“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 […]
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.
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!
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"?
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?
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!
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!
Take the Pulse of the Fast West with Deloitte France’s Tech Awards
As 2017 is drawing to an end, we’re well into the business ceremonies season! Last month, I was representing Actility as the incumbent Entrepreneur of the Year in the 2017 EY France awards. On 9 November, we were back in the spotlights with the Technology Fast 50 West French award. The event organized by […]
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 […]
Key moments at the EY France Start-up of The Year Awards Ceremony 2017
Here I was again at the prestigious Salle Pleyel for the 25th EY France Entrepreneur of the Year awards ceremony. Participating this year was Christophe Barbier from L’Express, Arnaud Le Gal from Les Echos and Jean-Francois Royer from EY as Master of Ceremonies, accompanied by a band playing pop standards and a couple of entertaining […]