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IOTA Client Library (Python), how to best wait for a message

Using the Client Library (Python), what is the best way to wait for a message (of a certain index), then execute some code based on the message received? Thanks & regards
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Is "Crypto Core" a micro-controller (or FPGA) which is able to do Proof-of-Work completely?

Is "Crypto Core" a micro-controller (or FPGA) which is able to do Proof-of-Work completely ? As I heard that micro-controllers are not able to perform Proof-of-Work, because of power and energy ...
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IOTA "C" version (CClient) and feasibility of signing transactions on ESP32?

An article recently has been published entitled "Running the IOTA "CClient" library on ESP32" (>>>Link to Article<<<). It is not clear to me if by using this C version of IOTA is ...
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IOTA and LoraWAN: Proof of Concept of storing data in the Tangle

I found an article here :(Link to the article) entitled "LoraWAN and IOTA: Proof of Concept of storing data in real time in the Tangle" , written by Harm van den Brink (IOTA foundation member). ...
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How to install IOTA in a small device supports LoraWAN?

I found an article here :(Link to the article) entitled "LoraWAN and IOTA: Proof of Concept of storing data in real time in the Tangle". The thing is not clear to me is that if IOTA has been ...
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Possibility of installing IOTA on a micro-controller?

Is it possible to install the IOTA library on a micro-controller such as ESP (ESP8266)? Such that it can write in the Tangle by sending a transaction?
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Possibility of sending a IOTA transaction from a "micro-controller"?

Since IOTA is designed specifically for IoT, is there a specific library for micro-controllers such as ESP, such that we can interact (send a transaction) directly from a micro-controller to the IOTA ...
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How is the secrecy of the Iota seed maintained on IoT devices?

Iota is intended to be deployed on IoT devices. A problem with IoT devices is that they are placed in insecure locations, allowing attackers to gain physical access and perform advance/prolonged ...
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How is the Iota software updated on nodes?

Iota is intended to be deployed on IoT devices which have low resources: low CPU power, low storage, low bandwidth, and low energy. How is it intended that the software is updated on nodes, given ...
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What is the lower limit of energy usage for an IOTA transaction?

It has been stated here that an IOTA transaction currently uses around 0.0005kWh or 0.5Wh. In their work example for a smart-meter sending data every 10s using MAM, that is 500kWh in a year. This is ...
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How to use IOTA with a TTN network (of LoRa nodes)? [closed]

I am working in a project where I create a LoRa Gateway on The Things Network (TTN). I want my nodes to work with IOTA. Is it possible to use IOTA with the TTN network?
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Scalability of IOTA network and nodes

IOTA is scalable in the sense that the more transactions are being made, the faster transactions will be confirmed. But what I fail to understand (for any crypto-currency really) is that if every ...
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How will IoT devices know the state of the network?

I understand that the plan is to have specific hardware to allow IoT devices to perform the PoW, but how will they know the state of the network in order to perform the MCMC? Wouldn't that require ...
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How are taxes paid in the future if finally my car pays for parking?

If there are more and more people in cryptos especially IOTA, how will they pay taxes for their data or electricity? I am from Germany and if I want to sell things e.g. electricity and gain more ...
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How do IoT devices listen to the Tangle? [closed]

I've seen examples of IoT devices pushing data onto the tangle, such as open source Ruuvi tag, but how do IoT devices listen for events and MAM subscriptions on the tangle. Would the IoT device have ...
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How to provide an IOTA based service, considering the receiving address has to change on every withdrawal?

One of IOTAs main use cases is to provide a way for M2M (machine to machine) micro payments. Therefore services can be called by sending a transaction, including payload + funds, to a specific address....
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Will every IoT device will have their own wallet, own seed?

Will every IoT device will have their own wallet with their own seed, or how is this planned? What if every IoT device will have their own seed and so we run out of seeds? Is this possible? What if ...
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How to Securely Outsource Proof of Work Calculation?

In another question about proof of work on Internet of Things devices one answer mentions "it would be capable of outsourcing PoW within it's local area network". This piques my interest. How is ...
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Multi seeds or multi addresses for sensors

Just pretend that I am the owner of 100 weather sensors. Do I have to create and handle 100 seeds? I think it would be easier to create 1 seed with 100 addresses and give one to each sensor. Than I ...
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Will outsourcing POW ever be an issue?

If you want to send a transaction you have to do some proof of work. Are all IoT devices (e.g. small sensors) really capable of doing the proof of work? Will there ever be a necessity of services that ...
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