SatCom for IoT

Remote LoRaWANTM

solutions

 

Global satellite coverage

for LoRaWANTM sensors

Inmarsat IsatData Pro (IDP)

Low power consumption

5W and wide ranging power support (9-36V)

Seamless IoT platform integration

Automatically connects sensor traffic to major IoT platforms such as AWS IoT.

Very low satellite airtime costs per sensor

The MinFarm LoRaWANTM network architecture utilizes protocol optimization to forward sensor payload traffic over the very high latency non-IP packet data satellite services of Inmarsat IDP.

 

LoRaWANTM Satellite Bridge solutions

MF-200 IoT Satellite Bridge: Seamless LoRaWANTM connectivity over the Inmarsat IsatData Pro satellite service. Connect any LoRaWAN sensor over satellite to your cloud resource today.

 

(Easy mechanical integration): Small form factor for easy integration of the unit into a custom case.​

Note: 100 kilobyte prepaid Inmarsat satellite airtime packages are available for all the above products for test purposes from MinFarm. Email sales@minfarmtech.com for pricing and delivery times (Units usually ship in 3-5 days from order)

MinFarm Product News Update:

MinFarm collaboration with Inmarsat and CPN Satellite Service on solar powered MF 400 IoT Satellite Bridge

 

25 August 2020: Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has teamed up with CPN Satellite Services and MinFarm Tech to launch the MF 400 IoT Satellite Bridge incorporating Inmarsat’s IsatData Pro (IDP) service. The solution enables data from IoT sensors operating on LoRaWAN™ networks to be optimised for transmission over Inmarsat’s IDP service, which will bring much-needed additional connectivity to IoT devices deployed in remote locations across a range of different sectors. (read more HERE)

 

CPN Satellite Service data sheet (80 W solar panel unit):

 

Case studies

Remote dam monitoring with LoRaWANTM

Remote dam monitoring requires engineers to make onsite visits to measure key safety metrics. These onsite visits to locations that are often extremely remote are expensive and do not occur on a frequent basis. LoRaWANTM sensors with satellite connectivity offers 24/7 availability of key sensor metrics, that can enable remote engineers, take decisions regarding the safety of the dam and when onsite visits are necessary. This leads to lower running costs of dam maintenance, better flood monitoring and real-time warning systems.

Remote water pipe monitoring with LoRaWANTM

Remote pipeline monitoring with a MinFarm IoT Satellite Bridge,  both reduces the requirement for onsite maintenance visits by engineers to pipeline infrastructure and greatly enhances the effectiveness of such visits to identify pipeline components that are leading to water loss. A single MinFarm IoT Satellite Bridge is capable of giving up to 15 km radius coverage to multiple water sensors that monitor water levels. The Bridge can operate entirely off-grid, drawing power from a single 80W solar panel and communicating via Inmarsat packet data services. Both grid power and terrestrial communications infrastructure are typically absent or unreliable over the entirety of a remote pipeline. Where leakage of water can be anywhere between 20% to 50% of water supply, realtime data provided to remote engineers via low cost satellite links is a very effective way to improve water infrastructure performance.

 
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Events

IoT Tech Expo Europe, 24-25 November, Amsterdam, Booth #: 484
  


Meet the MinFarm Tech team this November in Amsterdam at the world leading IoT conference & event series, IoT Tech Expo. Our engineers are very happy to discuss your specific remote LoRaWANTM requirements, satellite communication and off-grid power. Learn more here

 
 
About MinFarm 

 

MinFarm is an engineering product company, focused on supporting LoRaWANTM in remote locations. Our engineering team’s combined skills are in hardware engineering for extreme environments, off-grid power, and software IoT protocol optimization for non standard satellite links. A focus on developing and testing in remote locations ensures our products work reliably and cost efficiently. MinFarm’s engineering team have over 20 years experience in providing remote communication solutions to support your critical data operations. 

Team leaders 

Stephen
Project Lead

“Our engineers travel to where the problems are”

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Henry

Tech Lead

“Off-the-shelf IoT components are often not designed with latency, noise or jitter in mind”

Ronan

Mechanical engineering

“There is no tougher environment for electronics then Satcom field conditions”

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Carl

Operations

“Remote IoT is a balancing act between cloud and local processing”

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Contact

Tel: +46-70-2368501

Website: www.minfarmtech.com
Email: sales@minfarmtech.com
Postal address: MinFarm BIA AB
Box 7617
103 94 Stockholm

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