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How can I access data from my In-Home Display?

I have my electricity and gas meters connected to an IHD (In-Home Display), and the IHD is connected to my router. I have access to all of the address of the IHD. I am wanting to get the energy data ...
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How can I get Windows 10 to recognize my IoT boards?

Tl;dr- how can I get Windows 10 to recognize my IoT boards? I bought a Heltec ESP32, installed the Arduino IDE, loaded a demo program to the board, ran it, edited it, loaded the new version and ran ...
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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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Play music through Sonos and Google Home at same time?

Is it possible to play music through both my Sonos speakers and Google Home at the same time? I have successfully set up Google Assistant on my Sonos and connected everything to the Google Home app, ...
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Build in light switches

We are building a home and I'm thinking to make the home a little smart. This by adding WiFi light switches and maybe a couple of other sensors. Now I'm looking for a light switch that can be build in ...
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Can somebody explain why some pins on Olimex ESP32-EVB cannot be used?

I am in need to configure two UART connections from Olimex ESP32-EVB to a scanner and to a card reader. I was exploring the GPIO pins that could have helped to establish those connections, but ...
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How to keep users from breaking buttons [closed]

Simple problem, if I have a large button a user can put their hand on then I'm afraid they can put too much force and break the electrical button underneath. If I make the external button bottom out ...
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Wia Dot One - PIR Events are not created?

Recently I have been building some projects using the Wia Dot One and the PIR module which I got with it. I am still new to electronics so I am using the "Blocks" feature on the Wia.io platform. ...
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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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Solution for Outdoor Geolocation

I am new to the Internet of Things space and would like to inquire if a solution exists / could be created for real-time geolocation of an intermittently mobile object (not an automobile)? The ...
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How to get Pandora to be a music service on Alexa app

How do I get Pandora as a choice of music services on my Alexa app?
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Zigbee and supporting devices - UK

I'm reasonably new into the smart home stuff and IoT's, but after some research I look to use something like HomeAssistant or OpenHAB. From what I'm reading you need bridges for specific devices, ...
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Is Firebase a valid replacement for MQTT?

I wonder if the realtime techology of Firebase (Either Cloud Firestore or Realtime Database) is a valid workaround for MQTT, for avoiding the broker link. We must bear in mind that the system could be ...
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Scalability: CoAP vs. MQTT-SN

Which of these protocols is better in scalability? In terms of security, QoS and LLN are only small differences. It would even say, they are very similar to each other. But how is the performance in ...
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MQTT-SN using any encryption?

Does MQTT-SN provide any encryption like AES-128 etc.? As I know, it's using a simple binary encryption but in my opinion this cannot be seen as a security feature. Many thanks in advance :)
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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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Lighting groups in Alexa

I have paired several lights with Alexa (using an echo dot and the android app). All the lights work individually, and as groups "turn off the lounge lights". On the app, I see the (sonoff) kitchen ...
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Issue with NodeMCU Deep Sleep mode

I want to create an IoT device which consumes less energy when no sensing is required. For this I have tested the NodeMCU in deep sleep mode as specified in the article on randomnerdtutorials.com ...
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Trying to access debug logs on WeMo smart plug

I have been experimenting with my WeMo IoT smart plug, along with PyWeMo, an API designed to allow for low-level access to the plug. I would like to access debug logs made by the plug, but the link ...
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How to send continuous data from a few ESP8266 to a webserver?

I am new to ESP8266 boards and IoT programming and I don't know how to describe better what I want to do without a picture. Question: How to send continuous data from 4 esp8266 WiFi clients to a ...
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Connecting Devices In Home

I am quite new to the Internet of Things, and my wife bought a TV today (a pretty good deal) from Amazon Prime Day - I included the link so that we are talking about the same device. Now, in the home ...
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Using the TP-Link and AC

I bought a TP-Link HS100. I would like to connect my Fridgedaire through the wall Air Conditioning unit to it. Can I use the TP-Link to operate it?
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Advice for building a home automation system

I am not sure what technologies to use in order to build an IoT system for my home. I have a few sensors and some other devices that need to be controlled (like a doorlock) placed in my house. All ...
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Mosquitto broker not authenticating, allowing mosquitto_pub and mosquitto_sub anonymously

This is my config file /etc/mosquitto/mosquitto.conf # Place your local configuration in /etc/mosquitto/conf.d/ # # A full description of the configuration file is at # /usr/share/doc/mosquitto/...
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Configure LightwaveRF smart dimmer

I have installed a one-gang LightwaveRF smart dimmer to an overhead light that contains 5 dimmable LED bulbs. Having gone through automatic calibration, the light turns on and off fine at full power. ...
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Can LoRa end points communicate directly?

