Category: Losant

WiFi Micro Gateway Setup for LOSANT

WiFi Micro Gateway for LOSANT® Setup Instructions Introduction The NCD WiFi Micro Gateway allows the complete line of NCD sensors to communicate over the internet to Losant using a WiFi connection.  The NCD Micro Gateway is very easy to use, as it only requires network connection credentials and a Losant Connection String.  All sensors are fully encrypted using 128-bit AES encryption.  WiFi communications is also fully encrypted for your security.  To get started using the WiFi Micro Gateway, follow the steps outlined below. Losant Account Setup If you have not yet created a Losant account then proceed to https://losant.com and

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Predictive Maintenance and Machine Health Monitoring

Predictive Maintenance and Machine Health Monitoring

Predictive Maintenance and Machine Health Monitoring Using Losant and ncd.io Current Monitor Predictive Maintenance and Machine health monitoring is one of the most critical and important parts of the automation industry. In an automation or production factory these machines work on an average 20 hours per day.  In modern automation, all these machines work together and stay in sync, so its very important that every single machine is healthy.  In the old days, the usual ways to monitor machine health was manual inspection and occasional temperature readings.  With modern day technology, we can monitor these machines 24-7 and analyze the

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temperature humidity sensor web app using ESP8266

Getting Started with Losant and a NCD Temperature Humidity Sensor

Getting Started with Losant and NCD Temperature Humidity Sensor Recently I discovered this really cool company called Losant. They build Enterprise level IoT software solutions and their platform is so easy to use, supporting tons of hardware platforms. So I decided to give it a try.  Losant is a great choice for Raspberry pi, ESP8266, Arduino, and Particle. In this article, I will be interfacing a temperature humidity sensor with Losant through an ESP8266. This is a simple application, but it will give us pretty good idea about how to use Losant with ncd.io hardware.  It only took a few

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