8power is pleased to announce membership of the LoRa Alliance™, a global industry group to promote the development and deployment of the LoRaWAN™ Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) open standard. The Alliance represents many of the leading players in the wireless Internet of Things community, including global enterprises, major network operators, service providers, device developers and end customers.

8power will shortly be launching its first LoRaWAN™ compliant devices for asset tracking, machine condition, and critical infrastructure monitoring. The company’s products are designed to solve the problem of powering wireless sensor devices in the field without the need for mains power supply or regular battery charge/replacement. 8power’s expertise in low-power system design coupled with its patented energy harvesting technology makes these products an ideal fit for leading wireless IoT applications.

Antony Rix, CEO of 8power, said: “Joining the LoRa Alliance™ is a key step for 8power, allowing us to sell devices based on this LPWAN technology to meet some of our customers’ most challenging requirements. We look forward to working with the LoRaWAN™ community and other leading LPWANs in the coming months as we extend our device portfolio.”

8power plans to support all major LPWAN standards and will be launching other versions later this year to support LTE CAT-M and NB-IoT, other cellular standards, and SIGFOX.

The company will be demonstrating its first products at the following trade shows.

  • Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Spain Feb 27th – March 2nd 2017
  • ConExpo – Con/Agg, Las Vegas, Nevada, US March 7th – 11th 2017
  • IDTechEx, Berlin, Germany May 10th – 11th 2017

Please contact us at [email protected] to arrange a demonstration of our end to end solutions.


About 8power

8power is a new start-up company commercialising novel vibration energy harvesting (VEH) technology developed by researchers from the University of Cambridge. The target markets for the technology are self-powered wireless & IoT devices for sensing and measurement in industrial applications.

VEH enables power to be generated from a variety of vibration sources including motors, moving vehicles, or traffic-induced movement in structures such as bridges. The patented technology delivers 10 times higher electrical power than existing VEH systems by employing the principle of parametric resonance. This exciting discovery was pioneered by leading academics at the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction at the University of Cambridge.

For more information

Please contact 8power on +44 1223 781610 or through www.8power.com