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Jitter joins the Alliance

Looking closer at the new DASH7 Alliance member “JITTER” Last month we welcomed Jitter to the DASH7 Alliance, let’s look a bit closer at this interesting company and find out what the partnership brings for both parties. Jitter is a unique company specialized in quickly realizing high quality hardware and software solutions. They can take […]

Crowdscan joins the Alliance

In November Crowdscan has joined the DASH7 Alliance. Crowdscan is a startup from Antwerp, Belgium and is a spin-off of the University of Antwerp and Imec. Based on six years of research at the University of Antwerp and imec, CrowdScan has developed a system to measure crowd densities without using camera images, mobile phone data or other privacy-sensitive information. They developed a wireless […]

Dash7 Virtual Meeting September 23th

Agenda: 17.00 Introduction – Maarten Weyn 17.05 Use case; Vestfold Audio AS, Alert system for human wellbeing – Trond Enger 17.25 Q&A on Vestfold use case 17.35 Why and when to select DASH7, DASH7 top 5 characteristicsFrank Gielissen 17.55 Q&A on Top 5 characteristics 18.05 Q&A on DASH7 18.15 Closing          Maarten Weyn You can […]


The DASH7 Alliance is a non-profit mutual benefit organization formed to foster the existence and the further development of the DASH7 protocol specification (based on ISO 18000-7). It is the intent of the Alliance to enhance the technology beyond its current capabilities and physical boundaries to enable security, automation and control systems for a multitude of environments.

DASH7 Alliance Protocol

The DASH7 Alliance Protocol (D7A) is an Open Standard for bi-directional,  sub-Ghz medium range wireless communication tailored for ultra lower sensor-actuator applications using private networks. D7A stems from ISO 18000-7 for Active RFID and operates in the sub-GHz ISM bands. The protocol specification is free to use without any patent or licence requirements. You can freely download the latest D7A version 1.2 specifications from this website.

Sensors will securely report events and actuators can receive commands with a typical latency of 1 second while consuming only 30 uA on average. It’s local synchronisation and smart addressing features allow to upgrade thousands of sensors simultaneously, drastically reducing the upgrade time.

D7A fills the gap between the Short and the Large Area Networks. D7A excels in urban and industrial network installations connecting actuators and messaging applications (sensors, alarms, states) with ranges up to 500 m.


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