Companies don’t buy Internet of Things, they buy a solution to a problem. Aloxy was founded in 2017 to leverage technology developed at imec and the University of Antwerp and build concrete solutions for the process industry. Aloxy offers a modular IoT platform to improve safety and efficiency, to automate processes and to deliver actionable insights into industrial operations.
CrowdScan provides a wireless crowd density system that predicts size and density of large crowds to monitor the capacity in terms of humans per m². Their measurement methodology does not make use of camera images and operates entirely in a device-free manner in which the influence of the physical presence of human individuals on radio frequency signals in the environment is used to derive crowd size information for safety and smart mobility use cases.
Cortus is a leading semiconductor and embedded systems solutions company, headquartered in Mauguio (Montpellier area, South of France).Cortus provides a large range of embedded systems solutions including HW, SW, processors (including RISC-V ISA processors), digital, and analog IPs, prototyping and verification solutions in different areas such as SIM cards, bank cards, ePassports, automotive sensors, image processing, industrial controllers, M2M controllers, secure microcontrollers, sensors, smart meters, wireless, touch screen controllers and IoT devices. Over 50 companies have licensed Cortus cores and over 2 billion devices have been manufactured containing Cortus processors and IPs.
The Eclipse Foundation provides our global community of individuals and organizations with a mature, scalable, and commercially focused environment for open source software collaboration and innovation. The Foundation is home to the Eclipse IDE, Jakarta EE, and over 375 open source projects, including runtimes, tools, and frameworks for a wide range of technology domains such as IoT, edge computing, automotive, geospatial, systems engineering, and many others. The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit organization supported by over 300 members, including industry leaders who value open source as a key enabler for business strategy.
Jitter is a unique company specialized in quickly realizing high quality hardware and software solutions. They can take a concept from specification to production, allowing their customers to focus on their domain. Jitter covers the full spectrum from idea to product and has helped many startups to bring their ideas to life or developed customized data acquisition and analysis setups.
The success of Jitter highly depends on developing high quality solution with the latest technology available.
Jitter has already used the DASH7 open standard in multiple projects, according to Ingmar Jager, co-founder of Jitter, one of the reasons for joining the alliance is to dive deeper into the specification and contribute to the development as well. Additionally, the requirement for industrial IoT solutions is increasing rapidly and Jitter created a unique position in this niche market space.
Kawantech concentrates several key skills to create and operate innovative networks of RFID sensors. Envisioning an evolution in logistics and transportation, where all pallets are monitored along their course, Kawantech developed a full range of products and services to enable a smooth evolution between old RFID and new sensing devices.The years 2010’s saw an explosion in wireless applications. Majority of people are now carrying smartphones able to locate them by GPS, keep connected to Internet, run advanced applications 24/24 and sports an impressive set of sensors (light intensity, accelerometer, magnetic compass).
Nornir is an operator company for low power devices and active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) units.Nornir provides ad-hoc radio frameworks and coverage areas that enables advanced bidirectional data caption solutions for the Internet of Things. Their mission is to help their partners and clients participate in the evolution that is taking place on the web. The world is becoming interactive, and intelligent objects can be linked too when needed. Nornir is making it happen, using worldwide disruptive technologies. Through their Real Time Web marketplace, a company can interact in a more direct, easy and safe way with clients, partners and consumers, saving money and effort in the process.
Onesitu is a provider of intelligent and connected solutions. Onesitu offers autonomous mobile solutions to revolutionize urban parking in cities of the future. They design and manufacture in France a whole range of wireless Smart Parking sensors and information screens, that lead the client in the right area. The system allows the mall tenants to retrieve statistics about their parking (number of unique visitors, time of stay, favorite area to stay). Their mission is to transform parking into a fluid experience at the service of the 21st century.
Unitron NV is global electronic product development and manufacturing company. We specialize in robust, high quality IoT and video equipment. Through our +35 years of RF experience we provide a turnkey solution to connect sensor devices online, also in battery powered applications. We provide optimized electronics design, components selection, casing and firmware development which can be produced in our facilities.
We have the needed experience and test facilities to obtain CE and FCC certification (EMC and electrical safety compliance).
Ultrasensing is an LPWAN solution provider for modern metering, industrial scientific, medical and logistic applications that require numerous connections and long battery lifetime.
Vestfold Audio AS
Vestfold Audio AS is a provider of welfare technology established in 1985. We develop and produce wireless alerting systems and wireless sound field systems. The FlexiBlink LIFE alerting system utilizes a state-of-the-art wireless communication platform based on DASH7. Our focus is to deliver intuitive and user-friendly products of high quality. DASH7 helps us achieve this, while providing a safe and reliable communication platform tailored to our customers demanding need.
VI Service Network Co., Ltd
VI Service Network Co., Ltd (VISN) was established in 2004. We provides high quality professional services in design, research and development for test and measurement applications leveraging state-of-the-art commercial products and its own expertise in digital signal processing, radio frequency, sound and vibration, and photonics. VISN attaches great importance to engineering service quality, and added a number of professional industry associations, such as SCDMA Industry Alliance, EPC Global, DASH 7 Alliance, NFC Forum Etc.
University of Antwerp
The IDLAB research group of the faculty of applied engineering of the University of Antwerp and imec, Belgium, is active in the DASH7 Alliance by contributing in the protocol development, the management of the alliance and the creation of pilot projects for DASH7 low power communication and localization. With 9 years of experience in research and implementation of localization systems, IDLAB wants to push the limits in ulta-low power localization using DASH7. IDLAB currently assists international companies in creating DASH7 pilots for their applications.
WizziLab is a provider of solutions for ultra-low power, low latency, long range wireless communication devices based on the DASH7 Alliance specification. WizziLab introduced the first affordable development kit for DASH7 protocol developers. WizziLab is now offering the first industrial DASH7 module, currently deployed in thousands of battery operated sensors.
PROTOCOL ACTION GROUP
Intended to develop, update and maintain the Dash7 protocol Moreover, it seeks to establish the software parameters, content and IP of the Alliance to engender the fullest possible participation from those members whose primary interest is the development of an interoperable software for devices, applications and process.
Chair: Yordan Tabakov