Digi-Key, Seeed Studio and Machinechat jointly launched the industry’s first self-use LoRaWAN-in-a-Box solution

Digi-Key Electronics, a distributor of stock Electronic components with a wide range of global supply and fast delivery, has jointly launched the industry’s first self-use LoRaWAN-in-a-Box solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) with Seeed Studio and Machinechat. solution.

Robbie Paul, Digi-Key’s IoT Business Solutions Director, said: “Digi-Key is proud to be the first global exclusive supplier of LoRaWAN solutions in these turnkey industries. Wireless connection technologies like LoRaWAN are leading the large-scale IoT We are very happy to use these solutions to inspire developers and system integrators around the world and bring them many new possibilities.”

Digi-Key, Seeed Studio and Machinechat jointly launched the industry’s first self-use LoRaWAN-in-a-Box solution

Digi-Key is the industry’s first exclusive distributor of LoRaWAN-in-a-Box solutions for Machinechat and Seeed Studio

The ready-to-use solution combines Seeed Studio’s industrial-grade LoRaWAN (Remote Wide Area Network) IoT sensors and gateways with Machinechat® The combination of JEDI Pro Seeed Studio Edition software can achieve rapid deployment of the Internet of Things and stronger security functions, allowing users to fully control device data, ultimately saving time and reducing technical complexity and costs. The first LoRaWAN-in-a-Box solution focuses on the rapid deployment of smart agriculture and precision agriculture projects.

Eric Pan, CEO of Seeed Studio, said: “For 13 years, Seeed Studio has been at the forefront of promoting innovative IoT support solutions. Combining our award-winning SenseCAP LoRaWAN hardware solution with Machinechat’s innovative and easy-to-use software , Digi-Key customers around the world will be able to build and deploy a powerful self-use LoRa IoT in days instead of weeks.”

Sanjeev Datla, CEO of Machinechat, said: “Machinechat is delighted to be part of a partnership with Digi-Key Electronics, a global leader in providing the best product portfolio and innovative technology for the Internet of Things, and Seeed Studio, a global leader in IoT supporting hardware. Our combined self-use LoRaWAN-in-a-Box solution enables system integrators and enterprise IT teams to quickly transform their ideas into transformative IoT digital projects.”

Seeed Studio’s SenseCAP LoRaWAN solution

SenseCAP’s industrial-grade LoRaWAN sensors, data loggers and gateway solutions are designed for commercial IoT applications including smart agriculture, precision agriculture and smart city cases to achieve rapid installation and deployment. The specific characteristics are as follows:

● Support LoRaWAN protocol Class A

● Ultra-long-distance transmission: line-of-sight wireless transmission up to 10 km

● Support multiple ISM frequency bands: EU868, US915, AU915, AS923

● Support Ethernet backhaul network; cellular network is optional

● Industrial-grade protection: IP66 protection grade shell, suitable for outdoor applications, can work in the temperature range of -40°C to +70°C (SenseCAP sensor can work at +85°C)

● High reliability and stability

● The battery life of the sensor is more than 3 years

Machinechat® JEDI Pro Seeed Studio Edition

Machinechat’s JEDI Pro Seeed Studio Edition is the industry’s most affordable IoT data monitoring visualization software. Machinechat JEDI Pro Seeed Studio Edition is specially designed for commercial IoT deployment, and features include:

● Use the integrated Seeed Studio data collector (Chirpstack is required) to obtain data from Seeed Studio’s SenseCAP LoRa sensor

● Use the integrated HTTP API server, TCP server and MQTT server to obtain data from almost any device or sensor

● Configure dashboards to visualize real-time data and historical data with line graphs, area graphs, tile graphs, radial graphs and data grid graphs

● Use the integrated rule engine to monitor data to trigger email notifications, SMS or execute external scripts (*Email notification requires SMTP server. To use SMS, you need to create a Twilio account first)

● Monitoring whether equipment and machines are online

● Apply custom business logic to IoT data through data collectors and action plug-ins

● Virtual data sensors allow developers and integrators to simulate project deployment scenarios

● Low code: Emphasize configuration, not coding

● As a single application binary file running with integrated database and hosting local data storage to provide services

● Modern browser-based user interface with SSL support and role-based user management

● Support up to 200 devices/sensors

● Suitable for Windows, macOS, Linux, Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone® platform


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