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Python Paho MQTT doesn't work via LTE

I'm using Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with a SIM7600X 4G HAT for SMS and mobile internet connection. I want to use Paho MQTT library (it works fine), but it only works via Ethernet or Wifi. How can I use the ...
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High data usage on a raspberry IOT

I have notice a signification data usage on my pi even when I am not using it. this can be a problem as I am using a IOT sim card with a small cap. I have setup iftop and monitored the traffic for a ...
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Trouble pairing Sengled E12-N1E to CC2531 custom hub

I've flashed my CC2531 according to the instructions here and loaded up zigbee2mqtt on a raspberry pi and spent some time trying to get my Sengled E12-N1E to pair up but I am having no luck getting it ...
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How to toggle a SonoffS31 flashed with Tasmota via OpenHAB and MQTT?

I have a SonoffS31 flashed with Tasmota. I have set up a Raspberry Pi running OpenHAB and an MQTT broker. In the paper UI of openHAB, I have created a Thing that represents the switch. I have set 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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Connect raspberry pi with 4G

I have a robot (use raspberry pi 3) outside my home (no internet connection there) and I'm with my laptop at home and I want to see the graphical environment (with all applications it has) of ...
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How to decouple the hardware components

Is it possible to make the connections between the Raspberry Pi , Motor Controller and Stepper Motor connected wirelessly? As you can see above, I have 1 Pi (connects to the Motor Controller), 1 ...
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Mqtt node connected to multiple router

I have NodeMcu which I wanted to work as MQTT node, and I will have 50 nodes which will connect to routers(total 3) where these routers are connected to the main router through LAN. For a broker, I ...
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Building bidirectional people counting sensor

I am trying to build a people tracking sensor for counting the traffic of a specific area (building or shopping street). I need to detect people coming in or out of a room, also if two people are ...
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Secure External Network Control of a MQTT Server on a Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to build a home automation system using MQTT. I'm using a Raspberry Pi as the broker. Everything works great as far as controlling it when connected to the same network. But I want to have ...
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Encrypting sensor data on Raspberry Pi?

I am sending sensor data between two Raspberry Pis via lora. I am using two Lora Radios and NOT using a LoraWan network like The Things Network. How should I encrypt my data? Are there any open source ...
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How to program my own smart home with raspberrypi 3? [closed]

Hello smart home enthousiasts, I'm a software engineering student and I want to start a new project for myself. I really like smart home stuff, but I don't want anything to do with google or amazon. ...
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BLE Heart rate monitor slower without internet

I am working on a project that uses a raspberry pi and a BLE heart rate monitor. I am using the built in Bluetooth on a raspberry pi zero w 1.1, running the latest raspbian buster, using the bluez ...
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In what form should I store data in the cloud for a single device?

This question looks similar to What IoT services are available for storing/sending/publishing generic data in the cloud? though I haven't found a suitable answer yet. I'm building a light/temp/...
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LoPy4 Gateway (LoRa RAW) connection to Raspberry Pi and AWS Cloud

I am attempting the following setup: Sensor--> I2C--> Pycom LoPy4(Node)-->LoRa-RAW-->Pycom LoPy4(Nano Gateway)-->RPi-->AWS I have established the LoRa RAW connection between the two LoPy4s, now I ...
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How to control an on/off switch with raspberry Pi 3(perhaps using Radio)

So I happen to know some python to turn lights on and off in rpi3. Also to automate my home I know how to use relay boards. But the problem is that I have one rpi3 and the light which I want to ...
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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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Google Home API Integration

I have a project that I want to start on that involves Google Home and a custom light system. I currently control some lights in my apartment VIA a website but I want to be able to control the lights ...
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Water meter reading using LORA

We need to get reading of meter using LORA. Previously, we have used NodeMCU with Wifi module but it contains short range. We need long range which will be around 10 km to 20 km, So we must need to ...
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How to connect Raspberry PI 3 Model B to BLE Motion Sensor

I'm trying to connect my PIR motion sensor using gatttool and is giving me this error: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo gatttool -t random -b B8:7C6F:1A:D8:24 -I [B8:7C6F:1A:D8:24][LE]> connect Attempting ...
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remotely update a raspberry pi with limited data

What's the proper hence best way to push updates to a Raspberry-pi with a limited Mobile Data Cap (1mb/ day). My first plan was to set up a Git repository and pull files from it once a week for ...
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How can I use Raspberry Pi to communicate with my Z-Wave gateway?

