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Month: June 2016

Scriptr.io powers “Best in Transportation” winning app at Hack Red Hook

This past weekend I had the pleasure of participating in one of the most well-run, well-equipped, and well-intentioned hackathons that I’ve ever been a part of, Hack Red Hook in Brooklyn, NYC. This was a civic hack aimed at bringing together local stakeholders in the community of Red Hook with technologists and designers from outside the neighborhood. Hosted by Pioneer Works, an organization in support of collaboration, art, and education for the community, about 100 hackers descended on the waterfront to tackle topics such as flood emergency response, lighting infrastructure, crime, and citizen outreach. Using scriptr.io as a backbone,...

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Incorporate Cradlepoint’s ECM Features Into Your App with Scriptr.io

About Cradlepoint Cradlepoint is a global market leader in 4G and LTE solutions that combine wireless first class routers and cloud-based device management for a wide range of industries and domains. Cradlepoint notably provides a very interesting cloud-based management platform, called ECM, used to deploy and dynamically manage networks at geographically distributed locations. Among the many interesting features of the ECM is the availability of an API that provides developers with the building blocks needed to implement bespoke applications that access the data of their Cradlepoint devices. Cradlepoint connector As we’ve done it with other interesting IoT solutions providers...

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Where is the International Space Station Right Now?

The International Space Station is a large spacecraft orbiting around Earth. It is a home where astronauts live, a laboratory and a port for international spacecraft. The ISS orbits at approximately 220 miles (350 km) above the Earth making multiple orbits around the Earth every day. It travels at an average speed of 17,227 miles (27,724 km) per hour. As it is moving so fast in the sky, it’s tough to be sure of its location. But with scriptr.io WE CAN TRACK ITS ORBIT. Are you ready to track the ISS? Let’s go. In this blog, I will focus on demonstrating how to display...

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Turn Your Products to Connected Products with Xively and scriptr.io

About Xively Xively is a platform for managing connected products. It allows you to connect products to the rest of the world by providing secured communication channels into which products can publish data (time-series for example) and from which consumers (e.g. mobile apps) can read. Xively uses MQTT as the main protocol to interact with the channels and it also lets you read from the latter through a REST API. How Xively and scriptr.io collaborate? Obtaining data from devices is the first step to the implementation of an IoT application and Xively is extremely efficient at this. Turning that...

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IoT Apps for Smart Cities with GE Predix and Scriptr.io

About smart cities Smart cities – or intelligent cities – hold the promise for addressing the challenges that city planners will have to face in the coming years: in 2025, around 58% of the world’s population will be living in urban areas and city planners need to be able to provide citizens with the services they expect (transportation and traffic, contained energy consumption, security, etc.) in a sustainable manner. The vision behind smart cities is thus to find means to reach the latter objective and is also about improving the quality of life by leveraging technology – and notably...

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