Low-Power Networking Technology from IBM and Semtech to Help Enable Telcos to Launch New Services for the Internet of Things

New Standards Organization for Long Range Wide-Area Networks Debuts

Camarillo, California - March 11, 2015

IBM Research and Semtech today announced a new technology based on low-power, wide-area networks (LPWANs) that offer significant advantages over cellular networks and Wifi for providing machine-to-machine (M2M) communications.

For years, the enormous potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) for business  — to collect data from scores of devices, analyze and act upon it to make quick and accurate decisions — has been held back by technical challenges such as limited battery life, short communication distances, high costs and a lack of standards.

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