Questions tagged [iot]

IoT stands for Internet of Things, and refers to all manner of devices connected to the internet, and machine-to-machine communication in particular. For Internet of Things related questions that are not directly relevant to Engineering, consider asking at iot.stackexchange.com

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Measuring angled surfaces with a lidar

I have been trying to create a sensor that detects when a golf club hits a golf ball. My idea was to have a lidar sensor to continuously poll the head of the golf club, and return a positive ...
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Can I use WiFi to receive video/audio sign and mobile data to connect to the internet at the same time?

I have a question about an IoT device. Can I connect my IoT device to a mobile phone using WIFI and then connect the mobile phone with the internet through 4G mobile data? My IoT device will send ...
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Is there an industry consensus standard for storing sensor data?

I would like to know what standard(s) may exist for formatting log data from sensors that record information such as: temperature pressure humidity vibration acceleration vector magnetic field vector ...
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Multiple sensor data to WiFi visualized on React Native app: Guidance [closed]

Objective: I want to connect multiple sensors to an item of equipment and visualize the data real-time on an iPad. Mock of Desired Output: Question: I need advice on the best methods to use to ...
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What is this device?

So recently I went to Supercomputing 17 conference and picked this from a booth. I would like to know as to what this device is? What's its name? Where to find its documentations? Thanks
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Send sensor signals to WiFi network

I want to build a home automation system by hooking up various sensors (e.g., passive IR motion sensors, magnetic door contact switches, vibration detectors, etc.) around the house to detect things ...
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How to implement wifi for a headless IOT device?

Recently I purchased a TP-Link HS100 smart plug which I configured using an app and all is working well. Now I am trying to understand the underlying software and hardware architecture for such ...
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How can I increase my ultrasonic sensor accuracy?

I am using a long ranged ultrasonic sensor to measure milk height in milk silos. Milk is stirring. Milk Silos Design: Shows two type of silos both are stirred in different direction
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What are the pros and cons of using Zibgee over BLE or vice versa for IOT application?

I am currently working on develop an IOT architecture. The sensing devices are to be integrated with microcontroller. The microcontroller will be integrated to some type of RF communication device. ...
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What are the pros and cons of between Zigbee and Z-Wave communication protocols used in IoT device space?

Recently, both Zigbee and Z-wave tend to be the most commonly used protocol to communicate between Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Most of these IoT devices tend to have a combination of mechanical ...
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