NEW GUIDE: Using #LoraWAN and The Things Network with @CircuitPython @thethingsntwrk #IoT
Interested in bringing your CircuitPython project online? Now you can with LoRaWAN and The Things Network. All CircuitPython devices (including Raspberry Pis and Python-linux boards) can talk with The Things Network using a new library – CircuitPython_TinyLoRa.
If you’ve been considering getting into the LoRa, this guide is the easiest way to get connected to The Things Network. Set up a Things Network application, load TinyLoRa onto your board, copy over the required files, configure your code, and connect!
What is The Things Network?
The Things Network is a project dedicated to building a network for the Internet of Things. While WiFi is used in most Internet of Things devices, The Things Network uses a protocol called LoRaWAN which allows devices to talk to the internet without cellular or WiFi connectivity. This means you don’t need to worry about protected wireless hotspots, cellular data plans, or spotty WiFi connectivity.
Are you using LoRa for your IoT project? Let us know in the comments
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