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Plug&Play Sensing Systems to Power and Secure the Industrial Internet


MicroPnP Peripherals

MicroPnP Peripherals are self-identifying sensors and actuators that connect to MicroPnP Wireless Devices to provide plug-and-play sensing and control. The MicroPnP software automatically installs and configures all drivers, eliminating the cost and complexity of deploying an IoT network. Sensor data can be accessed over high-level APIs without any embedded programming.

A complete list of available sensors and actuators can be found here. If your application requires a sensor not currently on list, please contact us as new options are being added monthly and custom sensor integration can be achieved with lead times measured in weeks.

MicroPnP Wireless Device

The MicroPnP Wireless Device acts as a wireless hub for up to three plug-and-play sensors (e.g. humidity or temperature) and actuators (e.g. relays or buzzers). The device comes in both SmartMesh IP and LoRaWAN versions for shorter respectively longer range applications.

MicroPnP Wireless Manager

The MicroPnP Wireless Manager using SmartMesh IP™ controls a self-healing mesh network of up to 100 MicroPnP Wireless Devices. The manager provides coordination and connectivity, and also an intuitive web interface that supports network and device health monitoring, secure device commissioning and secure software updates.

MicroPnP Cloud

The MicroPnP Cloud can be set-up as both a Public or a Private Cloud, and is also available as a secured Service. The cloud provides for high-performance processing and storage of all collected sensor data in time-series databases. Customizable dashboards provide flexible access to data analytics and visualization, a variety of connectors provide out of the box links to major IoT platforms and high-level APIs allow for tailored development. The cloud also provides management services including network and device availability and fault monitoring, proactive health management and reporting.

VersaSense Technology


Our technology is based on a decade of world-leading academic research and experience in the IoT field.

Plug-and-Play

VersaSense devices automatically identify all sensing and actuation peripherals, install their drivers, and brings them online in seconds.

Ultra Low-Power

VersaSense devices are highly optimized in terms of power consumption and may operate up to 10 years on a single battery, dramatically lowering total cost of ownership

Extremely reliable

VersaSense builds upon industry-proven wireless networking technology, with both a SmartMesh IP product line guaranteeing 99.999% data reliability even in the most challenging conditions, and LoRa products delivering multi kilometer range.

Instant Cloud Integration

The VersaSense solution grants immediate access to your data and allows for further analysis and visualization. It provides connectors to cloud based platforms such as Microsoft Azure IoT Suite, Amazon AWS IoT, GE Predix Industrial Internet and Siemens MindSphere IoT OS, as well as high-level APIs.

End-to-End Security

VersaSense applies NIST certified security technologies that guarantee data confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity between individual devices and the cloud.

Standards-compliant

The entire VersaSense software stack builds upon open IEEE, IETF, and IPSO protocols and standards and therefore ensures smooth and future-proof integration for everyone.

Flexible Deployment Models


The benefits of MicroPnP can be obtained through two deployment models – a product model that can be easily integrated into private ICT infrastructure, and a managed cloud-based service model including remote management and business intelligence facilities.

Sensing-as-a-Product

  • Integrates with all IP-based networks.
  • Standards-based network stack (IEEE 802.15.4e, IETF 6TiSCH, IPv6 (6LoWPAN), IETF CoAP, IPSO Alliance Data Model)
  • Simple integration APIs for Java, JavaScript, and NodeJS
  • Reduce development costs by eliminating hardware and embedded prototyping

Sensing-as-a-Service

  • 24/7 monitoring & control of devices across different sites
  • Scalable and secure end-to-end communication with your devices
  • Lower total cost of ownership
  • Unlimited redundant data storage and processing
  • Rich business intelligence and analytics support with real-time multi-site data streaming.

Industry Cases


VersaSense solutions power and secure the Industrial Internet for major industrial, consumer goods, technology and agricultural companies.

Global Technology Company 

Data Center Monitoring
Data Center Monitoring
Process Monitoring Industry

German Chemical Company

Process Monitoring Industry
Smart Farming and Agriculture
Smart Farming and Agriculture

Consumer Goods Company 

Partners


Technology Partners

VersaSense is working in partnership with leading networking technology providers to deliver IIoT solutions for both mesh-based as well as longer range sensing applications.

