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Thinxtra Has Started Deployment In Hong Kong

Thinxtra has just completed the installation of its first base station on the rooftop of the iconic HK Science Park and moving fast to cover 95% of the population in Hong Kong within the next 9 months. Thinxtra HK has been preparing for nearly a year now, and has a lot of projects in the pipeline and a growing team to deliver on time. More info.

New Thinxtra General Manager Sales for ANZ: Iain Hook

Iain Hook, an accomplished and experienced senior executive with 15+ years in the ICT sector, has assumed the role of leading the Thinxtra sales team across Australia & New Zealand. Hook has a successful track record across leadership, strategic planning, commercial and financial management. Link with him on LinkedIN.

ANZ Discovery Through Thinxtra Best Sigfox Sites' Installations

At Thinxtra, we all envy our network deployment team because they have the chance to visit and install Sigfox antennas on amazing sites (with a view) in Australia, New Zealand (and now Hong Kong as well). So we asked them to take some pictures to share with the rest of team. Some of those were so good that we decided to share them with the world via Pinterest. Enjoy

ACS Victoria Ballarat Industry Forum

At the ACS Victoria Ballarat Industry Forum, Anat Efron, Ecosystem Director at Thinxtra, discussed the opportunities that IoT presents to businesses and the benefits of IoT disruption across a wide range of industries and verticals that could make regional Australia more innovative, more energy efficient and more exciting to live in, with a special focus on how to get more women involved in tech. More info.

A 14 year Old Kid from NZ Showcased His Use of the Xkit

“My previous pet bird died due to heat or him falling off his perch. So I decided to look for a solution. This Xkit is great, I really like how it comes packed with sensors and can be programmed with an Arduino!” says Xavier. What started as a simple idea became a real project with a sophisticated flow chart. After a bit of tweaking & programming support from the Thinxtra team, the solution went live and is sending data to its platform. More info. 

PiP Sensor Technology from NZ Could Clean Up Bin, Sigfox Ready

Overflowing rubbish bins in public parks could be wiped out if new sensors being trialed locally prove successful. The bin sensors have been attached to rubbish bins in a Ferrymead park as a pilot to test the new technology. A few more of the low cost sensors will be deployed at rubbish trouble spots around the city in the next few weeks, as part of several initiatives to be rolled out by the Council's Smart Cities program. More info

How To Convert Digi XBee IoT Devices To Sigfox?

A simple retrofit solution designed in Australia will do the trick: Sean Van der Walt, the CEO of Walt Technologies, has been involved with Xbee wireless devices for a very long time and saw the opportunity to convert them to Sigfox and thus extending its market reach. It is also an easy way to increase the local ecosystem of Sigfox solutions. More info.

Digitanimal Animal Tracking Solution Now Available in Australia

Digitanimal assists farmers to track the well-being and location of their livestock directly from an app and web platform, now available in Australia and New Zealand. Each cow, sheep (or even kangaroo) can be equipped with an IoT collar, which monitors the animal’s location and condition, transmitting the data through the Sigfox network. More info.

IoT Rolls Up its Sleeves

The hype phase of the Internet of Things is over and the hard work designing products, deployments and tackling issues like security has started. The IoT market has huge potential, and a widening circle of companies is looking ahead to big challenges in areas such as interoperability, security and ease-of-use. The good news is that Sigfox is emerging as a strong player in LPWAN connectivity.

Watergroup Launches Leak Insurance

Leaks result in the loss of more than 200 billion litres of water each year in Australia. WaterGroup, has introduced a new service called Leak Insurance, using Sigfox-based smart water meters to identify leaks effectively as soon as they occur. This enables customers to take the appropriate action to avoid further loss of water and reduce damages to their property.


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