Meshed’s nCounter solution provides insight into the economic and social impacts of COVID-19 on local communities
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"Integrating the LoRaWAN protocol capabilities into our nCounter solutions allowed Meshed to significantly transform the management efficiency, range and effectiveness of the platform, as well as increase the safety of monitored cities,” said
With the development of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, cities consistently seek smarter applications to improve public health and safety. Meshed’s nCounter is a cost-effective IoT solution based on the LoRaWAN protocol and monitors population in a given space. The Wi-Fi device collects anonymous metrics on the number of smartphones in a given area and transmits this data over LoRaWAN networks, provided by The Things Network, in real time. This data, viewable on Meshed’s configurable IoT platform, increases city safety by enabling managers to monitor activity at hotspots such as shopping malls, parks and gardens, public facilities, and major events. As a result, city managers and public health officials efficiently monitor population activity, as well as gain an insight into the success of social distancing and other public health guidelines based on local compliance with these regulations.
“Real-time data on population movement provided by our application leveraging the LoRaWAN protocol enables city governments to assess the immediate and ongoing effects of the pandemic on local businesses, the effectiveness of social distancing regulations and simplifies the recovery process for affected communities,” said
In addition, Meshed, in partnership with the SMART Infrastructure Facility at the
“The LoRaWAN protocol’s long range connectivity enables flexible devices, such as those in dense cities, and Meshed’s nCounter IoT platform serves as an example of how these functionalities extend to help communities manage COVID-19,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice President of IoT Product Marketing for Semtech’s Wireless and
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Meshed is Australia’s premier provider of enterprise grade Internet of Things (IoT) solutions integrating the LoRaWAN protocol for the smart cities, infrastructure, water, environment, agriculture, and asset maintenance sectors. Its mission is to enable the adoption of IoT to as many communities, cities, education institutions, and corporations as possible through the deployment of affordable, secure and scalable public access and private IoT networks. Meshed is a proud partner of The Things Network,
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