Wireless Technology Landscape
Traditional cellular networks–3G and LTE–are costly, use too much power and are just too intensive for the needs of the billions of new, low-powered devices expected to come online in the next few years
Sigfox with its LPWA technology, It transmits data, 12-byte packets at a time which is sufficient to beam a gadget’s location or a reading from a sensor or to sound an alarm. It’s aimed not at smartphones but at the long-promised next wave of Internet-connected devices known as the Internet of Things, or IoTView Details
What is an IoT Network ?
- A dedicated , reliable and secure radio network for connecting “Things”
- Dedicated capacity and peak loading for the network is in the millions of messages per hour.
- Highly resilient to electronic jamming
- GSM/3G/4G jammers have no effect
- Extremely low power standby and message time
- Months/years with AA batteries
- Low cost chipsets = low cost devices
- One-way messages in both directions
- Limited to very small messages.