Press Release – Bamberg, Germany & Paris, France – 12 May 2022
Actility, Abeeway & Favendo announce the release of a new joint IoT tracking Evaluation Kit that offers a complete location solution, providing both indoor and outdoor tracking for people and assets in various industries to increase productivity, reduce search times and improve employee safety including indoor presence & proximity use cases. The partner solution combines the strengths of both systems (LoRaWAN® & BLE) and provides you with the required hardware, software as well as support and assistance with installation and roll-out on site . The Evaluation Kit is now available to purchase on ThingPark Market, the leading IoT B2B marketplace.
Favendo is a German leading provider of real-time location services with a great expertise for location solutions in challenging environments, an Actility Channel & Solution Partner since 2020. Favendo’s RTLS platform enables precise indoor positioning and navigation, proximity functions as well as asset and person tracking based on BLE. The integration of Abeeway’s tracking devices and LoRaWAN connectivity with Actility’s ThingPark Enterprise platform guarantees full coverage indoor and outdoor. The partnership provides added value to customers by a seamlessly working tracking solution for companies of any kind of business.
This complete multi-vendor location solution is designed to deliver reliable location data even in complex indoor and outdoor use cases or hazardous environments. It provides you with almost real-time data of the location of your machines, tools or employees. This unique, custom-fit IoT tracking solution is particularly relevant for use cases like open pit mines, theft prevention, underground mining, employee safety tracking, warehouse logistics and more.
Thanks to a standard JSON/REST push/pull API all status and location data generated can either be directly published into third party systems (CRM, ERP) or Favendo’s Asset Tracking Viewer can be used to search and find assets. In addition, Favendo is also a partner of Quuppa and is experienced in planning and installing AoA infrastructures. Being a partner of both Quuppa and Actility, which have now also entered a technological partnership with each other for high-precision indoor outdoor tracking, Favendo delivers unique added value to its customers in terms of hybrid, scalable RTLS solutions.
On the one hand, Actility’s ThingPark Enterprise platform is a LoRaWAN IoT connectivity management platform that helps customers build network infrastructure by managing LoRaWAN gateways, add new LoRaWAN devices, monitor network operations, and control the flow of data to application servers. ThingPark Enterprise is specifically designed for enterprises: it’s simple, scalable, and easy to operate, and offers a unique low-power IoT communication infrastructure to enable an infinite number of industrial use cases.
On the other hand, Abeeway long autonomy devices allow continuous usage for months and years thanks to LoRaWAN® connectivity. The devices work both indoors and outdoors thanks to their multi-technology geolocation system, integrating GPS, Abeeway’s patented Low-power GPS, WiFi Sniffing, Bluetooth Low Energy & Bluetooth LE Beaconing feature for precise indoor tracking.
Abeeway devices combine cutting-edge location technologies, robust hardware, a meticulous selection of high-performing low-power chipsets and the no-compromise optimization of software. This allows flexible behavior, highly responsive to changing needs, and guaranteeing asset and people location in various coverage scenarios.
In addition, Favendo’s open API allows you to feed location data from the Thingpark Location Engine into Favendo’s Asset Tracking Viewer (ATV) to locate your tagged assets on the map. The ATV is an easy-to-use front-end solution that helps you find and locate assets indoors and out, regardless of any system or software. Thanks to the open API, the location data can also be integrated with any third-party applications, if necessary.
Since 2014, Favendo has built a solid reputation as a provider of mobile tracking and navigation solutions for indoor and complex environments such as cruise ships, airports, sports stadiums or manufacturing plants. In recent years, Favendo has developed its expertise primarily in asset tracking for various industries. These include healthcare, mining, or manufacturing. For this, Favendo was positioned by Gartner in the Niche Players quadrant of the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Global. Favendo relies on a broad partner network consisting of technology partners such as Quuppa and Actility for high-precision location solutions and seamless indoor & outdoor tracking. This is complemented by industry-specific partnerships with IoT platform providers such as Philips Healthcare and IGO. Favendo also partners with the ArubaEdge program and omlox to provide the most appropriate location technology for Industry 4.0 use cases.
Actility is a world leader in Low-Power Wide-Area Networks (LPWAN) industrial-grade connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things. Actility provides its ThingPark™ platform and network technology to deploy, operate and maintain public and private wireless IoT networks within a unified, scalable and versatile network infrastructure. The vast majority of nationwide LoRaWAN® network service providers (over 50) and hundreds of companies trust ThingPark™ all over the world. Through its subsidiary Abeeway, Actility also providespatented ultra-low power tracking solutions. ThingPark Market offers the largest selection of interoperable IoT gateways, devices and applications to simplify and accelerate deployment of use cases.
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Abeeway is the market leader in low-power indoor & outdoor fused geolocation and a provider of disruptive IoT tracking solutions worldwide. Abeeway offers the most energy-efficient, reliable and flexible geolocation solutions using unique tracking devices and a smart Multi-technology location system optimized for long-range and low-power-consumption leveraging LoRaWAN™ connectivity. Abeeway devices are available on ThingPark Market . Abeeway is a member of the LoRa Alliance™
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