# Application of LoRaWAN for smart metering : an experimental verification

@inproceedings{Laveyne2017ApplicationOL,
title={Application of LoRaWAN for smart metering : an experimental verification},
author={Joannes I. Laveyne and Greet Van Eetvelde and Lieven Vandevelde},
year={2017}
}
• Published 2017
• Computer Science
The emerging Internet of Things (IoT) market is generating a lot of buzz, and different Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technologies such as Sigfox, Ingenu or LoRaWAN are making waves in the industry. The speed at which nation-wide networks based on these technologies are being rolled out is among the fastest ever seen on the European continent. In this paper we discuss the aptitude of a LoRaWAN network to capture data from smart energy meters. Special attention is given to the…
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