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Internet of Things (IoT) Setup for a TI SensorTag

By Craig Cmehil

How to setup your system to access a TI `SensorTag` using Bluetooth and Node.js

How-To Details

The following describes the general procedures necessary to setup your local environment to communicate and work with a Bluetooth TI SensorTag.


  1. Install the following tools:

    • Node.js 4.4.3 or higher
    • Install an HTML/JavaScript editor — if you don’t have one, simply search Google for something appropriate like Notepad++, Sublime Text, etc…
  2. Install the Node.js native add-on build tool from the command prompt (or Terminal)

    npm install -g node-gyp

    For more information see Installation instructions

  3. Install the Node.js SensorTag library from the command prompt (or Terminal)

    npm install -g sensortag

    For more information see Installation instructions

  4. You may also need to check the prerequisites for Noble

Next Steps

Updated 03/23/2017

Time to Complete

10 Min.

Beginner

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