Overview

Skill Level: Any Skill Level

Beginner

Ingredients

  • Arrow's DragonBoard410c - IBM Watson IoT Starter kit
  • Mouse, Keyboard
  • Monitor

Step-by-step

  1. Step1: Preparing the hardware

    Setup the hardware:

    Make all harware connection as shown below:

    • Connect a USB-Mouse and USB-Keyboard (or USB-wireless dongle)
    • Connect a Monitor
    • Connect the Mezzanine card to the main board
    • Connect the Grove-digital-light-sensor to port I2C0 of the mezzanine card
    • Connect the power supply (last step)

    Connect to a network:

    Once the device has booted up, connect to a network:

    Wireless:

    • Click the WiFi symbol in the lower right corner of the screen:
    • Select the WiFi network to connect to:
    • Enter the Network password

    Wired (via USB dongle):

    • Connect the Ethernet-USB dongle to a free USB port
    • The device should automatically connect to the network
  2. Step2: Start the Demo app (note the DeviceID)

    Once the Board has been booted up you should see the Linux Desktop:

    • Click the IBM Demo Icon on the Desktop to start the demo app:
    • This will start the demo application:
    • Note the DeviceID shown on the screen, you will need it in the next step
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      # DeviceID: <your deviceID>
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  3. Step3: Visualize the Sensor data on the Dashboard

    • Click the IBM IoT Explore Icon on the desktop:
      (This will open a Web browser and open the IBM Explore IoT site)
    • Select your Hardware platform: DragoBoard410c and click Next

    • Enter your DeviceID you noted during step2:
    • View live data from your Arrow DragonBoard:

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