Sigfox Introduces New Services to Target Asset-Tracking Market

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4Q 2018 | IN-5298


Sigfox Connect 2018 Highlights


Sigfox Connect is an annual event that brings together the Sigfox ecosystem, including chipset Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), module vendors, device OEMs, network operators, and software platform vendors. The second Sigfox Connect event was held in Berlin, Germany. Sigfox used the event to provide insight into recent successes and innovations that are driving their market strategy. The top highlights from the event are listed below.

  • Active connections: As of October 25th, there are about 3.9 million active Sigfox connections.
  • Bubbles: Sigfox introduced a new beacon-based indoor location service. Sigfox claims the solution can provide geolocation with an adaptive range of 1 to 10 meters. The battery-operated beacons can work for three to five years, and the tags can send 1,000 messages. The solution is currently in the beta phase and was developed in collaboration with Amadeus, an airport bag handling solution vendor.
  • Batteryless tracker: Japanese electronics components manufacturer Alps Electric showcased their batteryless connected seal fo…

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