In the mobile IoT business it is rare to meet a customer that does not prioritize “range” as a purchase criteria. Our announcement of Haystack XR Mode is genereating enthusiastic response not only from users looking for better outdoor range over LoRa, but in indoor environments, too.
Out With Yesterday’s Indoor IoT Infrastructure
We designed DASH7 to provide an alternative to legacy “low power” wireless IoT protocols. Most of these were “indoor” home automation protocols that didn’t see much outdoor use and almost never saw mobile use. Because most were short-range 2.4 GHz protocols, they marketed a way for an endpoint to “mesh” a message back to a gateway using a type of mesh networking, which in practice was more marketing gimmick than functional.
But fast forward to 2019 and we are re-thinking the entire indoor connectivity puzzle: