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stamp_esp32 - a minimal form factor ESP32 development board - Cover Image
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stamp_esp32 - a minimal form factor ESP32 development board

While the ESP32 has many development boards available on the market, sometimes you want a minimally sized version that can easily mount on your own pcb.

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Using SPIFFS to Simplify AWS IoT Integration For ESP32

Manually preparing devices to connect to AWS IoT Core can be cumbersome, especially in large numbers. We present a script to help you prepare devices fast and reliably while storing certificates in th

Automating your firmware upload, device-cloud configuration and monitoring for the IoT world - Cover Image
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Automating your firmware upload, device-cloud configuration and monitoring for the IoT world

Designing a 'smart' product should also include the vision of fast firmware uploading, configuring device with the cloud securely and automation to meet demands and keep important data pouring seamles

WiFi configuration on the ESP32 over Bluetooth - Cover Image
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WiFi configuration on the ESP32 over Bluetooth

A simple pre-thought out plan to include this feature could save you huge hassles of re-deployment of your ESP32-enabled WiFi connected devices in the long run.

Easy To Use Building Blocks For EPS32 Applications - Network configuration. - Cover Image
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Easy To Use Building Blocks For EPS32 Applications - Network configuration.

Having shipped over 50000 ESP32 powered IoT devices, we have distilled our learnings into easy to use open source building blocks.

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Selecting a Suitable RFID System For Your Operations

There are multiple RFID standards. we present a few simple rules to choose the right one for your application.

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Easy to use GSM and GPS building blocks for mobile IoT devices

Among the numerous applications that IoT technology has been applied to, there is a large class of applications that need some unique capabilities from their underlying hardware platform in order to e

Over-the-air (OTA) updating your IoT system? Plenty to think about before you sign up. - Cover Image
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Over-the-air (OTA) updating your IoT system? Plenty to think about before you sign up.

Among the more critical building blocks of an IoT solution, and one which should be thought about sooner than later is the concept of over-the-air (OTA) updates to your deployed fleet of devices.

From Metal To Alerts With AWS IoT, ElasticSearch 7.9 and Kibana - Cover Image
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From Metal To Alerts With AWS IoT, ElasticSearch 7.9 and Kibana

AWS IoT and ElasticSearch with Kibana is a classic combination for quick, scalable visualisations, analytics and alerts. This stack has only gotten better in 2020.

From Metal To Alerts With AWS IoT, Timestream and QuickSight - Cover Image
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From Metal To Alerts With AWS IoT, Timestream and QuickSight

AWS IoT and aligned PaaS offerings have come a long way since being launched in the early 2010s. They allow you to build robust, scalable workflows for cloud-connected IoT applications.

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More from the X-Files… Weird ways to solve IoT measurement problems

No, not those X-Files. I am talking about those interesting measurement stories where we were, like Mulder and Scully desperately seeking a solution to a complicated problem.back-end.

Weighty problems, Simple Solutions - Cover Image
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Weighty problems, Simple Solutions

When you are building IoT systems, one of the more difficult (and not yet satisfactorily solved) problems is the establishment of the semantics of a measurement that an IoT device reports up the food

The Internet of Things Lemon - Cover Image
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The Internet of Things Lemon

This is a picture of a simple lemon that I bought in the grocery store the other day. This particular brand of lemon is really juicy. It’s also an organic lemon which is important if you are going to