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10 Advantages of Sensor-to-Cloud Systems

Sensor-to-cloud systems utilize wireless sensor networks (WSNs) to record, process and store data in the cloud, allowing all users to access data. They’re used in many applications to collect and process vital operational data. Uses for sensor-to-cloud systems include: Military enemy tracking, Patient monitoring in health care, Plant health, soil degradation and water scarcity in agriculture, Construction structural monitoring, […]

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8 Key Features of LoRa® Technology

LoRa® technology is a great way for businesses to transmit and receive data from various devices in an organized and efficient manner. With multiple functions that enhance their performance, your business can integrate high-quality systems that use less battery power, have more bandwidth and are cost-efficient. What Is a LoRa Sensor? A long-range radio (LoRa) […]

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8 Key Features of LoRa® Technology

LoRa® technology is a great way for businesses to transmit and receive data from various devices in an organized and efficient manner. With multiple functions that enhance their performance, your business can integrate high-quality systems that use less battery power, have more bandwidth and are cost-efficient. What Is a LoRa Sensor? A long-range radio (LoRa) […]

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10 Advantages of Sensor-to-Cloud Systems

Sensor-to-cloud systems utilize wireless sensor networks (WSNs) to record, process and store data in the cloud, allowing all users to access data. They’re used in many applications to collect and process vital operational data. Uses for sensor-to-cloud systems include: Military enemy tracking, Patient monitoring in health care, Plant health, soil degradation and water scarcity in agriculture, Construction structural monitoring, […]

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How Pharmacies Can Use Wireless Temperature Sensors for Drug Storage

One of the most significant concerns of the pharmaceutical industry is proper medication storage. Pharmaceutical products need to be kept within a specific range of temperature and moisture levels. Outside of these conditions, medications may not maintain their integrity, with active ingredients degrading over time. Pharmacies can preserve their products’ integrity through appropriate storage techniques. […]

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MultiTech Acquires Radio Bridge

Combination to simplify and improve customer experience when deploying sensor-to-cloud solutions. Mounds View, MN – June 8, 2021 – Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, services, and solutions, today announced the acquisition of Radio Bridge, a Minnesota-based designer and manufacturer of long-range wireless sensors for the Internet of […]

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What Failures Can IoT Vibration Monitoring Solutions Detect?

Machines are at the core of modern industry, performing crucial tasks for businesses. Maintaining this equipment is necessary to keep operations running smoothly and avoid costly downtime. To this end, many companies are turning toward proactive maintenance — this practice involves using intelligence and technology solutions to identify the optimal time to perform maintenance. One […]

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Vibration Sensors For Wind Turbine Condition Monitoring

There are currently about half a million wind turbines (WTs) in operation worldwide. Recent years have seen a significant surge, representing a 19 percent increase since 2019. Over the next few years, that number is expected to grow by about 50 percent, and most industry insiders agree that’s a fairly conservative estimate.  The reliability of […]

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Security Sensors

Wireless sensors have an almost infinite number of use cases in IoT applications, but security is one area in which they are indispensable. They are an integral component of commercial and industrial security, and they play a vital role in securing spaces such as warehouses, retail stores, shopping malls, factories, and just about any setting […]

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Wireless and LoRaWAN® Sensors in IoT

The internet of things (IoT) continues to connect our world, making it easy and convenient for us to control and monitor everything from our home appliances and comfort systems to large-scale industrial applications. Today’s factories, warehouses, buildings, transportation, healthcare, power and energy, and urban infrastructure are powered by IoT, and LoRaWAN® sensors make it all […]

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Ultrasonic Sensors

Ultrasonic sensors are a non-contact method of remotely monitoring the distance between a solid object and/or liquids in a container. From an industrial standpoint, they can be used in various ways, such as measuring a container’s fill or the distance to an object with a solid flat surface. Ultrasonic Sensors: How They Work Ultrasonic sensors […]

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Vibration Analysis for Condition Monitoring

Every mechanical system or machine has a known vibrational signature. When the machine is operating as it should, there is an acceptable range of variation in frequency, amplitude, and intensity, but beyond that threshold, too much—or too little—vibration could indicate a malfunction or predict that a breakdown is about to occur.  When we can monitor […]

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ClearBlade and Radio Bridge Join Forces to Create State of the Art IoT Edge Tank Monitoring Solution

