When QNAP meets IOT – LIGHTBLUE BEAN/BEAN+

When QNAP meets IOT – LIGHTBLUE BEAN/BEAN+

Today we are going to introduce the start kit of the LightBlue Bluetooth BLE solution from Punch Through. The two devices currently available are linked via BLE. Bean and Bean+ (Potato and Potato Evolution?) are all through a fundraising platform, and then through a series of research and development, production, testing, and finally mass production of products, basically placed at the end of last year to ship, probably also lasted for half a year . The biggest difference between Bean and Bean+ is that it supports the I/O and the…

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When QNAP meets IOT – PARTICLE PHOTON

When QNAP meets IOT – PARTICLE PHOTON

Particle has a complete open source IoT hardware and platform. Since 2013, it has first launched the CORTEX M3 IoT development board based on TI CC3000. The current series are: Particle Core Particle Photon Particle Electron Among them, Particle Electron is a development board based on 3G networking. Both Core and Photon use wifi as a connection. Particles, whether firmware, software or even hardware, are currently open source, and developers can download and customize their own IoT hardware and platforms: Particle Github Particle docs Particle Store First, to integrate Photon…

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ANDROID THINGS + NAS

ANDROID THINGS + NAS

Android recently launchs the preview version of Android Things when IoT is popular. Android Things is basically the same as mobile app, and it’s much more convenient for the Things Support Library to be used by developers. In the first time, test whether Android Things can connect to NAS and quickly render NAS IoT applications through Node-Red + Dashboard. Currently, the preview version of Android Things only supports 3 IoT development devices: Intel Edison NXP Pico i.MX6UL (Taiwan seems not easy to o buy this development board) Raspberry Pi 3…

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When QNAP meets IOT – QWEATHER STATION

When QNAP meets IOT – QWEATHER STATION

Have you ever thought about turning your NAS into a weather station? In fact, it is very easy. You only need to build a professional weather station at home by using Docker (or Container Station) built-in NAS. First, you need to prepare: Weather Station WH2080+ Display Panel + USB NAS (requires support for docker) Weather Station image for docker MQTT Server # docker run -t -i –cap-add=SYS_ADMIN –privileged –security-opt seccomp:unconfined -v /dev/bus/usb:/dev/bus/usb jarvischung/weather-station node /root/weather.js your-mqtt-server As depicting in the figure , the display panel of the WH2080 is inserted…

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Use LASS4U to monitor air quality on LASS4NAS via QNAP NAS

Use LASS4U to monitor air quality on LASS4NAS via QNAP NAS

Recently, PM 2.5 becomes a very popular issue. There are many products such like LASS4U, airbox and so on, to help us understand the influence of air pollution.  Among this, LASS (Location Aware Sensing System, http://lass-net.org/) , an open source and nonprofit “envirnment detecting system, can collect many meaningful data to monitor the quality of air. Besides,  Its hardware has better specification and completement. It can collect the data of CO2, temperature、humidity 、PM2.5, (PM1、PM10), and the touchscreen allows user to get the instant information without opening web page and application….

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