Yearly Archives - 2020

New Smartphone APP release

Today we  release a new version of Thinger.io APP with similar aspect but a completely new approach In our constant effort to offer a transversal and polyvalent technology, we became offering an APP console, in addition to the web console, especially focused on providing a simple checking interface for small projects with just a few functionalities to check the status of some implementations or share devices with other users when the web console doesn’t provide this option. After its initial launch, we [...]

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New Gecolocation Features

It is increasingly common for connected projects to use geolocation elements, either to monitor the location of mobile assets such as vehicle fleets or livestock, or just in their graphical interface to help identify different devices through maps, as these visualizations offer an easy way to identify devices in a given network based on their position. There are many software technologies that allow taking advantage (improve) the geolocation capacities of any project, both when visualizing the data and to program [...]

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Grafana Integration Plugin

Grafana Integration Plugin A new plugin is now available at Thinger.io marketplace, this time it is the integration of the Grafana data representation and analysis platform. In case you don’t know it, Grafana is an Open Source technology especially focused on the creation of dashboards for data sampling and representation that allows using different data sources, including temporary source databases such as Graphite, InfluxDB or OpenTSDB. Grafana project emerged in the year 2014 and since then has created a large [...]

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New Thinger.io Free IoT Platform Release

After a long time without major updates in our community IoT platform, the last 8 of May we finally deployed a new release of the Thinger.io Free IoT Server, which has been hosted since the very beginning of the project to provide the developer’s community the perfect support for learning and developing IoT projects with this technology. This new version updates the functionalities of the public server to match some features offered in the professional license, with the main goal [...]

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The Things Network Integration Plugin

Narrowband technology is today one of the best ways to create long-range IoT projects such as Smart City, Industry 4.0, or even Smart Farming, as it offers a great wireless range and penetration being also energy efficient. In previous publications, we have talked about other 0G technologies such as Sigfox and the benefits they have for not overloading the traditional lines of communication on the Internet. This time we bring you closer to another amazing project related to the IoT data infrastructure, [...]

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Thinger.io MQTT Broker

Although it was born as a M2M technology, today MQTT is undoubtedly one of the most extended Internet of Things communication protocols, thanks to its integration simplicity and flexibility. That is why many commercial sensors have native MQTT integrations that can be configured to connect to a specific broker. However, MQTT only establishes a channel for communications, to create an IoT project we need other management tools, storage or data visualization, this is the role played by the IoT [...]

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Node-RED Plugin for Thinger.io

Node-RED is an Open Source development tool with a powerful graphical programming interface that makes it very simple to use. In recent years, Node-RED has become a favorite tool for prototyping and developing data processing projects, especially in the maker environment because of its ease of learning and use, also thanks to the support offered by its huge user’s community that has made more than 2,000 contributions. More information about this amazing project on their website nodered.org   In many different IoT [...]

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Good news for Sigfox developers – Sigfox Integration Plugin

Sigfox  is nowadays one of the most commonly used IoT infrastructures when talking about remote or battery-powered projects. It was the first large communications network created exclusively for IoT purposes, providing many advantages such as wide network coverage and very low-power consumption that makes it perfect for remote applications that do not need much bandwidth, as the maximum message payload size is 12 bytes. In addition, Sigfox has a large community of developers and device manufacturers that supports the creating [...]

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New Thinger.io IoT Platform Version

We are happy to announce that the new version of Thigner.io IoT platform has been released, and it comes with a lot of new features focused on professional uses! During the last year, we have been working on different improvements over our platform, with the main objective of making it more extensible and more suitable for big infrastructure IoT projects, but also keeping Thinger.io’s agile orientation, that allows creating IoT projects in a simple way. In the next paragraphs, we have [...]

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