AUSTIN, TEXAS AND BROOKLYN PARK, MINN. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 08, 2020 ClearBlade, the industry-leading IIoT Platform and Edge Computing software company, and Radio Bridge Inc, the leading manufacturer of long-range wireless sensors using the LoRaWAN® standard, announced today the release of a new IoT bundled solution for remote tank monitoring. The solution is the combination of […]

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How Temp Sensors Help You Maximize Profits and Reduce Risk

In today’s highly competitive business landscape, maximizing efficiency is critical. From the factory floor to the customer’s door and throughout the supply chain, ensuring your products arrive on time and as expected is essential to customer retention—and profitability.  IoT is a major catalyst in this effort, as it provides ways for the enterprise to monitor […]

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Wireless Temperature Sensors Protect Your Property and Inventory from Heat and Cold

Most businesses take calculated measures to protect their property from threats like theft and physical damage. However, a significant portion of your inventory and physical assets also need protection from the elements. This means not only keeping them inside, out of the rain and snow, but also guarding against extreme temperature fluctuations that could spell […]

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Wireless Movement Sensors Protect Merchandise and Assets in Retail Environments

One thing that all brick-and-mortar retail establishments have in common is the need to monitor the movements of store merchandise and business assets. Managers need to know when merchandise is safely where it is supposed to be and when it is being moved to a location where it should not be. Unauthorized movement could indicate […]

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Radio Bridge Announces New Sales Rep Agency Mel Foster

Minneapolis, MN | Monday May 27, 2020 – Radio Bridge is proud to announce Mel Foster as a new US-based sales representative. Mel Foster is a regional Manufacturer’s Representative agency servicing 15 states including MN, SD, ND, IA, MO, KS, NE, IL, WI, MI, IN, OH, KY, PA, and WV. Mel Foster will serve as […]

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Vibration Analysis for Predictive Maintenance With Radio Bridge’s New Wireless Vibration Sensor

In Industry 4.0, organizations are using wireless sensor technology to digitize manufacturing operations and enhance predictive maintenance efforts. Through digitization, machine operators can monitor physical infrastructure more efficiently, optimize maintenance schedules, and prevent costly equipment downtimes. Businesses can also unlock new revenue streams and increase customer satisfaction by acting on data-driven insights. However, success in […]

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What You Should Consider Before Designing Custom IoT Sensors & Systems

Leaders must consider many factors before going down the custom Internet of Things (IoT) design path. Moving forward without adequate preparation can create problems after sensors are deployed in the field. Organizations risk sacrificing the ROI of their digitization projects if they don’t have the right support and expertise along the way. Customized LoRa-based systems […]

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Custom LoRaWAN® Sensors & Systems

Oftentimes, Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and systems require customization, particularly those that are manufactured in high volumes for specialized applications. However, it can be difficult to achieve desired results with off-the-shelf devices. It takes significant expertise to launch new IoT networks successfully. Operators must understand the technical capabilities of their devices, as well as […]

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Using Radio Bridge IoT Sensors to Protect Cultural Artifacts & Experiences

Many times, we forget that the Internet of Things (IoT) can enable innovation outside of SaaS and “smart” applications. We primarily associate digitization with next-generation cities, new-age security, predictive maintenance, and automated supply chain management. However, this thinking can be expanded to many other innovative use cases. The IoT and smart sensor technology can be […]

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Protect Onsite Staff with Radio Bridge Sensors

One of the biggest advantages of the Internet of Things (IoT) is that companies can decentralize and automate many important activities, from data collection to surveillance.  Business leaders can deploy hundreds or thousands of wireless sensors without adding significant administrative burden to their organizations. Consequently, they can create new efficiencies that were previously impossible or […]

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Managing Public Utilities with Wireless Sensors

One of the most exciting implications of the Internet of Things (IoT) is the development of smart cities. All over the world, city planners are using internet-enabled, wireless devices to monitor assets and automate processes that would otherwise require human intervention. Businesses and public entities are deploying IoT sensors throughout urban environments for many reasons. […]

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LoRaWAN® Network Server Providers

LoRa® has emerged as the leading standard around the world for wireless IoT deployments. The technology uses a chirp spread spectrum modulation scheme to enable long-distance, low-power data transmission across large networks through noisy environments. On top of LoRa is the LoRaWAN® protocol, which is essential for building and scaling next-gen IoT networks consisting of […]

