Introducing New IoT Solutions: RAK5166/67 WisLink Concentrator Module & RAK7285 WisGate Edge Ultra Full-Duplex Gateway

SHENZHEN, China, April 9, 2024 — RAKwireless, a leading innovator in IoT connectivity, launches two new IoT products: the RAK5166/RAK5167 WisLink Concentrator Module for LoRa and the RAK7285 WisGate Edge Ultra Full-Duplex Gateway for LoRaWAN®. These products aim to significantly enhance connectivity for smart cities, industrial IoT, agriculture, and more, providing scalable, efficient options for various sectors.

The new RAK5166/RAK5167 WisLink Concentrator Module for LoRa features Semtech's advanced SX1303 core within an innovative M.2 form factor. RAK5166/RAK5167 is engineered to transform industrial PCs and IoT gateways with M.2 slots into high-performance gateways for LoRaWAN, catering to the evolving needs of modern enterprises.

It supports a wide selection of global license-free frequency bands for LoRa.

Key Highlights:

  • Advanced SX1303 Core: Provides high-performance LoRa communication.
  • M.2 Form Factor: Allows for easy integration into systems, ideal for integrated solutions where space is limited.
  • Wide Application Range: Suitable for use in manufacturing, logistics, smart buildings, and more, meeting various connectivity needs.

Enhance Connectivity for Critical Operations with the RAK7285 WisGate Edge Ultra

The RAK7285 WisGate Edge Ultra is a full-duplex gateway for LoRaWAN that supports simultaneous data transmission and reception. This technology surpasses traditional half-duplex systems, serving as a crucial component for sectors that depend on real-time data exchange and need scalable networks.

Key Highlights:

  • Full-Duplex Support: Allows for simultaneous two-way communication, which greatly reduces delays and improves the network's capacity.
  • Innovative Cavity Filter Technology: The integrated cavity filter minimizes out-of-band interference, particularly from cellular base stations, ensuring interference-free and seamless data transmission.
  • Integrated Lightning Protection: The advanced cavity filter also comes with built-in lightning protection, eliminating the need for additional arrestors and ensuring your network’s resilience in all weather conditions.
  • Broad Use Cases: Suitable for a range of applications, including large-scale solar PV stations and comprehensive agricultural management, the RAK7285 ensures consistent connectivity in diverse settings.

"In the fast-changing industrial sector, where M.2 standards are becoming very important, adding LoRa technology is now a big trend. Our new RAK5166/67 M.2 LoRa Concentrator Module easily connects existing industrial gateways to the ever-expansive LoRaWAN. This new product offers industrial systems, from building automation to Industry 4.0, a chance to find new uses and improve how they connect. We look forward to seeing how this module will help our users create new IoT solutions," said Ken Yu, CEO of RAKwireless.

"The RAK7285 Full Duplex Gateway offers a solution to the complicated issues that come with high-density IoT scenarios. In places requiring many devices, like monitoring animals on farms or managing solar power stations, it's very important to have strong and effective ways for devices to communicate. We're proud to bring this solution to the market, and we're excited to see the wide range of uses it will support."

About RAKwireless

RAKwireless is a leading provider of private network solutions. Headquartered in Shenzhen, RAKwireless helps businesses scale their IoT solutions, from small-scale projects to enterprise-level deployments

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