Join Michael Lehman for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting to the network, part of Programming the Internet of Things with iOS.
- Alright, connecting to the network.…We talked a little bit about this before, but…this is just some specific details about connecting…to the network that you're going to have to make…a choice of if you're building a device, or…you're going to have to understand if you're…interacting with an existing device.…So, as I mentioned before the devices themselves,…unlike your iOS device, can use wired ethernet,…they can also use WiFi, they can use Bluetooth,…or they can have some kind of custom RF.…As I mentioned earlier, about the Phillips Hue lights,…they use a combination of WiFi and ZigBee which…is one of these custom RF protocols.…
Because the base station for the Phillips Hue lights…talks WiFi, so in fact when you use the Phillips…Hue application, it talks WiFi between your iOS…device and the base station, but then it talks…ZigBee between the base station and the actual lamps.…And one of the effects of that is that ZigBee…is what's called a "mesh network", which means…instead of being broadcast from one device, like…
- Exploring the IoT universe
- Understanding sensors and effectors
- Connecting inputs and outputs
- Connecting to devices via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
- Using Apple iBeacon
- Creating your own things with programmable hardware
- Using IFTTT to program things
- Exploring trends in IoT
Skill Level Intermediate
iOS 7 App Development New Featureswith Simon Allardice2h 14m Intermediate
1. The Internet of Things (IoT)
2. Exploring Things
3. Connecting to Things
4. Using Apple iBeacon
5. Creating Things
6. Managing Your Things
7. The Future of IoT
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