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LINE Things automatic communication

The long-awaited “Automatic Communication” functionality has finally been released. This new feature will allow Bluetooth LE communication even if the LINE Things app is not launched. LINE Things-compatible IoT devices will be able to work closely with a LINE bot in an instant with this feature.

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Making a Flex Message with LINE’s Go SDK

Hi there, this is @sugyan (Twitter, GitHub) from LINE Kyoto office. This was first time for me to experience  Kyoto’s Summer, and boy, was it really hot or what!? (The original post in Japanese was published in August 2018.) In June 2018, a new message type, Flex Message, was introduced in the LINE Message API, allowing more complex […]

Trying out LINE’s IoT Platform through LINE Things Developer Trial

Have you heard of LINE’s latest IoT platform? Ever wanted to connect your Bluetooth LE device to LINE? LINE Things can do just that! A Developer Trial program has recently been announced at LINE Developer Day 2018, held in November 2018, which allows all developers to easily integrate their Bluetooth LE devices into LINE’s ecosystem through LINE Things. This article will walk you through the procedures to create your very own device to connect to LINE. We will be using the ESP32 sample code in this tutorial.