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Smart Healthcare

LoRa Technology’s low power, low cost and reliable performance make it suitable for critical smart healthcare applications. IoT solutions comprised of LoRa®-based sensors and gateways can monitor high-risk patients or systems around the clock, ensuring health and medical safety are never overlooked.

Infographics

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Day in a Life Infographic Learn how LoRa, the long range low power technology from Semtech, and the LoRaWAN standard have the power to change our world and transform our daily lives.
NEW A Day in a Life With LoRa
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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.
The Future of Geolocation Has Arrived
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Internet of Things and LoRa infographic The Internet of Things and LoRa® are making a better, sustainable world to live, work and play. LoRa and the LoRaWAN® standard provide a “voice” to things – carrying an explosion of data and analytics to solve real world challenges.
LoRa Everything
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Internet of Things and LoRa everyone infographic Download the infographic to explore how products based on LoRa create a safer, more sustainable and comfortable planet for us all.
LoRa Everyone
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How the Internet of Things, LoRa and LoRaWAN enable smart health safety infographic Semtech’s LoRa devices enable safe and secure workplace solutions that locate, detect and monitor data wirelessly. Leverage the Internet of Things and an ecosystem of integrated products to safeguard the health of workers and deliver a secure work environment.
Five Considerations for Reopening Safe and Secure Workplaces
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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 is improving human health and livelihood in these real-world smart healthcare applications.

Insulated Vaccine Carrier
Insulated Vaccine Carrier

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. 

LoRa tracks ultramarathon runners
Tracking Ultramarathon Runners

Everynet's LoRaWAN-based network enables the real-time monitoring of runner safety at the annual Tor des Géants ultramarathon, providing network connectivity uncovered by Cellular networks. 

Internet of Things end to end tracking solutions
End-to-End Tracking Solutions

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.

LoRa Internet of Things network for COVID-19 relief
Network for COVID-19 Relief

Everynet offers its LoRaWAN network to the entire Madrid healthcare system for free during the Coronavirus crisis. 

LoRa smart health services
Optimized Health Services

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. 

LoRa smart infared temperature sensor
Infrared Temperature Sensor

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.

LoRa smart home and building sewage backup prevention
Sewage Backup Prevention

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.

LoRa-based food safety & temperature monitoring solutions
Food Safety Temperature Monitoring

CM Systems, LLC, in collaboration with Laird Connectivity, integrated LoRa devices into ComplianceMate, a food safety temperature monitoring solution utilized by retailers such as Shake Shack, Five Guys, Hard Rock Cafe, City Barbeque, and Hattie B's, preventing inventory loss due to unsafe food storage temperatures. 

Internet of Things connected hearing aid
IoT-Connected Hearing Aids

Sonova and Semtech jointly developed an advanced radio system for a new generation of hearing aids, enabling support for multiple radio protocols in the 2.4GHz band, as well as effective operation on very low power.

LoRa & Internet of Things enabled Alzheimer patient tracker
Alzheimer Patient Tracking

Lineable’s wearable tracking devices, equipped with LoRa Technology, alert caregivers when Alzheimer patients leave a designated safe zone to ensure around-the-clock safety in the absence of supervision.

LoRa-based Internet of Things Dementia patient location tracker
Dementia Patient Location

CareBand’s discreet wearable devices leverage the geolocation features of LoRa Technology to track dementia patients’ locations in real-time.

LoRa-based Internet of Things smart wearables
Smart Wearables for Kids & Seniors

Movtek’s LoRa-based smart watches and bracelets track the location of children and senior citizens to bring peace of mind to families and caregivers. 

In the News

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

Semtech’s Software Upgrade Boosts LoRa Capacity, Performance — and Adds Satellite Communication

Upgrade brings LR-FHSS support, improving the capacity and robustness of LoRa networks — and allowing them to communicate with satellites. Read more

Intelligent Sensor Platform Improves Mobile Connectivity and Compliance for Personal Connected Consumer Devices

PerSe sensors detect human presence near mobile devices and other consumer electronics and enable advanced Radio Frequency (RF) control when the user is close. Its smart human sensing feature, ultra-low power, and tiny footprint also make it suitable for a range of wearable applications such as gesture control and automation. Read more
EDN

Human-sensing sensors control RF exposure

Semtech’s PerSe line of person-sensing sensors improves mobile connectivity and compliance in smart phones, wearables, and laptops. Read more

Improving Performance and Compliance for Personal Connected Consumer Devices

Integrating smart sensors into all future designs is essential to ensuring the optimal combination of performance and safety that consumers demand. Read more

Smart sensors for personal connected consumer devices

Analog and mixed-signal semiconductor supplier Semtech has announced a line of sensors targeted for the personal connected consumer device market that can differentiate between humans and inanimate objects. Read more
Engineering.com

Semtech Announces Person Sensor Product Line, PerSe

New sensors will focus on optimizing connectivity and safety. Read more
EE world Online

Human-presence sensors enhance connectivity, help comply with Specific Absorption Rate regulations

The PerSe launch delivers an unmatched consumer experience through device performance and regulatory compliance to enhance connectivity. Read more

Simplifying Asset Management with Geolocation

Semtech discusses the critical role of long-range, low-power, Internet of Things (IoT) - connected solutions which incorporate geolocation for asset management. Read more
IoT Agenda

IoT applications to improve senior care

The population of those aged 65 and over is growing faster than all other age groups. According to data from World Population Prospects, one in six people worldwide will be over the age of 65 by 2050, making up 16% of the global population. Seniors face increased challenges that may put them in harm’s way, because of social exclusion, the accelerating trend in reduced intergenerational living spurred by COVID-19, and residing in large, spread out communities. Caregivers, health care professionals and family members can better support the well-being of seniors and their ability to comfortably and more manageably live alone through the use of IoT technology. Read more
RFID Journal

How the IoT Can Help to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

The Internet of Things and sensor technologies can facilitate a challenging supply chain process. Read more

Application Briefs

Learn more about specific applications of LoRa Technology in smart healthcare.

LoRa-based Internet of Things smart logistics Medical refrigerators hold medications, vaccines and blood that are costly or difficult to replace. Losing power or altering temperatures can compromise refrigerator contents. A smart monitoring solution with LoRa Technology can minimize risk and prevent costly losses.
Medical Fridge
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LoRa-based smart healthcare fall detection Around the clock fall detection monitoring of the elderly is needed in some communities. LoRa Technology provides a low cost IoT solution.
Fall Detection
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