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The Connected Conference - A Conference about Connectivity

The Connected Conference - A Conference about Connectivity | SIGFOX | Scoop.it

Join Apple, SIGFOX, Evernote, Indiegogo, Qualcomm & more on June 18th-19th, 2014, as we explore the future of the connected home & car, how open-source hardware & crowdfunding are enabling the IoT, hardware revolution, 3D Printing & more!

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SIGFOX has decided to be the sponsor of this conference dedicated to Connectivity. SAVE THE DATE!

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Wireless magazine | ENGIE to deploy SIGFOX IoT network in Belgium

Wireless magazine | ENGIE to deploy SIGFOX IoT network in Belgium | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
Nationwide low power wide area Internet of Things network expected to be ready in two years time
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“This collaboration with ENGIE is exciting and significant on two levels,” said Rodolphe Baronnet-Frugès, SIGFOX executive vice president of networks and operators. “First, it brings the many benefits of SIGFOX’s Internet of Things connectivity to businesses, governments and other users in Belgium and, second, it expands our relationship with the ENGIE Group, a global leader in solving the most pressing energy and environmental challenges.”

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How Sigfox plans to spread its low-power IoT network across the U.S.

How Sigfox plans to spread its low-power IoT network across the U.S. | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
French IoT network company Sigfox plans to expand to 10 U.S. cities in the first quarter of 2016 alone. Here's how they plan to get it done.
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This is what Sigfox says makes it ideal for IoT devices. Relying on unlicensed spectrum, particularly the 900 MHz band in the U.S., the Sigfox network "whispers" data rather than "shouts" it, according to Sigfox president of North America Allen Proithis. 

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Forbes Welcome

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Forbes Welcome page -- Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
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We are contacted by people everyday who have needs for this kind of network,” said Sigfox cofounder and CEO Ludovic Le Moan in an interview. “We believe it’s the right time to start this foundation

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HidnSeek Unveils Small Tracker with GPS, SigFox on Kickstarter

HidnSeek Unveils Small Tracker with GPS, SigFox on Kickstarter | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
French startup HidnSeek is launching a GPS tracker using the SigFox IoT network on Kickstarter. The small tracker is priced at €109 on the crowdfunding website(€149 full price when publicly availabl...
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TI & SIGFOX Co-host Smart City Hackathon

Over 200 programmers met to solve real-life issues such as water conservation for the City of San Francisco. The hackathon was based upon TI’s Sub-1GHz WAN t...
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IoT Networks Heat Up | EE Times

IoT Networks Heat Up | EE Times | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
Low power wide area networks for the Internet of Things have been attracting new entrants and investors at a heady pace with unannounced offerings still in the pipeline for 2016 trying to enable new IoT apps by undercutting costs and battery life for cellular and WiFi.
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Sigfox is still on track to cover 10 U.S. cities by the end of the year

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RS Components announces availability of new IoT development board :: Radio-Electronics.com

RS Components announces availability of new IoT development board :: Radio-Electronics.com | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
RS Components has announced availability of the SmartEverything Internet of Things (IoT) development kit from Arrow Electronics.

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San Francisco Launches Pilot Network for the Internet of Things

The Department of Technology (DT) in collaboration with The Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation (MOCI), San Francisco Public Library (SFPL) and other critical...
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"Connectivity will change the face of civilisation forever" said Allen Proithis

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IoT network targets ten U.S. cities

IoT network targets ten U.S. cities | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
IoT networks have developed more quickly in Europe than in the U.S., but that could change as Sigfox deploys IoT technology in 10 U.S. cities.
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“It will simply work without worrying about technological implications, and frankly from a contractual basis, it’s offering seamless roaming,” said Allen Proithis.

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Top 25 Hottest Fast-Growing Start-Ups - Informilo

Top 25 Hottest Fast-Growing Start-Ups - Informilo | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
To identify the most promising top 25 fast-growing Internet companies in Europe, Informilo asked some of the most active investors in the sector to nominate and evaluate 25 companies outside their own portfolios.
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We're proud to be in the ranking! 

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Top 10 Tech Companies Set Up To Disrupt IoT Market in 2016

Top 10 Tech Companies Set Up To Disrupt IoT Market in 2016 | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
As the wearable technology, new gadgets, and Internet of Things landscape continue to evolve in complexity, it is becoming clearer..
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"The company is the first and only one in the world providing global cellular connectivity for the IoT"

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Sogedo to use Sigfox IoT networks for smart meters

Sogedo to use Sigfox IoT networks for smart meters | SIGFOX | Scoop.it

Credit Laurence Danière

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“The vast majority of smart-utility devices that will be connected to the IoT will require very simple, economical and low-energy connectivity to communicate their data. SOGEDO is another strong example of a company that carefully weighed the alternatives for efficiently and easily bringing the benefits of the Internet of Things to their customers, and chose the most appropriate solution available.”

