Entries by Renald Gallis

Thinxtra Xpress GPS tracks pack of cigarettes

Why a tobacconist from Britanny (France) decided to sell fake cartons of cigarettes? Inside, Thinxtra Xpress, a discreet tracker gives the GPS position of the loot that has just been stolen. Vincent Letoqueux wanted to do something, “the James Bond way-” to thwart the tobacco thieves. The Tifiz solution (Xpress tracker and Ticatag platform), which […]

Sigfox opens radio specifications for connected objects

To celebrate the 8th World Radio Day, under the patronage of UNESCO, Sigfox, the world’s leading IoT service provider and first global 0G network operator, has publicly released the specifications of its radio protocol for connected objects. Impact of Open Radio Specifications By putting the specification in the public domain, everyone can now create their own Sigfox […]

Geolocating Machinery Parts to Save Time

Rail Maintenance Services Pty Ltd (RMS) delivers industrial projects in a number of key industries including mining, metals, oil, gas, water, waste water, infrastructure, and power generation. For that purpose, they have an extensive fleet of earthmoving machinery and road-rail vehicles for all types of rail works, from maintenance and renewal activities to construction. They also […]

Highlights from Sigfox Connect Berlin 2018

After a great success in 2017 with more than 1200 attendees and 120 booths, the Sigfox World IoT Expo was back in October 24-25 2018 in Berlin and became Sigfox Connect.   As the Daft Punk would sing it, it was definitely “stronger, faster, harder, better”. 1800 attendees, 150 booths with many more mature ecosystem partners, an […]

Brimbank (VIC) Moving Towards a Smart “Community First” Council

Brimbank city council believes in taking a “Community First” approach to everything it does. Dominic Di Martino, Asset and Property Manager at Brimbank City Council, has been a passionate advocate for the promotion of better and smarter technology as a means to transform the way Council connects with its community in delivering better and more efficient […]

Sigfox network coverage reaches 90% of Hong Kong territory

Thinxtra announces Hong Kong’s First IoT network deployed with coverage of 90% of Hong Kong . Internet of Things (IoT) service and solutions provider Thinxtra, announces Hong Kong’s first IoT network reaches full deployment covering more than 90% of the territory. With its powerful, practical, small messaging IoT gateways installed across the territory, Thinxtra’s Sigfox […]