Dashboards

There are many Open Source software to create dashboards to display data from connected objects (DIY or others). In this category you will find tutorials to implement the main ones. Grafana is a data analysis and visualization software that depends on time. It is very well suited for viewing measurements from sensors or connected objects. One can connect Grafana to several data sources: CloudWatch, ElasticSearch, Graphite, InfuxDB, OpenTSDB, Promotheus. Freeboard.io allows to create dashboards online (a free offer is offered) but also on a local computer.

Install Thingspeak on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

installation thingspeak ubuntu 16-04 lts

You most certainly know the ThingSpeak online service that collects data from connected objects and creates Dashboards. ThingSpeak is an open source project whose sources are available on GitHub (project page). Nothing prevents us from installing it on a local machine to create our Dashboard without going through an online …

Read More »

Dashboard for IoT with Node-RED. Part 2: Gauges, Graphs, Notifications, HTML

node-red dashboard module mysensors dht22

Here is the second article about creating a dashboard for object connected using the Dashboard module for Node-RED. In this tutorial, we will be interested in adding graphic displays. The Dashboard module offers 4 types of display (gauge, charts, text field, notification), the ui-control component which allows to change tab …

Read More »

Create a dashboard for IoT with Node-RED. Part 1: button, list, switch, slider, form, input field

Node-RED Dashboard module allows you to very easily add a (very nice) graphic interface to a Node-RED project. The Dashboard module succeeds UI module . With this module you can add displays to view various forms of action: gauges, chart, text, notification, or the free HTML code. You can also add …

Read More »