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Connect Third-party Sensors to LoRaWAN® With a Dry Contact Bridge

Today, we have many long-range, low-cost wireless sensor devices at our disposal that enable us to create efficient Internet of Things (IoT) networks. With such devices, we can take advantage of disruptive wireless technology to automate the flow of information between independent, internet-enabled devices. The IoT has implications for next-generation cities, building security, medical device […]

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Connect Honeywell 5800 Series Sensors to LoRaWAN® with Radio Bridge

For over 100 years, Honeywell has been one of the leading developers of consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems in the world. The company develops solutions across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, retail, and supply chain sectors.  Many know Honeywell for its high-quality security products. The company develops a wide array of wireless […]

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Using Radio Bridge’s 4-20mA Current Loop Sensor to Connect Off-the-Shelf Devices to LoRaWAN®

At Radio Bridge, a MultiTech brand, we’ve developed a sensor that enables industrial operators and manufacturers to connect any off-the-shelf 4-20mA device to LoRaWAN® networks.  Our 4-20mA current loop sensor serves as a bridge between wireless sensors and the leading low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) standard. Using this device, operators can easily monitor onsite industrial processes […]

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Understanding LoRaWAN® End Devices

LoRa® (“long range”) is one of today’s leading LPWAN® standards for supporting wireless sensors. Using LoRa, organizations can link thousands of internet-enabled devices together and launch next-gen Internet of Things (IoT) applications that transform lives and processes forever. Smart cities, smart homes, smart agriculture — these are a few examples of emerging sectors that exist […]

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LoRaWAN® Networks Simplified: How do Wireless Sensors use LoRaWAN?

LoRaWAN® is defined as Long Range Wide Area Network and is a LoRa® technology derived from LPWAN advancements and IoT’s need for reliable long distance networking capabilities. LoRaWAN is considered a wireless communication standard that connects IoT devices to a network to communicate informational data sets over a long distance using minimal battery power. Consumer […]

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Connecting Smart Cities With Wireless Sensors

One of the most exciting aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT) is how it is transforming global cities. Today’s cities are evolving into modern hubs of connectivity and efficiency with long-range wireless sensors. City leaders are using wireless sensor technology to streamline information flow between physical objects in order to optimize infrastructure developments, reduce […]

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Boosting Building Security With Wireless Sensors

Wireless sensor technology is revolutionizing brick-and-mortar security. Using wireless sensors and low-power wide area networks (LPWANs), we are now able to transform everyday objects into Internet-enabled devices that help us protect buildings and homes. Without spending much capital, facility managers can use low-maintenance Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to monitor diverse environments, track activity in […]

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Healthcare Facilities Providing Better Care With Wireless Sensors

Healthcare is another sector that will be transformed by Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Low-cost wireless sensors supported by low-power wide area networks (LPWANs) are enabling many applications in a variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to senior living communities. Wireless sensors help healthcare institutions take better care of patients and staff, while also preserving […]

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LoRaWAN® Gateways

Choosing the Right LoRaWAN® Gateway For Your Application LoRaWAN® is an openly available wireless protocol that sits on top of LoRa®, one of the leading emerging standards for supporting long-range wireless sensor technology. LoRa uses a proprietary modulation scheme developed by Semtech called chirp spread spectrum that is resistant to multi-path fading. The standard runs […]

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Monitoring Environmental Conditions With Wireless Temperature Sensors

Thanks to wireless sensor technology, we can automate information flow between everyday objects and enhance operations across diverse industries. One sensor type that has major implications for many areas is the wireless temperature sensor. With wireless temperature sensors, businesses can detect temperature and humidity thresholds or rates of rise throughout the entire year. Organizations can […]

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Reducing Flood Damage with Wireless Water Leak Sensors

Wireless sensors are transforming how we live and interact with our world. With wireless sensors, we are able to connect everyday objects to the web and automate information flow in new ways. Consequently, organizations can enhance service offerings and increase the efficiency of their operations. One type of wireless sensor that is becoming just as […]

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Wireless Sensors Transforming the Retail Space

The secret’s out about the Internet of Things (IoT). It’s going to change our world. One of the spaces that will be impacted is the brick-and-mortar retail sector. Retail stores can use wireless sensor networks to enhance onsite security, improve operations, and serve customers better. Using wireless sensors, retail managers are able to connect everyday […]

