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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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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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¡Nuevo curso “Experto en Thinger.io” en Udemy!

*We just launched an online course about thinger.io, 1.5h of content at Udemy. If you are fluent in Spanish we encourage you to take it! We hope to have an English version of the course very soon, so stay tuned! Hace unos días lanzamos un curso completo sobre la plataforma Thinger.io en Udemy y queríamos compartirlo con la comunidad. Este curso ofrece una visión muy páctica de las diferentes técnicas que permiten crear productos conectados en un tiempo récord por medio de la tecnología de [...]

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Follow Thinger.io on Social Media!

Are you following Thinger.io on social media? We’d love to have you there! You can find us on Twitter, where we share interesting articles, news about IoT and also company updates! If you love pictures, then Instagram is what you’ll love more. We share new features and important updates about the platform but also projects using Thinger.io and cool pictures! Maybe you are into the old-school social media and love Facebook, so guess what? We are also there! Facebook is our [...]

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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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