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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CAVEDU established the specifications of IoT classroom with QNAP

CAVEDU established the specifications of IoT classroom with QNAP

CAVEDU is a famous education team in maker community, which focuses on robot education and the research of development board. Therefore, those who are interested in maker would usually choose  their works as guidelines. The team member, Tseng Chi-Hung is a pioneer of domestic maker activities and IoT education. Besides, he is also prolific  and enthusiastic to share new technology. Here is the link of CAVEDU channel, which collecting lots of slide lectured by Tseng. He used to talk about the difficulties in establishing IoT classrooms: establishment of cloud platform:…

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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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How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using MQTT?

How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using MQTT?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using MQTT. 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 MQTT settings Open your IoT Applications and go to your Things. Click the “Connect a Device” button. Choose “MQTT” and click “Next”. Click “Download JSON file“. The name of file will be “resourceinfo.json“….

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How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using MQTTS ?

How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using MQTTS ?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using MQTTS. Refer to the following tutorial to learn how to connect different development boards to QioT Suite Lite: https://www.qnap.com/en/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 MQTTS settings Open your IoT Applications and go to your Things. Click the “Connect a Device” button. Choose “MQTTS” and click “Generate a Device Certificate“. Click the respective links to download the Device…

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How to install other modules in QIoT Suite Lite NodeRED?

How to install other modules in QIoT Suite Lite NodeRED?

Step: Connect to your NAS via SSH. Enter the command “system-docker exec -ti qiot-node-red bash“. Go to the node-red directory: “cd /usr/local/lib/node_modules/node-red“ Use the node that npm needs for installation (for example: “npm install node-red-contrib-chatbot“) Leave SSH and open QIoT Suite Lite. Stop your IoT Application and then start it again. You will see the module you just added. (Some module require you to stop and re-start QIoT Suite Lite from the QTS APP Center) *Note: If your module uses GCC compiler or modifies the OS interface, then the module may…

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How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using CoAP?

How to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using CoAP?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect to QIoT Suite Lite using CoAP. Refer to the following tutorial to learn how to connect different development boards to QIoT Suite Lite: https://www.qnap.com/en/how-to/tutorial/qiot-suite-lite Refer to the following link to learn how to establish IoT Application and Things: https://www.qnap.com/en/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 CoAP settings Open your IoT Applications and go to your Things. Click the “Connect a Device” button. Choose “CoAP” and click “Next“. Click “Download JSON file“. The name of the file will be…

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Connect Arduino Yun to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite

Connect Arduino Yun to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite

Get started with Arduino Yun (Python) In this tutorial, you will learn the basics of working with Arduino Yun (that runs Linux). You will then learn how to seamlessly connect your devices to QNAP NAS using QIoT Suite Lite. This example is uses the DHT11 humidity and temperature sensor. 1. Configure your devices 1.1 Download Arduino IDE Download and install the Arduino IDE based on your host PC: https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software More Arduino tutorials can be found here: https://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/HomePage 1.2 Configure and test your devices If this is your first time using Arduino Yun, you…

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