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10 LoRa gateways to talk to your devices kilometers away

10 LoRa gateways to talk to your devices kilometers away
LoRaWAN gateways locate in the heart of LoRa star topology, bridging end-devices and server in the network. They are the communication center of multiple concurrent links. The following gateways are able to talk to your sensors and devices from kilometers away, and collect useful information for their owners.
LoRaWAN gateways locate in the heart of LoRa star topology, bridging end-devices and server in the network. They are the communication center of multiple concurrent links. The following gateways are able to talk to your sensors and devices from kilometers away, and collect useful information for their owners.

Lorrier LR2 IoT LoRaWAN Gateway 868MHz

Lorrier LR2 is a carrier-grade IoT LoRaWAN gateway for building professional. It works outdoor to establish a wide coverage network by telecommunication operators, as well as local network by individual IoT connectivity service providers. Lorrier LR2 is based on iC880a LoRaWAN concentrator by IMST which uses Semtech SX1301 base band processor. It is capable of supporting thousands of endpoints with eight simultaneous receive channels. The Mikrotik Routerboard also serves as the advanced communication gate with the Internet on TCP/IP. The main control unit of Lorrier LR2 is BeagleBone Green with 1GHz (2000 MIPS) processor.

Advantech WISE-3610 Wireless IoT LoRa Network Gateway

Advantech WISE-3610 is a Qualcomm ARM Cortex A7-based hardware platform, which is operating at OpenWRT, described as a Linux distribution for embedded devices. WISE-3610 is the wireless IoT LoRa private network gateway designed for smart building, smart city, Industrial 4.0 applications, leveraging wireless sensor technology.

WISE-3610 can aggregate the wireless sensor networks including LPWAN technology by Advantech private LoRa technology as well as the wired sensors, and ties them into an IP network. With modular slot design, it can agilely adapt to a variety of wireless technologies at regional RF bands, wireless communication protocol by various uplink requirement. WISE-3610 supports up to 500 sensor nodes simultaneously.

Cisco Wireless LoRaWAN Gateway

Cisco Wireless Gateway uses LoRa technology and complies with the LoRaWAN specifications, enabling communications with Class A,B, C devices. The gateway is an IP67-grade outdoor product embedded with two of Semtech SX1301 baseband chipsets and supporting up to 16 uplink channels, allowing 16 data packets to arrive at the same time. This capability improves the spectrum utilization up to 4 MHz frequency bandwidth and increases overall system capacity.

Further, the gateway supports multiple-channel diversity combinations via software configurations. Channel diversity is helpful in finding better radio signal paths from endpoint to gateway. The gateway is also fully managed by the Cisco IoT Field Network Director (IoT FND). Cisco IoT FND provides zero-touch provisioning capabilities to automatically download pre-defined configuration data, firmware upgrades, information dash board, performance statistics, and management-related information.

Gemtek LoRa Femto Indoor Gateway

Femto Indoor Gateway is specifically designed for wide area IoT applications. Applications include, but not limited to home and building security, automatic meter reading, monitoring fault indicators, monitoring street lights, etc.

Femto Indoor Gateway is suitable for private areas like small business, parking space, exhibition center or campus. It is also suitable for providing coverage for indoor blind spots. Femto Indoor Gateway supports up to 8 concurrent channels for LoRa transmission, and it works with various wireless frequencies covering Europe, US, India, and China from 470MHz to 928MHz.

Multi-Tech Systems MultiConnect Conduit

Designed with the ability for customized configuration, MultiConnect Conduit features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth (BT/BLE), GNSS, and two accessory card slots that enable users to plug in a diverse range of MultiConnect mCard accessory cards and provide the local wired or wireless field asset connectivity. Available options include a LoRaWAN-ready mCard, which is capable of supporting thousands of MultiConnect mDot long range RF modules, connecting remote sensors or appliances.

When used within range of multiple buildings or asset management, MultiConnect Conduit’s communication range can reach up to 10 miles line of sight, or up to 3 miles in buildings. MultiConnect Conduit is certified for Europe 868 MHz, North American and Australian 915 MHz ISM bands. It also supports private cloud platform managements.


Dragino LG02 Dual-channel LoRa IoT Gateway

LG02 is an open source dual-channel LoRa Gateway that bridges LoRa wireless network to an IP network via Wi-Fi, Ethernet, 3G or 4G cellular. Supporting up to 300 sensor nodes, LG02 applies Linux to directly control two LoRa modules sx1276/sx1278, and enables LoRa transmission to work in full duplex LoRa mode, increasing the communication efficiency. Except LoRaWAN mode, LG02 can support multiply working mode such as LoRa repeater mode, MQTT mode, TCP/IP Client mode, TCP/IP Server mode to fit different requirements for IoT connection.

Laird Sentrius RG1 LoRa Gateway

Sentrius RG1 series LoRa-enabled gateway from Laird provides end-to-end control of users’ fully private LoRa network, and offers enterprise dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and wired Ethernet for complete design freedom. Based on the Semtech SX1301/SX1257 chipset designs, it offers a LoRa range up to 10 miles. RG1 gateway has preset supports of network servers including The Things Network, Loriot, Stream and Senet. The Sentrius RG1 series has variants of 868 MHz or 915 MHz antenna for requirements from different areas.

Texim Europe UP LoRa Gateway

UP LoRa Gateway is a combination of an UP board and the IMST LoRa concentrator iC880A. UP board is the computer board powered by an Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Quad-Core 1.44/1.92Ghz 64 bit CPU. It supports Ubilinux, Ubuntu, Yocto, Windows 10 Enterprises and Android 5.0. And the IMST concentrator iC880A is able to receive packets from different end devices on up to 8 channels in parallel. It uses dynamic data rate adaption technology to seamlessly enhance spreading factors and signal bandwidths of transmission efficiency. This permits distant LoRa end nodes to use higher spreading factors with lower data rate, and those LoRa nodes closer to the concentrator to use lower spreading factors and higher data rate. Even multiple star topologies can work in such pattern without extra repeaters.

Nordic Automation Systems LoRaWAN Gateway

Based on NAS IER000 LoRaWAN concentrator, LoRaWAN Gateway from Nordic Automation Systems connects all LoRa products deployed towards LoRaWAN network, collecting real-time data and providing feedback, if necessary. The long range supports both communication between Class A and C devices, and establishes a secure link to LoRaWAN network server over Ethernet or cellular connection. This gateway works in all LoRaWAN frequencies.

Hongdian A10G LoRa Gateway

A10G is a module-based long-distance wireless communication gateway supporting LoRaWAN standard protocols, serial port data two-way communication, and long battery standby function. With the capability of supporting 20000 LoRa node access, A10G is suitable for large number of access applications in the private network. With embedded watchdog in the system, A10G can recover automatically from network failover to ensure connection to end-devices and the cloud platform.

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