Our Innovation Analysts recently looked into emerging technologies and up-and-coming startups working on communication technologies. As there is a large number of startups working on a wide variety of solutions, we decided to share our insights with you. This time, we are taking a look at 4 promising Wireless Mesh Network Startups.
Heat Map: 4 Top Wireless Mesh Network Startups
For our 4 top picks, we used a data-driven startup scouting approach to identify the most relevant solutions globally. The Global Startup Heat Map below highlights 4 interesting examples out of 402 relevant solutions. Depending on your specific needs, your top picks might look entirely different.
Tiny Mesh – Building Automation & Control
Most building management systems use the Building Automation & Control Network (BACnet) protocol, which allows for direct communication with different building systems such as lighting, access controls, fire detection, and more. Norwegian startup Tiny Mesh designs and develops flexible wireless mesh network platforms. Their long-range and low-power wireless mesh networks are used for a variety of applications such as energy metering, alarm and security systems, lighting controls, and in environmental monitoring.
Meshdynamics – Long Distance Military Communications
The exchange of information through communication is of paramount importance, especially in military activities and the deployment of the military in remote areas is a challenge for communication networks. A wireless mesh network can create a pathway for communication over very long distances by using nodes and allows for high-speed communications, even in remote areas. The US-based startup Meshdynamics provides a wireless and modular mesh network that is tolerant of disruptions and is used in military and defense applications. Their cluster of isolated nodes ensures that a network is formed between the nodes for communication of information.
Anywhere Networks – Industrial Devices Network Monitoring
The Internet of Things (IoT) provides opportunities for sensors to gather information about every aspect of industrial processes. A wireless mesh network essentially allows for the data from all the sensors to be transmitted for analysis by using nodes or gateways. The Hong Kong-based startup Anywhere Networks offers expandable and flexible wireless mesh solutions for critical infrastructure and high-bandwidth applications. Their networks are designed to provide very low latency to improve its efficacy and a self-healing connection to minimize its downtime.
Strix Systems – Autonomous Vehicle Communication
Autonomous vehicles currently receive their data using their own sensors and systems, which transmit minimal information from other external sources. A wireless mesh network allows for an entire network of autonomous vehicles to function by connecting the vehicles and the environment around them. The US-based startup Strix Systems designs edge wireless network extensions for outdoor wireless networks. The long-range of their network allows for fewer edge network nodes to be used, ensuring that vehicles will always be in communication range.
What About The Other 398 Solutions?
While we believe data is key to creating insights it can be easy to be overwhelmed by it. Our ambition is to create a comprehensive overview and provide actionable innovation intelligence for your Proof of Concept (PoC), partnership, or investment targets. The 4 startups showcased above are promising examples out of 402 we analyzed for this article. To identify the most relevant solutions based on your specific criteria and collaboration strategy, get in touch.