Connectivity can be one of the most challenging aspect of remote monitoring. GannanTech uses a range of different communication technologies to overcome the issue of connectivity in Australia and around the world. Below we discuss the pros and cons of each technology to help you decide whats best for you.
LoRaWAN is an inexpensive low power module that is capable of sending data over 20km.
Telstra have released a new cellular network on existing infrastructure called NB-IoT, this increases the coverage of their current network for NB-IoT compatible devices.
Sigfox is a French global network operator founded in 2009 that builds wireless networks to connect low-power objects such as electricity meters and smartwatches, which need to be continuously on and emitting small amounts of data.
Satellite technology in the internet of things industry has become much more competitive in price and availability through the introduction of Low Earth Orbit nano satellites or cubesats
Using your own WiFi is a great way to reduce the cost of connection, however the reliability of the service falls upon internet service provider.