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Choosing the Right Wireless Standard For Your IoT Sensors

There are numerous wireless standards available today for connecting devices and sensors. Choosing the right one for your IoT solution depends on your specific needs and applications. In this article, you will learn about: Traditional solutions (i.e. cellular, WiFi, Zigbee, BLE) Emerging wireless standards (LoRa®, Sigfox, NB-IoT) Measuring range Measuring battery life Traditional Solutions: Cellular, […]

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Wireless Sensors for the IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to change our world. It is estimated that there will be nearly 22 billion IoT devices by 2025. Extending internet connectivity to everyday objects will transform industries and create tremendous cost savings. But how do non-internet-enabled devices gain connectivity capabilities? Through wireless sensors. With wireless sensors, the IoT […]

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LPWAN for IoT Sensors

Every day, most people use a wireless telecommunication network of some kind. Wireless technology is everywhere, enabling us to seamlessly transfer information from nearly any device. In the current digital age, a new kind of wireless technology is gaining momentum – Low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs). For several reasons, low-power wide-area networks have emerged as an […]

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Radio Bridge Expands Consulting Practice

Minneapolis, MN, April 14, 2020 – Radio Bridge Inc, a leading supplier of wireless sensors in the Internet of Things industry, announces the expansion of their consulting practice to include LoRaWAN® system design services in addition to LoRaWAN sensor and endpoint design. This allows end customers to rely on Radio Bridge for not only creating […]

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Radio Bridge Announces Integration with ChirpStack

Minneapolis, MN, March 3, 2020 – Radio Bridge Inc, a leading supplier of wireless sensors in the Internet of Things industry, announces the release of ChirpStack integration through the Radio Bridge Console. Radio Bridge is also offering the use of their private ChirpStack server for free in conjunction with Radio Bridge sensors. In both cases, […]

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Announcing the Honeywell 5800 to LoRaWAN® Radio Bridge

Minneapolis, MN, January 22, 2020 – Radio Bridge Inc, a leading supplier of wireless sensors in the Internet of Things industry, announces the release of an exciting bridge product for Honeywell 5800 wireless sensors. This particular radio bridge translates wireless Honeywell sensor data and converts the payloads to LoRaWAN®. The new bridge product can be […]

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New Radio Bridge Offering for Maxbotix Ultrasonic Sensors

Minneapolis, MN, December 23, 2019 – Radio Bridge Inc, a leading supplier of wireless sensors in the Internet of Things industry, announces its collaboration partnership with MaxBotix Inc., a leading supplier of ultrasonic ranging sensors. Radio Bridge has created a custom wireless bridge that enables MaxBotix customers to seamlessly add their ultrasonic sensors to LoRaWAN® […]

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Semtech and Radio Bridge Announce New LoRaWAN® Armored Sensors

CAMARILLO, Calif., October 30, 2019 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that Radio Bridge, an industry-leading supplier of wireless Internet of Things (IoT) sensor products based on Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol, has released a new line of LoRa-based sensors for the industrial market. The […]

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Exosite Announces New Integration with Radio Bridge

MINNEAPOLIS – August 13, 2019 – Exosite, LLC, a leading provider in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) market, today announced a new collaboration with Radio Bridge, a leading designer and manufacturer of low-cost, long-range wireless LoRaWAN® and Sigfox sensors. The two companies have teamed up to launch an integration between Radio Bridge sensors and […]

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Loriot Integration

Minneapolis, Minnesota, US – 31st July 2019 – The IoT sensor designer and manufacturer Radio Bridge Inc. announces the full software integration between its proprietary Device Management Console and the LORIOT LoRaWAN® Network Server. The Radio Bridge Console provides cloud-based tools for Radio Bridge sensors that include the provisioning, monitoring, and configuration of devices in […]

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Atmosphere IoT and Radio Bridge partner to bring integrated sensor-to-cloud monitoring solutions to market

Minneapolis, MN | June 25, 2019 – Atmosphere IoT Corp., an innovative provider of a low-code IoT development platform, and Radio Bridge, a leading designer and manufacturer of long-range wireless sensors, announced a partnership today that integrates Radio Bridge sensors with Atmosphere’s cloud-based IoT platform for rapid deployment and management of several sensor technologies across multiple low-power wide area networks. […]

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Senet Partnership Accelerates IoT Solution Development

Portsmouth, NH and Minneapolis, MN – June 20, 2019 — Senet, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software and services platforms to enable global connectivity and network build-out for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced a partnership with Radio Bridge, a leading designer and manufacturer of low-cost, long-range LoRa®-based wireless sensors, to accelerate the development and […]

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Steve Kilts Interviewed by SMA Home

Steve Kilts, Co-founder and CEO of Radio Bridge Inc, was interviewed by SMAhome discussing wireless sensors in connected buildings. To read the entire article, please visit: LoRaWAN Going Strong in Connected Buildings from Simplicity and Cost Aspects No related posts.

