Introduction to mDash platform for administration of IoT Devices

On this occasion I present the platform or an administration service for IoT devices called mDash, belonging to Cesanta, the creators of the IoT Mongoose Os development firmware. mDash allows firmware updates OTA (over-the-air) and remote administration, alerts and notifications, remote device control, file management with devices, all these features are for Espressif’s modules ESP32…

Introduction to Lora Server Platform IoT LoRaWAN

Loraserver is a project started in 2015, it is an open source LoRaWAN server, the project provides the components to create LPWAN networks based on LoRaWAN, it includes a user-friendly web interface and the gRPC and REST APIs, each component or module is configurable and they also allow exchange according to the needs of their…

Meter PZEM-004 + Arduino Nano Modbus RTU (RS232) & Platform IoT Node-RED

Originally this test is performed in June 2018 in less than one year, for reasons of availability do not publish, technically just missing the documentation, then I will present the results, well they say there is better late than never. In this opportunity our PZEM-004 meter or it is also possible with our PZEM-004T communication…

Industrial Automation with Panasonic PLC FP-X C60TD & HMI GT707

In this opportunity I will share about the experience automating part of an industrial process a few months ago and use industrial Panasonic brand equipment, since I consider that I know this brand well in PDAControl we have compiled a great amount of tests and integrations with hardware such as Arduino, ESP8266, ESP32 and other…

Installation of Raspbian OS in Virtual Machine (Virtualbox)

For some years I was in doubt if I could run Raspbian OS, operating system for Raspberry Pi, on a normal computer. Five years ago there was an option using QEMU, it was the only method to run an operating system designed for ARM processors, at that time my attempts were unsuccessful. Currently on the…

Initial Review Meter PZEM-016 Modbus RTU RS485 by PeaceFair

In previous tutorials, we conducted tests with the PZEM-004 y PZEM-004T with display, single-phase power consumption meters , which have great potential for basic applications of electrical consumption measurement or active power. For some months I have a new Peacefair PZEM-016 meter which has features and additional improvements which we will see in the following…