Glossary

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Activation

During the Registraton of a Device or Gateway you set or get keys. Activation is the process of using the keys to connect/identify with The Things Network.

EUI

Gateway

The bridge between a Node / Device and The Things Network. Talks to Nodes via LoRaWAN and connects to The Things Network via an internet connection, either via WiFi or Ethernet.

LoRa

LoRaWAN

Node / Device

Connects to an Application on the internet via a Gateway that forwards messages to The Things Network.

Registration

You register devices and gateways with The Things Network so that we can identify them during Activation.