Build a Fingerprint reader with Adafruit Feather HUZZAH w/ESP8266 and Medium One’s Prototyping Sandbox
Aug06

Build a Fingerprint reader with Adafruit Feather HUZZAH w/ESP8266 and Medium One’s Prototyping Sandbox

This tutorial uses the Medium One IoT Prototyping Sandbox to control a fingerprint reader. Prerequisite: ESP8266 Quick Start Guide [Go-Here] In this tutorial, you will: Set up the Medium One IoT Controller app to send the Fingerprint scan commands to Medium One Workflows and receive messages from a Medium One Workflow. Use a Medium One Workflow to relay the commands from the IoT Controller app to an ESP8266 processor that controls the...

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Connecting Nordic nRF52 and Raspberry Pi 3 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox
Jul16

Connecting Nordic nRF52 and Raspberry Pi 3 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox

This tutorial uses the Nordic Semiconductor’s Nordic nRF52 Dev Kit connected to a Raspberry Pi 3 over Bluetooth to send your sensor data to the cloud over Ethernet or WiFi. In this Quick Start Guide, you will: Set up your Nordic nRF52 Set up your Raspberry Pi Create a Medium One account Link your accounts together Set up your dashboard Create a workflow Here’s what you need to get started: Medium One Prototyping Sandbox Account...

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Build a RFID card reader with Adafruit Feather HUZZAH w/ESP32 and Medium One’s Prototyping Sandbox

This tutorial uses the Feather HUZZAH w/ESP32 WiFi board as a RFID card reader.    ESP32 connects to Medium One’s Prototyping Sandbox so that a new scanned RFID card key can be sent and processed.   The sandbox will perform the following operations: add, delete or verify a RFID card key.  The user can use the Medium One IoT Controller app on a smartphone to select the card processing mode.   In this Quick Start Guide, you...

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Connecting Nordic Thingy and Raspberry Pi 3 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox
Jun01

Connecting Nordic Thingy and Raspberry Pi 3 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox

This tutorial uses the Nordic Semiconductor’s Nordic Thingy:52 IoT Sensor Kit connected to a Raspberry Pi 3 over Bluetooth to send your sensor data to the cloud over Ethernet or WiFi. In this Quick Start Guide, you will: Set up your Raspberry Pi Create a Medium One account Set up your Nordic Thingy Link your accounts together Set up your dashboard Create a workflow Here’s what you need to get started: Medium One Prototyping...

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Connecting Feather HUZZAH with ESP32 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox
May31

Connecting Feather HUZZAH with ESP32 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox

This tutorial can be used with three (3) types of boards:  Adafruit HUZZAH ESP32 Feather or Sparkfun ESP32 Thing or Expressif ESP32 DevKitC V4 (shown below, left to right). By connecting any one of these boards to Medium One’s Prototyping Sandbox, you can control its LED and get your geolocation data.  For the purposes of this tutorial, we will use the HUZZAH ESP32 board. In this Quick Start Guide, you will: Set up an Arduino...

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Connecting SiLabs Thunderboard Sense 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox
May31

Connecting SiLabs Thunderboard Sense 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox

This tutorial uses the Thunderboard Sense 2 connecting to a Raspberry Pi 3 over Bluetooth to send your sensor data to the cloud over Ethernet or WiFi. In this Quick Start Guide, you will: Set up your Raspberry Pi Create a Medium One account Set up your Thunderboard Link your accounts together Set up your dashboard Create a workflow Here’s what you need to get started: Medium One Prototyping Sandbox Account + Silicon Labs Thunderboard...

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Connecting Feather HUZZAH with ESP8266 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox
May15

Connecting Feather HUZZAH with ESP8266 to Medium One Prototyping Sandbox

This tutorial uses the Feather HUZZAH with ESP8266 WiFi board and Medium One’s Prototyping Sandbox to control an LED and get your geolocation data. In this Quick Start Guide, you will: Set up an Arduino environment Program the Feather HUZZAH with ESP8266 board Use Medium One Workflows to produce geolocation data and switch the LED on and off Use the Medium One IoT Controller mobile app to control the LED and view your location...

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Medium One Prototyping Sandbox with Nordic nRF52 and Raspberry Pi 3
May07

Medium One Prototyping Sandbox with Nordic nRF52 and Raspberry Pi 3

Introduction This Kit includes a Nordic nRF52 and Raspberry Pi 3 board. You will be connecting the Nordic nRF52 to the Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth, then the Raspberry Pi will send data from the Nordic nRF52 to the cloud over Ethernet or WiFi. You then can log in and visualize the data in the Medium One Sandbox, a cloud service we provide with built-in tools you can use with your data. The Nordic nRF52 board is flashed with a Heart Rate...

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Medium One Prototyping Sandbox with Nordic Thingy and Raspberry Pi 3
May04

Medium One Prototyping Sandbox with Nordic Thingy and Raspberry Pi 3

Introduction This Kit includes a Nordic Thingy and Raspberry Pi 3 board. You will be connecting the Nordic Thingy to the Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth, then the Raspberry Pi will send data from the Nordic Thingy to the cloud over Ethernet or WiFi. You then can log in and visualize the data in the Medium One Sandbox, a cloud service we provide with built-in tools you can use with your data. You will also create a workflow to send alerts...

