Science Foundation Ireland

UCC Pervasive Nation User Group

On 8 June a Pervasive Nation User Group workshop will take place at University College Cork. The session will provide an opportunity to get a full hands-on experience of the Pervasive Nation platform, connecting devices to the network, integrating data management systems, as well as getting first-hand experience of the latest sensor development platforms that some CONNECT researchers have been working on over the past few months.

Morning session (9.30am – 1.00pm)

  • Intro on Lora/LoRaWAN and the latest updates from the LoRa Alliance (the non-profit body driving the development and standardisation of the LoRaWAN protocol).
  • An overview of the Pervasive Nation platform and how it is deployed, including the Pervasive Nation roadmap and the latest features.
  • Hands-on walkthrough of bringing devices on and off a tenant on the network (e.g., and the various ways of accessing data.
  • Hands on session – hardware and software with a full LoRa/LoRaWAN sensor development environment based around the Pervasive Nation reference design.

Session Requirements
Please bring your laptop along to the session, ensuring that you have the following:

  • Running Linux/Mac/Windows
  • Chrome or Firefox web browsers

Master’s, PhD students and post-docs in all aspects of IoT and Wide Area Networks and all researchers interested in using wireless sensing to gather data.

Room G15, Western Gateway Building, School of Computer Science, UCC.

Please confirm attendance to before 5 June.

Pervasive Nation is Ireland’s Internet of Things testbed operated by CONNECT, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks headquartered at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin.

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CONNECT is the world leading Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications. CONNECT is funded under the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres Programme and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund. We engage with over 35 companies including large multinationals, SMEs and start-ups. CONNECT brings together world-class expertise from ten Irish academic institutes to create a one-stop-shop for telecommunications research, development and innovation.

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