Reverse Engineering LoRa PHY

A lot of work has been done lately towards Open-Sourcing the LoRa PHY protocol. In terms of radio modulation LoRa uses a proprietary technique patented by Semtech based upon a form of Spread Spectrum (SS) actually called Chirp Spread Spectrum (CSS). Investigating the signal with a SDR dongle while using Audacity to analyze the waveform Read more about Reverse Engineering LoRa PHY[…]

LoRaWAN technical Deep Dive (Semtech)

LoRaWan technology overview covering topics such as message structure, node classes, network capacity and security as seen on Semtech’s site: Highlights include Long Range, Low Power  & Small form factor >2km dense urban, >15km suburban,  >1000km Visual Line Of Sight (VLOS) > x3 battery life compared to competing technologies Scalable Network Capacity Star Network /  Read more about LoRaWAN technical Deep Dive (Semtech)[…]

1st Seminar – Academy of Robotics: Steps in the future

Within the framework of cooperation of the Academy of Robotics, Thessalonikis’ University of Macedonia with the Association of students of the department of Automation A.T.E.I.TH held the Educational Conference entitled “Robotics: Steps in the future”, on December 15, 2016, at the Hotel Capsis Hotel in Thessaloniki, which was very successful. The purpose of the event Read more about 1st Seminar – Academy of Robotics: Steps in the future[…]

Welcome to IoT Lab!

Welcome to IoT Lab! The idea for a Lab aimed at implementation of software and hardware projects the city, has existed for two years by members of the community ArduinoGR  and the wireless network communities ( WNA ). The Internet of Things (IoT) gives us the perfect excuse to marry all these technologies, involving a Read more about Welcome to IoT Lab![…]

TTN Gateway #1 in Thessaloniki

The first gateway ofTheThingsNetwork, in Thessaloniki has been installed successfully and serves East areas of the city. Soon more gateways are about to be deployed in other areas and demo apps will be created. Meanwhile we will use ttnmapper to make some site surveys and coverage tests. Join our official slack TTN channel: