Semtech’s LoRa Technology Drives Smart Island of Spain
IOTLABS’ Internet of Things (IoT) application allows citizens to monitor water levels and air quality in real-time
CAMARILLO, Calif., Nov. 21, 2018 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that IOTLABS, a company dedicated to providing Internet of Things-as-a-service including installation, software, hardware, and maintenance, has incorporated Semtech’s LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) into its island-wide LoRaWAN-based network on Mallorca.
“LoRa Technology provides the backbone for an IoT platform and opportunities to create endless possible smart applications,” said Marta Cierra, Co-founder of IOTLABS. “The citizens of Mallorca will utilize the network based on the LoRaWAN™ protocol for a number of smarter applications such as real time water level and air quality monitoring. In the near future, we expect to add smart parking, traffic, and pollution monitoring solutions using LoRa-based sensors.”
IOTLABS’ LoRa-based solution enables real time connectivity, monitoring, and data analytics. This allows the municipality to better provide more complex smart solutions like smart metering for utilities, and precision agriculture solutions for the island’s olive industry. LoRa-based solutions can easily be implemented into preexisting networks with minimal deployment cost, and solutions are scalable by number of nodes and gateways; this allows networks to grow from town, to countryside, and eventually entire islands.
“Semtech’s LoRa Technology is widely regarded as the technology of choice for building IoT applications as more cities turn to the IoT to reduce operational costs and create smarter community services,” said Vivek Mohan, Director of IoT, Wireless and Sensing Products Group at Semtech. “The flexible, scalable, and easy to deploy capabilities of LoRa Technology play an important role in creating a smarter planet, and Mallorca is a prime example.”
To learn more about IOTLABS deployment, visit the Semtech website.
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.
IOTLABS is a company dedicated to offering Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. These solutions include everything from installation to software, hardware and maintenance, offering a complete service. IOTLABS’ model is based on the IoT as a service principle, allowing companies of any size, and institutions to access the benefits of the IoT, and optimize their processes to be more efficient in resource management. Visit their site to learn more: https://www.iotlabs.io/en
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