Advantech B+B SmartWorx is launching LoRaWAN wireless products. LoRa solutions from Advantech help users have better control and management for applications in remote areas, for example flood monitoring, and in harsh environments including extreme temperatures and high humidity. The upcoming solutions will utilise LoRa wireless sensing technology to overcome the boundary of distance, thereby maximising monitoring efficiency and overall productivity.
The key benefits of LoRa include operation over long distances, from 5 to 15km. A single base station can provide deep penetration in dense urban and indoor regions and can connect rural areas up to 30 miles away. With a protocol designed specifically for low power consumption battery lifetime is extended over years of operation while providing high capacity capable of supporting millions of messages per base station, well suited for public network operators serving many customers
LoRa networks reduce system costs in three ways: infrastructure investment, operating expenses and end-node sensor while offering high security with embedded end-to-end AES128 encryption
The upcoming LoRa Product Portfolio from Advantech includes the WISE-6610 LoRa Gateway (LoRaWAN Private) which supports 868/915Mhz, meets Cat. 4 LTE and has a 9–36V DC Power Input. The battery powered Wzzard LRPv2, based on Modbus RS485, 4AI/2DI/1DO featuring a very wide operating temperature range from -40 to +75degC is protected to IP66
For more information about LoRaWAN wireless products go to www.advantech.com.