In order to increase the competency and knowledge of STT-PLN Academic Community, especially for the lecturers, STT-PLN in cooperation with PT Telkom Digital Service Division held an IoT Antares – LoRaWAN Training. The event was divided into two batches which began on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 for the first batch, and Wednesday, January 15, 2020 for the second batch, started from 8 am until 5 pm. This event was attended by the board of directors of STT-PLN and lecturers from all departments.
In his remarks, Chairman of the STT-PLN, Prof. Dr. Ir. Iwa Garniwa M. K., MT said that this training was very good for upgrading the capabilities of STT-PLN lecturers. He also said that STT-PLN should always be updated in terms of technological developments. The IoT platform developed by PT Telkom, Antares, can be applied in various fields, from agriculture to electricity energy management. In this training, the lecturers are targeted to be able to make a simple Android-based controller application, which is expected to be developed in the future. With the construction of the Smart Energy Center, and the Waste-to-Energy Center at STT-PLN, the IoT platform is expected to bring new things through the research of STT-PLN lecturers and students.