Distribution Partners

The VersaSense MicroPnP line of wireless sensing and actuation products are available globally from Digi-Key Electronics.

Solution Partners

As an IIoT platform provider VersaSense is working jointly with Value-Added Resellers and System Integrators to provide specific applications for vertical markets. Contact sales@versasense.com if interested to join the VersaSense ecosystem.

Latest News


Elektronik Magazine Award

Leuven, Belgium, June 20th, 2017

MicroPnP solution from VersaSense awarded 3rd place in category embedded design by Elektronik magazine readers

For the full press release click here.

Digi-Key Worlwide Distribution

Leuven, Belgium, May 16th, 2017

VersaSense MicroPnP line of wireless sensing and actuation products available globally from Digi-Key.

For the full press release click here.

LoRa Alliance Challenge

Barcelona, Spain, March 5th, 2017

VersaSense MicroPnP supports award-winning health platform for the developing world.

For the full press release click here.

Embedded World 2017

Nürnberg, Deutschland, März 2017

Embedded World: VersaSense präsentiert MicroPnP – die weltweit erste Plug-and-play-Plattform für das Internet der Dinge auf der Basis von SmartMesh IP™ von Linear Technology

For the full press release click here.

Electronica 2017

Munich, Germany, November 8th, 2016

Electronica: VersaSense presents MicroPnP: the world’s first plug-and-play IoT platform for Sensing-as-a-Service based on SmartMesh IP™ from Linear Technology

For the full press release click here.

IPSO Challenge 2015

San Jose, CA, December 2nd, 2015

MicroPnP awarded third place at the international IPSO challenge for IoT technologies

For the full press release click here.

About & Team


VersaSense provides wireless Internet of Things (IoT) products and services that radically reduce the total cost of ownership for industrial sensing and control systems. Our award winning MicroPnP product line includes ultra-low power wireless IoT devices, a wide range of sensors and actuators, and end-to-end software support. Plug & play sensing systems from VersaSense power and secure the Industrial Internet for major industrial, consumer goods, technology and agricultural companies across diverse application domains.


VersaSense is a spin-off of the imec-DistriNet research group at KU Leuven, Belgium.


Nelson Matthys, PhD

CEO

Nelson Matthys is the chief executive officer of VersaSense. Nelson has over 10 years of software development expertise for the IoT and has extensive experience with building and delivering IoT solutions for the industry. Nelson holds a PhD on software technologies for the IoT.

Danny Hughes, PhD

CTO

Danny Hughes is leading technical and R&D operations of VersaSense. Danny has over 10 years of experience in the IoT research field and holds a PhD in computer science from Lancaster University, UK. Danny is professor at KU Leuven, where he leads the IoT research task force.

Christophe Huygens, PhD

COO

Christophe Huygens is responsible for the operational aspects of VersaSense. He has extensive business experience in both the EU and US, having co-founded Ubizen, which was later acquired by Verizon. Christophe holds a PhD on IoT security and is a KU Leuven guest professor.

Guy Vancollie, MBA

CMO

Guy Vancollie is a international marketing executive with broad experience in high-tech marketing. He was VP Marketing for CoreStreet in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and CMO for Ubizen in Leuven, Belgium. Guy holds an MBA from MIT Sloan and is an advisor to several technology start-ups in both the US and Europe.

Rafael Bachiller, PhD

Lead Architect Cloud Solutions

Rafael Bachiller manages the Madrid office and is responsible for the design and development of our cloud-based solution platform. Rafael is a telecommunications engineer and holds a PhD on mobile IoT sensing solutions from KU Leuven.

Contact


Ready to start your next project with us? Just give us a call or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

Leuven Office (HQ):
Kapeldreef 60
B-3001 Leuven
Belgium

Madrid Office:
Estación de Chamartín, s/n
Primera Planta (Factoría MEEU)
Madrid - 28036, Spain

info@versasense.com
Tel: +32 474 48 51 61