Author Archives: LivingLab

The Things Network wants to make every city smart – starting with Amsterdam

Amsterdam is set to become a ‘connected city’ with the launch of a new Internet-of-Things wireless network that will allow objects to transmit data between each other – and The Next Web is helping to bring it to life. The Things Network is a first-of-its-kind system that uses low-power, low-bandwidth LoRaWAN technology to cover the […]

Glimworm’s iBeacon testing ground uses first LoRa network in the world

Living Lab for Smart City Apps Hazerswoude – Rijndijk, August 18, 2015 – Amsterdam is actively positioning itself as a Smart City and is giving visitors, companies and students the opportunity to test the iBeacon Mile Smart City Apps. The very first LoRaWan network in the world enables users to communicate through the M2M communication […]

The worlds first iBeacon Living Lab and public LoRaWAN network

Starting January 2016, the Netherlands will host the rotating presidency of the European Union in Amsterdam for six months. During this period the city will hold many events in on the historic Marine Base- The Marineterrein- now an innovation hub and home to Startup Delta and now the IoT experts Glimworm. To help the city showcase innovation for the European Presidency they created an iBeacon Mile from Amsterdam Central Station along the old harbor past the new Public Library, the Nemo science museum and the Maritime Museum ending at the Marineterrein.