Extensible IoT gateway for Industry 4.0, smart city, e-metering, and agricultural applications.

CHESTER connects sensors, actuators, PLC controllers, and other devices to the internet. Flexible power supply and LPWAN communication technologies enable reliable connectivity from distant and deep indoor places.

The gateway features optional NB-IoT, LTE-M, and LoRaWAN modules for outbound connectivity (LPWAN technology). Alternatively, CHESTER can be equipped with a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite module. Thanks to the broad range of hardware extensions (e.g., analog/digital inputs, precision ADCs, 1-Wire, RS-485 interfaces, and many more), it is designed to address a wide spectrum of applications.

HARDWARIO provides their partner with open access to CHESTER SDK – a thin layer on top of Zephyr RTOS and nRF Connect SDK.

The design principles of the Zephyr RTOS and the level of its modularity have extensively shaped our CHESTER platform. It allows us and our customers to build better, more robust, and secure firmware applications for low-power IoT projects. The availability of many services and subsystems has shortened our development cycle to a fraction of what it would typically take. Zephyr is not just an RTOS - it is a complex embedded software framework with a bright future.

Pavel HübnerCTO & Co-founder, HARDWARIO a.s.

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