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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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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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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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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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Manhole cover monitoring with SimplePack

According to statistics, each year, an estimated 2,000 manhole events occur across North America due to aging electrical or other infrastructure. That’s 5.5 events per day. An unauthorized opening of the manhole is extremely dangerous and can occur numerous accidents to people and public properties. In order to prevent or

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In IoT LEGO boxes we trust

* The LEGO trademark is used here only for educational and parable purposes and the presentation is not sponsored or authorized by the LEGO Group. So let’s see what is so fascinating about LEGO and why do we like it so much? Contains very nice pictures of the final creation Gives

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IO Frog Iot platform sigfox

IO Frog – not another IoT platform

IO Frog is Sigfox based only IoT platform that helps you to monitor all your devices in one place. We are actively using and promoting the platform, because of its uniqueness and effectiveness. You ask why? Here is the list. Unique IOFrog features Check the coverage with Global Coverage API

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