Posts Tagged ‘WRTnode’

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has introduced ‘software security requirements’ obliging WiFi device manufacturers to “ensure that only properly authenticated software is loaded and operating the device”. The document specifically calls out the DD-WRT open source router project, but clearly also applies to other popular distributions such as OpenWRT. This could become an […]

TL;DR – it runs – now I need to put together some GPIO nodes. Updated 5 Dec 2014 – In my original post Node-RED was so slow it was unusable. Using Michal Vondráček’s node-ws package fixed that. Background The WRTnode website features a screenshot of Node-RED, so I thought it would be fun to make it come […]

The WRTnode is a great new open source hardware dev board that takes the guts of a typical home router and makes it hackable. It’s more than an Arduino, less than a Raspberry Pi, and very network capable. WRTnode runs the OpenWRT Linux distribution, which I’ve used in the past on some of my home […]