The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the world with unprecedented challenges. Enterprises and government authorities are responding by leveraging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to balance health and safety concerns with financial considerations while returning individuals and communities to work. Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol are playing an instrumental role in enabling public safety solutions to assist with contact tracing, ensuring healthcare regulation compliance in the workplace and addressing the needs of medical professionals. Explore how LoRa devices are enabling a better world in the use cases below.
LoRa Alliance® members are committed to helping citizens, employers, facility managers, and government agencies in the fight against Coronavirus. Readily available solutions from the LoRaWAN ecosystem can be found on the LoRa Alliance COVID-19 use cases website.
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Real World Deployments
See how LoRa devices have helped combat COVID-19 in these real-world deployments.
Everynet is collaborating with telecommunications supplier, Telkom Indonesia, to provide an insulated vaccine carrier to track and monitor vaccine temperature to decrease waste, improve customer confidence and increase inoculation rates via a LoRaWAN network.
Actility's Proximity Detection & Contact Tracing Starter Kit allows users to experience how LoRa technology can help to enforce proximity policies to keep employees safe and ensure business continuity.
Sundray’s IoT platform leverages the LoRaWAN protocol’s interoperability functionality and Semtech’s LoRa® devices to support and deliver a portfolio of innovative connected applications for the classroom to promote safer learning spaces.
SmartConnect's Smart Badge communication system leverages LoRa to enable timely contact between team members using text on-screen text messaging, audible cues and light alerts.
SoluM's LoRa-based KEYCO Contact Tracing solution equips employees with a contact tracing device which also acts as an emergency button for alerting administrators to COVID-19 exposure.
Smart Mimic's Mimic S leverages LoRa devices to secure workplaces by warning employees to maintain social distance and providing insights into workplace risks.
eleven-x and Pinchin's LoRa-based solution includes wireless, real-time monitoring of carbon dioxide (CO2), temperature and humidity for indoor environments, helping businesses re-occupy in a post-COVID world.
Deutsche Telekom's sensor-based people counting solution leverages LoRaWAN connectivity for monitoring in-store traffic volumes and social distancing in German retailers reopening after COVID-19 lockdowns.
CareBand's LoRa-based SafeTrack solutions enable contact tracing, proximity monitoring, geofencing, nurse call, and other applications for governments, public health authorities, schools, and corporations.
Everynet offers its LoRaWAN network to the entire Madrid healthcare system for free during the Coronavirus crisis.
CIAAIoT, EasyLinkin, IOCA, RisingHF, and Winext Technology, have integrated Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol with Cloud-based platforms developed by Alibaba Cloud and Tencent Cloud, to deploy smarter Internet of Things (IoT)-based monitoring applications for residents in quarantine scenarios during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Polysense's series of LoRa-based smart human body temperature monitoring products enables healthcare workers to efficiently screen individuals with a high temperature, notably aiding in Italy's Coronavirus (COVID-19) response efforts.
myDevices and éolane's predictive maintenance solution for industrial equipment leverages artificial intelligence and LoRa devices. Sewage systems are impacted as consumers flush disinfectant wipes, paper towels, and napkins, an unintended consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In the News
Articles and press coverage of LoRa-based COVID-19 solutions are featured below.