LoRaWAN overview

LoRaWAN overview LoRa (short for Long Range) is a modulation technique that is used in LoRaWAN networks for low-power, long-range wireless communications on the sub-1GHz band.  LoRaWAN is a media access control (MAC) protocol for wide area networks (WANs) that uses low-power, long-range wireless communications to connect Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It is based…

Scotch Tasting: Guide to Whisky Terms

Scotch Tasting: Guide to Whisky Terms After attending several Scotch Whisky tastings, I learned to better appreciate the history and process of making Scotch Whisky; I’ve compiled a summary of some basic concepts and terms. You can read this unaccompanied, however it would be more enjoyable to absorb while indulging in a good dram of…

LoRaWAN Mapper – using Helium Console

LoRaWAN Mapper – using Helium Console This blog is part 4 of a 4-part series on LoRaWAN field mappers.  For related information checkout the following posts: LoRaWAN Mapper Overview LoRaWAN Mapper – RAK10701-H LoRaWAN Mapper – using WisToolBox (iOS) LoRaWAN Mapper – using Helium Console Overview This blog explains how to configure the Helium console to…

LoRaWAN Mapper – using WisToolBox (iOS)

LoRaWAN Mapper – using WisToolBox (iOS) This blog is part 3 of a 4-part series on LoRaWAN field mappers.  For related information checkout the following posts: LoRaWAN Mapper Overview LoRaWAN Mapper – RAK10701-H LoRaWAN Mapper – using WisToolBox (iOS) LoRaWAN Mapper – using Helium Console Configuring RAL10701-P using WisToolBox WisToolBox is a software tool for configuration…

LoRaWAN Mapper – RAKWireless RAK10701-H

LoRaWAN Mapper – RAKWireless RAK10701-H This blog is part 2 of a 4-part series on LoRaWAN field mappers.  For related information checkout the following posts: LoRaWAN Mapper Overview LoRaWAN Mapper – RAK10701-H LoRaWAN Mapper – using WisToolBox (iOS) LoRaWAN Mapper – using Helium Console This blog expands on the setup process for the RAK10701-H.  For more information…

LoRaWAN Mapper – Overview

LoRaWAN Mapper – Overview This blog is part 1 of a 4-part series on LoRaWAN field mappers.  For related information checkout the following posts: LoRaWAN Mapper Overview LoRaWAN Mapper – RAK10701-H LoRaWAN Mapper – using WisToolBox (iOS) LoRaWAN Mapper – using Helium Console Introduction to LoRaWAN LoRaWAN is a LOng RAnge, low power, low bit rate,…

Wi-Fi 7 – Wait is shorter than you think

Wi-Fi 7 – Wait is shorter than you think There is a saying that accurately captures fluff in statistical marketing: “80% of all statistics are made up on the spot, 2/3rds of all people know that.” To satisfy the consumption driven capitalistic mantra Sell Something Now, vendors are quick to provide dates and timelines carefully selected to seduce buyers into making purchases today instead of using…

Cisco’s Take on Real-World 6GHz Performance

Cisco’s Take on Real-World 6GHz Performance Cisco recently participated in Mobility Field Day 7, hosted by Tech Field Day.  Cisco presented on several topics, including: RF Innovation and Access Point Hardware Update 6 GHz Planning and Mobility Innovations Update Smart Buildings with Cisco DNA Spaces Private 5G Integrated with Enterprise Networks While several items Cisco presented on caught…