CityHack Bucharest: Pimp my connected bin with LoRaWAN!
As Actility's Experience Engineering Director, I was among the 100 participants of CityHack 2017 in Bucharest, the smart city hackathon organized by Orange Romania, Tremend and Actility. On 22 -23 September, our 8HATS team built a demo of a waste management solution based on LoRaWAN that won the first prize. I'd like to share how we came to this success!
The road to IoT riches: From the European birthplace to Global Horizons (part 2)
Europe is the birthplace of LPWA technologies... How has this ecosytem evolved and what are its current ambitions? In this second blog post on the "Road to IoT Riches", we asked the M2M/IoT industry maven, Stephan Buehler, CTO of the Swiss device manufacturer Omniimpex.
Decentlab Deploys Carbosense To Measure Co2 Across Switzerland
In the media, talk of the ambitious 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement seems dominated by political drama — from the historic nature of bringing together 190 countries together around a common cause, to the current US presidential administration’s decision to pull out even as state governments and businesses have pledged to keep the American end […]
The New Silk Road to IoT Riches starts in Asia-Pacific
As a strategic player in the New Silk Road initiative announced by the Chinese Governement, Actility wants to highlight the road to IoT riches starting with a focus on the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. In this first blog post, we will look into how Actility is boosting the emerging regional LoRaWAN ecosystem.
In North America, LoRaWAN Technology Is A Major Sign Of ‘Smart Things’ To Come
Companies like Comcast and Cisco are now accelerating the North American front by leveraging LoRaWAN technology and Actility's expertise. For businesses large and small who want in on the action, the IoT race is on.
At MWC Shanghai, a one-year old dragon is taking its first steps in the Chinese IoT ecosystem
Beginning of July, ThingPark China was exhibiting at MWC Shanghai, the flagship mobile industry event. Let us take you back to this momentum for the Chinese IoT ecosystem in the “head of the dragon” city.
New Zealand Dairy Farmers Break New Ground With IoT
Dairy farmers in remote areas of New Zealand face a variety of environmental constraints and regulations. In response, Tony and Marlene Walters, owners of South Auckland’s Plainvue Farms, have trialed new low-power, wide area (LPWA) technology, supported by SenSys and Spark New Zealand.
Cisco Live in the city of lights!
Cisco Live is Cisco’s premier education and training destination for IT professionals worldwide. This year, Actility sent two hands full of their crew to support its very own booth at the edition in Las Vegas, running from 25-29 June. Over 28000 partners and customers attended the event and benefited from a curriculum of more […]
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 […]
A Revolution in Passive Roaming
At the Mobile World Congress a few months ago, Actility announced that it offered LoRaWAN Network Operators to test passive roaming capabilities.