Internet of Things (IoT) company Drayson Technologies has set up its Latin American base in Mexico City, the hometown of its co-founder Dr Manuel Piñuela.

Reputed for its Freevolt solution, which helps generate free electricity from air, Drayson is looking to play a crucial role in Mexico’s growing digital economy, putting to use its innovative IoT solutions for smart city projects.

“It is fantastic to work alongside Dr Piñuela and to see him bring his inventions home,” stated the company’s Chairman and CEO, Lord Paul Drayson.

Piñuela founded Drayson Technologies along with Lord Paul after heading to England to study for a PHD. “The opening of the office is a natural next step for Drayson Technologies due to its regional links through Manuel Piñuela,” the technology firm stated in a press release.

Bringing Machine Learning in Mexico

In Mexico, Drayson will soon deploy its air pollution monitoring device known as CleanSpace, which uses a machine-learning network of connected smart sensors to give individuals some insights into the extent of pollution in their surroundings.

Analysts say CleanSpace will come handy for Mexican municipalities because it helps them improve air quality, enabling people to see through the air they breathe.

But it is not for CleanSpace that Drayson is known for but for its Freevolt solution, a ground-breaking technology that helps people generate free energy from air.

Freevolt harvests radio frequency energy from existing wireless and broadcast networks, from 4G to digital television, allowing low energy devices to operate without being plugged in. Piñuela says there is a growing demand for wireless charging and machine learning technology in the region.

A strong IoT Future for Mexico

Drayson says its technology solutions make operating IoT networks energy-efficient and cost-effective.

“We’re proud to introduce our innovative IoT solutions to the region. We have already identified applications for our products across smart city, agricultural, health, and transport areas as we bring wireless charging and machine learning to businesses and government in Latin America,” Piñuela stated.

Earlier this year, Mexico took another big step in the adoption of IoT, welcoming a new dedicated communications service for IoT. The network was implemented by French company Sigfox, a global provider of wireless IoT networks, alongside national operator IotNet Mexico and Sigfox’s partner WND, which is aiding the provider to extend the network across all of Latin America, kicking off the network’s regional expansion with Brazil in April.

With these continuous developments, the future of IoT in Mexico just keeps getting brighter.