SIGFOX for IOT - LPWAN Technology
- SIGFOX Ambient Transmitter
- SIGFOX Metering Transmitter
- SIGFOX for Remote Meter Reading
- SIGFOX for Temperature & Humidity
- SIGFOX for Contact Closure Inputs
Typical applications include remote electricity, water and gas meter reading for billing and waste/leakage detection. Sigfox is also used for temperature and humidity monitoring and a broad range of pulse counting and contact counting applications, including people counting and trespass alerts.
Battery life lasts up to 10 years, for readings every 2 hours, depending on the amount of energy required by the sensor(s). Data can be sent every 10 minutes if required by the application, although daily readings are more common, greatly extending battery life.
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Powelectrics have fully integrated Sigfox telemetry into MetronView, Powelectrics standalone cloud with customisable dashboards, reporting and alerts. Data and alarms can be received by authorised users on any web-enabled device. Customers can have unlimited users, each with their own access profile … so an individual can be authorised to see the data for just one sensor, for a department, a whole site or all sites.
MetronView supports over 140 protocols and Sigfox data can sit alongside data from other telemetry devices, including Powelectrics well-established Metron range.
MetronView is a highly secure and scalable IoT solution, currently processing millions of readings every day, whilst only using a fraction of its processing capabilities.
MetronView offers a standard API, which means data can be simply collected by other clouds. MetronView can be used as middleware, to interface with bespoke application-specific platforms/portals, such as a meter reading portal... or existing software such as Navision, SAP, SCADA and platforms such as IBM Cloud (Watson), Microsoft Azure, AWS and Miimetiq
Powelectrics offer IoT hardware, software and know-how. We connect the world of sensors and the Internet of Things, offering 30 years’ sensor experience, our own award-winning range of telemetry devices and extensive experience integrating third party hardware.