A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
For questions about compression of data (e.g. network transmissions, files on a storage drive) and its implications, such as change in power usage and storage space.
For questions about the Nest Protect smoke/carbon monoxide detector, such as how it operates, its safety and efficiency. For the thermostat, use the tag [nest-thermostat].
For questions about the application of artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things, such as processing data from remote sensors in the cloud. For general AI questions, consider asking at Artific…
For questions about the use of the ANT multicast wireless sensor network technology in IoT devices.
For questions about the applications of package managers to connected devices. Use this tag only where the package manager has relevance to the Internet of Things (e.g. using package managers for remo…
For questions about non-wireless communication in IoT devices, particularly where you do not have a specific protocol or transport in mind.
For questions about the usage of one time passwords of any kind to IoT devices for authentication. Consider also using the tag [security] where appropriate.
For questions about Mycroft, an open-source smart assistant similar to Alexa and Google Home that can be freely integrated into smart devices.
an IoT platform with integrated Wi-Fi.
For questions about IoT devices designed by Roost, such as their water alarm or their smoke detector.
For questions about the Echo Look, a version of the Amazon Echo with an embedded camera. For questions about the regular Echo or Echo Dot, use [amazon-echo] instead.
For questions about the processing of aggregated data from multiple endpoints
an IDE for the Python programmng language, made by JetBrains. The community edtion is free for both private and commercial use.
Direction Finding involves calculating the position of one device relative to another. The Bluetooth Low Energy specification v5.1 adds provision for this.
a programming language, based on Pascal, which adds features to ensure highly secure but free code at compile time and to catch problems at run time by using "design by contract". It i generall…
an inexpensive and open source hardware ARM-based embedded system designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK popular with hobbyists.