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Smart Industrial Control

Industrial operations can benefit from the deployment of IoT-connected sensors for various always-on monitoring functions. Due to the long range, low power, and long battery life of LoRa®-based devices, sensors in manufacturing plants or mobile industries can relay critical data to a LoRaWAN® network where it can be analyzed and businesses operations can be optimized. 

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We believe every IoT device should have a low power geolocation ready feature –whether it's a mobile asset or a fixed asset. This is now possible, thanks to LoRa® devices, the LoRaWAN® standard and the LoRa Edge™ asset management platform.
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Semtech's LoRa Edge infographic LoRa Edge™ is a new, highly versatile and low power software defined LoRa-based platform that will enable a wide portfolio of applications for indoor and outdoor asset management, targeting industrial, building, home, agriculture, transportation, and logistics markets.
LoRa Edge™ Applications
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LoRa everywhere infographic Download the infographic to see how LoRa-based products are changing the world and enabling a better life.
LoRa Everywhere
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10 things about LoRaWAN and NB-IoT infographic Which wireless network solution is right for your application? Compare the qualities of low power wide area network (LPWAN) solutions side by side in this helpful infographic.
10 Things About LoRaWAN & NB-IoT
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Real-World Deployments

See how LoRa Technology has enabled business efficiencies in these real-world smart industrial deployments.

LoRa asset and facility monitoring
Asset and Facility Monitoring

Cisco's Industrial Asset Vision solution leverages the open LoRaWAN protocol to enhance visibility into physical spaces for IT and Operational Technology (OT) environments, and provides new applications of IoT connectivity for new smart industrial control operations.

LoRa Optimized Petroleum Gas Management
Optimized Petroleum Gas Management

AIUT's new line of LoRa-based sensors for measuring the volume of liquefied petroleum gas in tanks enable the remote and automatic monitoring of gas consumption, improving the process of supply and reserve management for distributors to reduce operating costs.

LoRa-based smart construction machine usage monitoring
Smart Construction Machine Usage

MachineMax has integrated LoRa Technology into its fleet machines to monitor and prevent idling, reducing the amount of fuel used and prolonging machine life.

LoRa-based smart mining solutions
Smart Mining Solutions

Transco Industries Inc. leverages LoRa Technology in conveyor belt sensors to detect danger, prevent belt failure and reduce maintenance costs. 

LoRa-based smart industrial management
Smart Industrial Management

EasyReach’s LoRa-based applications for smart industry include sensors for steam traps, concrete mixers, forklifts, diesel tankers, back hoes, water meters, and trucks. 

Internet of Things sensor for remote and harsh locations
Remote Sensors in Harsh Environments

Advantech's LoRa-based solutions intelligently monitor industrial applications in remote areas and harsh environments. By leveraging the long range qualities of LoRa Technology, Advantech is able to overcome the boundary of distance to maximize monitoring efficiency and overall productivity.

In the News

Articles and press coverage of LoRa-based industrial solutions are featured below. 

How the IoT is enabling smarter asset tracking

The recent evolution of Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled solutions is allowing asset tracking applications to be more ubiquitous, pervasive and sophisticated. With IoT, we are now able to communicate not only the position of the asset, but also key data related to it. Read more

How the IoT is shaping asset management solutions

IoT solutions for asset management can be expensive or impractical to implement because of the vast area the asset needs to travel, but a reliable asset tracking solution can be built by combining cost efficient, low power and secure wireless connectivity with a standardized infrastructure. Read more
Industrial Ethernet Book

5G isn’t for everyone: How Alternate IoT Solutions come into play

Complementary IoT solutions are filling the gap here where 5G may be costly, or when deployments simply cannot support its infrastructure. While options for IoT solutions are seemingly endless, it’s important to understand the needs of the deployment, and which solution can deliver. Read more

Semtech (SMTC) Expands Presence in IoT Market Via SAS Deal

Semtech Corporation SMTC is leaving no stone unturned to bolster presence in the booming Internet of Things (IoT) market on the back of strategic partnerships and robust LoRa technology. Read more
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Connecting IoT Devices: Q&A With Semtech

A conversation with Remi Lorrain, LoRaWAN Network Director at Semtech discussing the recently-released white paper from ABI Research titled, “LoRaWAN and Multi-RAN Architecture Connecting the Next Billion IoT Devices.” Read more
Design News

How to Build an Asset Tracking System with Long Range and Low Power

Semtech offers guidance for building an asset tracking system that works for pallets as well as animals and avocados. Read more

Enabling IoT with long range low power connectivity - Alistair Fulton, VP & GM, Semtech

In this episode, we discuss the tradeoffs between alternative wireless connectivity solutions and how LoRa is being used in applications to combat the spread of COVID-19. Read more

How the Internet of Things is Shifting the Digital Age

While the industrial revolution of connectivity is a work in progress, Internet of Things technologies continue to drive progress and changes everywhere. Read more
IoT Business News

Bouygues Construction Matériel connects over 20000 pieces of equipment in real time

Bouygues Construction Matériel, offshoot of one of the biggest global construction groups Bouygues Construction, is implementing an innovative asset tracking solution for Smart Construction, offered by Omniscient, a startup incubated by Bouygues SA. Read more

Podcast: Season 2 - Episode #4 - LoRa and LPWAN in IoT

In this latest podcast from Electronic Specifier Insights we will be discussing all things LoRa, the de facto technology for Internet of Things (IoT) networks. LoRa enables the smart IoT applications that help solve some of the biggest challenges facing our society today, from infrastructure efficiency to smart agriculture. We talk to Alistair Fulton, Vice President and General Manager of Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group about the evolution of LoRa technology and the LoRaWAN protocol, and some of its potential applications. Read more

Application Briefs

Learn more about specific applications of LoRa Technology in smart industrial control.

LoRa-enabled Internet of Things tank flow monitor With LoRa Technology, smart homes and buildings can monitor and manage their water usage and avoid moisture damage.
Tank Flow Monitoring
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LoRa-enabled smart water leak detection Leaks in water, gas or chemical pipelines pose economic loss and environmental concerns. LoRa Technology provides the network coverage and the long battery life needed in smart liquid presence detection systems.
Liquid Presence Detection
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LoRa-enabled smart industrial temperature sensor Temperature monitoring is crucial to industrial production processes. An undetected anomaly could cost millions. With an industrial temperature monitoring system based on LoRa Technology, the production process can be tightly controlled.
Industrial Temp
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Internet of Things enabled indoor air quality monitor Indoor air pollutants may be 5x higher than outdoors, making the monitoring of indoor air quality important for good health. LoRa Technology is being used for indoor air quality monitoring, including watching carbon monoxide levels.
Indoor Air Quality
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