Taoglas and Embedded Works Partner to Optimize Coverage and Revenue for Helium’s Crypto Miner Hotspots


BARCELONA, Spain–()–Taoglas®, a number one supplier of superior expertise for a better world, right this moment introduced a partnership with Embedded Works to offer its industry-leading antennas for Embedded Works’ portfolio of Helium Community crypto-mining gateways. This industry-first partnership highlights how one of the best performing antennas within the {industry} can enhance income for Helium crypto miners.

Helium miners serve a twin function of being a supply of cryptocurrency income in addition to gateway to attach Web of Issues (IoT) units. To earn Helium Network Token (HNT) cryptocurrency, customers merely set up a Helium Hotspot “miner” comparable to Embedded Works’ KST Affinity Enterprise Helium Gateway which is able to assist construct out the world’s largest LoRaWAN community on the Helium blockchain. To maximise HNT rewards, miner house owners want to enhance their “Proof-of-Protection” and witness beacons which might be carried out through the use of larger performing antennas put in at optimum areas.

Embedded Works chosen and examined the Taoglas Barracuda OMB.915 8dBi omni-directional antenna to be used with its Helium miners and noticed important efficiency enhancements over different distributors’ antennas. “After we put up the Taoglas excessive acquire outside antenna, we obtained an additional 10 km vary — serving to our miner enhance Proof-of-Protection and witnesses,” stated Andy Do, Embedded Works President and CEO. “Contemplating that the Helium community is including 80,000 hotspots every month, that further protection may simply translate to important further HNTs per 30 days for a person, particularly in city areas such because the Bay Space.”

The Taoglas Barracuda is right for rooftops, poles and different excessive, outside locations the place Helium crypto miners regularly set up their antennas to maximise protection. That includes an built-in bracket for simple set up on poles and partitions, the Barracuda has a UV-resistant, IP65-rated fiberglass housing that’s extra sturdy than conventional whip antennas. The antenna additionally has wind resistance as much as 241 km/h and a ruggedized N-type feminine connector.

With a sturdy 1475 x 70 mm kind issue, the Barracuda OMB.915 covers the US915 MHz LoRaWAN band. The collinear dipole array offers as much as 8 dBi peak acquire and excessive effectivity, in addition to an omnidirectional radiation sample that’s uniform within the azimuth to realize long-distance protection. That’s key for wringing most efficiency out of even minimal alerts.

Taoglas provides 30 compatible Helium antennas and just lately added six commonplace Helium cable kits, with TGC-200 and TGC-400 cables obtainable in 1 m, 5 m and 10 m lengths as commonplace. Via the Taoglas Cable Builder, custom-made cable assemblies can be constructed and shipped in as little as 24 hours.

“Embedded Works’ side-by-side comparability of the Taoglas Barracuda is yet one more real-world instance of how an excellent and high-performing antenna makes all of the distinction,” stated Dermot O’Shea, Co-CEO of Taoglas. “Within the case of Helium, that distinction might be measured a number of methods, from further income for crypto miners to a bigger, extra complete community for the individuals who rely upon it for connectivity.”

Go to Taoglas at MWC Barcelona 2022 in Hall 5 Stand 5E32 to see the Embedded Works KST Affinity Enterprise Helium Miner gateway with the Taoglas Barracuda. For extra info go to www.taoglas.com

About Taoglas

Taoglas is a number one supplier of superior expertise for a better world. Our options embrace superior parts and applied sciences and assist OEMs, enterprises, and communities to resolve the complexities of bringing digital transformation options to market shortly and cheaply. Targeted on best-in-class, high-performance antenna and RF design with superior positioning, imaging, audio and synthetic intelligence applied sciences, Taoglas has distinctive experience in integrating and commercializing extremely complicated expertise options. We make the most of this experience for our home-grown linked sensible companies comparable to Taoglas Waste Insights™ in addition to being a trusted advisor to OEMs and enterprises no matter the place they’re on their digital transformation journey. With world-class design, consultancy and engineering experience, together with assist and check facilities globally, Taoglas has confirmed experience throughout the transportation, waste administration, linked healthcare, sensible cities and sensible constructing industries.

About Embedded Works:

Embedded Works is a expertise options supplier specializing in wi-fi and Web of Issues (IoT) markets. For over 16 years, corporations starting from startups to Fortune 5000 enterprises have turned to Embedded Works to seek the advice of on the fitting wi-fi parts, LTE information plans, antennas, and turnkey IoT options.

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