Las Vegas, USA, and Cambridge, UK --- The Weightless SIG announced availability of Weightless-P hardware and the pre-launch of a Weightless-P Software Development Kit. In conjunction with Weightless Vendor partner, Antenova, Weightless-P hardware is to be shown at CTIA SuperMobility in Las Vegas, September 7-9. A limited number of free Weightless-P SDKs will be made available to developers in an offer specific to the show.
The hardware, dubbed the Weightless Ignition Pack, provides Weightless-P network connectivity out of the box. Fabien Petitgrand, technical representative for the Weightless SIG explained “We have been working for more than two years now on a technology that significantly moves the LPWAN game on” adding “The Weightless Ignition Pack includes hardware and full Weightless-P software protocol stack combination delivering substantive improvements and competitive advantages over existing IoT connectivity options”.
The Weightless Ignition Pack (list price USD$1500) will be made available as part of a pre-launch offer on the Weightless website with a limited number offered to Weightless Developers free of charge. Developers should visit www.try.weightless.org/ctia for full details of the offer. The packs include a Weightless-P base station, end device modules, antennas, a full Weightless-P protocol stack for the base station, end device and host as well as all necessary cabling. The pack will enable a Weightless-P IoT network to be deployed ‘out of the box’.
Weightless-P is an Open Standard for a high capacity LPWAN that is designed for performance. It aims to become the de facto standard for public and private IoT networks.
Further details are available at http://www.weightless.org