WAZIUP: A Low-Cost Infrastructure for Deploying IoT in Developing Countries
Long-range radio are promising technologies to deploy low-cost Low Power WAN for a large variety of IoT applications. There are however many issues that must be considered before deploying IoT solutions for low-income developing countries. This article will present these issues and show how they can be addressed in the context of African rural applications. We then describe the WAZIUP low-cost and long-range IoT framework. The framework takes cost of hardware and services as the main challenge to be addressed as well as offering quick appropriation and customization possibilities by third-parties.
KeywordsLPWAN Low-power IoT Low-cost IoT Rural applications
The WAZIUP project received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 687607.
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