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How to register an IoT device to a user account

I'm designing on an IoT device that connects to a web server and publishes/subscribes to the MQTT service. Users download an iOS app to setup/register/use their device. Question: What's the ...
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ESP8266 code using Python [closed]

I need to connect some sensors wireless using an ESP8266 which transfers data over my home Wi-Fi network from sensor to Raspberry Pi. Now, I was told on the Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange that when using ...
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Connecting air conditioner to Apple's HomeKit

I'm planning to connect my air conditioner to Apple's HomeKit app. At first I searched for ways to do it, but I couldn't find a solution that would work for that project. As I've found, Apple ...
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Industrial Controller Vs Prototype Controller(Study level Controller)

What is the difference between industrial Controller and prototype(Study)level controllers or Raspberry pi/Arduino Vs. Industrial Controllers(PLC, NON PLC) controllers
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Control arduino via MQTT

I working with several arduino board and now I need to control them via a web interface. Via web interface I want to activate GPIO. I have two ideas: Each arduino acts as web server and I can ...
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Sending temperature sensor's data to Kaa-IoT platform via 6LoWPAN

I want to set up some sensors in different places, which are wire connected to my development board, Raspberry PI or Arduino. I'm going to send the data wirelessly but without using WiFi protocol, ...
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Need Suggestion HD Camera to be integrated with Wifi module

I am working on one of my IoT project which needs to wide angle HD camera modules to integrated with Wifi Modules (open to Raspberry Pi, NodeMCU or anything else). I have checked various options but ...
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SSH to Raspberry with Windows 10 IoT

I set up a Raspberry Pi 3b with Windows 10 IoT to try it out. In the past I had Linux running and I would just ssh connect to it. However when trying to ssh from powershell to the Windows 10 IoT it ...
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How to Use Alexa & Raspberry Pi switch things wirelessly?

I wanted to use my Amazon Echo Dot to connect to my Raspberry Pi, and have it turn on switches wirelessly. What I have done: I have been able to use Makermusings's Fauxmo and a relay board to "trick"...
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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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Network type for streaming from RPi to several ESP8266 modules

I would like to host a web page from a RPi that has websocket controls that update in 'real time' such as a slider that transmits its value as you move it. I then want to broadcast the values to ...
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Synchronized data between Hardware's storage and Server's database

I saw in China's bus system, that there are devices inside the bus which can handle e-payments. The process is something like this: Passengers come in the bus. Passengers use a QR-code in their ...
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Local and distant MQTT communication

In my project I have a set of sensors in a local network that should communicate with a Raspberry Pi 3 and then with a distant MQTT broker. Since I'm using ESP8266 for the sensor nodes I thought I ...
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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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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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Unable to receive RF signals from a remote using a RF receiver

Problem I am unable to receive the signals sent with a KaKu APA3-1500R remote with a RF receiver connected to a Raspberry Pi 3. Hardware -RF Receiver (in Dutch) -KaKu APA3-1500R (in Dutch) ...
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How to handle AWS IoT with a Raspberry Pi to connect to my Node.js API?

I created an API in Node.js to connect my iOS app to my database. In my app, I have a button to start an action which will be connected to my Raspberry Pi. This action will happened after ...
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Is a range of 50 km+ possible in LoRa?

I read this article which said I could get upto 50 km with a LoRa module. But when I read the product description it says the in-built range is only 16 km, so I obviously need an antenna. But what ...
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Program with MQTT hanging after starting, LDR processing is not working with no MQTT messages

I am trying to connect the LDR sensor to IoT by using GPIO pins (pin 4) of Raspberry Pi kit and publish MQTT messages. I am using a laser as a transmitter and the LDR sensor as a receiver, the output ...
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How to get Google Home assistant to read a value from the Internet?

Using IFTTT, I am able to send POST REST requests, which then it is able to flip the lights on/off on my Raspberry Pi. I can make a GET REST request (using postman) to get the value of the light, ...
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Cannot publish AWS IoT messages from Raspberry Pi

I run a simple publish message from a Raspberry Pi. It seems that my device is connected to AWS IoT, but the message is not publishing and the on_connect and on_publish methods are not invoking. Can ...
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Raspberry Pi outdoor connectivity for large farm [closed]

I have several raspberry pi zeros connected to agricultural sensors in a large farm(1500+ acres). What is my best solution for getting the agricultural data from them wirelessly? I want to get the ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi and Intel Edison

I have a GPS unit with an IMU based on the Intel Edison I want to used alongside a Raspberry Pi for a robotics project. The general idea is that I want to use the Edison unit to provide the Pi with ...
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IoT Setup: Bluetooth Sensor -> IoT Gateway -> IoT Platform

I want to get started implementing IoT stuff. I do not have experience with it so far, but am learning fast. I am imagining my setup as follows: Proposed Setup Different wireless sensors (...
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IOTA on Arduino or Raspberry Pi or Similar Board?

