Collect View

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Contiki's Collect View App allows a user to see the sensor data from a Sky Mote. This tutorial will give you step-by-step instructions on how to run Collect View using two Sky Motes.

You Will Learn

  • How to program motes within Collect View
  • The GUI of Collect View


Step 1

Plug two Sky Motes into two USB ports on your computer: ttyUSB0 and ttyUSB1. Within Contiki, you will need to gain administrative access into these motes before you can run Collect View. Type the following code into terminal.

sudo chown :user /dev/ttyUSB0 sudo chown :user /dev/ttyUSB1

Note: This step must be repeated twice for each USB port

Step 2

Navigate to the Collect View directory (cd contiki/tools/collect-view/) and build the collect viewer with the following command:

run ant