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The 8HATS team presenting Bin++, a connected bin project based on LoRaWAN.

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!

October 20th 2017 - by - read
The Road to IoT Riches stops in Europe, the birthplace of LPWA technologies for highlights on a regional ecosystem that is going global.

The Road to IoT Riches, Part 2: From the European birthplace to Global Horizons

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.

September 18th 2017 - by - read
The Road to IoT Riches stops in Europe, the birthplace of LPWA technologies for highlights on a regional ecosystem that is going global.

The Road to IoT Riches, Part 1: The New Silk Road 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.

August 11th 2017 - by - read
For businesses large and small who want in on the IoT action, the race is on.

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.

July 25th 2017 - by - read
ThingPark China and Actility teams at MWC Shanghai

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.

July 25th 2017 - by - read
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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 […]

July 10th 2017 - by - read

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 […]

July 6th 2017 - by - read
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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.

July 4th 2017 - by - read
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3 Good Fairies Welcome the Newborn Swedish LoRaWAN™ Ecosystem

Actility was invited to the Blink Services and Landskrona Energi IoT event on 9 June to brief their potential customers on LoRaWAN™ use cases. Welcome to the newborn Swedish ecosytem!

June 30th 2017 - by - read
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Smart Energies Expo Paris: Connecting with Intelligence to Leverage Energy Flexibility

Early June, 7 people of our Utility Practice came to Smart Energies Expo Paris to present our new ThingPark Energy platform as well as to fight for the Technology Innovation Smart Award… Let me tell you about these intense two days as well as their climax: the pitching battle!

June 30th 2017 - by - read