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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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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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TheThingsNetwork & Thinger.io IoT event!

Narrowband technology is today one of the best ways to create long-range IoT network projects such as Smart City, Industry 4.0 or even Smart Farming, as it offers great wireless range and penetration being also energy efficient. There are some limitations such as the “1% rule” or the requirement of using gateways to provide internet connection to the devices, but as IoT messages are commonly short transmissions from sensors or events to the cloud, this is more than enough. In this [...]

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WELCOME 2019 (2018 highlights and what we are up to!)

2018 was a great year for Thinger.io and we wanted to take a moment to look back to what we accomplished and also let you know what to expect from us in the upcoming year! To give you some numbers, (that we are really proud of): 25k developers created a thinger.io account (from all over the world)! More than 500 active self-hosted instances were deployed all over the world! +100M datapoints were retrieved! Not bad community! Besides all of this, we became part of the [...]

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Thinger.io will be participating in the WEB SUMMIT 2018

For the last years, WEB SUMMIT has been the main technology event in Europe. The 2018 edition will take place in Lisbon, Portugal as it has been taking place for the last three years. The topic of this conference that has been held annually since 2009 is centered on Internet Technology. WEB SUMMIT gathers the founders and CEOs of technology companies, fast-growing startups, policymakers and heads of state, last year, around 59.000 attendees came from more than 160 different countries. Thanks [...]

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New Integration: Arduino MKR 1010 WiFi

The developer and maker environment has just taken a great leap thanks to the presentation of the new Arduino MKR 1010 WiFi. More and more often, companies use these kinds of devices to create their firsts MVPs, as they are really easy to use and allows a fast deployment. That’s why we just updated our thinger.io library. Now it is easier than ever to connect your Arduino MKR 1010 WiFi to the thinger.io server. The Arduino MKR 1010 WiFi is the newest version of [...]

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New Dashboard Features

For the last few weeks, we have been working on creating some new dashboard features that are now available in a beta version. Some of these new features and widgets have been requested by thinger.io clients; but, as always, they revert back to the community and will be available very shortly in the platform. Right now, the new features and widgets are live in a beta version, and we will let you know when they are ready to be launched [...]

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Node-RED Integration

Date: Expected to be released in September Component: Node-RED Release Note: After several months without publishing our progresses here, we want to to start sharing our updates here as before. Today we have to announce that we are working in a library for Node-RED that allows working with Workflows, adding a vast amount of capabilities and interoperability to Thinger.io ecosystem. Some of the expected features (nodes) for Node-RED in the first release: Read/subscribe to device data Send data to a device Call an endpoint Read/Write data bucket Read [...]

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Thinger.io uses Ubuntu Core & snaps for easy IoT deployment

Thinger.io is a Spanish start up founded in 2015 who aim to enable any developer or organisation to develop IoT applications across a range of sectors, with examples including smart cities, Industry 4.0 and energy monitoring. Thinger.io has already grown to have 10,000 registered users of their platform but with such growing demand, they needed a quicker way to deliver their systems and applications. With a philosophy of using flexible and open technologies, Thinger.io discovered snaps as their ideal [...]

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