Building a LoRaWAN gateway

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We have designed our own LoRaWAN Gateway add-on Hat for the Raspberry Pi that enables a full 8 channel gateway to be created quickly and connect to The Things Network. The gateway is based on the RAKWireless RAK833 LoRa concentrator module. This is a mPCIe card and requires an adaptor to use. It is available […]

Designing sensors

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Following on from the development of the ENV-Board as it is now called, we are working with Herelab to develop the range of application based sensor solutions. We have a number of target applications that the board has been designed to be used for, these include: By Application: Agriculture – Monitoring greenhouse conditions Aquaculture – […]

Microchip LoRaWAN Modules first to pass LoRa Alliance Certification

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Microchip’s LoRa® Wireless Module is World’s First to Pass LoRa Alliance Certification, according to their Microchip Press release. This is great news for us at ThingInnovations as we are already developing products using the Microchip RN2483 LoRaWAN Module. Our first breakout PCB is already available and being used in prototyping designs for long-range sensors. We […]

Creating an open IoT Network

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Following on from out last post Building a Low Power Wide Area Network we have joined http://thethingsnetwork.org/ in setting up a community to promote and develop IoT and Smart City solutions for my local area. The community we have initiated is http://thethingsnetwork.org/c/thatcham. Our near neighbours Reading have started their community http://thethingsnetwork.org/c/reading. The two community initiators […]