FAQ Glossary
ADR
In LoRaWAN, the Adaptative Data Rate is capable of setting the optimal Spreading Factor from the network server.
downlink
An downlink message is a radio transmission from the gateway to the device.
frame
A radio frame is a raw message sent to the network. A frame has to be decrypted and decoded to be used.
LoRaWan
LoRaWan is a radio protocol dedicated to object communication, under ISM bands. LoRaWan is widely used by operators all around the world.
LPWAN
Low-Power Wide Area Networks are communication networks dedicated to IoT (Internet Of Thing). They use unlicensed radio bands to transfer data.
RSSI
Received Signal Strength Indicator
Sigfox
Sigfox is an international LPWAN network, based on Ultra Narrow Band (UNB) technology.
TTN
TTN (The Things Network) is an hybrid public/private LoRaWAN network relying on a large user community.
uplink
An uplink message is a radio transmission from the device to the gateway.