I am quite new to Z-Wave. I have a gateway, 2 z-wave sockets and 3 light switches. Everything comes from Keemple brand if that helps. However, using Keemple I cannot automate things the way I would ...
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Error occurred in installing ThingsBoard Raspberry Pi

I am installing ThingsBoard on Raspberry Pi by following this guide. It gave me an error when I tend run installation script in second last step: Run installation script: sudo /usr/share/thingsboard/...
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Installing drivers on Windows 10 IoT Core

First off, if this is the wrong Stackexchange site, please let me know so I can ask on the correct site. I'm contemplating installing Windows 10 IoT Core on my Raspberry Pi model 3B+ (so ARM platform)...
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Re-link Google Home Account with Assistant Pi on Raspbian

I installed the Google Assistant on a Raspberry Pi 3+ and it works perfectly. I see the Raspberry in my Google Home App and I can configure some features. However, by mistake, I have unlinked from ...
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Internet Connectivity at the sea

I am building a project which involves the application of geo-fencing at the international borders. An alert is received when the user is near the border. an email is sent to the coastal guards as ...
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What is the most safe and easy way to send a command to a remote Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I would like to send a command with some predetermined number of arguments to a Raspberry Pi and get the output back from it. I was thinking of using restricted ssh key but was wondering if that is ...
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Which IoT platform to visualize real-time and historical sensor data?

In order to prepare some tutorials for my students, I am working on a few DIY electronics projects in the field of IoT. I want to use ESP32, ESP8266, Arduino Uno, and Raspberry Pi. I am more deep on ...
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Transfer data from Python Script to the Cloud using Node Red [closed]

I am running a Python Script on a Raspberry Pi to get the data measured by a Smart Plug (voltage, current, energy, power). This data is being printed on the terminal of the Raspberry Pi, but what I ...
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Communicate with MQTT over LoRa

I have two Raspberry Pis with a LoRa module each (Microchip RN2483, connected over serial). How do I tell MQTT (in Python) to use the LoRa motes (/dev/ttyAMC0) instead of Ethernet or Wi-Fi?
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How to store non-volatile data (an ID) inside a passive physical object?

I'm starting a project that evolve some kind of multiple small physical IoT objects that can be plugged dynamically to a wood board and trigger some leds. My question is so simple that I'm afraid of ...
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How to add resistor between two connections on breadboard [closed]

I am trying to replicate a circuit-diagram for my Raspberry Pi and DHT temperature & humidity sensor. I noticed that the author of the tutorial added a resistor between two connections (see orange ...
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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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Unable to configure nrf24l01+ with Raspberry Pi 3 B+

I have a new Raspberry Pi 3 B+ model. I also bought a few nrf24l01+ modules. I hooked up one of the nrf24l01+ modules to my RPi with these connections: RPi | nrf24l01+ -------|---------- 3.3 ...
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How to send data collected by two different sensors simultaneously?

I have two different sensors connected to my Raspberry pi and I have to send the data to other device. The transmission of data is through wireless network. I have been asked to send the data in ...
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Building a special effects rig

I'm not sure if this is the best place to ask but I will give it a try. I build mechanisms that are used in commercials, tv shows, window displays, multimedia art etc. They generally involve ...
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Raspberry Pi emulate phone Bluetooth stack

I'd like to use my Raspberry Pi to emulate phone Bluetooth stack. I'd like to get it paired with car radio, simulate arriving/outgoing call, simulate SMS and the more alerts/notifications I can manage....
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Smart gate - where to start?

I have this idea of writing an app/something to make the gate, that we have in front of our house, smart. But I just don't know where to start. I assume that the gate uses IR because we have remotes ...
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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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Will my Raspberry Pi home automation hub be able to do all that?

I am setting up a DIY home automation, and just planning how my solution will look. I will have a Raspberry Pi 3 as the "hub" of the network It will run Node Red, MQTT (mosquitto), a DotNet website, ...
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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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publish image data to mqtt not showing

I am trying to publish image data to MQTT (CloudMQTT) with following code, but the data is not appearing on MQTT, don't even see any data on MQTT broker. import identity import json import paho.mqtt....
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greengrass ggc_user changeable? [closed]

While installing AWS IoT Greengrass for Raspberry Pi, there is a need to create ggc_user & ggc_group as mentioned in Greengrass developer guide step 9: sudo adduser --system ggc_user sudo ...
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How to detect desk occupancy in office

I'm working on a POC to try and find desk occupancy in an office. The aim is to identify which desk is occupied and how many are free and where are the free ones. Also I would like to identify who is ...
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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. ...
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Connect IoT devices to AWS

I have a Moxa I/O Remote connected to a Raspberry Pi running some scripts through pymodbus. I am using MQTT to publish & receive changes/requests in the I/O remote to a web service. The idea is ...
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Change Cloud URL using SimpleLink App for TI CC3200 SensorTags

I have some TI CC3200 Sensortags WiFi which I want to use out-of-the-box (without programming anything) Purpose I want to send the sensor information from the sensortags to an MQTT broker running on ...
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MOXA Modbus with Raspberry Pi – Can't get slave to work

I have two Moxa modbuses that I have daisy-chained together, and then connected to my network's ethernet port. The modbuses are hooked up to a control board with LED lights for the coils and buttons ...
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Options for cheap and “open” wireless thermometer/humidity sensors

I'm starting to explore IoT in my home, the first step being to connect a raspberry pi 3 B+ to a DHT22 temp/humidity, record DHT readings in a database which I then surf via a node server running on ...
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Using RBP as a broker between door locks & web server

I am relatively new to RBP3 and what it can do, but Ill try to summarize what I want to do and maybe I can get some pointers in the right direction. So the idea is to have a web app running on a PHP ...