Imagine if you were lost in the middle of nowhere and needed some help? Or more simply, if you had no phone network coverage and needed to send an important message? Well, Sigfox allows you to send a small message to a contact of your choice by using a third-party texting API. In this tutorial, we will use Twilio and Sigfox Cloud.
Here is a quick video presentation:
SIGFOX is the world’s leading service provider for the Internet of Things (IoT).
One global 0G network to connect your physical world with the digital universe and power industry transformation.
Now present in more than 70 countries, Sigfox is the first player to build the largest IoT ecosystem in the world, from big manufacturers to hundreds of startups and device-makers on four continents. This unique approach in the world of wireless connectivity, where there is no signaling overhead, a compact and optimized protocol, and where object share not attached to the network. Sigfox offers a software based communications solution, where all the network and computing complexity is managed in the Cloud, rather than on the devices. All that together, it drastically reduces energy consumption and costs of connected devices.
As a Sigfox Operator, Connected Baltics is the first nationwide IoT-network operator in Estonia, deploying and selling Sigfox’s low power wide area (LPWA) IoT connectivity solution and enabling millions of connected devices to send small messages in a cost-effective and energy-efficient way.
Sigfox is designed to enable millions of smart devices to connect directly using Sigfox technology providing the most energy and cost efficient connectivity solution to the market. Using low data exchanges the battery life for connected devices can last years-to-decade, all this done at very ultra-low cost, seamless connectivity and advance cloud integration with high security.