is it possible to control the eq settings of the Kalimba DSP by a Bluetooth (Android) App?

We use the CSRA64215 to stream audio by Bluetooth to our audio hardware. Now this chip has a Kalimba DSP integrated. Is it possible to control the DSP's EQ settings by Bluetooth for example via AVRCP ...
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DIY smart button to trigger phone app

I am planning on making a button that is when pressed sets an alarm on my phone. I am planning on making an app that is creating the actual alarm, the app just have to be triggered by the hardware ...
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Advanced Universal Remote or basic home automation

I need an advice on sort of basic home automation. Let's say, I have 3 multimedia points in my home. 2 of them are TVs with attached recievers, players and game consoles, almost everything is network-...
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What IoT services are available for free that does not have message rate limit?

let say my other device publishes messages every 10ms (trying to show a real time graph in mobile app) sending at slower rate i.e every 1s instead of 10ms would result to wrong output. Are there any ...
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Chromecast Doesn't Show Up

Today, I moved my Chromecast from one room to another, and when I tried to connect, my phone couldn't find it. I did a factory reset, but now I still can't find the Chromecast on either my laptop or ...
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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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Can I run Unity AR on a single board computer instead of a smartphone? [closed]

Unity AR targets to Android and iOS. Are there single board devices that will run the custom apps created as if the device was a cellphone? The device does not have to make calls, just run the ...
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Smart band for generating custom vibrations

I am looking for a low-cost smart band (should be available in India) which can be controlled from Linux machine and or Android app to generate custom vibrations. UPDATE I see that there are many ...
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Is it possible to boot from the sd-card on the HDK8150 board?

I recently acquired the HDK8150 board. I am pretty interested in running a non-Android Linux OS there. After some hours of going through I found some interesting stuff: I found that from Linux kernel ...
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Custom rom on smartwatches

I would like to know if it's possible to flash an smartwatch with non-official rom's (custom or other brands officials). I will buy the xiaomi haylou solar and it will be nice to put in wear Os.
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Push notifications to Mi Band 3

How can I push notifications to my Mi Band 3 without notifications showing up on my phone? It could be code, or could be an app for Windows or Android. I'm planning on writing an app using custom ...
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Xamarin.Forms to ESP8266 Wifi moduleConnection [closed]

Am build new application for ESP8266. Then how can i connect my xamarin.forms application to esp8266 any reference and documentation for this. Already referred WIFIManager library in android many of ...
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Are there anybody use Android based 4G module [closed]

Are there anybody who used android based 4G module, I have found out a 4G module based on Android system and support 2nd develop, which means we can use the application processor on there module and ...
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How can you send location based push notifications to all android/ios devices that enter range of an IOT device

I would like to send a location based push notification to all devices that enter a range of some kind of IOT device. for example I would have a device which sends push notifications to any phone ...
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How to trigger my switchbot automatically after a set amount of time?

How can I trigger my switch-bot (a Bluetooth smartphone controlled button pusher device) manually at first and a 2nd time automatically after a set amount of time (30 minutes for example), using ...
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Question about Eclipse Paho Mqtt Android Client library function "isConnected"?

I'm making an android application to communicate with a bicycle security system using android studio. The application is using the MQTT protocol to talk to a remote server which will act as the broker ...