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By partnering with Senet for network-as-a-service and device management services, SimplyCity helps clients transform legacy monitoring systems to modern IoT solutions.
American LoRa-based network provider, Senet, has announced a technology partnership with SimplyCity, to expand network connectivity and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in Australia.
End-to-end IoT solution provider and systems integrator, SimplyCity, provides smart city management solutions to Australian Councils for a variety of applications. These include solar energy metering, control systems, optimised street lighting and pedestrian flow monitoring.
By partnering with Senet for network-as-a-service (NaaS), connectivity and device management services, SimplyCity said it is able to help clients transform legacy monitoring systems to modern IoT solutions. Among the benefits cited will be cost savings, usage optimisation, increased energy efficiency and improved municipal planning.
“We selected Senet as our managed LoRaWAN network provider based upon its flexible coverage models, network planning and management capabilities, and reliable enterprise-level of service support,” said Ram Kuppusamy, director of SimplyCity.
“This strategic partnership also allows us to take advantage of Senet’s vast ecosystem of certified sensor and gateway manufacturers from around the world.”
In collaboration with Senet, SimplyCity is implementing an environmental monitoring solution in a Western Australian salt mine.
Described as a flagship project, SimplyCity said this will set the global standard for industrial-grade IoT projects at remote locations under harsh conditions.
“Senet has proven expertise solving problems for municipalities, farms and industrial organisations by integrating and sharing critical sensor data”
SimplyCity has also delivered several LoRaWAN-based agricultural productivity solutions under its SimplyFarm business unit and brand. The company also claims it is also enabling new data-driven critical infrastructure and asset management projects and services for communities, city planners and school students through the deployment of a “free to use IoT network”.
“We look forward to working with SimplyCity to provide IoT network connectivity and managed network services to support and scale customer IoT applications across many diverse markets,” added Bruce Chatterley, CEO at Senet.
“[It] has proven expertise solving problems for municipalities, farms and industrial organisations by integrating and sharing critical sensor data. We are excited to be collaborating with SimplyCity to create and implement future IoT applications across Australia.”
A founding and contributing member of the LoRa Alliance, Senet is a provider in global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity used to instrument the physical world and enable businesses to revolutionise their operations.
In addition, Senet said it offers a full suite network planning, deployment and management services to support on-demand network expansion based on the geographical and application-specific connectivity needs of its partners and customers.
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