Solutions and common use cases for powering smartphone and connected remote controls to trigger device action

Remote Device Control for IoT

Control and interact with connected devices from anywhere

How PubNub Powers Remote Control

Users expect to monitor and interact with their devices from anywhere, but traversing cellular networks, home firewalls, and multiple operating systems is a major engineering hurdle. PubNub makes it easy.

Realtime Communication
Realtime Communication
Publish/Subscribe messaging with under 250ms latency worldwide.
Bi-Directional Signaling
Bi-Directional Signaling
Data collection and device control through PubNub’s powerful API.
Enterprise-Grade Security
Enterprise-Grade Security
Powerful TLS and AES encryption ensure message security from end-to-end on PubNub’s network.
Device Metatdata Monitoring
Device Metatdata Monitoring
Persistent tracking of device metatdata such as online/offline, temperature, and more.
Apps to Hub Connection
Apps to Hub Connection
Seamlessly communicate between your client applications and hub access points in the field.

Remote Control for IoT Connected Devices

Want to see PubNub in action? In the video below, see how you can build a remote control on a smartphone and trigger connected device action in realtime.

Getting Started with Remote Configuration

Building your remote control app with the PubNub API is as easy as:

1
Check out our basic Publish/Subscribe tutorial and see how the API works.
2
Sign up for a Pubnub account and get your keys. Our sandbox tier is free, so test away!
3
Download the SDK in the language of your choice ( we have 70+ )
4
Check out one of our full tutorials, or head over to the docs and build your app from scratch.

Resources to Help Control and Interact with Connected Devices From Anywhere

Remote Control Using PubNub

Remote Smart Home Control
Remote Smart Home Control
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Remote Light Control
Remote Irrigation Control
Remote Control

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