We should also mention the US$1.5 million (€1.3 million) investment raised by Jason Chao, the irrepressible founder of Orbis Mesh.
The key difference for Orbis Mesh is the application of mesh to new industrial market segments. Agriculture, Irrigation and Solar Lighting for example have not previously used a mesh technology. This along with the unlicensed spectrum we use gives them a low-cost, easy-to-configure network that covers the land area of interest while providing a self-configuring and self-healing network. The mesh application also extends the RF range by daisy chaining reducing power consumed per radio