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 Cloud-JAM to Medium One’s Prototyping Sandbox
Jun07

Connecting Cloud-JAM to Medium One’s Prototyping Sandbox

This tutorial uses the Cloud-JAM 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 Cloud-JAM board to send data to your Medium One account Use Medium Workflows to switch the LED and create motion alerts Use the Medium One IoT Controller app to control the LED and visualize sensor data Here’s what...

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Connecting Raspberry Pi or any Embedded linux device to Medium One
Jun06

Connecting Raspberry Pi or any Embedded linux device to Medium One

Level: Intermediate This is an introductory tutorial that demonstrates how Medium One cloud connects and communicates with Raspberry Pi or any Embedded linux device. Communication between the Raspberry Pi (or any other Embedded linux device) and the Medium One cloud is established via MQTT. Medium One has a comprehensive MQTT library. In this tutorial, you will find that the bulk of the work in this tutorial is spent installing an...

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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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Connecting LoRa based network to Medium One cloud
Apr15

Connecting LoRa based network to Medium One cloud

Level: Intermediate This tutorial uses the Feather HUZZAH ESP8266 with Adafruit RFM9x LORA device and Medium One’s Prototyping Sandbox as a node to transmit some data through a gateway that consist of another set of Feather HUZZAH Esp -12S and Adafruit RFM9x LORA device. LoRa enables very-long-range transmissions (more than 10 km in rural areas) with low power consumption for wireless, battery-operated devices. Gateways are connected...

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Medium One Prototyping Sandbox with SiLabs Thunderboard Sense 2 and Raspberry Pi 3
Apr13

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

Introduction This Kit includes a Thunderboard Sense 2 and Raspberry Pi 3 board. You will be connecting the Thunderboard to the Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth, then the Raspberry Pi will send the data from the Thunderboard 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...

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Connecting Atmel SAM W25 Xplained Pro to Medium One cloud
Jan18

Connecting Atmel SAM W25 Xplained Pro to Medium One cloud

Level: Beginner This tutorial will connect your Atmel SAM W25 Xplained Pro board with Medium One cloud to publish/subscribe events through MQTT protocol. Primary steps of this tutorial are: Publish an event by pressing device’s button and receive the subscribed event in return using Medium One workflow. A received event will illuminate the LED on the board. Configure the device to the Medium One mobile app and perform the following...

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Getting started with Medium One sandbox
Dec14

Getting started with Medium One sandbox

Level: Beginner The first step to connect any IoT device with Medium One cloud is to create and setup your account with Medium One. In this tutorial, you will create and set up your Medium One sandbox account. Primary steps of this tutorial: Create a Medium One sandbox account. Log In to your Medium One sandbox account. Change password of your sandbox account. Retrieve Project MQTT ID. Create an API User. Create a new API Key....

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Home Weather Station Using Raspberry Pi and Sense Hat
Aug07

Home Weather Station Using Raspberry Pi and Sense Hat

Tutorial designed by Dan Kane This is an introductory tutorial that demonstrates how Medium One cloud connects to and communicates with Raspberry Pi. In this tutorial, you will make a simple weather station by connecting a Raspberry Pi with an attached Sense Hat to the Medium One cloud. The Sense Hat includes temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure sensors. Simple workflows created in the Medium One Sandbox will periodically...

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ESP8266 UART to Cloud Getting Started Guide
Jul24

ESP8266 UART to Cloud Getting Started Guide

This introductory guide will teach you how to easily connect WeMos ESP8266 Wi-Fi Module to Medium One cloud via UART for ultra-rapid IoT prototyping. Contact info@mediumone.com to request a free WeMos Wi-Fi module. About the ESP8266 and Medium One firmware: The WeMos module loaded with Medium One firmware will allow you to send and receive JSON events to the Medium One cloud simply by sending data via the UART pin.  You can easily...

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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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How to connect Alexa to Medium One
Jun23

How to connect Alexa to Medium One

This tutorial will show you how to easily connect Amazon’s Alexa-controlled device to Medium One cloud without any additional hardware. You will utilize Alexa’s voice control interaction with Medium One. The example used in this tutorial is quite trivial; you will ask Alexa to generate a random number. Per your voice-controlled request, Alexa will provide a random number, which is generated by M1 workflow executed on fly at the moment...

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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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