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Originally this test is performed in June 2018 in less than one year, for reasons of availability do not publish, technically just missing the documentation, then I will present the results, well they say there is better late than never.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…

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…

Integration PLC Panasonic Device Types – Bulk upload devices with Ubidots

En In this opportunity we will carry out tests with a Programmable Logic Controller, in this case a PLC FP-X C14R compact Panasonic brand, we will control it from the IoT Ubidots platform. On this occasion we use 2 very interesting features of the Ubidots platform. Device Types: Creation of advanced properties for our devices….

Complete installation Database MySQL & MariaDB in Raspberry Pi 3 B / B +

Among the most popular databases this MySQL has 2 types of licensing General public license and commercial license, it is considered the most popular open source database in the world is included in almost all hosting very used by WordPress, is also included as a component of development in LAMP and XAMMP. Previously, make a…

Complete installation Grafana Dashboard in Raspberry Pi 3 B / B +

  About 2 years ago I made the first tests with Grafana using an ESP8266-01 module, Node-RED, Mosquitto (MQTT) and the InfluxDB database, by that time I did very basic tests which document in the following article: Tutorial ESP8266 Node-RED Granafa InfluxDB MQTT, in this opportunity I will try to explore more features since there is…

Measurement Electrical consumption with Ubidots Industrial & ESP32 + PZEM-004T

On this occasion I have proposed to measure the electricity consumption of my entire house to make comparative estimates with the collection of my energy bill and analyze. On this occasion I will use the IoT platform Ubidots in its Industrial version, previously we had done tests with the educational version, but this industrial version has special…