Internet of Things Stack Exchange by Kiwix

Q&A for builders and users of networked sensors and control devices in the contexts of smart homes, industry automation, or environmental sensors

Most popular questions

126 How can I stop Alexa from ordering things if it hears a voice on TV? 2017-01-08T13:43:13.900

53 Securing small home automation setup 2016-12-06T17:52:31.463

46 What is the simplest programmable IoT device that can connect to Wi-Fi? 2017-08-30T12:35:01.387

41 When and why to use MQTT protocol? 2016-12-06T18:34:04.143

37 Can I monitor my network for rogue IoT device activity? 2016-12-06T19:21:46.890

36 Where can I harvest energy in my home to power my wireless sensors? 2017-02-14T19:28:34.000

35 What is the difference between IoT and "Industry 4.0"? 2016-12-06T18:22:52.167

35 Is there a fully open source platform for IoT presentation and visualization? 2016-12-07T10:38:27.393

33 What classifies a device as IoT? 2016-12-06T19:45:29.950

33 How to use English Alexa Skills on my German Echo Dot 2016-12-11T12:52:57.260

29 Intercepting web traffic going over cellular network 2016-12-06T18:07:55.860

29 Can I ask Alexa to turn off its microphone by voice command? 2017-01-23T16:20:37.817

29 Is the Amazon Echo mic mute a hardware switch? 2017-12-12T11:29:39.443

28 What are the best security practices to secure a remote IoT camera? 2016-12-06T18:02:11.623

27 When to use Wi-Fi over Bluetooth or vice versa in an IoT system? 2016-12-06T18:50:25.190

27 How can I check if my IoT devices are infected with the Mirai worm? 2016-12-08T10:03:57.357

26 How much power do smart sockets consume themselves? 2017-01-04T21:31:24.007

26 Could a blockchain really prevent malware in the Internet of Things? 2017-01-12T20:32:47.543

25 As a Computer Science student, how can I develop skills for an IoT job outside of formal education? 2017-04-10T06:07:58.000

25 Is there a big jump between prototyping on a Pi, and using a microcontroller? 2017-04-30T20:36:26.087

24 How can I properly test my device's PCB antenna? 2016-12-06T17:10:44.557

24 Is CoAP still used for IoT devices? 2016-12-06T19:45:41.323

24 Why doesn't the Amazon Echo respond to advertisements or reports about Alexa? 2017-01-18T15:35:33.407

23 Making a smart light switch 2016-12-10T23:24:43.677

22 How do I shut down IoT devices without a power button? 2016-12-06T18:47:24.093

22 Can Mosquitto support multiple brokers? 2016-12-13T17:52:50.617

22 Why would IPv6 be necessary for the IoT? 2017-01-27T13:45:02.467

22 What is the difference between MQTT and Web Sockets, and when should I use them? 2017-05-18T08:34:14.997

21 Can I use my Pebble to interact with Belkin Wemo devices? 2016-12-07T00:28:57.947

21 Repurpose ADT sensors 2016-12-07T15:54:41.350

21 How do I configure Alexa to access a REST API? 2016-12-13T05:24:14.113

21 Working with Rust on the ESP32 2017-09-19T12:54:51.567

20 Safety of a smart switch on a fireplace 2016-12-06T18:06:08.170

20 How to write custom Alexa Skills without 'Ask xxxx' 2016-12-14T07:51:18.677

20 Is the Amazon Echo 'always listening' and sending data to the cloud? 2016-12-16T17:05:08.647

20 Are there any initiatives to prevent IoT obsolescence? 2016-12-18T18:41:59.190

20 How to change the Amazon Echo wake word? 2016-12-30T14:26:00.963

20 Is there any advantage in encrypting sensor data that is not private? 2017-01-02T20:50:35.890

20 How can I dim or turn off the light of the Philips Hue bridge itself? 2017-01-10T22:40:46.560

20 Can Alexa ever speak without being prompted? 2017-01-26T17:27:47.000

20 Cheap IoT microcontroller with PoE 2017-02-10T14:24:22.947

19 Confusion about client-server connection establishment in MQTT 2016-12-06T22:46:38.490

19 Can an MQTT client subscribe to a topic created by itself? 2016-12-12T09:07:24.593

19 How to instruct Google Home to play YouTube videos from *my* playlists 2016-12-12T22:12:08.497

19 Battery backup for small IoT devices? 2016-12-13T13:01:24.780

19 Selecting a microcontroller for a battery operated data collection project 2017-01-26T13:46:04.517

19 What do I need to create my own personal cloud for IoT devices? 2017-02-22T17:22:04.787

19 Is my Samsung Smart TV vulnerable to the "weeping angel" attack? 2017-03-17T16:26:12.297

19 Are there any smart electrical plugs with an open API? 2018-09-23T06:20:39.307

18 How do I secure communication between app and IoT device? 2016-12-06T18:08:54.370


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