IoT Day 3: Viewing data on the Eagle Energy Monitor

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Eagle energy monitor current usage screen
Eagle energy monitor Meter/Current Usage screen

Photo of an Eagle energy monitor device

The Eagle energy monitor from Rainforest Automation is a very handy device.  It reads the wireless signal from my electricity meter and makes it available through a web interface – both a graphical environment and a RESTful API.  In this post we look at the standard graphical screens and the data download option. Next time we’ll look at the RESTful API for programmers to use.


This is part 3 of a series of posts about the Internet of Things applied to Home Energy Monitoring.

See my post from Day 1 – getting started or Day 2 – connecting to cloud services.


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IoT Day 1: Home Energy Monitoring

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Graph showing electricity usage from an Eagle home enery monitor
Graph showing electricity usage from an Eagle home enery monitor
Eagle energy home monitoring IoT device
Eagle energy home monitoring IoT device

 

In my next series of blog posts we explore an Internet of Things topic – Home energy monitoring – from a first person perspective.  Join me as I install, use and hack a monitor (and related cloud services) in my new home.


This is part 1 of a series of posts about the Internet of Things applied to Home Energy Monitoring.

See my post from Day 2 – starting to use Cloud Services. Continue reading “IoT Day 1: Home Energy Monitoring”