Receiving and Storing Sensor Data with Google Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Storage

This blog continues the blogs: Mongoose a new way to program ESP8266 Preparing Google Cloud IoT Core to Receive Messages Let’s talk to Google Cloud IoT Core In the previous blog we connected our ESP to Google Cloud IoT Core, now it’s time to actually do something with the data provided by our sensor. In … Read moreReceiving and Storing Sensor Data with Google Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Storage

Let’s talk to Google Cloud IoT Core

This blog continues the blogs: Mongoose a new way to program ESP8266 Preparing Google Cloud IoT Core to Receive Messages and will cover how to change the ESP8266 Code for the sensor to be able to communicate with Google Cloud IoT Core. Connecting the ESP to your computer If you have disconnected your ESP from … Read moreLet’s talk to Google Cloud IoT Core

Preparing Google Cloud IoT Core to Receive Messages

In this blog we will connect the Mongoose OS based ESP8266 with Google Cloud IoT Core and Google Cloud Pub/Sub, which we will be using for it’s MQTT Broker capability. We will not cover the basics of handling and navigating in Google Cloud Console, if you are new to it, please do look at the learning … Read morePreparing Google Cloud IoT Core to Receive Messages

Mongoose a new way to program ESP8266

In previous blogs, I have used Arduine-IDE to develop code for the ESP8266. It was a nice and convenient way, suitable for me with a background in development. Recently I came across a new technology, that I wanted to give a try: Mongoose OS Similar to my previous setup, I will be using a NodeMCU … Read moreMongoose a new way to program ESP8266

Building an Alexa skill with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform – Part III

Moving on to the enterprise space: Enterprises often have the requirements to host their services themselves. Those requirements could be driven by: – Legal restrictions – Stay in control of who accesses a service – Protect intellectual property – Leverage existing on-premise infrastructure and resources Red Hat Mobile Application Platform (RHMAP) enables you to develop … Read moreBuilding an Alexa skill with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform – Part III

Building an Alexa skill with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform – Part II

Continuing our journey to build Alexa Skills, we’ll leverage the Alexa Skill SDK (ASK) to create a Custom Skill providing news towards our end-user. Let’s recap the first part of this article series: Skills come in different flavours: Flash Briefing: These skills provide original content for users’ flash briefings Smart Home: With these skills, users … Read moreBuilding an Alexa skill with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform – Part II

Building an Alexa Skill with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform – Part I

Amazon’s Alexa enabled devices, such as the Echo, Dot and most recently Tap provide a hands-free voice controlled environment, to make calls, send and receive messages, provide information and more — instantly. Alexa is the cloud-based voice service that powers this category of devices. All the user has to do is ask Alexa to perform … Read moreBuilding an Alexa Skill with Red Hat Mobile Application Platform – Part I

IoT – Smart Gateway with Intel Edison & TI Sensortag – Part 1

A dear colleague of mine provided me with a Texas Instruments Sensortag Unfortunately this present was connected with the request to get it running with my Intel Edison and the Smart Gateway. This blog will be part one of my endeavor. Update the Intel Edison My Intel Edison still runs the old firmware, so the … Read moreIoT – Smart Gateway with Intel Edison & TI Sensortag – Part 1

Building an IoT Sensor with Node-RED on Intel Edison

This blog will cover my first experiments with an Intel Edison, a small Computer-on-Module, which Intel was so kind to give to me! Thanks again for this guys! There are many websites explaining how to setup your development computer to work with an Intel Edison, like Intels own website. So I will assume you have followed … Read moreBuilding an IoT Sensor with Node-RED on Intel Edison

Implementation of SmartGateway for IoT Demo

This is part 5 of my IoT series of blogs. So far we did look at the following topic Introduction into the planned scenario Building a Raspberry Pi based Smart Gateway ESP8266 and DHT22 based smart sensor Putting the Smart into the Smart IoT Device Setting up an “all in one” demo environment This post will … Read moreImplementation of SmartGateway for IoT Demo