Blog and Resources

Hell froze over, but my VoBo kept working.

January 17, 2023

Over the Christmas holiday, the Polar Express brought one of our Midwest clients temperatures as low as -24°C (-11°F) and wind speeds up to 30 km/hr (18 mph). Despite the bleak conditions, our VoBos never missed a transmission.

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VoBos in the Wild – Second Edition

May 25, 2022

This VoBo is deployed deep within a processing facility. It is used to monitor calibration gas pressures for critical process analyzers. The customer is focused primarily on health and safety during their rollout of LoRa/LoRaWANs. They shared the picture as it demonstrates how a $600 VoBo can both drastically reduce their staff’s exposure to potentially dangerous equipment and situations while also saving significant time and money.

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Rethink requirements and unleash new wireless opportunities

April 4, 2022

It is time to question the way things have always been done. “I don’t know why. That’s just the way it’s always been done so we have to keep doing it that way.” Resistance to change is understandable. People are busy; they are rushed. They don’t want to mess something up or ask a stupid […]

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Modbus + VOBO = a new revolution in wireless data grabs

February 24, 2022

Written by: John M. Greene Volley Boast is pleased to announce that our VoBo GP-1 and HL-1 models are now fully enabled to bridge Modbus devices to LoRaWANs. From the very beginning of our journey into LoRa and all things IIoT, we knew that we would need to be able to handle Modbus. For readers who might not […]

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Volley Boast, LLC is now a member of the LoRa Alliance

October 18, 2021

Volley Boast, LLC is pleased to announce we are now a member of the LoRa Alliance®. The LoRa Alliance® is the fastest growing technology alliance. A non-profit association, it has become one of the largest alliances in the technology sector, committed to enabling large-scale deployment of Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) IoT through the […]

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We are now a network server partner with Loriot.

October 4, 2021

We are thrilled to have established a relationship with Loriot. As a longstanding member of the LoRa Alliance, Loriot has played an integral role in shaping the direction of LoRa.

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Implementing transformative technology: Think in the thousands, not millions

September 27, 2021

Industrial IoT and, more particularly, LoRa, are quite literally “world changing.” While the benefits are numerous, those associated with cost and savings are often the most stark. See how the VoBo is going to save this customer millions of dollars.

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VoBos in the wild.

July 21, 2021

One of the most interesting things about working with cutting edge technology like LoRa is exploring all of the potential applications. Some use cases are pretty straightforward. Others are kind of wild. To demonstrate the wide array of uses for VolleyBoast’s VoBo we are starting a series describing the duties of various VoBos operating in the real world.

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How to use the VoBo GP-1 to extend the life of wired equipment and systems

May 11, 2021

When we started VolleyBoast, we anticipated the biggest opportunity for LoRaWAN solutions was to provide a straightforward solution for acquiring data from points that were too expensive to run power and communications cables. Cost-effective access to data permits more efficient operations. Our initial target markets were new facilities or data acquisition from new measurement points […]

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The VoBo GP-1 and Agriculture

March 11, 2021

We are honored that the VoBo GP-1 is featured as part of Digi-Key’s Farm Different initiative. Using video, blog posts, and other resources, the series does a great job highlighting a few of the many benefits IoT can bring to agriculture. Here is an excerpt from one of the Digi-Key blog posts titled Increase Agricultural Monitoring Range with LoRaWAN. “Choosing […]

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