DIGITIZATION AND DATA CONNECTIVITY
Connecting industrial systems, IOT networks, intelligent agriculture, and smart cities to the blockchain
Connecting industrial systems to the blockchain provides a zero trust environment to allow data to be securely stored and accessible to regulators, internal business units, and more.
Blockchain based communication can also completely replace standard communication protocols such as MQTT or OPC-UA. Ascend can also translate industrial protocols from devices such as robots and PLC's, and provide the output in the same form as before (allowing seamless integration into existing SCADA systems).
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Connecting assets using both wired and wireless (WiFi, WiFi HaLow, 5G, LoraWAN, Satellite) connections to the blockchain.
Add live and secure data to supply chain assets, use satellite technology to communicate with your IOT devices via the blockchain, integrate smart farming applications - the possibilities are endless.
Leveraging artificial intelligence, blockchain, and industrial connectivity to drive tangible results.
Examples of connectivity projects completed by Ascend
WIRELESS / SELF POWER WATER FLOW SENSOR
December 2020 - present
Patent pending design of a self powered water flow sensor to be used for leak detection and water quality analysis.
Data sent via LoRaWAN and MQTT, with data encrypted via blockchain technologies.
TESTING OF NUMEROUS CONNECTION TYPES
Ascend never stops developing. We have tested and developed using communication protocols such as 5G, BDATA, WiFi, LoRaWAN, ESPNOW, Ethernet, WiFi HaLow, and Bluetooth.
We are also well versed in industrial protocols such as Ethernet IP, Modbus, ISObus, Profinet, FIN's, UDP, MQTT, OPC-UA, and more.
PLC TO LORAWAN
Using an Opto22 RIO, Esp32 with LoRa, and a Dragino LoRaWAN gateway, data from the Opto22 RIO (analog / digital sensors) was pulled and then sent wirelessly using LoRa (through a wireless gateway) and sent to an IBM cloud instance.
This data was then encrypted using the IOTA public blockchain.
AI MACHINE VISION FIRE ALARM WITH LORAWAN CONNECTION
Custom fire alarm concept, using an OAK-D stereo camera to detect an image of a fire in a live camera stream.
If a fire was detected, an alarm would be sent through a connected microcontroller, which would then be sent to the cloud using LoRawan and a connected wireless gateway.