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IoT Workshop: How to build a Wireless Sensor Network with Merkurboard

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Pater-Schwartz-Gasse 11A, 1150 U6 Gumpendorfer Strasse · Vienna

How to find us - U6 Gumpendorfer Strasse

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In this workshop we will show you, how you can build your own Wirless Sensor and Actuator Network with Merkurboard and Grove Sensors. We will demonstrate it by creating a 6loWPAN-Mesh-Network.


The workshop will start at 19:00 (sharp)

Language: German


• Welcome

• Introduction into the Merkur-Grove-Boards (Microcontrollers with connectors for Grove Modules and integrated 6loWPAN-Transceiver) ( )

• How to use Grove Modules together with Merkur-Grove-Boards

• How to use the code for Grove Modules ( )

• Inroduction Coap and Copper

• Put the parts together, use the code for the Grove Modules and write some code

• Build a Wireless Sensor Network for Home Automation

• Feedback

Please bring in:

• Your own Laptop

A WiFi-Internet access will be available and offered from Stockwerk (


For optimal personal advising we will have several trainers.

Trainer: Harald Pichler

Trainer: Florian Schweikert

Trainer: N.N.


If you wanna buy your own Merkur-Board or USB-serial-adapter you can do it online ( (, contact Harald or during our workshop.


Stockwerk Co-Workingspace ( ( offers the locations for our event:

At Stockwerk you can rent a desk for hours, days, weeks or month, small offices, conference rooms or event spaces.

OSDOMOTICS ( ( offers us the hardware and the trainers for our IoT Workshops.

OSDOMOTICS is a Vienna based club for developing open source hardware and software for smart home automation.

coxcoon ( ( offers us the hardware for our IoT Workshops.

Coxcoon is the online shop where you can buy the stuff from OSDOMOTICS.


• We are looking for sponsors to offer the community free drinks. If you are interested becoming our sponsor please contact one of our organizers.

• Every sponsor will be mentioned here on this website and during our event.

• Every sponsor can put some ad-stuff on our sponsor table during our event.

• Every sponsor could make an job announcement.