VIP's on your Sigfox Success
Very Important Principles that ONLY SIGFOX EXPERTS KNOWS.
- Mounting of the device
It’s the climb.
We couldn't express it any clearer that most devices performed better when they are mounted vertically or pointing upwards, most of the devices we've tested (Loka, Alps, Oyster) performed way better (Up to 6 dBm better! Imagine having that extra power without having to add an extended antenna?).
Connection before Implementation.
- Before implementing your IoT solutions, make sure that the areas that you are targeting is well covered by the Sigfox Network. We have tools to check that remotely: Thinxtra Coverage Map | Sigfox Service map | Sigfox Resources
Related Help Article: https://help.thinxtra.com/portal/en/kb/articles/check-your-sigfox-coverage-thinxtra-coverage-tool
- Coverage can be tricky at times, we understand that and we're here to help. Not happy with the Thinxtra Coverage Map results?
Tip: Most of the coverage problems that we've encountered was easily solved by acquiring this small but powerful Access Station Micro | Sigfox build! If you are interested to have one, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can assist you on this.
Choosing the Platform that you suits you BEST.
- Choosing the right platform that can give you confidence that visualizing the data from the device is a piece of cake, skip on the code and go straight to a platform that best suit your needs.
We have IoT Platform Offering for a variety of industries:
- Our goal is to meet your business case? Need help on deciding which is which? Partnering with the Experts of IoT can help you to make these decisions, you may contact us at email@example.com so we can help you go further ahead of your market competition.
Sigfox Backend : Quick Integration using Callbacks
Quick Integration using Callbacks By this time, I assume that you have created your device type and have registered your first device to the Sigfox Network. Way to go! You may ask, what now? How will I get my device data flowing from the Sigfox ...
Sigfox Backend : Creating your first Device Type
Sigfox Backend : Creating your first Device Type Pre-requisites: Sigfox Backend Login Credentials Sigfox Contract with Available Tokens If you don't have any of the pre-requisites above, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org so we can assist you ...
Check your Sigfox Coverage: Thinxtra Coverage Tool
My device stopped communicating! It is an imperative to check the coverage around the device to give you more insight as to one of the reasons why your device suddenly stops communicating. In most cases the Thinxtra Coverage Tool could help you ...
Basic Troubleshooting a Sigfox Device
If the unit has not been transmitting it could be on of the following issues: 1. The device is in a non covered area. ○ Bring the device in a covered area. You may check using the Thinxtra Coverage Map. ○ Remove the batteries and put them ...
Sigfox Backend - Adding Error Callback To Monitor Change In Availability Of Known Base Stations
Adding Error Callbacks to a specific device type gives you more visibility whenever there is an outage in a base station where your device has connected previously. Setting up this Error Callback is done in very simple steps: Go to Device Type Then ...