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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 21

Proceedings of the 2020 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

A LoRa Mesh Network Asset Tracking Prototype

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2020F99

Citation: Proceedings of the 2020 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 21, pages 501510 ()

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Abstract. Long Range (LoRa) is a low powered wide area communications technology, which uses radio frequencies in the industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) band to transmit data over long distances. Due to these properties, i.e., the long range and little restrictions on deployment and use, LoRa is a good candidate for building an asset tracking application on, for example targeting search and rescue operations. This paper describes the development and testing of such a prototype, using commercial off-the-shelf Internet of Things (IoT) consumer devices and a proprietary mesh protocol.


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