Installing “Phant” a big-data collector for IOT devices, in Ubuntu server

Phant is a modular node.js application that is distributed via npm. Talking about its application, its a data logging tool for collecting data from the Internet of Things. And best part is, it is a open source software. Initial package requirements :- I would recommend you to remove pre-installed packages, apt-get remove nodejs and stick with nvm. The deb packages get out-of-date … Continue reading Installing “Phant” a big-data collector for IOT devices, in Ubuntu server

Android app for retrieving data sent to server in real-time

The way, we use Android HTTP POST & GET request for sending and receiving data from a database(mysql) on server with php as interpreter. The same way, we can deal with ThinkSpeak API for fetching data. In this example, i have used   https://api.thingspeak.com/channels/CHANNEL_ID/feeds/last, replacing CHANNEL_ID with the my Channel. That is https://thingspeak.com/channels/42256/field/3/last for LDR … Continue reading Android app for retrieving data sent to server in real-time

BeagleBone Black with ThinkSpeak

Well, i tried something with the ThinkgSpeak API and that too worked in a straight go. I must say, its a very simple API for testing IOT applications without having tension of setting up server and synchronising various settings between client and server. Here, i have used  BHAI CAPE for measurement purpose. Basic Heterogeneous Application … Continue reading BeagleBone Black with ThinkSpeak