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cahersiveen IOT LIving lab

Ireland's only independent
Internet of Things living lab  

LoRa, WiFi, ibeacons, Eddystone, NFC, Environmental Sensors.

Cahersiveen IoT living lab

The Cahersiveen IoT living lab is an independent, state of the art 'internet of things' testbed which is located in the south west region of Ireland on the atlantic coast.

Several wireless technologies have been deployed throughout the town. Including LoRa, WiFi,  both ibeacon and eddystone beacons, and NFC.
Creating a unique testbed with true IoT infrastructure.

The IoT living lab has been built to be accessible to all academic institutions
and for all company types, from SMEs to large multinationals.

It has also been specifically designed to be 'thing' centric and to cater for every stage of product development. So if you're at the idea, research, prototype or even fully developed stage, we can help.

The Cahersiveen IoT living lab is Ireland's first and only 'Internet of Things' living lab. It's always evolving and developing with new technologies continuously being deployed. So subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date.

The IoT living lab has been deployed in coordination with ACARD , Kerry County Council, IMaR, Institute of Technology Tralee and Relate Labs. 

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IoT Hardware Vendors

Fully developed IoT devices and prototypes can be deployed in the living lab for up to 12 months. Allowing for long term R&D to take place in a real world environment 

IoT Network Vendors

New IoT technologies are continuously being developed and released. Join our partner program and deploy your infrastructure in our living lab and get 'insights' in realtime

App developers

With a network of NFC tags, eddystone & ibeacons. Our living lab isn't just for 'thing' vendors It's also an ideal environment for testing proximity enabled mobile apps

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An IoT infrastructure network , for IoT devices

Powered by a fiber backhaul network. Enterprise grade aruba access points have been deployed in strategic locations throughout the town and marina , creating a MESH network for seamless wireless roaming for IoT devices. 


"Things' connect securely with 802.1x authentication and seamlessly roam across the
MESH wireless network

Eddystone / ibeacon

Beacons are installed throughout the town, with both indoor and outdoor deployments. Physical web compatible


Additionally to the WiFi network our LoRaWAN can provide connectivity to LoRa capable devices


Type 2 NFC tags have been deployed in close proximity to the PoS in several retail outlets across town

An IoT living lab for every stage


Do you have an IoT idea that can take over the world ? , but you're just at the concept stage. No problem, our IoT living lab can assist with your product roadmap and development

Field Testing

Need to QA your IoT device in the field for a short period of
time? No problem. We cater for both short and long term R&D


Do you have an advanced or even just a rudimentary prototype which requires a real world deployment to advance further development ? We can help

Product Validation

Validate your IoT device or solution in a real world environment for up to 12 months with our living lab and receive instant metrics and feedback

Sponsors & Partners


Interested ?
We'd love to hear from you


If you're interested in becoming a partner
or if you just want to enquire about utilising the Cahersiveen IoT living lab, don't hesitate to contact us.

Want to know more, or just to say hello ?
We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


+353 (0) 66 711 9671

IMaR Technology Gateway
Unit 12, Tom Crean Centre
Kerry Technology Park
Tralee, Co. Kerry 

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