Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the next development priorities of
the communications industry. By connecting people and thing, things and things
to meet the connection requirements of long-distance Internet of Things devices, thus,
LPWAN (low-power Wide-Area Network, Low-power wide-area network) was developed.
LPWAN is designed for low bandwidth, low functionality, long distance, large
number of connected applications.
There are numerous cases of smart building and application in Hong Kong.
IoT has become an indispensable element in the future development of Hong Kong.
Cisco recently began working with Actility and Pixel Networks, and successfully
deployed the first low-power wide area network (LPWAN) in Hong Kong to provide
Internet connectivity services, the network is Acting's ThingPark Wireless
platform, the platform and Cisco Networking solutions and LPWAN gateway
technology to meet the needs of public and private hosting networks.
LPWAN does not require complex audio and video, large data transmission,
etc., it is the most specific things to achieve IoT in recent years. The number of Internet devices will be more
than ten times of the market size of smart phones, so the industry face this
trend which are the rise of investment tide, We believe that the Internet of
Thing is definitely the next driving force of economic development.