AI Powers Smarter Technology

We hear about new smart technology all the time, from smart speakers to smart watches and even smart refrigerators. While smart products promise to make our lives better, how do we make them “smarter” so they truly complement our lives? In short, how do we ensure that “smart” is actually better? Beyond just personal & …

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Creating Smarter Water Grids Today: Q&A from the Semtech & Birdz Webinar

As the global market for smart water meters continues to grow, Semtech hosted, “Deploying Smart Water Meters: How to Transition from AMR to AMI with LoRa®-based Solutions from Birdz,” a webinar with Birdz, a subsidiary of Nova Veolia and a global leader in optimized resource management. The webinar discussed strategies for utility providers to improve …

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LoRaWAN®-based Livestock Innovations Awarded at SPACE

The SPACE 2019 agriculture exhibition recently concluded in Rennes, France. The four-day event, highlighting today’s innovative precision agriculture technologies, brought together industry experts from around the world for a series of conferences, workshops and exhibitions. Approximately 1,400 booths occupied the exhibition floor at the Parc Expo Rennes convention center, and the exhibition provided educational and …

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Creating a Smart and Efficient Energy Grid with LoRa®

In 2019, smart electricity meters will account for 63 percent of the nearly 200 million electricity meter shipments expected around the world, according to a 2018 IHS report. This volume of smart electricity meter shipments is forecasted to increase in size over the next five years. With the rise of low-power wide-area networking (LPWAN) technologies, …

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ZTE releases the industry’s first 5G NB-IoT-based shared home appliances standard

20 September 2019, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, together with China Telecom and Haier AC, has today released the industry’s first 5G NB-IoT-based shared air-conditioner centralized control standard.  This standard specifies the technical requirements of centralized control …

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Bougival, city of Impressionists, literature and music, is now at the forefront of street lighting innovation in France

After being acquired by Engie last year, Flashnet started a series of implementations in partnership with Engie France. Bougival joins several French cities that have chosen to implement and test inteliLIGHT’s street lighting management solution for its outstanding flexibility, reliability and affordability. Bougival is a smiling village by the Seine River, at only 17 km …

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FLASHNET makes an important step towards the Latin-American Smart City & IoT market with inteliLIGHT

In early May 2019, FLASHNET showcased its smart street lighting solution, inteliLIGHT, during the IoT Innovatech 2019 conference in Santiago de Chile, one of the main centers of IoT development in South America. Flashnet, a European company part of the Engie Group, participated to the conference at the invitation of their partner, Convergia. Convergia is …

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Flashnet, ambassador of integrated solutions for security and safety in the smart city era

The North-African leaders of technology, Watsystem Solutions Industries, have invited Flashnet to speak about the perspectives of city security within today’s smart cities during Integrated Risk Platform, a tech conference organized in Morocco in early April Hundreds of experts from several areas of activity (Mining, Telecom, Agri-food, Automotive, Construction & Infrastructure Operators) will meet with …

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Transforming the Smart Building with LoRaWAN®

The emergence of smart buildings is not a new development. Building automation has been around (typically behind the scenes) since the mid-80s, having evolved from BACnet to a host of IEEE protocols, and recently from strictly wired, to both wired and wireless sensors. Building Management Systems (BMS) have played an important role in this evolution. …

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Lacuna Space Shoots for the Stars with LoRaWAN®

Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol offer several advantages for the Internet of Things (IoT) that have enabled it to lead in a competitive marketplace. Perhaps the most important of these advantages is LoRa devices’ unique capacity for long-range data communication. A single LoRa-based gateway provides deep indoor connectivity in underground or city environments, …

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