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What Type of System Should I Use

I have a system like the image shows. Now instead of it being connected with an Ethernet cable, it is going to be wireless. I am conflicted between what kind of system to use, timed or event trigger, ...
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Problems with smart plugs going into “not responding” state

I have some smart plugs that I recently installed at my employer's office to deal with some remote-management issues we were having. I used two different brands (the GE one and the Belkin/WeMo one). ...
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ESP32 or Other as DHCP AP / Router

I have a number of IoT devices that need to be able to connect to a central device. The ideal solution would be a sort-of homegrown router that uses an ESP32 or other solution that can operate as an ...
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How to use SSH server on a remote device and overcome routing issues

I am designing an embedded Linux device that acts as a gateway for sensor data. In some cases this device will use a back-haul that I don't control (e.g. customer supplied cell or cable modem). I ...
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Monitor Eufy Homebase from iPhone Apple Home?

I have a Eufy Homebase 2 with 6 EufyCam 2C and a wired doorbell connected. The Homebase is setup as a “room” in Apple HomeKit. The Homebase is Ethernet connected to Xfinity new router, with wifi ...
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Do I need different certificates for every thing?

I'm learning AWS and I created a new thing with the required certificates to access it via MQTT: root-CA.crt .private.key .cert.pem If I'm not wrong the root-CA.crt file will be the same for all the ...
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Can you intercept outgoing messages from devices on your LAN?

Many IoT systems have 3rd-party APIs people have reverse-engineered so they can add custom integrations, but these all work by impersonating the app, receiving updates from the server. If I'm on my ...
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Why we can't get as fast internet speed as NASA? [closed]

Some months ago I came to know that NASA has the fastest internet on the planet (with obvious reasons). But, my point is not that • I want to know why we commoners can't have such speed in our ...
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Board to act as a hotspot and connect to Internet

Please excuse the very vague title, I had no idea how to condense my question into a title. Unit A - ESP32 Unit B - what I am looking for HOME_WIFI - The wifi network broadcasted within my home. ...
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How IoT device in my local network is controlled from other networks? [duplicate]

I have some WIFI bulb from Xiaomi/Philips. It is controlled using Mi Home app. I can control it (turn on/off) both when I am in the same network as the bulb or when I'm in a completely different place,...
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UL-certified WiFi Wall Switch

I'm looking for a UL-certified WiFi wall switch for programming network effects in Python. UL-certified Wall-mounted Mains-powered 2+ physical switches Python-programmable. I want to program some ...
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Mini weather station project not working

I have been trying to do this project for 2 weeks. The project is about mini weather station. It uses esp8266, DHT11 sensor,BMP180 sensor and FC 37 rain sensor. I have taken reference from the ...
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Is there any way to use scanner front panel to scan to linux?

I have a EPSON WF-3540 MFP. I want to use it to scan files directly to my NAS. As this device does not support scan to FTP or any other network share, I thought of using a lightweight linux device (e....
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How do I minimize cellular data usage for my embedded project?

I have an embedded project that is transferring data from the device to my server over a TLS cellular connection. The device needs to communicate with the server only when the sensor captures some ...
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Windows IOT cmd - Delete unplugged (hidden) Ethernet adapters

In Windows IOT - is there an option via command line to delete unplugged (hidden) Ethernet adapters? My issue is, when I am plug in an USB-TO-ETHERNET device adapter, it is have the name, lets say, "...
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eSIM - technology issue?

Let's consider a SmartWatch which has eSIM inside. If the carrier is not supporting it, is there a chance that I can activate it? Details: the SmartWatch in question is a Samsung one. My carrier is ...
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What are the advantages of NRF24L01 when compared to LORA module

i am designing an Iot project. In that project i want to transfer small bytes of information from one place to another place which is located more than 2kms away from previous location. therefore ...
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Way to connect to connected objects from outside without configure internet box [duplicate]

I don't really understand the way the things works: How connected plugs can be switch from an external device (not in the local framework)? I understand that a way is to configure personnal internet ...
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How to add the feature of adding wifi device or iot device in an app?

I created an application on dyo appypie platform . The platform doesnt have the feature to add any wifi or iot device . I am having conversation with developer team , cause its dyo platform they cant ...
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Connecting to a remote IoT device using a 4G dongle

I am building an IoT device that needs to be deployed at a remote location. There is no fixed line accessibility having me resort to a 3G/4G wifi dongle for connectivity. Are there any alternatives ...
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Which conferences and journals are notably trusted in the area of wireless sensor networks?

I am trying to get into the field of security concerning wireless sensor networks and found several good books and papers. But still this research topic is filled with fraud publications on ...
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how to network a receiver to a public server

My company use sensors on doors to track activity and access control on the doors for many sites throughout the UK. We need to log this activity by sending UDP packets from the sensor's receiver to ...
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Receiving Data from MacBAT 5 in python

I need to be able to communicate with a PLUM-EVC, MacBat 5 from a remote server using Python. I have been given parameters, IP and Port which are required to get the data from EVC. I am completely ...
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ESP8266 and MQTT not working with new router [closed]

Got a new router from the ISP and my ESP8266 NodeMCUs are causing problems, they need very long to connect to WiFi (3-4 mins), which wouldn't be that big of a problem, but they also don't connect to ...
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Access home security system through other network?

