Groningen will provide coverage for internet-of-things network




The city of Groningen will cover for the internet-of-things network earlier in Amsterdam was rigged. To achieve this we cooperate with local entrepreneurs. Lora The network is intended for communication with smart accessories.

On the website created for the city of Groningen is reported that Lora network throughout the city should provide coverage. This allows Groningen with smart accessories and sensors connected to the network as soon as it is activated. That is not currently the case, but should be done in the coming months. The network was set up by The Things Network in partnership with local entrepreneurs; something that, in its words within a given day time for each other.

On so-called gateways are placed several places in the city; antennas with which devices can make connection and which have a range of about 2.5 to 15 kilometers. The gateways then make reconnect to the regular internet. Incidentally Gateways are installed in a number of surrounding villages, such as Westeremden, Peize, Borger and Scharmer.

Last week began the team behind the Lora network, which stands for Long Range Radio network, with the sale of hardware. For example, a key chain called The Things offered Node; the device has built-in sensors to communicate with the Internet-or network-things. With a Kickstarter campaign hopes to raise 150,000 euros to the team, and that goal has now been achieved for two-thirds to go with a small month.

Last month, began The Things Network, set up by a Dutch entrepreneur, an internet-of-things network in Amsterdam. The network is characterized by low Internet speed per device, so it is mainly intended for sensors that automatically transmit information. The intention is that the networks be harnessed in other cities, including Eindhoven and Antwerp. Many cities according to the entrepreneurs interested in the idea.


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