[Unbox] : 5 Reasons and 6 Features to Buy QBoat Sunny!

[Unbox] : 5 Reasons and 6 Features to Buy QBoat Sunny!

This article is reproduced from CAVEDU Education Blog with permission. Have you ever wanted to try the IoT field, but worried about the huge cost? QNAP recently launched an extremely lightweight IoT microserver, QBoat Sunny, which can help you save the cost of bandwidth and cloud computing! This article would let you deeply understand the advantages both hardware and software of QBoat Sunny, and 5 reasons why you should buy it.   Due to the single board IoT microserver, which is only 12 cm, QBoat Sunny attracted extensive attention worldwide…

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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 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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QNAP Showcases QBoat Sunny and AfoBot at Future Commerce 2018

QNAP Showcases QBoat Sunny and AfoBot at Future Commerce 2018

2018 Future Commerce had take place on Taipei Expo Park from April 26 to 29.“Beyond Boundary”,the theme of this year, was aimed at breaking the industry deadlock of Taiwan. This exhibition attracted nearly 100 enterprises to demonstrate their latest technologies and new business models. “Maker Market”was one of the topic among the various issues. Due to the  maturity of open source software, hardware and community, makers can easily share information and constantly bring forth new ideas into market. Iiterally, the formation of“Maker Economy”had become a mainstream. This year, QNAP cooperated…

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How to create voice control on QBoat Sunny

How to create voice control on QBoat Sunny

Abstract The Internet of Things is used in a wide range of applications, and in combination with smart home devices (such as electrical appliances, air quality detectors, thermometers, and air conditioners) can make your home smarter. In this tutorial we will show you how to use QBoat Sunny to enable voice control. Requirements QBoat Sunny Microphone Speakers 2x MediaTek LinkIt 7697 (One as a sensor, the other as a controller) DHT11 Temperature and humidity sensor Controllable outlet plug with relay DuPont cable Container Station with a Ubuntu LXC container (For…

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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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