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Smart Industrial Control

Industrial operations can benefit from the deployment of IoT-connected sensors for various always-on monitoring functions. Due to the long range, low power, and long battery life of LoRa®-based devices, sensors in manufacturing plants or mobile industries can relay critical data to a LoRaWAN® network where it can be analyzed and businesses operations can be optimized. 

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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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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 has enabled business efficiencies in these real-world smart industrial deployments.

LoRa asset and facility monitoring
Asset and Facility Monitoring

Cisco's Industrial Asset Vision solution leverages the open LoRaWAN protocol to enhance visibility into physical spaces for IT and Operational Technology (OT) environments, and provides new applications of IoT connectivity for new smart industrial control operations.

LoRa Optimized Petroleum Gas Management
Optimized Petroleum Gas Management

AIUT's new line of LoRa-based sensors for measuring the volume of liquefied petroleum gas in tanks enable the remote and automatic monitoring of gas consumption, improving the process of supply and reserve management for distributors to reduce operating costs.

LoRa-based smart construction machine usage monitoring
Smart Construction Machine Usage

MachineMax has integrated LoRa Technology into its fleet machines to monitor and prevent idling, reducing the amount of fuel used and prolonging machine life.

LoRa-based smart mining solutions
Smart Mining Solutions

Transco Industries Inc. leverages LoRa Technology in conveyor belt sensors to detect danger, prevent belt failure and reduce maintenance costs. 

LoRa-based smart industrial management
Smart Industrial Management

EasyReach’s LoRa-based applications for smart industry include sensors for steam traps, concrete mixers, forklifts, diesel tankers, back hoes, water meters, and trucks. 

Internet of Things sensor for remote and harsh locations
Remote Sensors in Harsh Environments

Advantech's LoRa-based solutions intelligently monitor industrial applications in remote areas and harsh environments. By leveraging the long range qualities of LoRa Technology, Advantech is able to overcome the boundary of distance to maximize monitoring efficiency and overall productivity.

In the News

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

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Semtech upgrades LoRaWan developer portal

Semtech has upgraded the LoRa Developer Portal, which makes it easier for developers, to quickly build IoT devices connected with the LoRaWAN standard. Read more

LoRa portal provides key resources for LoRaWAN device connection

Semtech Corporation announces launch of the LoRa® Developer Portal. Read more
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Indoor Air & Environment Quality Sensor Enhances Building Automation and Quality of Life: Q&A with Semtech

Automated Buildings speaks with Marc Pegulu, Vice President IoT Strategy and Products at Semtech regarding indoor air and environment quality sensors. Read more
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Increase productivity in construction with IoT

Construction sites will continue to become more complex, requiring companies to adopt IoT-enabled sensors and devices to accommodate the ever-changing demands of the industry. Read more
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The IoT and Advanced Analytics Should Be a Priority for Disaster Relief Funding

Thanks to funding provided by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, groups can protect their communities and citizens. By deploying end-to-end solutions, communities can adapt new models for IT, edge analytics and platform-based security and, in turn, harness streaming data and analytics to deliver meaningful results. Read more

How the IoT is enabling smarter asset tracking

The recent evolution of Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled solutions is allowing asset tracking applications to be more ubiquitous, pervasive and sophisticated. With IoT, we are now able to communicate not only the position of the asset, but also key data related to it. Read more

How the IoT is shaping asset management solutions

IoT solutions for asset management can be expensive or impractical to implement because of the vast area the asset needs to travel, but a reliable asset tracking solution can be built by combining cost efficient, low power and secure wireless connectivity with a standardized infrastructure. Read more
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5G isn’t for everyone: How Alternate IoT Solutions come into play

Complementary IoT solutions are filling the gap here where 5G may be costly, or when deployments simply cannot support its infrastructure. While options for IoT solutions are seemingly endless, it’s important to understand the needs of the deployment, and which solution can deliver. Read more

Semtech (SMTC) Expands Presence in IoT Market Via SAS Deal

Semtech Corporation SMTC is leaving no stone unturned to bolster presence in the booming Internet of Things (IoT) market on the back of strategic partnerships and robust LoRa technology. Read more
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Connecting IoT Devices: Q&A With Semtech

A conversation with Remi Lorrain, LoRaWAN Network Director at Semtech discussing the recently-released white paper from ABI Research titled, “LoRaWAN and Multi-RAN Architecture Connecting the Next Billion IoT Devices.” Read more

Application Briefs

Learn more about specific applications of LoRa Technology in smart industrial control.

LoRa-enabled Internet of Things tank flow monitor With LoRa Technology, smart homes and buildings can monitor and manage their water usage and avoid moisture damage.
Tank Flow Monitoring
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LoRa-enabled smart water leak detection Leaks in water, gas or chemical pipelines pose economic loss and environmental concerns. LoRa Technology provides the network coverage and the long battery life needed in smart liquid presence detection systems.
Liquid Presence Detection
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LoRa-enabled smart industrial temperature sensor Temperature monitoring is crucial to industrial production processes. An undetected anomaly could cost millions. With an industrial temperature monitoring system based on LoRa Technology, the production process can be tightly controlled.
Industrial Temp
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Internet of Things enabled indoor air quality monitor Indoor air pollutants may be 5x higher than outdoors, making the monitoring of indoor air quality important for good health. LoRa Technology is being used for indoor air quality monitoring, including watching carbon monoxide levels.
Indoor Air Quality
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