Semtech’s LoRa Technology the Platform of Choice for Smart Utilities
LoRa® has enabled tens of millions of smart utility meters worldwide and growing
Vienna, Austria at European Utility Week 2018, Nov. 5, 2018 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced its demonstration leveraging LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) at European Utility Week (EUW) 2018 in booth B.b70, Vienna, Austria.
“Current estimates suggest the global smart water meter market will surpass $2B in 2020,” said Vivek Mohan, Director of IoT in Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “LoRa Technology is a proven leader for smart meter applications, delivering solutions that are easy to scale, optimizing operational cost and reducing utility waste.”
Tens of millions of LoRa-based smart meter solutions were deployed in 2018* and, with constant urbanization as well as demand for greater efficiency, utility companies need to augment capacity while developing new solutions to optimize management of their existing assets. Currently, there are hundreds of companies worldwide leveraging Semtech’s LoRa Technology in a smart metering or utility management solution. These include IOTLABS, a Spanish IoT company specializing in LoRa-based solutions, and CRA, a leading provider of LoRa-based IoT solutions for smart cities and farms, to utilities and logistics.
To schedule a meeting with Semtech at European Utility Week, visit booth B.b70 and visit the Semtech website to learn more about LoRa-based smart metering use cases.
About Semtech LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology
Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology is a widely adopted long-range, low-power solution for IoT that gives telecom companies, IoT application makers and system integrators the feature set necessary to deploy low-cost, interoperable IoT networks, gateways, sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. IoT networks based on the LoRaWAN™ specification have been deployed in 100 countries and Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance™, the fastest growing IoT Alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network applications. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit Semtech’s LoRa site and join the LoRa Community to access free training as well as an online industry catalog showcasing the products you need for building your ideal IoT application.
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*Data from Semtech Internal
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