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Semtech and X-TELIA Implement LoRa Solution for Smart Bus Schedule Signs
Among the first of its kind in Canada, the signs leverage a LoRaWAN™ network to accurately provide up-to-date bus schedules in Montreal

Semtech and X-TELIA Implement LoRa Solution for Smart Bus Schedule Signs

Among the first of its kind in Canada, the signs leverage a LoRaWAN™ network to accurately provide up-to-date bus schedules in Montreal

CAMARILLO, Calif., August 2, 2018 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that X-TELIA, an Montreal-based LoRaWAN™ network operator that enables the Internet of Things (IoT) and a LoRa Alliance™ member, developed a smart city solution utilizing Semtech’s LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) in digital schedules for bus shelters in the Montreal area.

“X-TELIA worked closely with RTL Transit Corporation to develop enhanced community services by providing large scale digital signs,” Eric Bourbeau, CEO of X-TELIA. “This project, among the first of its kind in Canada, should greatly improve the lives of many commuters and be an example of smarter transit for cities everywhere.”

X-TELIA implemented a LoRa-based display screen showing the next departing bus times in bus shelters. The displays are solar powered and operated on X-TELIA’s public LoRaWAN network. X-TELIA is currently updating the displays to show bus delays in real-time, leveraging LoRa Technology for tracking and up-to-the-minute schedule changes. The program is among the first in Canada to utilize LoRa Technology for smart transit including tracking and scheduling.

“LoRa Technology for smart transit can save commuters time and help the transit authority run more efficiently,” said Vivek Mohan, Director of IoT in Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “X-TELIA’s LoRa-based solution is an excellent example for future system integrators as the sensors are easy to install, run on a fraction of the power of current solutions and provide real-time tracking even in densely crowded urban areas. When these solutions are combined with other smart city technologies, including smart parking and waste management, the future of a city is transformed to create a smarter planet.”

About Semtech’s LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology

Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology is a widely adopted long-range, low-power solution for IoT that gives telecom companies, IoT application makers and system integrators the feature set necessary to deploy low-cost, interoperable IoT networks, gateways, sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. IoT networks based on the LoRaWAN™ specification have been deployed in over 100 countries and Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance™, the fastest growing IoT Alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network applications. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit Semtech’s LoRa site and join the LoRa Community to access free training as well as an online industry catalog showcasing the products you need for building your ideal IoT application.

About X-TELIA

The X-TELIA network is the first LoRaWAN™ public network in Quebec. It was launched by Quebec entrepreneurs who are eager to provide businesses, cities and citizens access to a new generation of technologies and applications that, according to analysts around the world, will soon change the world, for the better. For more information, visit https://en.x-telia.com  

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.  

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