How IoT geolocation enables efficient asset tracking for logistics
Railway cars, truck trailers, containers: tracking valuable assets on the move is a pain point for most large distributed organizations involved in logistics and supply chain, typically relying on partners such as distributors to correctly register check-in and check-out events. This registration process at specific checkpoints is usually manual, intermittent and subject to human errors. […]
STORY: How we controlled energy processes in a home with LoRaWAN?
On a 1 May 2015, as an energy aggregator, Actility got involved in a fantastic European R&D project: invent tomorrow’s energy storage distribution systems. Along with our 17 partners, we’ve been conducting field trials in 8 EU countries. Today, I would like to highlight our achievement in a Belgian town near Leuven: connect and remotely control a heat pump in a residential home.
Low power GPS: The power of LPWAN harnessed for location and tracking
You may know that Assisted GPS or A-GPS was a Telco industry innovation enabling quick and precise location on mobile phones. But did you know that Abeeway recently adapted this technology to IoT devices and LoRaWAN, creating "Low Power GPS"?
New LoRaWAN specs straight from the Alliance’s oven to your plate
There’s excellent news coming from the LoRa Alliance: the core LoRaWAN specifications enabling passive roaming are coming out of the oven! As a co-chair of the LoRa Alliance Technical Committee, it’s my pleasure to present you our latest treats on roaming, security, Class B, and standalone Join Server. The Technical Committee has been working on […]
LoRa Alliance Security White Paper
The main objective of LoRaWAN, being an LPWAN technology, is obviously to provide IoT connectivity… BUT – because there is always a “but” – we are now all aware that unless IoT connectivity is fully secured, it can create more problems than it solves… Who would want to connect their smoke alarm to the Internet […]