A Low Power Wide Area Network for IoT devices that’s free to use, sponsored by your community. Using LoRaWAN technology and The Things Network, devices can communicate with the network from up to 15km away, using very low power.

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Meshed is deploying flexible and scalable public access LPWANs for city and regional communities, including gateways, node devices, data sharing dashboards and community enablement. If you would like your community IoT activated please get in touch.

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Lake Macquarie activates IoT for Smarter precincts and Liveable Communities

Meshed has activated the Lake Macquarie Community IoT Network to support the UTS Smart Cities and Suburbs Program Liveable Neighbourhoods Project. The "free to air” LoRaWAN is supporting a large scale environmental platform for data on heat, air quality and noise across Lake Macquarie. The network will also host a range of smart precinct and lighting use cases for new Charlestown Innovation Precinct (ChIP) as well as supplements the existing public access LoRaWAN across Newcastle.

Smart Pedestrian Project will use data to help inform urban planning

On 26th April 2018, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities launched the Liverpool City Council Smart Pedestrians Project. The project will see a city-wide LoRaWAN deployed by Meshed and will integrate people and car counting technologies using CCTV and Wi-Fi devices developed by the University of Wollongong and Meshed IoT. We believe this is a "first of a kind" in Australia and hope that the outcomes of this ground breaking collaboration will benefit other cities and regions.

Sydney Fish Market IoT Smart Waste Management

In response to IoTAA's call to action for industries to showcase real-world IoT use cases. Meshed has partnered with KPMG, IoTAA, Food Agility CRC, Solar Bins Australia, Microsoft and the Commonwealth Bank to implement an IoT enabled smart waste management system that drives operational efficiency, and improve customer experiences at the Sydney Fish Market.

Announcing First Class Region for Public LoRaWAN Across Australia

Meshed IoT Integrators has today launched the provision of local hosting infrastructure to support the global "Free IoT" initiative, The Things Network, making Australia a “first class region” and augmenting the network performance through higher network availability, lower network latency and higher data throughput.

This exciting announcement is great news for local IoT developers and start-ups to help them accelerate their IoT innovations, as well as communities and industries who are driving next generation smart cities, environmental management, intelligent asset management and industry 4.0 solutions.

Greater Hamilton

Southern Grampians Shire Council has partnered with Meshed to deploy a community wide IoT network. The LoRaWAN gateways are located at Coleraine, Penshurst, Dunkeld and Hamilton to provide coverage across the Greater Hamilton.

Ipswich network

Ipswich City Council has worked with Meshed to install a LoRaWAN network across Ipswich, Qld. The gateways are located around Ipswich CBD, Rosewood and Springfield in order to provide coverage for the region.

Melbourne CBD network

Thanks to our partners, KPMG and IAG, Melbourne CBD and surrounds now has Things Network coverage, with gateways placed high up on the rooftop of two iconic city buildings.

Cairns network

James Cook University has partnered with Meshed to install a network at their Smithfield campus. This will provide coverage to the surrounding areas north of Cairns CBD and out to the foreshore.

Brisbane CBD network

In October 2016, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) partnered with Meshed to provide an IoT Community Network for Brisbane. The LoRaWAN gateway is located at Gardens Point campus with good coverage into the CBD and beyond.

Sydney CBD network

University Of Technology Sydney (UTS), in partnership with Meshed launched their Community IoT Network in July 2016. It consists of a single gateway mounted on the roof of the historic Building 10 and is available to all nearby university campuses and anyone in the inner city area within range of the gateway.

August 2016: KPMG and International Towers have also added to this network with a gateway on top of Barangaroo Tower 3

February 2017: AARNet joins The Things network with a gateway in North Ryde, further extending coverage of the Sydney network

Wollongong network

University Of Wollongong, in partnership with Meshed, launched their Community IoT Network in March 2016. The gateway is installed on the Smart Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) building and is available to university students, faculty members, City Of Wollongong and anyone within range.