LoRa Gateways and Concentrators

Our aim is to support all the gateways in the LoRa ecosystem. We provide a custom binary for each platform and each LoRa concentrator type on this list. For ease of use, we can also process data from Semtech's packet forwarder.

Price Frequency Variants Connectivity
Base + Radio Base Radio Bus Outdoor 433 868 902..
..928
GPS Ethernet 3G WiFi
Kerlink IoT Station ? 0 SPI
Gemtek ? 0 2x USB
Multitech Conduit + LoRa mCard Ethernet $299
3G $449
$170 USB
RisingHF RHF2S008 ? 0 SPI
ExpEmb ? 0 SPI
Lorrier LR2 755 € 0 SPI
LORANK 8 412 € 0 SPI
Link Labs LL-BS-8 $800 0 USB
Raspberry Pi + IMST iC880A $35 USB 199 €
SPI 189 €
USB / SPI
Raspberry Pi + Microchip GW $35 ? SPI
Raspberry Pi + RHF0M301 $35 $220 SPI
Raspberry Pi + Semtech sx1301_ref $35 ? USB / SPI
Raspberry Pi + MultiTech mCard $35 $170
+ adapter
USB
OpenWrt + IMST iC880A varies 199 € USB
OpenWrt +Semtech sx1301_ref varies ? USB
OpenWrt MultiTech mCard varies $170
+ adapter
USB
Cisco IR910 ~$1600 ? USB
Configuration option Feature supported or variant exists External accessory Unsupported feature or non-existent variant
This table was last updated on September 1, 2016. Features were collected indepenently from manufacturer's specification and are provided for informative purposes only. They might not correspond to current manufacturer's specification. Please consult the specific features with gateway manufacturer before making a purchase. Prices are collected from public sources and are for informative purposes only.

Gateway support stages

Order Gateway tested and compatible with our network, LORIOT.io binaries available.
Production models available for purchase through manufacturer or distributors.
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Production models not yet available.
Testing Gateways compatible with our network, but no public LORIOT.io binaries available.
Production models might be available.
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MultiTech MultiConnect Conduit

By MultiTech

Multitech's Conduit is an indoor gateway capable of hosting two SX1301 concentrator cards in one box. Both US and EU cards available.

We currently only support the mLinux variant out of the box.

EU US
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LORANK 8

By Ideetron

The Lorank 8 is an affordable LoRa Gateway with professional specifications. It is based on the IMST iC880A bundled together with a Beagle Board

EU
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Kerlink LoRa IoT Station

By Kerlink

Kerlink's IoT Station is one of the few supported outdoor solution. Both US and EU versions tested and compatible with Loriot.

Both the 27dBm and the older, "reduced" (20dBm) variant supported.

EU US
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Gemtek LoRa Gateway

By Gemtek

Gemtek's gateway is a even more hardened than the Kerlink box. Sturdy chasis and a wide operating temperature range.

Full 16 channel (2x SX1301) variant is supported.

US
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RisingHF RHF2S008

By RisingHF

RisingHF has a RPi Compute Module based gateway in an outdoor enclosure, featuring a custom developed SX1301-based LoRa front-end with flexible frequency targeting (434 / 470 / 780 / 868 / 915 MHz).

EU US AP
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ExpEmb X86LR / MX6LR

By ExpEmb

ExpEmb has two gateways available - one with the Intel Atom processor and one with NXP i.MX6 processor. Outdoor version available.

Gigabit Ethernet backhaul with optional WiFi and 3G/4G.

EU
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Lorrier LR2

By Lorrier

The LR2 is an outdoor IP65 gateway, running the Mikrotik RouterOS, comprised of iC880A from IMST, a BeagleBone Green and a fast clocked SPI bus between them.

Packet forwarding target can be setup in a web interface.

EU
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Raspberry Pi B / 2 / 3

By Raspberry Pi Foundation / IMST / MultiTech / Semtech

For development purposes, we support a setup where a SX1301 concentrator board is connected to a Raspberry Pi via USB or SPI.

As a LoRa radio front-end you can connect the IMST iC880A external LoRa concentrator w/optional UBlox GPS, the Semtech SX1301 reference design / kit, or the mCard (adapter needed).

EU US
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OpenWrt & Atheros MCU

By OpenWrt / IMST / MultiTech / Semtech

For setups with Wi-Fi backend or existing wired / wireless routers, we support the entire family of hardware based on Atheros MCU running OpenWrt.

As a LoRa radio front-end you can connect the IMST iC880A external LoRa concentrator w/optional UBlox GPS, the Semtech SX1301 reference design / kit, or the mCard (adapter needed).

EU US
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Semtech's Packet Forwarder

By Semtech

The Packet Forwarder is not really a hardware gateway.
It is a software tool that comes preinstalled on many gateways and the IoT Starter Kit.

For a fast and easy transition to our services, we can emulate a LORIOT.io gateway based on the UDP data stream produced by the packet forwarder.

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LL-BST-8 LoRa Gateway

By Link Labs

A single-board computer based gateway with AMD x64 architecture CPU and a mini-PCIe SX1301 board.

Powerful 800 MHz processor, 2GB of RAM, gigabit ethernet and an SSD disk guarantee high performance.

EU US
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Cisco 910 Industrial Router

By Cisco

IR910 is a programmable IoT router, which can be equipped with a LoRa daughterboard.

US EU