Nestwave Demonstrates Technology IP with ThinTrack Device

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By Tancred Taylor | 1Q 2022 | IN-6437


ThinTrack at CES


At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022, French location technology startup Nestwave unveiled ThinTrack, a tracking device developed in collaboration with wireless system designer Samea. The tracker is a thin (3mm) and light (15g) device which is designed to target logistics use cases such as parcel tracking by slipping the device into an envelope or package. The device communicates over LTE-M and uses a thin battery that offers a claimed “multi-year” battery life. With the announcement of this device, Nestwave enters the device market, and in particular into the smart label or smart-label-adjacent market (the device is not strictly a flexible ‘label’). The device however is not—initially, at least, pending the reaction of the market—designed for mass production and deployment as this is a market adjacent to Nestwave’s IP licensing location technology business. Instead, it is designed as a demonstration platform for Nestwave’s core product: the aforementioned location technology IP. Instead of relying on a developer community slowly to move forward w…

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