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LoRaWAN backhaul overheads over satellite or cellular

LoRaWAN is optimized for the constrained LoRa physical layer, however the gateways add their own overheads when relaying LoRaWAN frames to/from the network servers, and there is also trafic related to ...
Olivier HERSENT's user avatar
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LoRaWAN roaming for overlapping networks

Why shall we consider having a LoRaWAN roaming agreement with another LoRaWAN network operator that has partly overlapping network coverage with our network? Our end devices are fixed (e.g.: water ...
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LoRaWAN end-to-end security with Over The Air Activation

We are planning to connect several thousands of door opening and other home security sensors to a public LoRaWAN network country-wide, but our concern is, that in theory our public LoRaWAN network ...
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Firmware update over a LoRaWAN network

We are planning to connect several thousands of LoRaWAN connected water meters. The expected battery life time is 8+ years. Our concern is that meter suppliers are releasing new firmware version ...
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The impact of LoRaWAN repeated transmissions

The LoRaWAN spec defines the LinkADRReq MAC command with a field (NbTrans) specifying the number of requested repeated transmissions of every frame. Actility claims that their ADRv3 algorythm uses ...
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What are the datarate and ADR best practices for moving objects

For static objects, LoRaWAN has a very neat 'Adaptive Datarate (ADR)' feature that is key to the scalability of the protocol, it allows the network server to select the fastest uplink datarate ...
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Application Server - ThingPark - End to end security

From the LoRa Alliance specification, we know that the LoRaWAN Application Server handles the decryption (uplink) and the encryption (downlink) thanks to the AppSkey. The first thing which is not ...
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LoRaWAN device leaving a network and then coming back... what Join behavior to expect?

For smart-city or industrial campus type of projects, there are devices that leave the network for e.g. 2 days (worker leaving on a week-end), and then come back... but they might remain disconnected ...
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Location Solver with LoRaWAN trackers

We use Abeeway Compact Trackers connected via a ThingPark powered LoRaWAN network to track pallets. Our Application Server receives and decodes messages and stores the location coordinates in a DB so ...
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LoRaWAN device not receiving Join Accept

I have provisioned my LoRaWAN class A device using OTAA on the ThingPark Community platform. Now, it doesn't seem to receive a Join Accept message from the network as answer to the Join Request that ...
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Thingpark Enterprise question on Applications

We've been using Thingpark Enterprise cloud for a while now and we 're facing a difficulty in adding new Application outputs to our existing devices. We 're using MQTT as an output on an existing ...
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