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Space News: OQ Technology’s “wake-up” patent draws yawn from IoT smallsat rival

However, other small satellite IoT companies are developing constellations promising similar capabilities, noted Northern Sky Research [Consultant] Alan Crisp, which he said “should lead to 10-year battery life too, i.e., only send data when there’s a satellite overhead to save power.”

One of these is Sateliot of Spain, which says the ability for its upcoming constellation to connect with non-proprietary IoT devices, also through 3GPP standards, is a key advantage it has over competitors.