Laurens Slats


Den Haag, Netherlands


IoT Developer


Developer Relations, Community Building & IoT Geek I've spent the last years supporting IoT companies building their developer communities, often centered around open source software. I've specialized in LPWAN technologies such as LoRa(WAN), LTE-M, NB-IoT and LTE Cat 1(Bis) while working with companies including The Things Network, Monogoto, AVSystem, Nubix, Qubitro, Blues Wireless etc.

Latest Posts

Firmware Over The Air (FOTA) demystified using LwM2M

Remote Firmware Updates for IoT Devices

Building a private LTE network can be “easily” accomplished. Read along to find out why and how to do so.

How to Build Your Private LTE Network

Sharing the real-world performance metrics of LTE Cat-M1 and LTE Cat 1, allowing you to make a better decision on what technology to use in your application.

The True Speed of Cellular IoT

LwM2M may be the missing link to implement continual learning in TinyML projects.

TinyML - Continual Learning with LwM2M

Let’s celebrate hyperscalers leaving, the rise of open-source in IoT, and the deployment of unsexy use cases! Together, this might be the perfect cocktail for innovative IoT companies to start scaling up in 2023.

IoT Stars brings tribute to unsexy use cases

During Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona, the biggest players in IoT gathered

IoT takeaways from MWC 2023