Articles tagged “things gateway”
Creating UI Extensions for WebThings Gateway
Real virtuality: connecting real things to virtual reality using web technologies
WebXR meets the Web of Things when two developers build a prototype that applies 3D visualisation to power an IoT interface. In this post they demonstrate how open, accessible web technologies make it possible to combine software from different domains to create engaging new interactive experiences. And how you can get started too!
Cameras, Sensors & What’s Next for Mozilla’s Things Gateway
With the release of Things Gateway 0.7, Mozilla's IoT team announces experimental support for IP cameras, along with support for a wider range of sensors that track temperature, leaks, and more. Ben Francis also shares plans for evolving the Things Gateway application in 2019, and exploring the value a trusted personal agent could provide to your whole home network.
Things Gateway 0.5 packed full of new features, including experimental smart assistant
The Things Gateway from Mozilla lets you directly monitor and control your home over the web, without a middleman. The 0.5 release of the Things Gateway is packed full of new features including customizable devices, a more powerful rules engine, an interactive floor plan, and an experimental smart assistant you can talk to. It's a great way to build your own private smart home. Why not get started now?
Making a Web Thing on the ESP8266
The power of web things comes from their ability to connect the digital world of web pages with the physical world of things. In this Things Framework tutorial-style post, James Hobin walks you through creating a simple Web Thing using an inexpensive off-the-shelf ESP8266 board.
Build your own web things with the Things Framework
Last year Mozilla started Project Things to help developers connect physical “things” to the web in a safe, secure and interoperable way. Now, with the 0.4 release of the Things Gateway, you can add native web things to your gateway, to control them alongside all your other smart home devices. The advantage of native web things is that they don’t need a custom gateway adapter because they follow a common standard using existing web technologies.