I'm looking to connect my phone to my building security cameras and gates. I've been using the same app I use on my wall-mounted tablet and managed to set all the settings correctly. The only problem ...
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Accessing IoT device from remote server using IP address

Is it possible to access an IoT device (which may be a HTTP REST Client or MQTT client) from remote web server over Internet and send text to that particular device (instead of broadcasting message ...
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Is it a good option to send images over LoRa network?

LoRa (Long Range) technology is one of the promising technology which offers long range communication with low power consumption. Therefore when building a device that can be deployed in a no ...
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WLAN Hotspot Internet sharing possibilities?

I figure this is the best place to ask. Many IOT devices need to be connected to a network, and sometimes require Internet access, but not 100% of the time. Usually it's fine to just connect them to ...
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Industrial programmable radio transceiver

(I hope this kind of questions are tolerated here. Otherwise, please say it in the comment and I will delete the question) I have to create a wireless network of over 200 devices, placed in the same ...
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What's the size in bytes of a single, TLS-encrypted MQTT message?

To determine the use of bandwidth usage, I need to know the exact size of a MQTT message sent from a device to a server. This message looks something like this: client.publish(topic="foo", payload="...
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Remote sensor cloud connection

i'm just starting out in Arduino, IoT etc; I was given the Elgoo Uno R3 Arduino starter kit at the weekend and i've been trying to soak it up. I would like to make a number of sensors for my van, ...
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Difference between Network, Communication, and Messaging protocol

My understanding is network protocols are BLE, Wifi, ZIgbee, etc. and messaging protocols are http, mqtt, etc. So my questions are: Is my understanding so far correct? Are network and communication ...
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MQTT Client behind router and Port forwarding for subscription of Client [closed]

I use MQTT (Mosquitto) and several ESP8266 for sensoring issues. I want that the clients also can "subsribe" to trigger actions on the clients. The MQTT Server is placed in a VLAN of my main router. ...
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CoAP protocol using californium java library

I am working with CoAP californium library using java and my problem is that I want to get the requested resource from client in the main function of server here .. public static void main(String[] ...
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Is Google home an IoT Device or a WSN base station?

They say Google home is an IoT device but it has the ability to control other devices like lights, Air conditioners, etc. (in smart homes) which is more like a base station in the Wireless sensor ...
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Does server running on local host constitute IoT? [closed]

I have created a network, using mobile hotspot (without internet connectivity), between microcontroller and pc.(intranetwork) The designed server right now works on the local host. Will this be ...
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Stream Raspberry Pi camera to Android/iOS over internet without port forwarding? [closed]

Problem : I want make live stream from my camera attached to Raspberry pi 3 b+, which is connected to home WiFi. Streaming should be over internet. So that any client like Android/ iOS can stream it ...
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Cellular Base station from ethernet

Does anyone know of any devices that can take an ethernet connection and turn it into 4g to act as a base station? I am trying to find a solution to test data connection for a significant amount of ...
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How to implement out-of-home when developing an IOT device?

I have a Raspberry Pi that tells you through web sockets and a sensor the amount of electricity you are spending in real time. I created an iPhone app as a front-end that basically just paints the ...
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Can portable routers be connected to power supply for months without damaging their batterry?

I am looking for a solution to provide internet connectivity to my iot device through a router which would not be affected by power failures (of no more than 3 hours). The options that I can see are ...
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What network technology can host 1000s of local IoT devices?

I'm analysing the technologies for an IoT device that would need to be installed in a commercial environment. The requirement is to install thousands (or maybe even tens of thousands) of small sensors/...
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What's the formal name of this network configuration?

I'm researching a network inside another that can't access the internet but can be accessed by the internet. I've seen terms like cascading and heard something like a "v" configuration but neither ...
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Simple NAT implementation on ESP32

I have an ESP32 wroom32 that has WiFi internally and an ethernet port. I want to be able to connect my phone to the WiFi and access a webserver running on the ethernet port. Schematically this looks ...
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How Smart Home devices communication works

I have a big doubt that I'm not able to solve. Basically, I want to understand how the smart device that I have in my home communicate with their servers, or better, how their servers can call its ...
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How to setup internet in neighbourhood, completely disconnected from regular internet? [closed]

I read in past (few years back), there is this device which can be installed, like a server and delivers access to websites in certain radius. It also uses WiFi and repeaters to provide access. This ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a Lora Node for a TTN setup

I already have a LoRa gateway that I made using a NodeMcu with ESP8266 and now I want to send data from a Raspberry Pi 3 through that gateway to the TTN. The first thing that I did was to connect ...
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How to access internet-connected home when phone moves between LAN Wi-Fi and Cellular?

My 20-year-old home control computer is on my LAN and has incoming port forwards for remote access. My iPhone can access it either way, but I have to stop and think which connection it is using, so ...
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Microchip RN2903: TX/RX distance with internal antenna

My question is about the maximum transmission distance achieved with the Microchip SoC RN2903, only using its internal antenna. I've been doing field tests in urban environments, with this module and ...
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Connect to I/O remote through VPN router

I have two I/O remotes hooked up to a router running as an OpenVPN client. I am trying to connect to the devices from remote, but it is not working. The VPN connection works fine, and I can access ...
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Is static IP needed if using VPN to connect to IoT devices?

I have an IoT solution that I need to connect to from remote. I don't have access to open ports nor set static IPs on-site where the IoT devices will be hosted so I was looking for other solutions. ...