Sigfox IoT network service is available right now in South Africa, deployed and operated by Sqwidnet, with 70% of the population covered by Sigfox service (as of October 1st 2017). IoT for the masses is now a reality.
Join us for this 1st Sigfox Adoption developer event in South Africa, Cape Town on November 8th. During this event aimed for developers, you will learn all about Sigfox technology, how to connect a physical object by implementing Sigfox technology.
This business & technology event will help you get a deep understanding of the Sigfox Ultra Narrow Band technology & offer, fast track your upcoming developments and meet Sigfox players and local ecosystem partners in South Africa who will support you in your projects, from your idea to field deployment.
Visiosoft, a custom software services and software product development company based in Cape Town will describe their experience as they developed 6 Sigfox enabled device since March 2017 which were all Sigfox Ready(tm) certified with fantastic results.
iSert, a newly create RF Lab will speak about the importance of Product compliance testing and consulting services they offer in designing efficient devices using RF as well as certification.
We are also glad to be supported by Silicon Cape Initiative, a nonprofit company committed to building and catalysing the technology ecosystem in the Western Cape. Founded in 2009, it has grown into a recognised organisation that has access to, and represents, the interested of the tech and entrepreneurial communities in the province.
Its primary focus is supporting the development of high growth, high tech businesses in the Western Cape to kick-start meaningful economic growth, build new industries and create jobs.
Attending developers are encouraged to bring their laptop loaded with the IDE Arduino (http://arduino.cc) in order to make the most of Sigfox adoption workshop where eval kit will be freely supplied as part of the hands-on activities on Sigfox live network operated by Sqwidnet.
Our ecosystems partners will also be present to showcase Sigfox compliant chip/modules : STMicroelectronics, Avnet and RF Design.