Connecting IoT Devices to IBM Watson IoT Platform

IBM Cloud offers IoT Platform services which allows IoT developers to receive and visualise sensor data from IoT Devices. Visit internetofthings.ibmcloud.com to get started.

First thing you need to do is to register yourself to IBM cloud with a free account. With a free account, you can explore IBM Watson’s IoT Platform upto 500 devices. This seems to be large enough to experiment with the platform and see if it suits your needs.

In this tutorial, I will walk you through following

  1. Registering an IoT device on IBM Watson IoT Platform
  2. Connect a simulated device using MQTT to IBM Watson.

This video tutorial gives your a walkthrough on what it’s like to connect a device to Watson IoT Platform using MQTT.

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