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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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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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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Tutorial: Security System with your Microchip IoT Monitoring Kit
May15

Tutorial: Security System with your Microchip IoT Monitoring Kit

In this article, you will learn how to create a mock security system with your Microchip PIC32 board powered by MIPS processors from Imagination. You will first create a workflow that will enable the security system if the potentiometer is turned all the way to the left. The same workflow sends an SMS containing a 4 digit code to your device. This is the passcode, and you will need to press the buttons on the board in this order to...

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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.  You will need a Zendesk Team Plan or higher.  This tutorial assumes you already have a Zendesk account. 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 appear: Click on Add User and choose a username and password...

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Using Alexa to control Microchip PIC32
Apr11

Using Alexa to control Microchip PIC32

In this article, you will learn how to connect Amazon’s Alexa-controlled Echo speaker to Medium One and use it for voice control interaction with a Microchip PIC32 board powered by MIPS processors from Imagination. From there, you will create a workflow that will allow you turn on different LEDs on your Microchip IOT Ethernet Monitoring Kit using voice commands.    For this tutorial you need: Completion of the Microchip tutorial found...

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How To Compile Harmony Project for Microchip IoT Ethernet Kit
Apr09

How To Compile Harmony Project for Microchip IoT Ethernet Kit

Date: April 9, 2017 Author: Medium One   This document describes how to set and compile the Microchip IoT Monitoring kit, to generate a hex image file, and to flash the board.  These instructions are for Mac OS. For Windows, please refere to this project and readme https://github.com/medium1/iot-smart-sensing-microchip/tree/master/windows_project.     Files: MPLab X IDE 3.26 [mac os] [windows] Harmony 1.07 (not version...

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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 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 your laptop,...

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Connecting Salesforce to Medium One
Mar09

Connecting Salesforce to Medium One

This tutorial connects your Medium One account with your Salesforce account. Once connected, whenever a case is created in Salesforce, a ticket is sent to Medium One. Device data is gathered and posted back to the Salesforce’s case automatically. In this tutorial, you will understand how data is transferred between Medium One and Salesforce. You will create a ‘case’ in the Salesforce environment and view this event via datastream in...

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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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Add Connectivity Widgets to Your Website in 4 Easy Steps
Oct03

Add Connectivity Widgets to Your Website in 4 Easy Steps

Note: You will need to request cross domain permission to support this capability.  Please email support@medium.one with your request and domain name. Step 1: Get a Medium One IoT Sandbox account Sign up for a free sandbox account at https://app-sandbox.mediumone.com/login. Step 2: Get your API key and MQTT project ID API key can be found under Setup -> Manage API Keys Project MQTT ID can be found under Setup-> MQTT Step 3: Add...

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Create a Workflow to Send Email Triggered by the Mobile App
Oct03

Create a Workflow to Send Email Triggered by the Mobile App

Let’s get you started creating your own workflow: In this short tutorial you will build your own workflow which sends an email report.  You will also utilize the mobile app and dashboard to send JSON events to trigger the workflow. Prerequisite: Getting Started Guide Mobile App Quick Starting Guide   STEP 1: CREATING THE TAG We’ll be using a tag that doesn’t exist in the account.  To create a tag, you first need to send an event...

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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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Smart Energy Meter IoT Kit Quick Start Guide
Sep19

Smart Energy Meter IoT Kit Quick Start Guide

This tutorial will show you how to get started with the Smart Energy Meter IoT Kit which includes the Renesas RL78/I1B, Renesas RX111, Medium One Cloud services and IoT workflows. What you need to get started: RL78/I1C MeasureIt! Kit (Order here) RX111 YWireless Kit (Order here) Opto-isolation UART module WiFi Internet access Step 1: What’s Included in the Smart Energy Meter IoT Kit The Smart Energy Meter IoT kit includes the...

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Step by Step Guide on MQTT.fx and Medium One
Aug30

Step by Step Guide on MQTT.fx and Medium One

In this tutorial, we will explain the steps to send MQTT messages to Medium One’s sandbox using a client application. Required: Medium One Sandbox account http://mqttfx.org/ MQTT username: (see instructions) MQTT password: (see instructions) MQTT broker: mqtt.mediumone.com MQTT port : 61620 Estimated time: 10-20 mins Prerequisite: Please go through our 10 Min Quick Start Guide before attempting this (http://docs.mediumone.com/)...

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