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Advantages of Vertical Dipole Antenna

A vertical dipole antenna is a type of antenna that consists of two conductive elements oriented vertically in parallel. This antenna design offers several advantages that make it a popular choice for various applications, particularly in the field of radio communication. Let’s explore the key advantages of a vertical dipole antenna: While vertical dipole antennas …

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Build a Lorawan Gateway

What is  Lorawan First of all, what is Lorawan.  It is a wireless technology that allows small amounts of data to be sent between a remote sensor (such as a river level detector), and the Internet. Lorawan technology is very efficient at sending the sensor data over long distances, whilst consuming very little power. This …

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Lincoln Things Network LoraWAN IOT

What is it The Things Network is a worldwide crowd funded LoraWAN Internet Of Things Network, which started in Amsterdam. It consists of sensors, such as air quality sensors that transmit data wirelessly via ‘Gateway’ devices to the Internet Cloud. It is rapidly expanding around the world, including the UK. Why do we need this …

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Product Design & Re-Engineering

Product Design & Re-Engineering Have an idea for a new product, or wish to improve and existing product or industry by integrating wireless IOT (Internet of Things) technologies? We are experienced in:- Research Our staff have experience of working for Astrium Space, now re-named Airbus Defence & Space. Experience in researching X- Band Space Communications …

Retrofitting the Internet of Things to Industry

Things to Consider When Retrofitting the Internet of Things to Existing Industrial Equipment

The Internet of Things or IoT for short is already known to the public through innovative products, such as body-worn fitness monitors, that record and upload data to the internet.

In the industrial sectors, such as manufacturing, new systems are being developed to replace existing infrastructure, to improve efficiency.

However, what about perfectly good existing equipment that you, as a business, do not want to replace. The answer is to retrofit equipment, to make it ‘Smart’.

It is convenient to break down the IOT process in terms of:-


Therefore retrofitting the Internet of Things….tb continued

This is the first of our videos on retrofitting the Internet of Things to existing industries, such as factories, agriculture and cities.

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Retrofitting the Internet of Things to Industry
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Things Network

LoraWAN IOT Things Network Lincoln is a worldwide crowdfunded and community operated IOT The network uses a narrowband radio technology called LoraWAN. LoraWAN operates in the UK and EU on 868MHz frequency. The 868MHz frequency is what is known as an ISM band. ISM stands for Industrial, Scientific, Medical. ISM bands are unlicensed bands, so …