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…

Manage 100 devices in Ubidots Apps, Organizations, Roles and Users

In this opportunity I have decided to test the practicality of the IoT platform Ubidots for user management in the case that it has many devices for several organizations or companies under the same Ubidots platform. More information: ubidots.com In previous tutorials we made the creation of a device configuration and design of a dashboard.  In previous tests…

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…

Gateway LoRaWan ESP8266 & RFM95 (ESP-LoRa) 915mHz single channel with The Things Network

For a few weeks I have tested with LoRa technology, we have also heard about LoRaWAN, some time later we created an account on the TTN Platform or “The Things Network”, applied especially to these LP-WAN networks, for this new tutorial we will create a gateway LoRaWAN using an ESP8266 module and a Radio Modem RFM95/95W at…

Complete Installation Node-RED in Raspberry Pi

In this opportunity I will realize the installation of Node-RED in my Raspberry Pi, in case you have not heard about Node-RED, it is a tool for programming and connection of applications for the IoT or Internet of things, integrates protocols, API’S, hardware and software, has a web IDE for connection of nodes in flow mode.    …

Meter PZEM-004 + ESP8266 & Platform IoT Ubidots

In this opportunity we will integrate our active power meter or power consumption, Peacefair Pzem-004 with the IoT Ubidots platform using an ESP8266 module, later we will create a dashboard to visualize the 4 available variables such as active power, accumulated electrical consumption, voltage and current . Ubidots for Education Website : Ubidots for Education…

Alexa Amazon Echo Dot First Steps and Settings

For a long time I wanted to try one of these Amazon Echo and a few weeks ago mine arrived, but what is it and what can be done with them? let’s configure and test a little. Amazon Echo is a smart speaker with additional functions such as the ability to send voice commands, ask…