Computex 2018 : Lite-On, QNAP and AWS Greengrass showcased the collaboration results of edge computing

Computex 2018 :  Lite-On, QNAP and AWS Greengrass showcased the collaboration results of edge computing

  Cloud computing is an indispensable and important player behind the Internet of Things, self-driving cars, VR, and AR. However, in the case of unstable network rates, the problem of computational delay cannot be avoided, thus leading to the rise of edge operations. Edge computing is a decentralized computing architecture that decomposes the entire service entirely from the central node, cutting it into smaller and more manageable parts, and distributing it to edge nodes for processing.   The trend of edge computing applications has now been blown to Taiwan. In…

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COMPUTEX 2018 : QNAP NAS combined FBTUG community to create automated agricultural robots !

COMPUTEX 2018 : QNAP NAS combined FBTUG community to create automated agricultural robots !

In the movie “The Martian”, We can see how Matt Damon trapped alone on Mars by accident, and relying on cultivating potatoes to stuff him up. It was a story about agricultural revolution. Now when we back to Earth, with the development of Industry 4.0’s and AI, there is a more advanced method of planting potatoes. In order to make agriculture take-off, it is necessary to development open source community. The foreign FarmBot community is an example. FarmBot is like a large-scale 3D printer used in agriculture. Through the integration…

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Experience the Latest Networked-storage Innovations that QNAP will be Showcasing at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2018

Experience the Latest Networked-storage Innovations that QNAP will be Showcasing at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2018

Taipei, Taiwan, May 21, 2018 – At COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2018, QNAP® Systems, Inc. will host its technology suite at the Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) to create an experiential space for an in-depth experience. Visitors will see the flagship-grade QNAP NAS and its artificial intelligence applications in healthcare, a professional video surveillance system with more critical features to enhance security monitoring, various new feature-packed NAS products, powerful QTS applications, and innovations that go beyond storage.

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How to connect iFrog LoRa Gateway to QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to connect iFrog LoRa Gateway to QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

In this tutorial, you will learn how to send data from the iFrogLab LoRa Gateway to QNAP QIoT Suite Lite.   Prepare Set up the iFrogLab LoRa USB to QIoT Suite Lite and iFrogLab LoRa Gateway Container. Setup steps can be found at http://www.ifroglab.com/en/?p=6613  (If in Step 10 the expected output is not displayed, using SSH to access the NAS and enter the following commands:            insmod /usr/local/modules/cdc-acm.ko            insmod /usr/local/modules/cp210x.ko            insmod /usr/local/modules/ftdi_sio.ko ) If the NAS…

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How to use an ESP8266 to connect to QNAP QIoT Suite Lite?

How to use an ESP8266 to connect to QNAP QIoT Suite Lite?

  In this tutorial, you will learn how to use MQTT to transmit and receive data to QIoT Suite Lite using an ESP8266. As the ESP8266 has different firmware, specifications and instructions, there are two common methods: ESP826 useing Arduino Core ESP826 useing AT Command combined with Arduino   Ready task (Using Arduino IDE to install the Library and establish IoT Application) 1.  In this example, we use MQTT (for more information, visit https://pubsubclient.knolleary.net/ ). 2. Add a new IoT Application (Refer to “How to show DHT11 data on QIoT…

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Monitor your home appliances via chatbot on QBoat Sunny

Monitor your home appliances via chatbot on QBoat Sunny

Requirements QBoat Sunny QIoT Suite Lite QUSBCam2 MediaTek LinkIt 7697 Relay and power plug (Refer to this article: Web Controlled Socket by Arduino written by LaiSan.) Follow the instructions to install the relay and power plug. USB webcam AP Wireless Router Lamp A Facebook account   Diagram Principles   The MediaTek LinkIt 7697 is the HTTP Wi-Fi controller. You can decide to turn the relay on or off after receiving an HTTP request. AC power on as replay on, AC off when the relay is off.   The MediaTek LinkIt…

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How to use historical data access API on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to use historical data access API on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to use historical data access API on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite   In this tutorial, you will learn how to use historical data access API on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite. Using the historical data access API, the limitation is that you have to create a thing on QIoT and confirm the data input type is numeric (int, float), and then it can output in count, sum, vmin, vmax, and vavg type normally.   And if your data received is from Node-RED (e.g., TCP, UDP, HTTP, and MQTT node), and…

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How to use Mass Deployment on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to use Mass Deployment on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite

How to use Mass Deployment on QNAP QIoT Suite Lite Mass deployment can help you upload infromation & resourceinfo.json, and commands via SSH to multiple devices ( Only for devices support SSH with port number 22 )   Setting Device connection  Create the Thing and setup the resource   Choose the Thing you want to set up and then click the “Setup” button   Enter the device connection information:   Hostname : <IP Address> User Name : <User Name> Password : <Password>   You can test the entered information is…

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Integrating Home Assistant into your QNAP X86 System NAS

Integrating Home Assistant into your QNAP X86 System NAS

Integrating Home Assistant into your QNAP X86 System NAS Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform running on Python 3 and Raspberry Pi. It is very easy and beneficial to combine QNAP X86 System NAS and Home Assistant. Notes : This tutorial only support on X86 system NAS, If you want to use it on ARM system, You should build docker image yourself, or search Home Assistant for ARM version on docker hub. Home Assistant can be easily installed on QNAP X86 System NAS by using Container Station app. For…

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How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS?

How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS?

How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS?                                                            In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS.    Install AWS Greengrass  Go to QTS App Center, find “AWS Greengrass” and click “install”   Configuring AWS Greengrass on AWS IoT cloud To configure AWS Greengrass on AWS IoT,  refer to : https://docs.aws.amazon.com/greengrass/latest/developerguide/gg-config.html    (* You do not need…

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