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 the random number, which is generated by M1 workflow executed on fly at the...

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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 (Order here) WiFi Internet access Step 1: What’s Included in the Smart Energy Meter IoT Kit The Smart Energy Meter IoT kit...

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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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Smart Machine with IoT Vibration Monitoring Kit – Quick Start Guide
Aug13

Smart Machine with IoT Vibration Monitoring Kit – Quick Start Guide

This tutorial will show you how to get started with the Smart Machine with Vibration Monitoring Kit which includes the Renesas RX231 and Medium One Cloud services and IoT workflows. What you need to get started: RX231 Kit (Order here) PmodACL2 Sensor (Order here) WiFi Internet access Step 1: What’s in the RX231 Kit The RX231 kit includes Renesas’ RX231 module which supports 4 PMOD headers, and is flashed with the Smart Machine with...

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Microchip Flashing Instructions
Jul09

Microchip Flashing Instructions

This tutorial will show you how to update your Microchip board’s firmware. This ensures that you are using the latest version, which may include additional features or bug fixes. Items needed: IOT Ethernet Monitoring Kit + Power Cable Microchip PICkit3 In-Circuit Debugger Microchip’s Integrated Programming Environment (MPLAB IPE) This is included with the MPLAB IDE installation Binary hex file (Download – Last updated...

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How to Reflash your YWireless RX111 Board
Jun17

How to Reflash your YWireless RX111 Board

  When would I need to reflash my board? If your board is connected to a power source but the heartbeat (LED D5) is not blinking after power-on, then the firmware may need to be reflashed. Note that the heartbeat LED may not blink if a sensor module is not inserted in the correct port, if it the sensor is inserted upside down, or if the jumper wires are put in the wrong position. Make sure you have verified these connections...

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Whack-A-Mole Tutorial
Jun13

Whack-A-Mole Tutorial

  Create a Whack-A-Mole game with Samsung ARTIK and Medium One In the following tutorial, you will learn how to create your very own Whack-a-Mole game as seen in our booth at the Samsung Development Convention earlier in 2016. The game essentially combines Samsung’s ARTIK modules and Medium One’s Data Intelligence Platform. The ARTIK modules are used as the game controller to collect data from players when sensors in the game are...

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Microchip Quick Start
May05

Microchip Quick Start

Last updated: June 1, 2017 Getting Started This tutorial covers the IOT Ethernet Monitoring Kit from Medium One and Microchip.  It will walk you through the process of connecting your kit to Medium One’s cloud services and mobile app.  Once connected, you will be able to extract and analyze data from 4 different types of sensors:  air quality, barometric pressure and temperature, motion, and humidity. Utilizing our pre-built...

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