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 QBoat Sunny & QIoT Suite Lite to build Wi-Fi applications

How to use QBoat Sunny & QIoT Suite Lite to build Wi-Fi applications

 Abstract QBoat Sunny provides similar functions to a standard QNAP NAS, and provides outstanding performance for Edge Computing. In this tutorial, we will use Wi-Fi as an application scenario:   Diagram MediaTek LinkIt 7697 development board   Use HTTP to request the temperature and humidity readings from the DHT11.   Pin connections   DHT11 MediaTek LinkIt 7697 + 5V – GND DO P3   The code is as follows.   Please note that you can test the code by connecting a wireless AP router by LWiFi. If successful, then the…

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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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How to install other modules in QIoT Suite Lite NodeRED?

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…

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Connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite

Connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite. Step_1: Open QVR Pro and set the event  For information on installing QVR Pro, please visit https://www.qnap.com/en/how-to/tutorial/article/how-to-install-qvr-pro-beta  Once installed, start QVR Pro, and open “Event Management”. Click “+” to create a new rule. Enter a “Name” (for example: QIoT). (The “Description” is optional) Click “Next“. In “If –>The following event(s) occur“, click “Add“. In “Add Event“: Name: Enter a preferred name (for example: “QIoT”). Type: Choose “Event URL“. Enter an “Event source…

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How to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite?

How to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite. Step_1: Open Container Station and Set Up MongoDB Click “Container Station“. Click “Create Container“. Go to MongoDB and click “Install” (Click “MongoDB” for more information). Click “Create” This will install an empty container. You will need to install, remove, and then install a new MongoDB. Choose the container and remove it. Choose “Create Container“, and click “Install” to rebuild the MongoDB. In Command, enter “mongod –auth“. Click “Advanced Settings“. Go…

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How to use NodeRED Dashboard

How to use NodeRED Dashboard

Using the Node-RED Dashboard: 1. “Layout”: Displays the results of output 2. “+Tab” : Add a new tab (for example: Tab1,Tab2) 3. Each tab can have many groups (for example: Basic Information, Other, QIoT Introduction) 4. “dashboard”: Add a new icon and group them (for example: Name, Mail, Click, Hello QIoT) 5. You can add a new links into a new tab (for example: QIoT Connection) 6. Icons can be modified by double clicking them. Please note that the “Group” resource must be set under the Tab you have already…

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How to use the NodeRED- A case of the IFTTT

How to use the NodeRED- A case of the IFTTT

How to connect QIoT Suite Lite and IFTTT to send and show data on mobile devices. An IFTTT account is required to use this feature. Step 1: Establish a “maker webhook” connection: 1.  Go to log in to the IFTTT website and go to : https://ifttt.com/maker_webhooks 2. Click “Connect “. 3. Go to https://ifttt.com/maker_webhooks , and click “Documentation “. 4. Your key will be displayed. Take a note of this key as it will be needed later. Step 2: Establish Applets: 1. In the My Applets window, choose “New Applet “. 2….

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