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Beginning LoRa Radio Networks with Arduino

Build Long Range, Low Power Wireless IoT Networks

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Pradeeka Seneviratne
    Pages 1-22
  3. Pradeeka Seneviratne
    Pages 23-62
  4. Pradeeka Seneviratne
    Pages 63-98
  5. Pradeeka Seneviratne
    Pages 99-119
  6. Pradeeka Seneviratne
    Pages 121-169
  7. Pradeeka Seneviratne
    Pages 171-194
  8. Pradeeka Seneviratne
    Pages 195-223
  9. Pradeeka Seneviratne
    Pages 225-287
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 289-309

About this book

Introduction

LoRa and LoRaWAN permit inexpensive, long-range connectivity for Internet of Things (IoT) devices in rural, remote and offshore industries. With LoRa wireless and LoRaWAN, you can build wide array of applications in the area of smart agriculture, smart cities, smart environment, smart healthcare, smart homes & buildings, smart industrial control, smart metering, smart supply chain & logistics, and many more.

Learn the basics of LoRa wireless and LoRaWAN. Build LoRa end devices and gateways with LoRa radio transceiver modules, Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Start your journey by building a simple peer-to-peer communication channel with two LoRa end devices. Next, build a simple single channel LoRa gateway with Raspberry Pi and forward uplink data to The Things Network. Also, write simple JavaScript functions to decode payloads to extract sensor data. Then, use RESTful API and MQTT protocol to send data to the ThingSpeak IoT platform. Finally, as a unique and useful project, build a real-time GPS tracker with The Things Network, IFTTT Maker Channel, IFTTT Webhooks, and Traccar.

Keywords

LoRa LoRaWAN LoRa gateway LoRa end point IoT Wireless RF Radio Radio Frequency Arduino IoT Projects

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.MulleriyawaSri Lanka

About the authors

Pradeeka Seneviratne is a software engineer with over 10 years of experience in computer programming and systems design. He is an expert in the development of Arduino and Raspberry Pi-based embedded systems and is currently a full-time embedded software engineer working with embedded systems and highly scalable technologies. Previously, Pradeeka worked as a software engineer for several IT infrastructure and technology servicing companies. He is the author of several books, including Beginning BBC micro:bit (Apress), Building Arduino PLCs (Apress), and Internet of Things with Arduino Blueprints (Packt).

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