At a glance 

This ad-hoc mesh network of Internet-of-Things devices is based on LoRa (Long Range radio). When infrastructure is down, it restores that one percent of communication necessary to save lives. Civilians can send short messages providing their location and needs. Local governments and responders can use the network to prioritize their response and provide critical information to the community.

Deployment location
Puerto Rico; Texas
Technologies used
  • IBM Watson
  • IBM IoT Platform
  • Apache-2.0
  • C++
  • Java
  • JavaScript
State of readiness
  • Implement – nearing graduation



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