Patrick Burns

GPS asset tracking with HayTag 2.0 demo kit including endpoint, gateway, and antenna

Demo Kit Update

We sold out of our first batch of demo kits and will be shipping them over the next 3-4 weeks. More components are arriving early next week for the next batch so … if you’re interested in giving Haystack a test drive this is a good opportunity. So far, our demo kit customers include some …

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Here Are The Most Advanced GPS Trackers In The World

This week we begin the rollout of a new GPS hardware product line featuring Semtech’s LoRa radio. After our announcement of  DASH7 XR Mode this spring, we engaged in new conversations with developers, systems integrators, and resellers for whom working with embedded source code might be an option, but have a strong preference for either an …

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NEW SONY LPWAN DEJA VU

Sony is entering the LPWAN radio space with “Eltres”, giving new competition to Semtech, SigFox, NB-IoT, and the rest. Some brief reactions: Pros – Haystack’s analysis of the physical layer (radio) is: this is the way a LPWAN radio should be designed! Well done. – LDPC error correction, which Haystack previously announced for use over …

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WHEN YOU NEED A BETTER INDOOR IOT MOUSETRAP

In the mobile IoT business it is rare to meet a customer that does not prioritize “range” as a purchase criteria. Our announcement of Haystack XR Mode is genereating enthusiastic response not only from users looking for better outdoor range over LoRa, but in indoor environments, too. Out With Yesterday’s Indoor IoT Infrastructure We designed DASH7 to provide an …

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IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME

Comcast, who announced a business — MachineQ — with ambitious ideas about creating a nationwide LoRaWAN network, is shifting gears. Lots of problems with the original plan which I’ll touch on below but here is the data: “When we first started MachineQ, we were out there building networks, strategically, to see what customers and what the market wanted,” …

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