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Akenza blog preview wildlife conservation
Published Dec 16, 2021 by Fabian Gerschwiler

Imagine a connected wildlife reserve where IoT informs the rangers operational decisions to sustainably and efficiently protect wildlife.

Lukas Schefer from Volunteering Africa shares insights about his project in Southern Africa, demonstrating how akenza enabled a straightforward IoT solution.

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Akenza product update nov preview
Published Dec 1, 2021 by Fabian Gerschwiler

This month again, we are excited to bring you new features that will make your life easier. Discover our new asset features and output connectors.

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Scale PoC
Published Nov 26, 2021 by Marco Mantoan

This article analyzes what it means to scale a POC to a higher degree of complexity. It explores the challenges an organization faces during the implementation of a large-scale IoT enterprise solution.

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Akenza product update preview
Published Oct 29, 2021 by Fabian Gerschwiler

The growth of the akenza ecosystem continues! During the past month, we successfully onboarded new partners and released exciting product features, now available for your next IoT project.

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IoT project fail
Published Sep 9, 2021 by Ana Grossmann

The fact that nowadays three-quarters of IoT projects fail, is especially surprising considering that the Internet of Things is estimated to become a market valued at $ 11.1 trillion by 2025. Read about the main challenges faced by businesses implementing IoT-Solutions.

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Published Aug 26, 2021 by Alexis Leibbrandt

LoRa gateways serve as communication devices within a LoRa network between end-devices and the LoRaWAN network server (LNS). In this article, we give you a general introduction to LoRa gateway.

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Published Jun 10, 2021 by Ana Grossmann

It is not surprising that air conditions affect our well-being and productivity level. But how to know when the threshold is reached and ventilation is necessary? Read all about the tools necessary to obtain the healthiest environment.

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Published May 27, 2021 by Ana Grossmann

This article covers everything you need to know about IoT: what it is, how it works, and what are the smart use cases built with IoT.

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Published Apr 13, 2021 by Fabian Gerschwiler

Although the smart lighting market has a forecasted CAGR of 22% from 2019 to 2026, many are still hesitant to invest in IoT solutions. This article offers an insight into the current situation, trends and current application examples of smart lighting solutions and what role it plays in indoor- and outdoor IoT applications, offering optimization and efficiency in every aspect, well-being, energy, habits and space.

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Published Jan 15, 2021 by Alexis Leibbrandt

In this article, we give an overview of the IoT connectivity landscape and provide some examples of typical use cases for each connectivity technology.

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Published Sep 1, 2020 by Jonas Schmid

For years, Switzerland has been one of the world leaders in recycling. Recycling conserves resources, saves energy, reduces CO2 pollution and creates secondary raw materials. With over 340,000 t and a recycling rate of over 90%, glass is one of the most important recycled materials. Glass is collected together with metal in a dense network of collection points.

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Published Aug 10, 2020 by Dr. Luciano Sarperi, ZHAW School of Engineering

Smart Waste is one of the key Use Cases in the Smart City ecosystem and widely discussed and piloted by various cities and entities. Technically though, the case is not as simple as it sounds and as might be expected. This publication of Dr. Luciano Sapieri and Patrick Rennhard of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences is the result of a bachelors student project supported by us.

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Akenza blog partner microsoft Azure
Published Jun 22, 2020 by Alexis Leibbrandt

We are proud to announce that the akenza IoT system is now officially available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace giving Azure customers a seamless opportunity to self deploy akenza into their Azure subscription.

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Iot people counting retail
Published Mar 19, 2020 by Sascha Smolokovski

Currently, retailers including supermarkets and banks have a challenge that is quite new to them: How to make sure there aren’t too many people in their facility at the same time. Also their clients face a similar challenge: It is best to shop when there are not too many people around.

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Published Mar 2, 2020 by Jonas Schmid

Smart City projects operate in an area of conflict between the benefits for the citizens of a city and the requirements of data protection. Acceptance varies significantly and depends, among other things, on early and transparent communication. A blog post on netzwoche.ch

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Published Feb 19, 2020 by Jonas Schmid

How can we save resources with IoT or is it only a hype or a trend? In this Interview with booster magazine, we've been answering such questions. Read it now on our blog.

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Akenza blog partner kudaw
Published Feb 6, 2020 by Jonas Schmid

The collaboration between Küdaw and Akenza is a door opener for both parties to new markets - more than just a perfect technological fit. As a leading source of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence solutions Küdaw will trust Akenza Core as one of their data stream sources to make sense out of millions of datasets. Akenza is now in a position to bring great Analytics and AI technology to its partners and customers.

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Enabling smart city akenza blog
Published Feb 3, 2020 by Jonas Schmid

We are so proud! The Akenza Core is the brain of the new ecosystem of the digital city of Zürich. With this project, we are starting to truly make IoT simple for each and everyone here - with our great partners Microsoft and ewz. Check out our video on building the first steps to a #smartcityzurich here.

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Published Jan 28, 2020 by Marius Giger

Well done to the Swisscom team for hosting such an impactful event last week at the Hallenstadion, Zurich. Thank you to all those that helped put this event together and especially to the guests that joined us at our booth.

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Akenza Occupancy Sensor
Published Dec 15, 2019 by Alexis Leibbrandt

The promise of IoT (Internet of Things) is known by many these days, quite simply: adding connectivity to everyday devices. You have most likely heard about the advent of 5G, the fifth generation of cellular network technology, and how that is going to actually connect them all. This provides companies with a lot of new options for tracking vehicles and goods. We hereby offer a number of interesting use cases.

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Iotswc akenza intro
Published Oct 31, 2019 by Jonas Schmid

The IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona is the largest IoT event in the world. A delegation of six Akenza employees visited this year's edition to get inspired with new ideas, solutions and people, taking the opportunity to let the world know about our Akenza Core.

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Published Sep 27, 2019 by Alexis Leibbrandt

In the past few years, the Internet of Things has already started to fulfill its promise: large amounts of everyday objects have been turned into networked devices, providing all sorts of information and data that can be acted on.

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Akenza blog retail
Published Sep 11, 2019 by Jonas Schmid

Retailers are facing an increased competition by e-commerce. Amazon and other large online retailers continue to rapidly expand their market share. In 2018, an estimated 1.8 billion people worldwide purchase goods online.

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