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Testing of magnets and reed contact performance

Hello there! We’ve done a test of the reed contact on our SimplePack Plus. You can find information about the reed sensor we’re using here. The purpose of this testing was to find out: Best magnet type to use Best magnet shape to use Best magnet strength to use The

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Direct Echo announced massive B2C campaigns

If you are walking around Prague and noticing our devices everywhere, it is not a dream or magic, it is a new Direct Echo marketing campaign! We are excited that the Direct insurance company has launched a massive B2C campaign featuring both SimpleLeak and SimplePack on billboards and city lights.

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Water pipe temperature monitoring

Recently, we’ve tested the SimplePack Plus when mounted onto a water pipe. The purpose of this test was to test how precisely and how fast the device will monitor temperature changes of water in pipes without direct contact with the liquid – there is a myriad of use cases that

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iot newsletter

In testing we believe | Simple HW newsletter No.06

We are desperate! We have the best network in the IoT world. We have cool devices. We have fantastic partners in 60 countries worldwide. But every day, we see the same mistakes being repeated. We see an unfulfilled promise. And all it takes is to stop the gadgetry. Use gadgetry

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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

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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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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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