Tag: LoRaWAN

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SparkFun Pro RF LoRa Development Board

SparkFun Publishes Introductory LoRaWAN Tutorial

Those interested in experimenting with the LoRaWAN long-range low-power standard now have a new resource, in the form of an introductory tutorial by Nick Poole published on SparkFun. Based around SparkFun’s own SparkX Pro RF USB-connected development board, Nick’s detailed tutorial introduces the LoRa and LoRaWAN standards, The Things Network… Read More
Third Venture LoRa Stik

Open-Source LoRa Stik Hits Crowd Supply

Steven Osborn, of Oregon-based Third Venture Inc, has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a low-cost USB-connected LoRa transceiver: the LoRa Stik. “In 2013 I worked on a solution for vineyard owners to monitor wine grapes. Back then we were using expensive and not very robust xBee radios and had poor… Read More
Onethinx Core

Cypress, Semtech Announce Two-Chip LoRaWAN Module

Cypress Semiconductor and Semtech Corporation have announced their collaboration on a new, two-chip module combining a microcontroller with a long-range low-power LoRaWAN radio, to first appear in the Onethinx Core. “With its long range and low power capabilities in a compact footprint, Semtech’s LoRa Technology is ideal for vertical applications,”… Read More
LoRaWAN Display

Electronic Design Demystifies LoRaWAN

Electronic Design has put together a guide designed to demystify LoRaWAN, the increasingly widespread open-standard long-range low-power wireless area network technology. Written to address eleven common misconceptions or confusions surrounding the technology, ranging from confusion between the physical LoRa layer and the LoRaWAN protocol which sits on top of… Read More
Semtech Next-Gen LoRa

Semtech Announces Next-Gen LoRa Chips

Analogue and mixed-signal semiconductor specialist Semtech has announced next-generation chips for LoRa radio devices with a claimed 50 percent reduction in power draw, 20 percent boost in range, and 45 percent reduction in component footprint. Designed for devices using the LoRaWAN long-range low-power wide area network protocol, Semtech’s new SX1226,… Read More