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Multi-zone devices with Monarch

Because of global regulations, Sigfox currently uses 6 different radio configurations. A Sigfox device will transmit properly only in the RC zone it is currently set up for. When leaving one RC zone and entering another, it would make sense for Sigfox devices created for global tracking to be able

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Correct device placement and radiation pattern

Thanks for your interest in Sigfox and Simple Hardware products. In order to install the devices it is important to understand several things: Sigfox is working on the edge of what’s physically possible. There is less margin in radio performance than in both WiFi and GSM. Sigfox needs to work

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Win SimplePack 3.0 Plus Full DevKit

This summer our Simple Hardware team was running webinar series, which included 7 insights. Check out the recordings and slides here. We’ve got a lot of positive feedback from all over the world. Now we give you a chance to influence the future of the series and announce Simple Hardware

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Heat Testing with SimplePack

SimplePack is a universal Sigfox-enabled device that integrators can build their IoT solutions upon. Our goal to build various scenarios and test the devices under different conditions in order to push the limits and see the outcomes. This time we have done heat testing. The purpose of the project was to

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Precision is a must: Basic WiFi, WiFi Atlas, WiFi Precise

There are many use cases that require precision. In this blog post we are going to explain the differences between our three WiFi-enabled versions of modes, so you know precisely (pun intended) which one to use for your project. WiFi-enabled user modes are more precise versions of the Standard modes

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Engine Malfunction monitoring

Now non-standard behavior monitoring of industrial or any other engines is possible. The SimplePack will help you to detect vibration with its accelerometer and report it in regular events. The sensitivity of the sensor can be adjusted in order to detect vibration that is over a certain threshold. Normal vibration

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Vending Machine Monitoring use case

According to U.S. statistics from Brandongaille, there are an estimated 4.6 million vending machines in the U.S. They can store basically anything, including children’s toys, earplugs, snacks, beverages, cigarettes and lottery tickets. They are given to consumers after money is inserted into the machine. How does it work?  Of course,

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Pole Inclination Monitoring with SimplePack

Let’s keep the lights on! Electric Pole monitoring is now possible with the SimplePack! We aren’t producing just a button, it can track, report temperature, and… monitor (and even more). Our solution will help you with precisely locating the electricity poles that require maintenance before they cause a hazard or

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PoC testing with SimplePack: customer case

As IoT grows and pierces more and more industry sectors, forward-thinking managers are looking for solutions for their problems and improvements in general. One such manager, whose name we won’t mention, works for a very successful company in the commercial cooler sector. Among other services, they provide coolers and fridges

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Why do we all need to use CheckFox?

  It is fair to notice that we are selling the device not for the profit but in order to support the Sigfox community and operators and integrators, help them to measure the coverage. Why do we all need to use CheckFox and what’s so special about it? Let’s try

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No tears, we simply detect any leak – Sigfox Ready Certified!

Dear SimpleHW and Sigfox enthusiasts, We are happy to inform you that we successfully passed the Sigfox Ready certification for our water leakage detector – The SimpleLeak 3.0 for RC1 and RC3! SimpleLeak 3.0 is a small, simple, nicely designed water leak & flood sensor with reliable functions and large battery capacity. The

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