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Actility Collaborates with STMicroelectronics to Demonstrate Firmware Update Over the Air for LoRaWAN and STM32-based End Points at Embedded World 2019

February 27, 2019 | posted by Anne Van Gemert |
Paris, 27 February 2019 – Actility, the leading provider of LoRaWAN Core network solutions presents its end-to-end solution for Firmware Update Over the Air (FUOTA) of LoRaWAN devices at Embedded World on the STMicroelectronics booth Hall 4A, booth 138.

The solution is based on STMicroelectronics’ industry-leading STM32 family of Arm® Cortex®-M core microcontrollers and Actility’s ThingPark suite of LoRaWAN core network software enriched with the ThingPark Reliable Multicast (RMC) Server, allowing more efficient device lifecycle management campaigns. The ThingPark RMC server supports the reliable multicast and fragmentation session specifications of the LoRa Alliance and provides full support for all classes of LoRaWAN devices: Class A, B and C.

“Because LoRaWAN is becoming the de facto technology for low-power use cases, updating device firmware for battery-powered end-points while limiting power consumption such as smart water meters is becoming a unique capability”, said Olivier Hersent, Actility’s CEO.

“The key requirement is to make the life of device manufacturers embracing LoRaWAN as easy as possible. The cooperation with Actility brings a market-ready reference implementation for ST’s industry-leading STM32 microcontrollers that can be easily implemented with all the necessary security features and device management solutions for LoRaWAN deployment,” said Daniel Colonna, Marketing Director, Microcontroller division at STMicroelectronics.

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Actility

Anne van Gemert
anne.vangemert@actility.com
+33 6 47 37 30 21

Notes to editors:

Actility connects the industrial internet of things. Our IoT connectivity platform, tools, and fast-growing ecosystem enable our customers to create IoT solutions that transform business, industries and processes. The ThingPark LPWA platform connects sensors gathering data to cloud applications on any scale, from global or national networks to secure on-campus enterprise solutions, managing devices, data flows and monetization. Our value-added applications and business services enable roaming, device software update, geolocation and smart grid. Actility is at the heart of a thriving customer ecosystem, connecting solutions partners, supporting developers and device makers preparing their LPWA product for market, and providing an e-commerce Marketplace offering global distribution to solution providers. Actility co-founded the LoRa Alliance and continues to pioneer LPWA networking technology.

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