 

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SIGFOX to extend its IoT network to every continent in 2016

SIGFOX to extend its IoT network to every continent in 2016 | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
SIGFOX to extend its IoT network to every continent in 2016
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Forbes Welcome

Forbes Welcome | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
Forbes Welcome page -- Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
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Major NHS trial to deliver Internet of Things healthcare for dementia patients

Major NHS trial to deliver Internet of Things healthcare for dementia patients | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
A UK IT business magazine aimed at network managers and all those involved in fixed and wireless networks for enterprise users.
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France’s Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron On French Startups

France’s Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron On French Startups | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
Last week, 190 French startups came to Las Vegas for CES. Everywhere around Vegas, people were talking in French, as if French entrepreneurs were trying to..
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"here’s one critical industry, and it’s the Internet of things"

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Smart technology 'will have a dramatic impact in 2016'

Smart technology 'will have a dramatic impact in 2016' | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
2015 saw some interesting developments in smart technology, but experts at MWR InfoSecurity believe 2016 will really be the time for this tech to shine.
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SF Hackathon Explores Ideas for Citywide Internet of Things Network

SF Hackathon Explores Ideas for Citywide Internet of Things Network | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
Three winners that used sensors and GPS trackers to gather various types of data were named following the 48-hour hackathon.
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The hackathon generated some really good use cases and basically prototype or experimental proof of concept that some of these things could be accomplished with IoT enablement,” said San Francisco CIO Miguel Gamiño

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Developers vie to create the communications standard of choice for the IoT

Developers vie to create the communications standard of choice for the IoT | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
Analysts predict there could be 50billion devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) within the next few years. But while many agree on the IoT’s potential in a wide range of market sectors, there remains very little indication of applications being rolled out. For the moment, it looks like the IoT will be delayed.
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“All the pieces were coming together, except for connectivity. It was still too complex, too expensive and too power hungry. We wanted to lower these barriers and maybe to get rid of some.” 

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Developers vie to create the communications standard of choice for the IoT

Developers vie to create the communications standard of choice for the IoT | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
Analysts predict there could be 50billion devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) within the next few years. But while many agree on the IoT’s potential in a wide range of market sectors, there remains very little indication of applications being rolled out. For the moment, it looks like the IoT will be delayed.
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Thomas Nicholls: “Companies care about service, cheap connectivity, longer battery life and knowing their device can communicate" 

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How Can Long-Range Narrowband Improve Agricultural Efficiency?

How Can Long-Range Narrowband Improve Agricultural Efficiency? | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
Long-range wireless connectivity in the real world: real-life applications of sub-1-GHz long-range technology.
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SIGFOX and Glen Canyon Corp. to Connect 1 Million Smart Meters to Internet of Things

SIGFOX and Glen Canyon Corp. to Connect 1 Million Smart Meters to Internet of Things | SIGFOX | Scoop.it

SIGFOX, the world-leader in Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, and Glen Canyon Corp., a provider of low-cost smart meters and AMI solutions to electric utilities worldwide, today announced plans to connect 1 million meters to the SIGFOX network in the coming year.


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‘Meds Companion’ aims to improve patient health and cut healthcare costs - M2M Now - News and expert opinions on the M2M industry, machine to machine magazine

The Advanced Digital Institute (ADI) has launched Meds Companion, a product designed to help patients to take their medication on time and develop an effec
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It has been reported by the UK’s National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) that 30-50% of patients may not be taking their prescribed medications correctly. By tackling the issue of Medicines Adherence, Meds Companion will contribute to the prevention of patients being admitted into acute services, and it will improve the health outcome for many patients; in turn reducing the cost to health service. 

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The New IP - Sigfox Motors West

The New IP - Sigfox Motors West | SIGFOX | Scoop.it
Allen Proithis, president of Sigfox US, talks about the company's US expansion and network deployment plans starting with San Francisco.
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 When you start with something that's built for something else, you just can't strip it to get it to the super low price point.

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News

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Makers wanted in Finland! 

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The SIGFOX Makers Tour is coming to Helsinki on Nov. 10

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