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Comcast machineQ Features LoRaWAN® Sensors from Radio Bridge

machineQ, the LoRaWAN connectivity provider from Comcast, talks to Radio Bridge about connecting simple sensor devices to their LoRaWAN® network: Simplicity Rules at Radio Bridge No related posts.

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Manufacturing Facility in Tainan, Taiwan

This past week the Radio Bridge leadership team visited our manufacturing facility in Tainan, Taiwan to oversee the setup for our new line of wireless sensors. As you can see in these photos, the manufacturing is streamlined with stations for the board builds, firmware programming, functional test, packaging, etc. The final photo also shows the […]

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Extreme Temperature Testing

This past week we performed temperature testing in a controlled chamber to stress our sensors in extreme conditions. The melting point (or more accurately, the glass transition point) of ABS plastic is 220F (105C), and… The sensors continued to operate even as we exceeded the melting point of the plastics. Take a look at the […]

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Comcast’s machineQ Collaborates with Radio Bridge for Range Testing

Radio Bridge™ and machineQ™, Comcast’s LoRaWAN IoT connectivity platform, have joined forces to create a sensor-to-cloud ecosystem including long-range sensors, IoT connectivity, and cloud-based management software. The range testing results performed by Radio Bridge and verified by Comcast machineQ showed a range of 22 miles line-of-sight across the city of Denver. Read more about it […]

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Radio Bridge Presents a Sold-Out Workshop at the IoT Fuse Conference

Minneapolis, MN – April 23, 2019 – Today Radio Bridge presented a workshop entitled The New Frontier of IoT Wireless Network Providers: Which Network Is Right For You? to a sold-out audience at the IoT Fuse Conference. The presentation can be downloaded here: Radio Bridge IoT Fuse 2019.pdf There are many different types of wireless networks […]

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New Boundary partners with Radio Bridge for long range wireless sensors

Partnership delivers secure and scalable enterprise-class IoT applications without coding Minneapolis, MN – April 22, 2019 – New Boundary Technologies, a leading provider of innovative Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications, and Radio Bridge, a leading designer and manufacturer of long-range wireless sensors, today announced their partnership to deliver end-to-end IoT application services for long-range […]

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myDevices and Radio Bridge team up to integrate sensors into the IoT in a Box™ ecosystem

Denver, CO February 28, 2019. Radio Bridge is pleased to announce a partnership with myDevices, the IoT solutions company, to integrate Radio Bridge sensors into the myDevices’ IoT in a Box™ platform and ecosystem. This integration effort creates a seamless out-of-the-box experience for sensor to cloud applications. With the help of IoT in a Box, […]

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TagoIO Adds Support for Radio Bridge Sensors

TagoIO has added native support for Radio Bridge sensors to their industry leading cloud platform. The TagoIO platform contains all the functionality to perform device management, data storage, real-time data visualization, analytics, and notifications for a complete end user experience. There are currently 24 Radio Bridge device connectors that are now available on the TagoIO […]

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Radio Bridge Releases Free Web-Based Device Management Console

Radio Bridge is announcing the release of a free web-based device management console for Radio Bridge sensors. The device management console will provide Radio Bridge customers with the ability to: Provision devices on either a Sigfox or LoRaWAN® network. The provisioning is handled automatically by the console, so engagement with these network providers is not […]

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Announcing New North American Distributors

Radio Bridge is announcing two new North American distributors, Arrow Electronics and Digi-Key. Radio Bridge has the first production-grade LoRaWAN® sensor products available through major distribution channels. Both Arrow and Digi-Key are currently stocking the following sensor types: Temperature sensors with external thermistor Probeless temperature sensors Water sensors Door/window sensors Tilt sensors Acceleration-based movement sensors […]

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