NEC provides LoRaWAN-server for trials of remote LP gas meter reading

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NEC provides LoRaWAN-server for trials of remote LP gas meter reading

NEC Corporation announced the provision of a LoRaWAN-server in trials of remote liquified petroleum (LP) gas meter reading. The test is performed in Tochigi City, Japan, through a LoRaWAN (low-power and wide-area wireless technology) network that utilizes a cable television network. The testing will continue until the end of this year.

NEC provides LoRaWAN-server for trials of remote LP gas meter reading
LP gas meters installed in homes in Tochigi City will be connected by a LoRaWAN network and meter reading information will be accumulated in network server through a backhaul CATV network. The accumulated meter reading information is visualized withan app that allows to assess the quality of LoRa communications and the effectiveness of remote control functions.
NEC expects that the use of LoRaWAN will expand to an IoT communications network suitable for wide-area data collection with low power consumption. NEC also promotes the creation of services utilizing IoT. In a partner program, they provide their network server to LoRaWAN related companies.

Author: Tim Cole
Image Credit: NEC

One Comment

  1. Thomas Reul says:

    Dear Sirs,

    Can you please provide more information on your Lora Wan server software i.e. requirements (hardware/software) and pricing.

    THX.

    Best regards

    Thomas Reul

    Fractal Technologies

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