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Docomo, Panasonic to test LPWA-enabled IoT home appliances

Thursday 1 March 2018 | 06:55 CET | News
NTT Docomo and Panasonic have agreed to collaborate on a pilot experiment aimed at creating a business model and developing and verifying technologies towards realizing IoT-based home appliances utilizing Low Power Wide Area (LPWA). Tests are scheduled to start in autumn, with a total of about 1,000 units of LPWA-enabled home appliances deployed in Tokyo, Osaka and Shiga Prefecture, located northeast of Osaka. The trial envisions a large number of home appliances connected to LPWA networks on a nationwide scale.

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: NTT DoCoMo / Panasonic
Countries: Japan
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