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WeMos WiFi ESP8266 Getting Started Guide
Jun27

WeMos WiFi ESP8266 Getting Started Guide

Author:  Kaylee Bement This tutorial uses the WeMos ESP8266 WiFi Module and Medium One to control an LED and get your geolocation data. In this WeMos Quick Start Guide, you will: Set up an Arduino environment Program the WeMos board Use Medium Workflows to produce geolocation data and switch the LED Use the Medium One IoT Controller app to control the LED and view your location on a map Here’s what you need to get started: WeMos WiFi...

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Using Alexa and ESP8266 WiFi to Control Your Light
Jun21

Using Alexa and ESP8266 WiFi to Control Your Light

Would you like a free Wifi module in this tutorial? Contact maya.madhavan@medium.one to request more information! Introduction In this video, you will learn how to connect Amazon’s Alexa-controlled Echo speaker to Medium One and use it for voice control interaction with a WeMos WiFi Module. You will create workflows that will allow you to turn on the WeMos LED and your light using voice commands with Alexa as well as with...

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Medium One at IOT World
May16

Medium One at IOT World

May 17-18, 2017   Santa Clara, CA Medium One will be exhibiting at IOT World, Wednesday and Thursday, May 17-18 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.  Drop by and see how you can easily connect your IOT device to the Cloud and start processing sensor data in real-time.  Enter to win a NuBryte Smart Home Automation unit from Lucis.  Visit us in Startup City, location #63, across from the Startup City Stage.

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Renesas Electronics America, Intrinsic ID, and Medium One Introduce Complete Sensor-to-Cloud Platform to Simplify Secure IoT Development
May01

Renesas Electronics America, Intrinsic ID, and Medium One Introduce Complete Sensor-to-Cloud Platform to Simplify Secure IoT Development

RX231 Wi-Fi Cloud Connectivity Kit Integrates Renesas RX231 MCUs, Intrinsic ID IoT Authentication, and Medium One’s Cloud Services and Workflows SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 1, 2017 Renesas Electronics America Inc., a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions; Intrinsic ID, a digital authentication company and inventor of SRAM Physical Unclonable Function (SRAM PUF); and Medium One, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) Data...

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Linking Zendesk and Medium One
Apr28

Linking Zendesk and Medium One

This tutorial will show you how to link your Zendesk account to your Medium One account.  You will need a Zendesk Team Plan or higher.  This tutorial assumes you already have a Zendesk account and Medium One IoT Prototyping Sandbox [Buy-here]. Part 1: Create a trigger on Zendesk to send events to Medium One Step 1: Create a Basic User and an API Key On Medium One, navigate to “Manage Users” under “Setup.” The following menu will...

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Sending a Tweet from your Medium One Account
Mar28

Sending a Tweet from your Medium One Account

Overview This tutorial will show you how to send tweets from your Medium One Sandbox account. We will create a twitter accounts for your Medium One account and send a daily tweet such as the current weather. Here’s what you need to get started: Medium One Sandbox account [Buy-here] WiFi Internet Access   Step 1.  Create a twitter account If you don’t have a twitter account, create one with your name as your username. On...

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Device Provisioning
Dec13

Device Provisioning

Introduction This article explains the concepts at a high-level on how you can automatically provision many devices using Medium One and the Renesas IoT Sandbox. Before we begin, you can learn how to manually create device users here.  This is a manual method that is useful for a low quantity of users or for development purposes. There are multiple techniques to provision devices programmatically.  The two aspects to device...

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Renesas Introduces IoT Sandbox Powered by Medium One
Oct14

Renesas Introduces IoT Sandbox Powered by Medium One

End-to-End Prototyping Environment Bridges Embedded Design to the Cloud for Prescriptive, Predictive, and Real-Time Analytics-Based Applications October 4, 2016  SANTA CLARA, Calif. Renesas Electronics America Inc., a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today introduced the Renesas IoT Sandbox, a comprehensive cloud-based environment where customers and partners can prototype their Internet of Things (IoT) solutions...

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Quick Start Guide: Widgets and How to Use Them
Oct03

Quick Start Guide: Widgets and How to Use Them

OVERVIEW: Widgets allow you to perform a function or access a service within Medium One Sandbox.  In this tutorial, you will learn how to access widgets and use them for data processing. Here is a list of Widgets that are included in your Sandbox account. They will appear in your Dashboard.  Please note that each Dashboard is specific to a given user. Therefore, the same Project can have different dashboard views based on each user’s...

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How Smart is your IoT Device?
Sep22

How Smart is your IoT Device?

AUTHOR:  Joyce Li First off, how do you define smartness? For IOT devices, we can define smartness as how intelligent the device is in predicting future outcomes and trends through big data.  In order to boost how smart your device can be, predictive analytics can help. Predictive analytics is the practice of extracting information from existing data sets to identify patterns and predict possible outcomes.  Today, in most situations,...

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Medium One presents at Renesas IoT Workshop
Aug24

Medium One presents at Renesas IoT Workshop

August 25, 2016  Renesas HQ, 2801 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara Join Renesas, Medium One, Intrinsic Id, and Micrium for an IoT journey that includes securely connecting your device to the Cloud, triggering real-time event processing, and employing fully programmatic workflows with rich IoT libraries. This workshop includes hands-on experience setting up a Cloud platform using a Renesas RX111 MCU with environmental sensors and real-time...

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