A developer-friendly IoT solution

A P2P-based IoT solution for your devices is, in general, simpler to develop and manage than the traditional server-based solution. Read along to get the answer of how a direct connection is established, and which communication patterns are supported to enable a high-performing, developer-friendly IoT solution. The design of a P2P-based IoT solution vs. a […]

AWS Secure Tunneling vs Azure Device Stream vs Nabto IoT Platform

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In recent months both Amazon and Microsoft have launched new IoT solutions to create more secure tunneling between the end-user and the IoT device. The two solutions, the AWS IoT Device Management and the Azure IoT Device Stream have a lot in common, but compared to the Nabto IoT platform they still lack some important […]

How to make a small, low-cost, remote accessible security camera with an ESP32

Important notice: This post is about the legacy Nabto 4/Micro platform which has been superseded by the Nabto 5/Edge platform. Nabto Edge officially supports ESP32 – and there is a new tutorial for How to Make a Low-Cost ESP32-based Remote-accessible Camera using ESP32-CAM or ESP32-EYE Board available. In our former blog post ‘RTSP P2P streaming through […]

Pairing and Access Control: Part 2 – Client Implementation

Important notice: This post is about access control in the legacy Nabto 4/Micro platform. For modern access control in Nabto 5/Edge, see the intro to security in Nabto Edge. Also see the general comparison of Nabto 4/Micro (uNabto) and Nabto 5/Edge. This is the second blog post of the two posts about access control in […]

Pairing and Access Control: Part 1 – Intro and Device

Important notice: This post is about access control in the legacy Nabto 4/Micro platform. For modern access control in Nabto 5/Edge, see the intro to security in Nabto Edge. Also see the general comparison of Nabto 4/Micro (uNabto) and Nabto 5/Edge. This blog post is the first of two that describe all the steps necessary […]

Use The Mikroelektronika’s Mikromedia or PIC32MX7 with Nabto

This is a guest blog written by software and hardware developer Bo Kristensen. In this blog post we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to get the Mikroelektronika’s ’mikromedia+ for PIC32MX7‘ up running with the Nabto open source AMP Heat control app, which is available for download on Google Play and Apple’s […]

How to use ESP32 for cost-optimized and low-powered P2P remote control of Modbus-based devices

Important notice: This post is about the legacy Nabto 4/Micro platform which has been superseded by the Nabto 5/Edge platform. Nabto Edge officially supports ESP32 – but the tutorial outlined in this post has not yet been migrated. This blog post is written by guest writer Michael Paar from our developer partner Connictro.  Introduction As […]

How to P2P remote control Modbus-based devices

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You can say a lot about Modbus, like “old and primitive” but it’s definitely also a protocol that is very widely used and common in many products today. However, it is worth remembering that primitive is sometimes good, especially when you are interfacing systems. The modbus slave (blue box) is a Digital/Analog converter that can […]

Avoid the chaos of GDPR in the realm of IoT

Interpretation of GDPR in IoT devices - Man holding Ipad

Faced with stricter regulations on data processing under the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and a growing demand for IoT-functionality within the field of consumer devices, companies now have an important decision to make when it comes to choosing the correct IoT platform. In this blog post, we’ll boil it down to just one […]

IoT trends to look out for in 2019

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing at an exponential rate and being embraced by companies in every sector. Increasingly, IoT technology is providing practical solutions and operational enhancements in both industry and commerce. Gartner predicts that the amount of IoT connected devices will jump from 8 to 20 billion between 2018 and 2020. Here […]