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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QNAP shares how to use QIOT and the experience of 2018 Fishackathon in AI_ROBOT@STSP

QNAP  shares how to use QIOT and the experience of  2018 Fishackathon in AI_ROBOT@STSP

AI_ROBOT@STSP is a national innovation makerspace which is setting up with DIY equipment and fabrication studios such as TechShop, and it aims at creating a smart robot education training space. On May 26, 2018, from 1:30 to 5:00 pm, it held the third “IoT x Maker Internet of Things Community Exchange Forum” and invited IoT experts from different backgrounds, including Felix Lin, the founder of Attic Education; Chen Chiung-Liang , the teacher of Aletheia University, and famous maker-Ke and so on. Anderson Zheng, the business development manager of QNAP, was…

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QNAP Participates the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) Application Solution Technology Seminar, held by ON Semiconductor

QNAP Participates the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) Application Solution Technology Seminar, held by  ON Semiconductor

On the Thursday of May 17, 2018, ON Semiconductor held the IIoT Application Program Technical Seminar at NTUT. It invited not only the MakerPro to introduce its experience and application of ON IDK development, but also QNAP to share how to apply QBoat Sunny on IoT. The QBoat Sunny is a dedicated single-board Internet of Things (IoT) mini server for IoT developers, measuring only 12cm x 12cm (without heatsink), and provides high expandability for connecting almost any type of IoT application. Besides, rule engine criteria and subsequent actions can be…

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QNAP Livecast to Invite 2018 Fishackathon Taiwan Winning Team to share the experience in this compitition

QNAP Livecast to Invite 2018 Fishackathon Taiwan Winning Team to share the experience in this compitition

Most people imagine that the Internet of Things is mostly confined to smart homes. However, its wide range of applications can be extended to the marine and fish conservation. For instance, Fishackathon, which was initiated by the U.S. Department of State, is dedicated to solving marine resource problems with technology. At 3pm on March 28, nearly one hour of live broadcasts by QNAP invited Lai Chien-Hung, who was the winners of Fishackathon, to share his experience in this competition. Before the competition, the organizer will list the major water resources…

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QNAP demonstrates the water monitoring system of 2018 Fishackathon in Dahu Park.

QNAP demonstrates the  water monitoring system of 2018 Fishackathon in Dahu Park.

In 2018 Fishackathon, QNAP cooperated with Lai Chien-Hung to organize the “Ocean Fox” team to participate this competition. With the monitoring system “Formosan salmon submarine sampling system”, they won the appraisal and the championship.This system not only create solutions to challenges facing the world’s oceans and fisheries, but also succeeded in attracting media attention of TVBS. Recently, team was invited by TVBS to demonstrate this system in Dahu Park. Tim, one of the team member, explained how QBoat Sunny work in this system. It can be regarded as a data…

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QNAP and Ocean Fox win the 2018 Fishackathon Championship!

QNAP and Ocean Fox win the 2018 Fishackathon Championship!

Fishackathon was first organized by the US Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships in 2014, and it inspired the creation of digital solutions to address sustainable fisheries challenges.Overfishing and other serious problems harm marine environments and can devastate already-struggling, small-scale fishing marketplaces and communities, many of them in developing countries. Protections exist, but actual enforcement faces major obstacles.To combat this, Fishackathon brings together thousands of concerned designers, developers, and subject matter experts for a weekend to build practical tech solutions to endemic problems defined by the world’s most respected fisheries experts….

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