Category: Sensors, Networks and Gateways

The Evolution of Sensors, from Canaries to Drones

The Evolution of Sensors, from Canaries to Drones

Sensors have existed for longer than the internet has, and much longer than the Internet of Things (IoT). Once upon a time, canaries sensed danger and martyred themselves in coal-mines. Now drones do sensing in...

LoRa Alliance surpasses 500 member mark, updates regional parameters

LoRa Alliance surpasses 500 member mark, updates regional parameters

The LoRa Alliance, the global association of companies backing the LoRaWAN standard for low-power wide-area Internet of Things (IoT) networks (LPWANs), has surpassed 500 ecosystem members in just over two years. Those members, along...

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LoRaWAN cannot support FOTA

LoRaWAN is unable to meet a key IoT network deployment requirement: bi-directional communication to upgrade firmware-over-the-air and update security patches to end-devices that have already been deployed in the field. To not be deceived...

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The 3 Major Flaws of LoRaWAN

LoRaWAN has three undeniable flaws Nearly all uplink messages are unacknowledged (you won’t know if the message was ever successfully delivered) All gateways in range see all uplink traffic (not safe) LoRaWAN requires an enormous amount...