Why not start to share some of these cool things on WordPress on my own WordPress blog? I’ve been playing with Node-RED and it is pretty darn cool!
Connecting devices to the Internet of Things
This week I’m in Kenya helping run a developer event in partnership with Strathmore University.
In preparing for the Internet of Things workshop I decided to share some more verbose and detailed instructions on setting up Texas Instruments BeagleBone Black and SensorTag with the IBM BlueMix (IBM Codename: BlueMix) Internet of Things service.
Many thanks to Joshua Carr @Josh_schwaa for guiding me in preparing this workshop.
Part 1 – Collecting and visualising sensor data
In this section we’ll collect data from the world around us using a simple device set up that is useful for prototyping an Internet of Things solution. We’ll use a Texas Instruments BeagleBone as a device gateway to collect data from Texas Instruments SensorTags. The tags relay data to the BeagleBones using Bluetooth Low Energy. The BeagleBones then publish this data using a very efficient Internet protocol – MQTT…
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