September 22, 2017 AT 6:00 am

Sensor Map with a RPi Zero W, SensorTags and 6LoWPAN @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

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Cool project and write-up from Team Thingsquare (Adam Dunkels, Fredrik Rosendal, and Marcus Linderoth) up on Hackster.io.

Today we build a large-scale sensor network with off-the-shelf hardware: TI Sensortags, a TI CC1350 Launchpad serial gateway, and a Raspberry Pi Zero W and show the results on a map.

Many people use the TI Sensortags as a Bluetooth device – today we are going to do something different. To allow large-scale networking, we are setting them up as a 6lowpan device. This requires use to manually flash the firmware of the Sensortags. Fortunately, with the Launchpad, we have all the tools we need to do this.

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