Connect the Unconnected: Unlocking the Potential of IoT Apllications with Milesight's LoRaWAN Gateways

In the ever-evolving landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT), connectivity is the key to unlocking unprecedented possibilities. Milesight, a leading innovator in the field of IoT solutions, introduces a range of cutting-edge LoRaWAN® Gateways, bridging the gap between the physical and digital realms and empowering businesses and industries to tap into the vast potential of the IoT. A LoRaWAN® gateway is essential in LoRaWAN® networks, enabling long-range communication between IoT devices and the network server. It provides line-of-sight coverage up to 15 km and extends approximately 2 km in urban areas. Notably, it can support connections with up to 2000 LoRaWAN® nodes.

What is a LoRaWAN Gateway

How to Choose a Right LoRaWAN Gateway

Selecting the right LoRaWAN gateway is a critical decision that significantly influences the success of your IoT deployment. With various options available, it's essential to make informed choices based on specific requirements. Let's explore key considerations for choosing the right LoRaWAN gateway.

  • Frequency Band: Identify the frequency band that aligns with your region's regulations and standards. Different frequency bands may be available, and selecting the appropriate one is crucial for compliance.
  • Coverage Range and Capabilities: Assess the coverage range required for your application. Consider the gateway's capabilities in terms of the maximum distance it can effectively cover and whether it meets the geographical requirements of your deployment.
  • Connectivity Options: Evaluate the connectivity options offered by the gateway. Ensure compatibility with your chosen network servers and protocols. Consider additional features like support for Wi-Fi, cellular or Ethernet connectivity based on your specific needs.
  • Power Supply and Consumption: Understand the power supply options available for the gateway. Consider factors such as power consumption, backup capabilities, and the suitability of the power source for your deployment environment, especially in remote or off-grid locations.
  • Manageability and Maintenance: Look for gateways with user-friendly management interfaces. Consider features that simplify deployment, monitoring, and maintenance tasks. Remote management capabilities can significantly enhance operational efficiency.
  • Environmental Considerations: Assess the environmental conditions where the gateway will operate. Choose a gateway with the appropriate level of durability and protection against factors such as weather, temperature variations, and humidity.
  • Secondary Development Support: Check if the gateway supports secondary development. This can be crucial if you require customization or specific functionalities tailored to your IoT application.
  • Compatibility and Integration: Verify that the chosen gateway supports major network servers, like Semtech, Chirpstack, Basics Station, AWS, and Senet. This broad compatibility ensures a smooth and integrated experience, allowing you to build and manage your IoT network with ease.


Why Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways?

Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways stand at the forefront of IoT connectivity, providing robust and scalable solutions for a range of applications. Whether you're navigating urban deployments, industrial settings, or exploring solar-powered options, Milesight offers a diverse range to meet every requirement. With features such as a global frequency band, a long-distance communication range, and versatile connectivity options, Milesight's gateways are designed for adaptability. The inclusion of easy remote management enhances operational efficiency, and their compatibility with major network servers ensures seamless integration into your IoT ecosystem.

Let's explore the Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways.


Overview of Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways

Milesight UG63 Mini LoRaWAN® Gateway is an ideal solution for independent small-scale deployments and seamless blind spot coverage.  The Milesight UG63 Mini LoRaWAN® Gateway features 8 Channels and can connect up to 2000 end-nodes. The communication range in urban areas is up to 2 km. It can be deployed in scale and meet the budget. What's more, the UG63 can be used for eliminating blind spots contributing to higher network availability. 

Milesight UG56 Industrial LoRaWAN® Gateway is designed for industrial use, penetrating three floors in buildings and providing coverage of up to 2 km in urban areas and 15 km in rural areas. With extended antenna cables, users can install the magnetic antenna or fiber-glass antenna (optional) at a signal-optimized place to cover more areas.


Milesight UG65 Indoor LoRaWAN® Gateway – the epitome of indoor connectivity innovation. Say goodbye to rugged industrial-style designs – UG65 introduces a new look. With its sleek design, this gateway is more than meets the eye. Armored with a quad-core 1.5 GHz SoC, 512 MB RAM, and 8 GB flash memory, the UG65 stands out in performance.  Perfect for smart offices, malls, and buildings, the UG65 is your go-to solution for modern indoor connectivity needs.

