LoRa Alliance All Members Meeting

Ms Moore: The LoRa Alliance’s New CEO Shares Her Vision

Three years after it was created, the new CEO and chair of the LoRa Alliance is Donna Moore. Actility being a founding member and a very active presence within the organization, we wanted to know what she has in mind for the LoRa Alliance.

May 16th 2018 - by - read
The LoRaWAN-connected heat pump

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.

April 27th 2018 - by - read
The City Hub Alliance was launched in Sweden by Öresundskraft to boost IoT smart city services development in Sweden.

The City Hub Alliance introduces LoRaWAN connectivity as a service in Sweden

LoRaWAN is booming in Sweden. Fiber network companies and municipalities have set up an open national LoRaWAN infrastructure to develop regional smart city services: the City Hub Alliance. Let me introduce its business model that may inspire lots of other countries!

April 6th 2018 - by - read

“If you build it, they will come!”

Unless you are a Baby boomer or Generation X, this may mean nothing to you! “If you build it, they will come!” Is a famous quote from a great movie of the late 80s called Field of Dreams. It’s a movie about baseball, the great American sport, and I imagine most Europeans have no idea […]

February 27th 2018 - by - read
300 students gathered to create IoT solutions to turn Khao Yai into a smart national park

Smart National Park 4.0: How Thai students use LoRaWAN to preserve wildlife

I have been a sales engineer with Actility in the Asia-Pacific region for two years now. 2018 started with a CAT Telecom IoT Challenge gathering 300 student developers. I joined the event to support the Thai operator with my LoRaWAN expertise and the ThingPark developer tools.

February 9th 2018 - by - read
A Click & Go package includes ioT sensors, a gateway, a LoRaWAN connectivity subscription as well as a data treatment app subscription.

Actility launches Click & Go to facilitate IoT adoption

My IoT business developer experience takes me regularly to LoRa Alliance meetings… But this Amsterdam session has a special flavor for me: I’m proud to share the launch of a new digital service: Click & Go, a set of end-to-end vertical solutions ready to use!

February 6th 2018 - by - read
The tracker intercepts GPS signals from visible satellites. It transmits compressed data collected from a GPS front-end to GPS assistance server via a LoraWAN network. The GPS assistance server computes location, then sends the results to the application server.

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"?

January 18th 2018 - by - read
Over the coming months, you'll see a number of changes big and small in Manchester.

CityVerve: A smarter Manchester springs to life

Did you know that Actility, working with Cisco, is the power behind the LoRaWAN network deployed for the CityVerve smart city project in Manchester?

January 11th 2018 - by - read
2017 was a fruitful year for new use cases implemented.

2017: Actility in the Spotlights

Celebrating our ten-year birthday in 2017, Actility stood in the spotlights for prestigious awards and acknowledgments. We are proud to share them as 2018 starts!

January 3rd 2018 - by - read
IBM Watson Helsinki Summit

Watson Helsinki Summit: The Magic Show by Digita, Watson IoT and ThingPark

On 18 October, Guy Shelbourne and myself Mark Maidman were invited to attend the IBM Watson Helsinki Summit by our Finnish partner Digita. We told visitors the unheard of capabilities of a public LoRaWAN network, coupled with Watson IoT analytics and ThingPark. Here’s the full story!

November 28th 2017 - by - read
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