Installation and Configuration
Installation of NodeJS and [thing-it-node]
First, install nodejs on your computer (e.g. your PC or your Raspberry Pi).
Then install [thing-it-node] via
npm install -g thing-it-node
Initialization and Start of [thing-it-node]
The [thing-it-device-ubisys] Plugin is installed with [thing-it-node], hence there is no need to install it separately.
The Plugin supports Autodiscovery, hence you only have to create a directory in which you intend to run the configuration, e.g.
mkdir ~/ubisys-test cd ~/ubisys-test
and then start [thing-it-node] via
Install the [thing-it] Mobile App from the Apple Appstore or Google Play and set it up to connect to [thing-it-node] locally as described here or just connect your browser under http://localhost:3001.
ubisys Device Setup
Connect your ubisys Gateway to the same Ethernet network as the [thing-it-node] Gateway you have configured above and connect all ubisys Devices to it.
On the [thing-it] Mobile App or in the browser, confirm the registration of the ubisys Devices - you will be able monitor and control these from the [thing-it] Mobile App immediately.
The following screenshot shows the Node Page of the sample configuration:
Where to go from here ...
After completing the above, you may be interested in
- Connecting additional Devices and configuring Groups, Services, Event Processing, Storyboards and Jobs via your [thing-it] Mobile App.
- Use thing-it.com to safely connect your Node Box from everywhere, manage complex configurations, store and analyze historical data and offer your configurations to others on the [thing-it] Mesh Market.
- Explore other Device Plugins like Texas Instruments Sensor Tag, Philips Hue Lighting and many more. For a full set of Device Plugins search for thing-it-device on npm. Or write your own Plugins.