Tutorial: Using the OSIsoft Pi Web API node with FRED (Cloud Node-RED)

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OSIsoft Pi System is an industrial data management system that is widely used to capture, process, analyze, and store any form of real-time data. With the flexibility and powerful features of FRED, users can add more values to their current OSIsoft Pi System. … Read More

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

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InfluxDB is an open-source timeseries database that is optimized for fast, high-availability storage. It is widely used in fields such as operations monitoring, application metrics, IoT sensor data storage and real-time analytics. The new Sense Tecnic InfluxDB service (STS-InfluxDB) provides … Read More

Monitor a Pi Zero-hosted security camera with Node-RED, FRED and STS-MQTT

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The new Pi Zero W is a great hardware platform for creating all kinds of interesting hardware gadgets.  With built in bluetooth, wifi, and a camera connector, it seems like the ideal system for creating a security cam.  Of course one … Read More

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

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

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