Tutorial: Connect Arduino boards to FRED (Cloud Node-RED) via ESP8266 and the STS-MQTT platform

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This tutorial will show you how to use FRED — a cloud-based Node-RED — to control and read data from Arduino boards using an ESP8266 module and the STS-MQTT platform. The ESP8266 is a popular, low cost Wifi module with … Read More

Tutorial: use the Watson cognitive service with FRED (Cloud Node-RED)

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This tutorial will show you how to use FRED — a cloud-based Node-RED — with the IBM Watson cognitive services. We will be using the node-red-node-watson module developed by IBM, and you will be able to find the node module … Read More

Using public data feeds on STS-MQTT platform

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MQTT is a popular protocol for data transmission for many developers, especially for Internet of Things applications. The new Sense Tecnic MQTT service (STS MQTT) provides FRED users an easy way to setup and to manage MQTT connections with devices and Node-RED on FRED. This … Read More

Use FRED (Cloud Node-RED) with LoRa modulation (P2P connection)

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LoRa wireless modulation is growing in popularity for IoT development. Its long range and low power consumption make it suitable for many IoT applications. This blog post will discuss the experience setting up a LoRa P2P network using the Adafruit Feather M0 … Read More

Use FRED (Cloud Node-RED) with LoRaWAN

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LoRa wireless modulation is a very popular wireless communication technology for IoT development. Its long range and low power consumption features make it suitable for many IoT applications. After we tested out the LoRa P2P network in our last blog post, this post will focus on … Read More

Tutorial: Using OPC-UA with FRED (Cloud Node-RED)

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OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) is a popular machine-to-machine communication protocol in industrial automation. It is a sophisticated, scalable and flexible mechanism for establishing secure connections between clients and servers. FRED is a Cloud-hosted Node-RED platform that can be used to … Read More

Tutorial: Using the Sense Tecnic MQTT platform with FRED (Cloud Node-RED)

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MQTT is a popular protocol for data transmission for many developers, especially for Internet of Things applications. The new Sense Tecnic MQTT service (STS MQTT) provides FRED users an easy way to setup and to manage MQTT connections with devices and Node-RED on FRED, devices … Read More

Tutorial: Using FRED (Cloud Node-RED) to build an AI chatbot using IBM Watson

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This tutorial shows you how to use FRED — a cloud-based Node-RED — to build an AI chatbot using the IBM Watson Conversation service as the Natural Language Understanding (NLU) agent. Building a smart chatbot can be complex. In this tutorial, … Read More

Tutorial: Using FRED (Cloud Node-RED) with the GE Predix Timeseries Microservice

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This tutorial shows you how to use FRED — a cloud based Node-RED — to connect to the General Electric’s Predix platform and use the Timeseries microservice. We make use of a new node we’ve created, node-red-contrib-predix-timeseries, on the FRED cloud-hosted Node-RED service. This … Read More