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Helium launches $51M-funded “LongFi” IoT alternative to cellular

By | Apps, Blockchain, Bluetooth, Chris Bruce, cryptocurrency, Enterprise, Funding, Fundings & Exits, Gadgets, Hardware, Helium, IoT, Mobile, Recent Funding, Shawn Fanning, Startups, TC, Transportation, Union Square Ventures, wifi

With 200X the range of WiFi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missing dogs via IoT collars, and collect data from infrastructure sensors. The catch is that Helium’s tiny, extremely low-power, low-data transmission chips rely on connecting to […]

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Helium launches $51M-funded “LongFi” IoT alternative to cellular

By | Apps, Blockchain, Bluetooth, Chris Bruce, cryptocurrency, Enterprise, Funding, Fundings & Exits, Gadgets, Hardware, Helium, IoT, Mobile, Recent Funding, Shawn Fanning, Startups, TC, Transportation, Union Square Ventures, wifi

With 200X the range of WiFi at 1/1000th of the cost of a cellular modem, Helium’s “LongFi” wireless network debuts today. Its transmitters can help track stolen scooters, find missing dogs via IoT collars, and collect data from infrastructure sensors. The catch is that Helium’s tiny, extremely low-power, low-data transmission chips rely on connecting to […]

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