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Future of LoRa®
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Explore what the future holds for LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN® standard
Geolocation E-book
Use Case Collection
Explore a range of LoRaWAN® use cases featuring the benefits of geolocation
Future of Geolocation
Infographic Now Available
Every IoT device can have low power geolocation with LoRa Edge™
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Transforming Smart Retail
Explore five smart retail applications used to enhance and improve the retail sales experience
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Pinpoint presents RFPs for products featuring LoRa and LoRaWAN®

What Is LoRa®?

LoRa is the de facto wireless platform of Internet of Things (IoT). Semtech's LoRa chipsets connect sensors to the Cloud and enable real-time communication of data and analytics that can be utilized to enhance efficiency and productivity. LoRa devices enable smart IoT applications that solve some of the biggest challenges facing our planet: energy management, natural resource reduction, pollution control, and infrastructure efficiency.

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What Is LoRaWAN®?

The LoRaWAN open specification is a low power, wide area networking (LPWAN) standard based on Semtech’s LoRa devices, leveraging the unlicensed radio spectrum in the Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) band. The LoRa Alliance®, a nonprofit association and fast growing technology alliance, drives the standardization and global harmonization of the LoRaWAN standard. 

LoRaWAN fills the technology gap of cellular and Wi-Fi/BLE based networks that require either high bandwidth or high power, or have a limited range or inability to penetrate deep indoor environments.

Why LoRa?

Semtech's LoRa devices, LoRa Basics™ software building blocks, LoRa Cloud™ software solutions, and the LoRaWAN standard offer an efficient, flexible and economical solution to real-world problems in rural and indoor use cases, where Cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) networks are ineffective. 

LoRa use cases for vertical markets

Transforming Businesses

Looking to connect your business to the Cloud? LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard enable countless use cases in a number of key markets including smart agriculture, buildings, cities, environment, healthcare, homes, industrial control, supply chain and logistics, utilities, and more. 

A Diverse & Growing Ecosystem

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LoRa By the Numbers

>2.2 million
gateways with LoRa devices deployed worldwide
208 million
end nodes with LoRa devices deployed worldwide
public or private network operators and growing
of all non-cellular LPWA connections will feature LoRa by 2026 (ABI Research)

Buy LoRa Products Now

Far more than delivering state-of-the-art-chip sets to unleash the power of LoRa devices, Semtech has created products and developer tools to simplify IoT applications and enable a faster time to market for solution providers and systems integrators. 

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Shop LoRa Core™, LoRa Edge™ and LoRa 2.4GHz products

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Shop Sensors & Gateways

Find readily available hardware from the LoRa ecosystem

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LoRa resources getting started


From an array of videos, white papers and case studies, to a developer portal with product technical support and LoRaWAN Academy™, find a wide range of resources to learn more about LoRa devices, and help bring your solutions to life.