Patrick French

LoRa and Semtech and Sigfox, Oh My

In my previous post about Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN), we reviewed the various competing standards. In this post, I want to drill into LoRa a little deeper, as it is gaining a significant amount of market traction. In particular, I want to answer: who are the LoRa players and how do they fit together? LoRaWAN…


Expanding the Wild Blue Yonder

Photo credit: Brad Clement / Spindrift Films Last month, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced yet another new Bluetooth® spec, called Bluetooth 5. This new release, out at the end of this year or early next, quadruples the range and doubles the speed of the previous spec. When they hit the market, Bluetooth 5-enabled devices…