Press Release, Paris, France & Navacchio (Pisa), Italy – 21 April 2021
Actility announces that New Generation Sensors, leading Italian company specialized in IoT, is now an Actility’s Channel and Solution Partner, allowing customers to integrate their turnkey and tailored solutions based on LoRaWAN® technology into their IoT systems.
New Generation Sensors S.r.l. (NGS) is an Italian company established in 2015 as a spin-off of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. NGS is supported by a technical advisory board from the University and additionally, the company has a significant network of collaborating developers, allowing it to operate with a small core team and simultaneously keep a high degree of business flexibility served with a wide range of expert capacities and high-quality products.
NGS has strong expertise in the development of advanced wireless systems which follows the Internet of Things vision. The company started developing devices, applying LoRaWAN® from the very beginning and benefiting from this protocol’s advantages. Nowadays, the company is involved in European projects, developing and commercializing complete and customized E2E solutions for different markets, such as Industry 4.0, Smart City, Agriculture 4.0 and Smart Logistics.
LoRaWAN® is a low power wireless protocol for wide area networks. With LoRaWAN®, devices can communicate with IoT applications over long-range wireless connections. It also allows for devices’ batteries to last longer, therefore significantly lowering the Total Cost of Ownership. Actility already powers more than 50 telecoms operators with LoRaWAN® connectivity across the globe. Its enterprise-grade LoRaWAN® network server – ThingPark Enterprise – operates over 35.000 network base stations worldwide. In additional to its international reach, Actility also brings to the partnership its Abeeway tracking devices that work both indoors and outdoors thanks to their multi- technology geolocation system, integrating GPS, Abeeway’s patented Low-power GPS, Wi-Fi Sniffing and Bluetooth Low Energy.
Through this partnership with Actility, both companies intend to support their clients by acquiring the opportunity to leverage NGS’s vast catalogue of solutions for the IoT market, optimizing any industrial processes through powerful, flexible and scalable IoT solutions using LoRaWAN® connectivity and managed on Actility’s platform, which allows to deploy, operate and maintain public and private wireless IoT networks for an infinity of IoT use cases.
“We are very pleased to work with NGS to integrate our services with their cutting-edge IoT solutions. Through this partnership we want to continue guaranteeing our customers the best quality of service and provide support for their IoT projects, whilst helping them to leverage a dedicated LoRaWAN® long-range low-power network.”
says Nicolas Jordan, COO at Actility
“As developers of IoT solutions, our collaboration with Actility represents for us a wonderful opportunity to bring value to customers. It is also an excellent possibility of growth of our activities and expansion of our IoT solutions into new markets, starting from the logistics field and ending up with smart factories. LoRaWAN® protocol has become essential for every industry willing to fully benefit from the Industry 4.0 paradigm. It’s a pleasure to work with Actility’s team of professionals. We are sure that this alliance will become fruitful for both companies.”
Says Claudio Salvadori, CEO at NGS.
New Generation Sensors S.r.l is a recognized spin-off company of the National Inter-university Consortium of Telecommunication – National Laboratory of Photonic Networks (CNIT) and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA). Together with CNIT, NGS operates a technology transfer of various research initiatives, e.g., Intelligent Transport Systems, Smart Plant and remote monitoring.
Contact NGS here: https://ngs-sensors.it/contatti/
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 provides patented 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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