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Location Aware Cellular Sensor Node

Portable cell connected sensors for light and air transmits GPS location and readings to be stored and clickable maps created.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Rapid IoT Prototyping Kit
NXP Rapid IoT Prototyping Kit
MikroE nano gps click
MikroE hexiwear battery pack
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
Adafruit USB OTG Host Cable
Adafruit mini hdmi plug to standard hdmi jack
Adafruit sdcard with raspbian
Hologram Nova
Hologram Nova

Software apps and online services

nxp rapid iot studio


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Component Diagram

Diagram of data flow process


python gatt

python3 library for BLE to connect the RPi Zero W to the NXP Rapid IoT device and retrieve sensor data

python mqtt client

python3 library to connect the RPi Zero W to a mosquitto mqtt server for transmitting sensor data over the Hologram cellular link.

mosquitto mqtt server

messaging server mqtt receives connection from the RPi mqtt client over the Hologram cellular link to forward sensor data

glue scripts and Atmosphere project

scripts to form the chain from IoT device to mongodb and creating map of sensors


Script that easily converts the csv to a geojson feature collection that can be mapped as a github gist




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