Shipping temporarily on hold

Shipping temporarily on hold

In the past couple of months i am having less and less time to assemble devices and work on the firmware. This is why i decided to temporarily put the new product delivery on hold. It is a bit sad, after spending more than 7000 hours in the topic. On one side, we got a […]

WiFi Configuration

WiFi Configuration

All firmware versions released after February 2017 support WiFi Configuration. The procedure to use it is following   If you power on the device and it cannot connect to the stored WiFi or there is no stored WiFi it will start an access point named vThing_<ID> and the LED will shine Blue Connect to this […]

Measuring Dust Levels. How To Measure (Part 2/3)

Measuring Dust Levels. How To Measure (Part 2/3)

This is the second article in the “Dust” – Series. This time i will review what options are the to measure it. Those are all the posts: Why Measure Dust Levels?  How to Measure? (This post) Protecting your home  In the previous post I explained why is it important to know the dust levels. In order to take […]

vThings – CO2 and Dust Monitor v3

vThings – CO2 and Dust Monitor v3

Consider the Holiday Gift Guide for an overview of the product line Why vThings ? The vThings – CO2 and Dust Monitor can be plugged to any private Home automation system and report key environmental data like CO2, Dust (PM 2.5, 10), Temperature, Pressure, Humidity and Light via HTTP or MQTT over WiFi or via RF […]

Measuring Dust Levels. Why is it important? (Part 1/3)

Measuring Dust Levels. Why is it important? (Part 1/3)

Air pollution can have serious health impact. In this blog i will explain, how to measure Dust Levels and why this is important. Due to the size of the topic I will split it into 3 parts: Why Measure Dust Levels?  (this post) How to Measure? Protecting your home  What is Air Quality? Air Quality is […]

Improving Temperature accuracy

Improving Temperature accuracy

In the past month i’ve spent almost all of my time to test temperature offsets of the different enclosures. Sadly i didn’t spend it earlier so now some workarounds are needed, after some customers noted this Temperature deviation based on sensor type It turned out each type of sensor has a slight (0.5) deviation. BME280 […]

Mobile Dashboard with Blynk

Mobile Dashboard with Blynk

  From blynk.cc: “Blynk is a Platform with iOS and Android apps to control Arduino, Raspberry Pi and the likes over the Internet. It’s a digital dashboard where you can build a graphic interface for your project by simply dragging and dropping widgets. It’s real ly simple to set everything up and you’ll start tinkering in less than 5 mins.” The […]

vThings 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

vThings 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

With Christmas just around the corner, it is time for the 2016 vThings Gift Guide. There are nice gift ideas for everyone and prices from as low as 15€ to 140€ for the premium devices. Whenever you want to monitor CO2, Dust, Temperature, Humidity or Light over WiFi or RF- you are on the right spot. […]

Creating online Dashboards with Ubidots

Creating online Dashboards with Ubidots

In this post I will describe how to quickly create an online Dashboard with the Ubidots service. Their free plan is quite capable and allows you to push more than 16,600 data points per day (0.5 million per month). In comparison the Beebotte online serivc offers just 5000 data points per day. The dashboard configuration […]