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..
Single Board Computers (SBCs) are weaving their way into even the most sophisticated of Smart Factories — and they just might save you some serious cash. Also called “MiniPC”, a Single Board Computer is exactly what it sounds like: the core elements of a desktop or industrial gateway (input / output, microprocessing, memory), but in..
Ubidots and Sigfox partner for super-low energy, long-distance asset tracking, and data transmission solutions Sigfox takes you where cellular cannot–with less energy consumption and lower cost for data transmission. With a unique approach to wireless connectivity, Sigfox uses an optimized communications protocol to cleanly transmit your device’s data to Ubidots. Ubidots is excited to join the Sigfox..
The latest advancements in silicon technologies have given birth to the connected devices which we have grown accustomed referring to as the “Internet of Things,” (IoT). The IoT extends from consumer-owner mobile devices to smart connected devices available in homes, enterprises, healthcare institutions and more. An IoT-focused research by Gartner published in February projected 8.4 billion connected..
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..
Ubidots’ app builder and Hologram.io’s cellular network are combining forces to bring you a complete IoT development toolkit Dear tinkerers, we’ve got more free tools to add to your toolkit. For your next IoT project, you can send and receive data through Hologram’s global cellular connectivity—and easily set up custom visualizations through Ubidots’ application builder…
Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes when you make an emergency call? When you dial the local emergency line in Medellín, Colombia, a medical team of 3—a doctor and 2 pre-hospital care technicians—work under immense time pressure to determine the care needed, and dispatch the nearest appropriately equipped ambulance in a matter of minutes…
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,..
The challenges of building out your first IoT solution from prototype to production (and how Ubidots helps you solve them). The Internet of Things (IoT) was built to solve messy, real-world problems—and the journey to integrating IoT technology into broader informational ecosystems is almost always equally messy. That’s why IoT isn’t something you can buy..
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…
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..