How to Use QBoat Sunny to build WiFi Applications

How to Use QBoat Sunny to build WiFi Applications

In this tutorial, we will use transfer information from DHT11 (connected to LinkIt 7697) to QBoat Sunny via HTTP. Then, the QIoT Suite Application will output the temperature every 30 seconds, and humidity every 60 seconds. What You’ll Need: QBoat Sunny Files used: Download Here MediaTek LinkIt 7697 DHT11 Temperature and Humidity Sensor AP Wireless Router Create and Setup QIoT Application Open QIoT Suite > IoT Applications > Import > select test.json Connect LinkIt 7697 Connect the DHT11 to LinkIt 7697. GND to GND VCC to 3V3 Signal to P3 Download and Install the Arduino IDE here Open dht11-wifi.ino in Arduino…

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How to Control QBoat Sunny via Voice Control

How to Control QBoat Sunny via Voice Control

In this tutorial, we will be using voice control to call upon the data generated by DHT11, with the help of QIoT Suite, an Ubuntu Container and Dialogflow (formerly api.ai). What You’ll Need: QBoat Sunny Microphone Speakers MediaTek LinkIt 7697 DHT11 Temperature and Humidity Sensor Container Station Files used: Download Here Create Container and Install Dependencies Create the Ubuntu container. Open Container Station > Create > Search for Ubuntu and Install/Create the LXCcontainer. Install the dependencies. SSH to the NAS. Instructions can be found here. Enter the following lines: $ lxc-container -n <container name> $ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install…

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How to Use Chatbot with QBoat Sunny

How to Use Chatbot with QBoat Sunny

In this tutorial, we will be using Chatfuel to control a light bulb by interacting with our chatbot in Facebook Messenger. What You’ll Need: QBoat Sunny QIoT Suite Lite MediaTek LinkIt 7697 Relay and Power Plug (Reference: Web Controlled Socket by Arduino by Laisan) AP Wireless Router Lightbulb Facebook Account Files used: Download Here Create and Setup QIoT Open QIoT Suite > IoT Applications > Import > select chatbot-light.json Open the uploaded QIoT Application. Navigate to the Rule tab. Create and Setup our Chatbot via Chatfuel Register or sign-in to Chatfuel using your Facebook account. Click Create from Template. Select Blank Bot. Click Connect. Select the page…

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How to Connect a Z-Wave Device to QIoT Container Station / OpenHAB Configurations

How to Connect a Z-Wave Device to QIoT Container Station / OpenHAB Configurations

Go into Inclusion-mode on your Z-Stick and add your desired Z-Wave device. We will be using the FGPB-101 Fibaro Button in this tutorial. Instructions for this step can be found in the Z-Stick manual. Plug your Z-Stick USB into your NAS. Connect to your NAS via SSH (instructions here). Enter insmod /usr/local/modules/cdc-acm.ko if cdc-acm.ko is already installed, you will see this message: Look for your Z-Stick device path by entering ls -al /dev/ttyACM* In our case, we have found /dev/ttyACM0 Change the permissions to allow read and write for everyone by entering chmod…

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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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How to install openHAB and connect to a Z-wave device in QNAP Container Station

How to install openHAB and connect to a Z-wave device in QNAP Container Station

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install openHAB in QNAP Container Station and create a “Home automation” environment. There are two part of this tutorial: Basic installation Advanced installation – connect with a Z-wave device In Z-wave device, we take example by using “Aeotec Z-Stick Gen5”   Basic installation Create an “openHAB” container Open Container Station and click “Create” Search for “openHAB” Find the “openHAB” container and click “Install” Enter name for the container and click “Advanced Settings” In “Network”, configure the Port Forwarding setting In “Shared Folders”,…

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How to Backup QIoT Suite Lite?

How to Backup QIoT Suite Lite?

In this tutorial, you will learn three methods for backing up QIoT Suite Lite: Only Node-RED backup IoT Application backup (includes dashboard, rules, things) System-wide backup(advanced)   1. Only Node-RED backup Open QIoT Suite Lite and go to Rules. Choose the Rule to backup. Click Menu > Export > Clipboard Choose the style to backup. Click “Export to clipboard“. Log into the NAS account you want to import the QIoT Application Go to the IoT Application and go to the Rule. Click Menu > Import > Clipboard. Attach the nodes you have copied. Click “Import“. 2. IoT Application…

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How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTP?

How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTP?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTP. Refer to the following tutorial to learn how to connect different development boards to QioT Suite Lite: https://www.qnap.com/go/how-to/tutorial/qiot-suite-lite Refer to the following link to learn how to establish IoT Application and Things: https://www.qnap.com/go/how-to/tutorial/article/how-to-show-dht11-data-on-qiot-dashboard You can also consult the QNAP GitHub at https://github.com/qnap-dev/qnap-qiot-sdks Open IoT Applications to get HTTP settings Open your IoT Applications and go to your Things. Click the “Connect a Device” button. Choose “HTTP” and click “Next“. Click “Download JSON file“. The name of the file will be…

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How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTPS?

How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTPS?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using HTTPS. Refer to the following tutorial to learn how to connect different development boards to QioT Suite Lite: https://www.qnap.com/go/how-to/tutorial/qiot-suite-lite Refer to the following link to learn how to establish IoT Application and Things: https://www.qnap.com/go/how-to/tutorial/article/how-to-show-dht11-data-on-qiot-dashboard You can also consult the QNAP GitHub at https://github.com/qnap-dev/qnap-qiot-sdks Open IoT Applications to get HTTPS settings Open your IoT Applications and go to your Things. Click the “Connect a Device” button. Choose “HTTPS” and click “Next“. Click “Download JSON file“. The name of the file will be…

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