A Study on LoRaWAN for Wireless Sensor Networks

  • S. SubashiniEmail author
  • R. Venkateswari
  • P. Mathiyalagan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 810)


Wireless sensor network plays a tremendous role in various fields such as agriculture, environmental monitoring, military applications, health care, etc. There are many challenges in designing wireless sensor network that are specific to the application under consideration. The developments of Internet of Things with interconnected physical objects improve the application space, flexibility and sophistication of wireless sensor networks. LoRaWAN is a long range wide area network which uses low power and unlicensed Lora Band for wireless communication among battery operated devices. The characteristics such as transfer rate 300 bps to 50 kbps, low power and very low duty cycle makes LoRaWAN a potential candidate for IOT applications. In this paper the possibility of implementing LoRaWAN for variety of wireless sensor network application have been analyzed.


Wireless sensor network (WSN) Internet of things (IoT) LoRaWAN 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Subashini
    • 1
    Email author
  • R. Venkateswari
    • 2
  • P. Mathiyalagan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of CSEPSV College of Engineering and TechnologyKrishnagiriIndia
  2. 2.Department of ECEPSG College of TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia
  3. 3.Department of CSESri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeCoimbatoreIndia

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