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IoT

IoT is the abbreviation for the Internet of Things. The IoT networks objects of every type with the Internet. The objects can communicate with one another over the Internet and perform various tasks.

Node

Nodes are configurable pieces of functionality that process input data and produce output data. Examples range from data processing to complex functions and online services.

Payload

Payload is the container for the user data (data packet). User data can be simple strings or arrays. An array consists of mapping JavaScript objects. For processing of time series data, arrays of objects are used that consist of a time stamp and a measured value, e.g.: { "_time": "2017-12-27T07:35:45", "pos_X": 112.2 }.

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Last update: April 27, 2022