MQTT, the backbone of IoT

MQTT is one of the most populair IoT protocols for communication between connected devices. It’s easy to call it the backbone of many IoT related projects. This is why I think MQTT deserves as session on it’s own. During this session I’ll show the audience a lot of details about MQTT and will demonstrate it on the spot where possible using a demo setup including the clients named below and the possibility for the audience to interact directly with the setup (over MQTT ;)).

Subjects Covered:

  • MQTT The protocol Connecting to a broker
  • PubSub Messaging
  • Topics & Addressing
  • Quality of Service 0, 1 & 2
  • Retained Messages
  • Last Will and Testament

MQTT Brokers

  • Alternatives
  • Cloud services


  • From the command line
  • From several languages (Java, Go)
  • From sensors (ESP8266, PyCom WiPy)
  • From the Web: MQTT over WebSockets MQTT

Use cases and usage Conclusion, tips and tricks

Location: Room 1 Date: 20/05/2017 Time: 13:45 - 14:15 Rob Brinkman