Phil Beecher

DistribuTECH Network

Delivering Interoperability with Wi-SUN FAN Certified Devices at DistribuTECH 2020

By Phil Beecher, President and CEO, Wi-SUN Alliance At this year’s DistribuTECH show, we saw strong evidence of the growing number of Wi-SUN FAN based products targeting smart city applications such as advanced metering infrastructure and street lighting. From the beginning, the Wi-SUN Alliance has implemented rigorous testing and certification programs to deliver secure, interoperable …

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DistribuTECH Network

Exegin and Wi-SUN Alliance Members Demonstrate FAN Interoperability at DistribuTECH 2020

By Leslie Mulder, President, Exegin. Historically Exegin has been one of the leaders in industrial grade IPv6 mesh networking technology, having engaged in some of the industry’s early efforts to use IEEE 802.15.4 radios to create IPv6 based mesh networks. In conjunction with Japan’s drive to introduce wireless communications systems for the utility industry the …

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Wi-SUN technology provides the platform for City of London Smart City Initiative

A chilly and damp November evening may not have been the best timing for an outdoor event in London but it provided an ideal opportunity to ‘showcase’ the City of London Corporation’s next step into Smart City IoT, a 12,000 unit smart street lighting deployment built on Wi-SUN technology, to the media. We were privileged …

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Choosing the right technology for your IoT network could be the biggest decision you make

No one can dispute that we have entered the age of the Internet of Things (IoT). Some industries are a few years into the adoption process, including smart cities and utilities looking to utilize the IoT for applications from smart grid and advanced metering to connected street lighting, to help deliver costs savings and drive …

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How should Utilities optimise their communications infrastructure for IoT Platform Connectivity?

Growth of IoT solutions within the Utility industry is growing considerably each year. There are many pitfalls and mistakes that can be prevented by understanding how to configure your IoT network early on. Which networks, what kind of devices, how to improve outage management, protect deployments against security breaches, ensure long lifecycles of devices and …

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Gloria Yang on behalf of Allion Labs

FAN Awards

Wi-SUN Alliance Recognizes Key Contributors for Launch of the Wi-SUN FAN Certification Program Standards and interoperability are key to continued growth for the IoT industry. The availability of certified Wi-SUN FAN solutions delivers on our mission to offer utilities, cities and service providers adaptable multi-service networks that will help ensure interoperability today and for future …

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As US Regulation looms, are IoT Customers prepared enough?

The US is about to see its first state-level legislation regulating the Internet of Things to be more secure.It’s something that any organization implementing large-scale IoT communications networks should be taking very seriously. The regulation demands that devices fitting this description, which would be most IoT sensors and controllers, have ‘reasonable security’. It defines this …

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