LoRa®-based applications impact a variety of industries ranging from
agriculture to food safety
BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mobile World Congress ― Semtech
Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance
analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms,
announced three start-ups, developing LoRa®-based solutions, will be
honored at the 10th Innovation
World Cup® at Mobile
World Congress 2019 (MWC). Axino
are among a selected group of 20 finalists.
Over 500 submissions from all over the world were submitted for the
competition that included multiple verticals including industrial, city,
transport, lifestyle, retail, agriculture, and home. The top 20 provide
IoT solutions ranging from new methods for tracking food quality to
innovative means to make industries and cities smarter.
“Out of the 20 highly innovative IoT companies, three built their
solution based on Semtech’s LoRa® and wireless radio frequency
technology, which showcases the platform’s proven, easy to implement
capabilities. LoRa technology has benefited from mass adoption in a
variety of IoT solutions that solve complex issues and continues to
create unique, highly innovative applications,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice
President in Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “The
recognition of companies like Axino Solutions, KotahiNet and Vinduino
reflects a larger trend of success and growth for LoRa globally.”
Axino Solutions, a leading supplier of smart
refrigeration, offers LoRa-based solutions that combine sensor
technology with AI algorithms to predict core temperature of different
refrigerated food items in retail stores in order to comply with food
safety regulations. This retrofit solution will help food retailers to
digitalize their quality management process, hence reducing food waste
and lost revenues.
KotahiNet, a leading creator of IoT applications from New
Zealand, developed a system of LoRa-based sensors to screen rivers for
pollution. Data on pollution levels is reported to communities for
evaluation and notification if areas are unsafe to swim or drink.
Sensors also monitor water levels for pollution indicators to predict if
a certain river or area may become polluted in the future.
Vinduino, a smart agriculture technology company, helps growers
meet their needs by offering technology services including an online
platform for optimized irrigation based on local weather data and soil
moisture. Irrigation accuracy is achieved by replacing manual operation
with LoRa-based valve controllers to remotely measure the amount of
water applied to the crops.
LoRa is the DNA of IoT, enabling devices, networks and applications.
Semtech will be demonstrating its LoRa at MWC 2019, in the LoRa
Alliance™ booth at Hall 8.0 Stand 8.0D3.
About Semtech’s 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
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and
mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end
consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial
equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as
well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the
impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green
programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing
control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction.
Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global
Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.
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