Milesight UG67 outdoor LoRaWAN® Gateway purpose-built to withstand the harshest conditions. Housed in a robust IP67 enclosure and crafted from industrial-grade materials, the UG67 exemplifies resilience. Its built-in high-capacity capacitor ensures continued operation for up to 1 minute, enabling alert transmission during power outages. For customization enthusiasts, the UG67 supports Python secondary development. Furthermore, its Node-RED compatibility facilitates seamless integration of devices and services. The UG67 embodies reliability and adaptability for outdoor connectivity solutions.

Milesight SG50 Ultra Low Power Solar LoRaWAN® Gateway is designed to facilitate connectivity in remote areas, it operates independently in challenging environments. With built-in rechargeable batteries and a solar panel, the SG50 is an energy-efficient solution capable of running for up to 4 days without sunlight. Notably, it supports cellular backhaul network consumption, providing a sustainable and reliable connectivity solution for remote locations. Embrace the future of wire-free, solar-powered connectivity with the SG50.


Advances Features of Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways

Milesight's extensive lineup of LoRaWAN® Gateways caters to diverse connectivity needs, offering a rich array of advanced features. These features play a pivotal role in enhancing the overall IoT connectivity experience, providing users with cutting-edge capabilities that go beyond conventional solutions.  (Note: No all gateway support all following features)

  • Auto-P Configuration: Milesight gateways integrate with the RPS (Redirection and Provisioning Service), and streamline the device setup process by enabling automatic configuration upon network connection. This feature simplifies deployment and eliminates the need for manual intervention, saving time and resources.
  • New Milesight DeviceHub: Enables remote monitoring and management of devices. This feature enhances accessibility and control, allowing users to efficiently oversee and troubleshoot devices from a remote location.
  • Listen Before Talk (LBT): LBT ensures that Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways listen for ongoing transmissions before initiating their own, allowing effective channel sharing, minimizing conflicts, and enhancing the transmission environment.
  • Gateway Fleet Management: It allows the user to designate one LoRaWAN® gateway as the controller, supporting up to four agent gateways. The controller handles massive data transfers, while agent gateways act as efficient forwarders. This feature facilitates the deployment and management of the LoRaWAN® network.
  • Multicast: Multicast enables Milesight's gateways to interact simultaneously with multiple end-nodes. This feature allows for a single transmission to be heard by many devices. In practical scenarios, such as smart street lighting, where numerous switches are present, Multicast facilitates the reception of the same small packet by multiple devices to achieve the automatic turn on or turn off simultaneously.
  • Node-RED Integration: E: The integration of Node-RED provides users with a powerful visual programming tool. This tool simplifies the integration and automation of IoT devices, making it easier for users to create custom applications and workflows.
  • Integrating with Building Management System Using BACnet: Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways support integration with Building Management Systems (BMS) using BACnet. This integration allows for seamless communication between the gateway and BMS, facilitating enhanced control and monitoring of building automation systems.


Applications and Use Cases

Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways transcend conventional boundaries, finding a myriad of applications across diverse industries and scenarios, including smart cities, agriculture, industrial automation, and environmental monitoring. Whether it's optimizing logistics, monitoring environmental conditions, or enhancing industrial processes, Milesight's gateways play a crucial role in shaping the future of IoT. 

Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways have been globally employed across a diverse range of industries, contributing to smart building solutions, agricultural advancements, efficient utility operations, and transformative healthcare applications.  Milesight's gateways play a pivotal role in promoting sustainability, safety, and operational efficiency. These real-world applications showcase the versatility and impact of Milesight's LoRaWAN® technology across the IoT landscape. Learn more use cases >>>



In conclusion, Milesight's LoRaWAN® Gateways transcend mere devices; they serve as catalysts for a connected world. With their advanced features, extensive range, and sustainable solutions, Milesight is at the forefront of forging a more connected and intelligent future.

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