Whenever there is a more complex IoT solution with dependency on local business logic and the need for autonomous operations an edge device is quickly an important part of the solution. This article demonstrates the implementation of Azure IoT edge as part of two business cases that rely heavily on […]
Our mobile phone these days are real powerhouses! They are packed with tons of connectivity, cpu power, ram, storage and…….Sensors!!!! And the latter is exactly what we need in IoT, combined with connectivity makes them really usefull for all kinds of tests, workshops and POC’s. But how can we use […]
At our offices, we suspect that rooms are being booked but go unused when the booker claimed to need it. All of our rooms are equipped with movement (PIR) sensors, so we can detect movement in those rooms. We can count the number of people who pass the sensor. I […]
This blogpost will give you detailed instructions and information regarding the InfluxDB stack. Since February 2019 InfluxDB now consists not only the database itself, but also Telegraf, Chronograf and Kapacitor. Later you’ll read about what every part of the stack does. 18-2-2019: Living on the bloody edge, do not run […]
This blog will explain what Edge Computing is and why we need this. We also explain the broader concept of Fog Computing.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is all about getting in-depth insight about your customers. It is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles (also referred to as “connected devices” and “smart devices”), buildings, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to collect […]
In this article I’ll describe how I created a simple home-brew burglar detection system to send me a mail when someone enters my house (so I can call the police). First my choice for the components is explained. Next how these components combine to achieve the functionality wanted. Based on […]
Internet of Things continues to be of great potential interest – with tens of billions connected devices to sense and record and report and actuate when necessary. Cars, running shoes, trees, animal wild life, home appliances, kiosks and vending machines, cash registers and other point of sales equipment, thermostats, medical […]