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Build an Android app with BLE and ARTIK Cloud

By Yujing Wu September 28, 2016
In the post we develop an Android app that illustrates how well ARTIK Cloud and Bluetooth low energy (BLE) work together to get device data.

Monitor Fire and Temperature Using ARTIK Cloud, Open-Source IoT Hardware and Android

By Yujing Wu May 23, 2016
This post updates our previous article to use the ARTIK Cloud endpoint and Java/Android SDK. In this article we will build a remote monitoring system using ARTIK Cloud, off-the-shelf sensors, Arduino UNO, Raspberry Pi, and an Android application. Using our Android app, we can remotely monitor data from temperature and flame sensors that are connected to ...

Develop an Android app to manage SAMI Rules

By Yujing Wu March 23, 2016
Today we’re developing an Android app that can create and manage Rules for the user. With these Rules, a user’s flame detector can turn on/off the user’s smart LED light.

Pump Up Your Mind With Mental Fitness, Simband and SAMI

By Grit Team September 17, 2015
Imagine building “mental muscles” like you build muscles on your body. We at GRIT Research Institute are happy to introduce our Android application Mental Fitness, which trains “mental muscles” to improve your motivation and performance.   How do we build “mental muscles”? Mental Fitness utilizes the Simband and SAMI platforms to measure variation in heartbeats, ...

Monitor Fire and Temperature Using SAMI, Open-Source IoT Hardware and Android

By Yujing Wu August 27, 2015
Note: This tutorial has been updated for ARTIK Cloud. Read it here. In this article we will build a remote monitoring system using SAMI, off-the-shelf sensors, Arduino UNO, Raspberry Pi, and an Android application. Using our Android app, we can remotely monitor data from temperature and flame sensors that are connected to SAMI via the ...

SAMI and BLE Meet WebSockets

By Yujing Wu April 9, 2015
This blog post is obsoleted by Build an Android app with BLE and ARTIK Cloud. Previously we’ve presented WebSockets as a tool for visualizing your data or plotting your location in real-time with SAMI. In this post we enhance the Android app we built in Introducing SAMI to Your Bluetooth Low Energy Devices. This new ...

Making the Perfect Remote Control in Five Steps

By Wilfred Dore March 31, 2015
Recently we developed an Android application to get data from a nearby BLE device and send it to SAMI. In this post, we show you how you can communciate with your devices using SAMI as a remote control. Our demo application uses SAMI to retrieve the status of a user’s devices and send commands to ...

Introducing SAMI to Your Bluetooth Low Energy Devices

By Yujing Wu March 12, 2015
This blog post is obsoleted by Build an Android app with BLE and ARTIK Cloud. Today we’re developing an Android app that illustrates how well SAMI and Bluetooth low energy (BLE) work together to get device data. Our Android app locates nearby BLE devices, collects their data and then sends it to SAMI. This follows ...

Quick Apps: Plot Your Location in Real-Time With SAMI

By Yujing Wu March 10, 2015
Today we’re going to learn how easy it is to create a location-aware Android application using the SAMI platform. SAMI will serve as an online storage service and also as a real-time data broker for your devices. At a glance, this could look like something complex—and indeed it is—however you’ll rapidly learn that SAMI provides ...

Developing With SAMI: Let's Bring Your Data Together

By Yujing Wu March 3, 2015
This is Part 3 of a series of articles exploring the possibilities of SAMI from a developer’s perspective. In this article, we will enhance the iOS app that we built in Part 2. The newer version illustrates how to utilize the data exchange platform SAMI to easily get data from diverse sources. Read Part 1: ...