Prototyping – Mit geringen Mitteln zu viel Erfolg

„If a picture is worth 1000 words, a prototype is worth 1000 meetings.“ (IDEO.com) Die Entwicklung der User Experience einer App ohne Erstellung von Prototypen ist unvorstellbar. Zu wichtig und erfolgsentscheidend sind die Aufgaben, die Prototyping übernehmen kann: Kommunikation von Ideen zwischen den Stakeholdern (Business, Technologie, Design) Testen, Erproben und bewerten von Lösungsansätzen Lernen, lernen, lernen […]

IoT prototype – low-level thoughts about the 433mhz communication (part 4)

This prototype started off as a personal project. So it’s not a big surprise why the 433mhz plugs were chosen as a first tech. They are in every household and I wanted to retrofit what was already there to become a bit smarter. Being able to group, manage and remotely control these plugs is an […]

IoT prototype – low level thoughts on Oracle CEP Embedded (part 3)

In our prototype we used an Oracle CEP Embedded application running on a separate Raspberry Pi to scan the network for arriving / leaving devices and link them to our users. We could have left this logic in our Spring server and have it running in our service layer but we wanted to learn more about […]

IoT prototype – an architectural overview (part 2)

With our prototype we had a few goals: learn about the technologies that are involved in the IoT space Follow a good architectural principle get the attention (and trigger their curiosity) of visitors at different events Of course there were also the functional requirements of being able to effectively know when a user is present or […]