We are excited to be in San Francisco next week as we will take part in the activities of SIGNAL 2016. SIGNAL is a great conversation about how to build and scale your Voice, Video, and Messaging apps. At SIGNAL, 2,000 software people converge for a conversation about the future of communications.  Our founder Eric Pan will give a speech at SIGNAL, stay tuned! Meet us at  Innovator 1!

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Besides, We made a demo to show you how to send and receive a SMS with LinkIt ONE and Twilio.

 

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What is LinkIt ONE?

The LinkIt ONE development board is an open source, high performance board for prototyping Wearables and IoT devices.

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Time to call *it*

You’ll need a Twilio account and a Temboo account for prepared. Then you can start setting hardware.

Before starting the firmware update, make sure the slide switches are in proper position (MS/UART should be in MS position. USB/BAT in USB position):

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Then, connect your LinkIt ONE to PC, you will get a 10M Disk(Just like a U-disk).

Open config.txt file. There are some information that needs to be filled.

  • TWILIO_ACCOUNT_SID: your_twilio_account_sid
  • TWILIO_AUTH_TOKEN: your_twilio_auth_token
  • TWILIO_NUMBER: your_twilio_number

 

  • TEMBOO_ACCOUNT: your_temboo_account
  • TEMBOO_APP_NAME: myFirstApp
  • TEMBOO_APP_KEY:your_temboo_app_key

 

  • WIFI_AP: your_ap_name
  • WIFI_PASSWORD:key_of_ap

Remember, we had got some account info a t Register a Twilio account and Register a Temboo account.

Then slide the switch to UART position. Connect Grove – OLED 1.12 to I2C port. You need to install the WiFi antenna as well.

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Then, reset LinkIt ONE. You will get some information on LinkIt ONE:

  • Connecting– LinkIt ONE is connecting to your AP
  • Wifi ok – LinkIt ONE connected to your AP successful

Note: If you don’t get Wifi ok for a long time, please check if you had filled the correct information about your AP.

Remember, we had a number form Twilio. Now we will send a SMS to it, and the message will be printed on Grove – OLED 1.12 display.

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Seconds later, check your OLED display:

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Congratulations! Now, you have built the demo successfully. After finishing the demo, you can tweet picture of your completed project using #SeeedSignal and ping @SeeedStudio to Get 5% OFF coupon by 31st May!

Now we have launched our new community website and there’s much more LinkIt ONE tutorials for you to read up. Head over to www.seeed.cc/linkit.

I hope to see you at SIGNAL. If you need any tech support when playing with Linkit ONE board, just drop by Innovator 1 or leave your question on www.seeed.cc/linkit.