Can LoRa end points communicate directly? Or is a gateway/network server always required?
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What are the sensors available to measure liquid levels? [closed]

What is the best sensor which can be integrated with esp32 and can be used to measure liquid level in a tank. I used HCSR04 and JSN but both of them were not good. Are there any other recommendations ...
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Seeking ESP32 with display which is supported by the PlatformIO debugger

I am switching to Platform IO as my ESP32 IDE. Alas, none of my boards are supported by the debugger. See https://docs.platformio.org/en/latest/plus/debugging.html#piodebug To save me along time ...
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Smart Lock | Exterior Use

I have what may be a crazy idea, which was inspired after both my neighbours had deliveries of online purchases swiped off their porch...not cool. I want to build a box for couriers to put stuff in, ...
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Where to find descriptions of the example ESP32 sketches in the Arduino IDE?

I chose this one at random https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino/blob/master/libraries/ESP8266WebServer/examples/HelloServer/HelloServer.ino but looked at the code of others & hope that there is ...
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Tracking arrival and depatures in remote locations [closed]

I am hoping for suggestions of how to track the arrival and departures of health care workers in remote locations. An idea proposed was to use some sort of a GPS tracker. Is this feasible? Any cheap ...
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Discovering IOT Devices In Network Logs [closed]

How we can discover IoT Devices used within a network in Firewall Logs?. One of the way of discovering IOT devices is through mac address, but mac address is not available in log file. I have to work ...
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Eclipse broker publishes off on subscribe

I'm testing an MQTT client setup with the Eclipse test server. I noticed off is sent automatically to every topic my client subscribes to, and the retain flag is set. I can see the logic behind it but ...
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Send Google Assistant/Alexa commands to my private server

We are in the process of building an IoT smart switch that can be controlled via WiFi and Google Assistant/Alexa similar to Sonoff. We are stuck in a few spots, where I thought you guys could help. ...
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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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Alexa unprompted [duplicate]

My Alexa said something when I got home and no one prompted her, I was the only one here and was in the bathroom, it sounded like she said " what device?" This is the second time I have heard her talk ...
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How to extract values of multiple topics in onMessageArrived(message) function of Paho MQTT JavaScript API?

I have created a Publisher Script using Paho MQTT JavaScript API which publishes values to two topics MyHome/Temp and MyHome/Hum. The script is running successfully and publishing data to CloudMQTT ...
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How do you debug your ESP32 applications?

So, I asked a question on Hardware Recommendations, looking for a Windows USB dongle for LoRa/LoRaWan and BT5/BLE I want to develop on ESP32 and to use my Windows laptop as a server to the ESP32's ...
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AWS lambda capture IoT thing creation event

I need to perform some additional operation when new thing created in AWS IOT , to accomplish this requirement needed to trigger a Lambda function upon new thing creation event. I followed AWS lambda ...
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How to communicate with IoT gateway with C# [closed]

I'm a C# web developer and I just started handling an IoT project. My goal is to have this set up: PIR Sensors > IoT Gateway > Website (ASP.NET Web Application C#) For now, I have PIR sensors (BLE)...
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Powering an ESP32 used for controlling solenoids remotely

Context I am from a software engineering background, so I don't know too much about electric engineering apart from basic stuff like Ohm's Law (but willing to learn if needed). I'm building a garden ...
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How can I list the partition table of a currently running esp32 devboard?

I am developing on an ESP32 devboard (esp8266, wroom). I need to get the partition table of the currently running device. This document contains a quite good documentation of its partition table. I ...
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What is a good way for an IoT device to receive its network settings?

I'm in the process of building an IoT device using ESP8266. The device will eventually contain a couple of motors, and I would like to control these motors using MQTT. I would like to make the device ...
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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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NINA B1 firmware update from 3.0.1.1 to 4.0.0

I try to update many time with no success. I am having error in loading the NINA-B11X-BOOT3.0.1.zip using UART. Any of you found a solution?
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Why does the ARM architecture dominate the IoT market? [closed]

I would like to understand why we use ARM for routers, cell phones, cameras, refrigerators, smart TVs, and everything, instead of using any other architecture like x86. What are the advantages of ...
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RF interference for ultra low power wireless device

Is it routine and/or has anyone performed tests on active interference when developing ultra low power wireless devices? You area going to test range of your device and tune your antenna/matching ...
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Router connected to a router: how to cast different things in each router? [closed]

My brother is my neighbor and we are saving some money sharing internet, but I don't want to share anything else, just internet. What I did is to pass a cable through the wall that connects his ...
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Is it possible to implement the HomeKit Accessory Protocol directly on an Arduino or some other microcontroller without the need for a bridge

It seems that all solutions involving homekit make use of a bridge server, so I am confused as to why none of the setups that I can find are implementing homekit directly on the microcontroller. Is ...
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IoT Standards for data format when uploading to clouds or servers

What are some IoT Standards that provide a format or framework for representing data to be sent to cloud? The problem often faced is: one tends to have information from sensor nodes and edge nodes ...

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