2016 Apr 06
I recently restored a part of my wireless sensor network, and I’m quite pleased of the current state:
So after running it for a whole day, I got this chart:
OK, so far it looks great. You can see the sun:
So all good, except for one thing: that big spike in the last part! Guess what it is?
Simply me going into the room and switching the light. As simple as that. In fact I did that experiment on purpose to see how much light difference I would measure (since this measurement is relative – 0 being close to total darkness).
But then it seems rather obvious that if I was to push this kind of stream on internet, anybody would be able to figure out when I’m switching on and off the light … You’re starting to see when I’m going.
So yes IoT is promising a lot of “happy days” but if you want other to track you down in your own home, you have 2 solutions:
~ Happy streaming.