Category: Industrial IoT

Get to know our Industrial Internet of Things blog, where you can learn about specific solutions and applications you can deploy to boost performance, efficiency, and quality.

People Counting Systems with OpenCV, Python, and Ubidots

Introduction Digital Image Processing is a fast growing software field, part-due to the increase of available Machine Learning techniques that developers can access with the cloud. Having the ability to process digital images with the cloud averts any requirement for dedicated hardware, ultimately making DIP the go-to form of image processing because it is not only the..

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IoT Dashboards – Attributes, Advantages, & Examples

Ubidots IoT dashboards

For the Internet of Things, or any control system, the dashboard or IoT dashboard is the key HMI (Human-Machine Interface) component that organizes and presents digital information from our physical world into a simply understood display on a computer or mobile device. With the help of IoT Dashboards, users and operators can (remotely) monitor and control specific assets and processes, and..

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Power hybridization; using supercapacitors in tandem with ion-batteries to prolong the active life of UGV systems

Built, tested, and authored by: Namin Shah, guest IoT author at Ubidots.com Edited by: Dr. Daruisz Czarkowski Download the Power Hybridization full paper here Today mechanical electronic devices such as drones and robots are becoming increasingly popular and useful. From life and death, search and rescue operations to entertainment and everything in between these devices..

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Industrial Internet of Things: Efficiencies to Consider

The use of industrial automated machinery and control systems continues to grow as factories and plants implement sensors and actuators to monitor environments and the machines in these spaces. The adoption of technology in these environments has been coined the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). And, as hardware and software solutions continue to drop in..

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Customize and connect Industrial IoT Solutions with Controllino and Ubidots

Ubidots and Controllino partner for affordable Industrial IoT Solutions without the headache. Ubidots is thrilled to welcome Controllino to the Ubidots ecosystem of device manufacturers and providers. We have been playing around with countless devices these past few years and the Controllino is just simply amazing. This industrial PLC device is freely programmable to your..

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Build you own ultra-reliable, low-cost GPS tracking app in just a few hours

Ubidots and Digital Matter partner to power smarter, faster telematics and GPS solutions. If you work in transportation, or have an affinity for taking the back roads, you’ve likely experienced GPS failure: this app is telling me my truck is…where? Digital Matter (DM) is here to make tracking tools better  — providing smarter, ultra-reliable white-label..

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Explaining LoRaWAN

Beginning in the early 1990s connecting to the internet began as a simple direct path. Now days things have advanced and have become more complex but also more capable. Instead of a single Ethernet connection to the internet, microcontrollers and other devices can no connect through a long list of protocols: Bluetooth, WiFi, BLE, ZigBee, 3G, 4G, 5G,..

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Connect your ESP8266 to any available Wi-Fi network

The ESP8266 is a microcontroller developed by Espressif  Systems. Known as a WiFi Module, this microcontroller has the ability to perform WiFi related activities like Internet of things applications and home automation. Ranging in price and features, there are many types of ESP8266 modules available, but all of them are incredibly useful for IoT world…

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Top 4 online tools to simulate HTTP requests

The Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a client-server protocol powering most of World Wide Web. Every time you surf the web, your browser is sending HTTP request messages for HTML pages, images, scripts, and styles sheets. Web servers handle these requests by returning response messages containing the requested resource, completing the HTTP request-response cycle. Just like your browser or..

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Is there a Human Machine Interface for Predictive Maintenance?

Today, companies in many heavy industries such as manufacturing, power generation, oil & gas, renewables, metals, chemicals, and mining are applying predictive maintenance (PdM) techniques to their multi-million dollar global operations to reduce the costs and downtime associated with unexpected critical machine failure and damage. In many ways, a doctor-patient relationship is a good analogy..

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