Category Archives: Platforms

ESP8266 WiFi Module

The ESP8266 is a low-cost WiFi module that can be programmed directly like a microcontroller. Already thinking of your next Internet of Things project? While an available Arduino library allows a quick start, there is still one problem to overcome: How to access your ESP8266 from outside your home network without nerve-racking router and firewall […]

Dartino + uNabto

The experimental open-source project Dartino enables you to write software for embedded systems using the modern Dart language and a set of libraries, that let you be highly productive. So why not add another powerful library? Thanks to  improvements to the FFI library in the latest Dartino SDK, we are now able to use the uNabto framework from […]

Snappy Ubuntu Core + uNabto

Today we will have a look at Snappy Ubuntu Core, why it is nice, in principle, and why it still has some way to go before it will really be useful in reality. Snappy Ubuntu Core, the basics Snappy Ubuntu Core is “a new, transactionally-updated Ubuntu for IoT devices, clouds and more”. In other words, it’s a […]

Nabto + FreeRTOS running on Cortex-M7 using the ST STM32F746G-DISCO Board

This post is outdated. Please have a look at the updated version. When working with STM32 ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers, the free embedded software STM32Cube from ST provides all necessary drivers and a collection of middleware components to reduce the initial development effort. One of the mentioned middleware components is the popular FreeRTOS real-time operating system Nabto is partnering with […]

Raspberry Pi 3 IoT – Perfect for Nabto

A few days ago (29/2-2016) the new Raspberry Pi 3 was announced. Of course we were all excited here at the Nabto headquarters and quickly bought a few. Since they are reviewed as the perfect platform for IoT we wanted to check out if it is perfect for Nabto as well. Spoiler alert: it is ! Setting […]