Monnit sensor range comparison

Why is range so important?

Monnit's ALTA Sensors can reach 2,000+ feet through 18+ walls when connected to ALTA XL IoT and Ethernet Gateways. Just one more reason ALTA is the world's best IoT monitoring solution. You can deploy where it makes sense (non-line-of-sight) through multiple walls or floors. Our ALTA Site Survey Tool can help you determine the best location with the strongest and highest-quality signal for your ALTA Sensors before you install them.

80+ sensors. One dashboard.

Award-winning ALTA Sensors let you monitor:

  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Water Intrusion
  • Access
  • Motion
  • Gas levels
  • Vibration
  • Acceleration
  • Voltage
  • Current
  • Actuations
  • Light
  • Pressure
  • Activity
  • Vehicle traffic
  • Air quality
  • Air velocity
  • Button presses
  • Liquid levels

Know more and worry less with ALTA Sensors.

80+ wireless sensors
current Monnit partners

Working for you—wherever you grow.

With more than 52,000 customers in over 88 countries, we have helped businesses across the globe keep an eye on things remotely. When you need to deploy IoT at a satellite location on the other side of the world, we've got you covered with local frequencies and certifications.

IoT network scalability has always been a primary focus at Monnit. We have a deep commitment to meet the needs of a global marketplace and the businesses expanding with it.

battery life

Truly Set-It-and-Forget-It

Monnit has paired exclusive RF technology with industry-leading power management to achieve the best battery life in IoT. While the competition lasts anywhere from six months to two years, Monnit has made 10+ years possible.

Battery illustrations at increasing levels of depletion Insert two AA batteries and deploy where needed—IoT monitoring has never been such a breeze to maintain.

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ALTA Battery Life Estimator

Battery    ➟    
Power    ➟     mAh
Battery Shelf Life Years

Sensor    ➟    
Heartbeat    ➟      Minutes
Readings    ➟      per Heartbeat
Transmissions per Heartbeat (per Heartbeat)

About    ➟    
78168 Data messages
About    ➟    
6514   Days of battery life
About    ➟    
17.83   Years of battery life
*All message counts, days and years of battery life represent estimates.
Exact battery life will vary depending on multiple factors such as; environmental conditions, battery quality etc.
Note: AA alkaline batteries have a typical shelf life of 8-15 years.
bank grade security

Not a Bank — Secure As If We Were

ALTA products use Monnit’s Encrypt-RF® bank-level security, featuring a 256-bit exchange to establish a global unique key, and an AES-128 CTR for all data messages. So security is maintained at all communication points from the sensor to the gateway, the gateway to software, and back again.