I'm new to the world of IoT, I don't even have an Arduino or similar board yet... but I am very interested, especially with cryptocurrency such as IOTA making such things potentially profitable. Sadly,...
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802.11 action frames send and receive in software

Is it possible to gain access to 802.11 action frames TX/RX from software? There's a proprietary protocol based on vendor-specific action frames called ESP-NOW for ESP8266 and ESP32 chips, and I'd ...
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Raspberry Pi Monitor: Qualify as IoT device? [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the right platform (please let me know any recommendations if not), but I made a display monitor in the Raspberry Pi to pull in information such as news feeds, weather, local news ...
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Device for a motion tracker with BLE/Wi-Fi

I would like to know best alternatives to an Arduino or Raspberry Pi that has to satisfy the following specifications: Has BLE (Bluetooth low energy). Small size (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...
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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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How to measure temperature using a sensor and Raspberry Pi?

I am new to IoT, and I want to measure the temperature of a motor and record the data to a server. Since I have experience in back-end programming, I know how to push data to a server from a Pi, but ...
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Creating a Tor 'hidden service' on Windows IoT Core

The Background I'm prototyping some basic home automation software using Windows IoT Core and Azure. I have built a Windows Universal Application that sends data to a Web App hosted in Azure via Web ...
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Sensor using X10 power line protocol connection to Raspberry Pi

I'm on connecting my Raspberry Pi 3B board with X10 EagleEye Motion Sensor using X-10 CM11A ActiveHome Serial interface. Can anybody share a library(C/C++, Java, Python) or open source tool used to ...
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Power Consumption Benchmarks of Different Android Things SoMs?

I'd be grateful if anyone could publish some results of some (even one is good) Android Things compatible SoMs (System On Modules, see here) power consumption benchmark (data for idle, and under load, ...
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What are the limitations of our own build Echo using Raspberry Pi?

I'm trying to build my own Echo device. I found the GitHub repository here and some YouTube tutorials. I would like to know what are the limitation of this. Will this allow me similar functions that ...
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How can I make an IoT system with a CNC machine and robotic arm? [closed]

I want to create an IoT system with Amazon Web Services. My system contains a CNC machine, robotic arm and sensor. The idea of my project is that when objects come to container the sensor sense the ...
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Connecting web app to IoT AWS

I am using Raspberry Pi as a web server this web is to control CNC machine as you can see in the following picture. (I took it from git hub) I can enter the g code manually or I can upload the g ...
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Would RPI 3 serve as IoT server with MQTT?

I answered to the below linked question and started to think, what are the hardware specs for running an IoT stack of for example MQTT over LoraWan? Would Raspberry PI 3 survive or not? I do not care ...
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Which IoT platform should I use for low-energy temperature sensors to be powered by battery?

I'd like to setup two temperature detectors: one outside and one inside my house, in order to compare temperature and act on the difference (opening/closing the window for example). The issue I'm ...
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Windows 10 IoT Core will not install onto my SD card / Raspberry Pi 3

I tried to install Windows 10 IoT Core onto my SD card using Microsoft's IoT Dashboard. I fill out all of the fields then it says: Downloading Windows IoT Core Download Complete. Then it says: ...
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Wifi wall volume “dimmer” switch to control chromecast audio volume

I want to develop a wifi enabled wall volume "dimmer" switch that can control the volume on a chromecast audio. I was thinking of using a Lutron Caseta switch and trapping the changes with a RasPi ...
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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 send images from a webcam using a Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I want to send the image captured (and stored on RPi) by 3 webcams from my RPi to any user anywhere in the world. The user just has to type a web address and access the images. How do I do this? I ...
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Cheap video streaming platform using Raspberry Pi

I have a questions as stated in title - I hope it will not be "primarily opinion based" since I wanted to ask you if what I have in mind is even doable. I want to create network of couple cameras ...
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Communication Between Server and Raspberry Pi

I am working on my home automation project. I have a server on digital ocean. I want to put my php code on that server and that server will connect to my Raspberry Pi. How can I pass messages between ...
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How to trigger updates to the yaml-files?

I'm a web developer with 10 years' experience who just started looking into home automation. I'm trying to figure out how to shorten the feedback loop while setting up my system. Currently, the best ...
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How to access camera feed of Raspberry Pi out of a local broadband network?

BACKGROUND The current setup I have for the Raspberry Pi is: USB Webcam -> Raspberry Pi -> Netgear Router -> Local ISP -> Internet My ISP gives me a captive portal through which I can ...
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How to protect Raspberry Pi from attack in an IoT setup connected through a Broadband network?

The Setup: I have a Raspberry Pi as the master node which is connected to the internet through a broadband connection, the raspberry pi connects several sensors and other microcontrollers. The Pi is ...
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Raspberry Pi to send sensor's data to server continuously and receive commands from server

I would like to design a system using Raspberry Pi that sends the sensor's data to server continuously and receive commands from server. Will MQTT suit my needs ? Is there any way to do so if I use ...
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Is there a big jump between prototyping on a Pi, and using a microcontroller?

This question asks, amongst other things, if there is a big learning curve between using Python on a Raspberry Pi to prototype an endpoint, and using a microcontroller. Clearly there is a big ...
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Power reduction for Raspberry Pi GPS/GSM tracker

I've recently built a fully functional IoT GPS/GSM tracker with a Pi Zero for a college project and now that it's finished and done with, I would like to minimize the current draw of the entire system ...