Reading and other councils in Berkshire have installed an Internet of Things wireless data network which uses LoRaWAN technology use is free.

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Reading and the other councils in Berkshire have installed an Internet of Things wireless data network across the county. It uses LoRaWAN technology and is free to use for residents, businesses and community groups for a wide variety of use cases.

This talk will describe the network, the technology, and its pros and cons. It will offer several real examples of how the network is being used - from allotments to hydro-electric power to personal safety. There will be an end-to-end walkthough of an IoT application, and a demo showing how you can connect sensors and actuators to the network yourself.

About the speaker

Mark Stanley

Mark Stanley is the founder of Thingitude, an award-winning team based in Reading (UK) that helps local authorities deliver the promise of IoT to improve council services and quality of life for *all* communities.

Mark is an advocate for community-led innovation in smart technology and believes that residents and businesses need to influence their local “Smart City” agenda rather than leave it in the hands of IT giants.

He is UK ambassador for The Things Network and co-organiser of The Things Conference UK.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS Berkshire branch

Hybrid event: LoRaWan applications in Berkshire
Date and time
Wednesday 13 July, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ZeroDegrees Microbrewery and Restaurant
9 Bridge Street
This event is sold out