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Industry Alliances

Semtech is committed to supporting professional organizations and industry alliances focused on Internet of Things (IoT) industries and the adoption of the LoRaWAN™ open standard for low power wide area networks (LPWAN). As a leader in wireless RF technology innovation, Semtech actively participates in the tradeshows and conferences hosted by industry associations around the globe. Find an event near you, or explore the organizations Semtech supports below.

LoRa Alliance

As a founding member of the LoRa Alliance, Semtech is committed to supporting the organization’s mission to promote global adoption of the LoRaWAN open standard by ensuring interoperability of all LoRaWAN products and technologies. The rapidly growing association consists of over 500 member companies including telecommunication companies, equipment manufacturers, system integrators, sensor manufacturers, entrepreneurial start-ups and semiconductor companies from around the globe.

China LoRa Application Alliance

The China LoRa Application Alliance (CLAA) is a cross-industry, cross-department national organization participated in and built by IoT application and innovation entities in various industries. The CLAA IoT Demonstration Base initiative is the result of a cooperative formed amongst solution providers, government agencies and educational institutions to standardize the development of IoT applications in China around the LoRaWAN protocol from the LoRa Alliance. The initiative aims to provide LoRaWAN-based, carrier-level networks that all members of the cooperative can use to deploy and test their IoT applications. The cooperative also provides a supportive environment in which its members can work together to troubleshoot issues, develop new innovations and accelerate the adoption in China of IoT solutions based on LoRa Technology.

City Innovate’s Startup in Residence

Semtech and machineQ are the first corporate co-sponsors of City Innovate’s Startup in Residence (STIR), a program guiding city government agencies in developing IoT user-centered products and services. STIR connects municipalities into the 21st century while solving challenges facing cities and improving the lives of their citizens, including reducing parking congestion, monitoring waste management and controlling street lights remotely.

ICA Alliance

The IoT Connectivity Alliance is an IoT standards alliance established by Alibaba's IoT industry partners to jointly develop IoT-related technologies, build relevant alliance standards, and promote national and international standards. As a member of the ICA, Semtech actively participates in member activities to optimize low-power wide area network deployments through alliance standards and improve device access efficiency.

IoT M2M Council

The IoT M2M Council (IMC) is comprised of over 25,000 equipment manufacturers, enterprise users and application developers dedicated to the machine-to-machine (M2M) communications industry. As a board member of the IMC, Semtech is proud to contribute educational opportunities to IMC members, including free webinars. Watch the most recent webinar, “Choosing the Right LPWAN Solution for Your IoT Application,” in which Semtech presents why LoRa Technology is becoming the de facto choice for LPWAN connectivity.

Smart Cities Council

Semtech is a lead partner of Smart Cities Council® North America, a network of industry leading organizations focused on improving livability, workability and sustainability in smart cities. In addition to its flagship Smart Cities Week events, the Smart Cities Council maintains a robust calendar of smart city related events.

Wireless Broadband Alliance

Semtech is proud to support the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) as a member and as a liaison via the LoRa Alliance. WBA is leading the evolution of a frictionless wireless service experience for Citizens, Businesses, Cities and Things. The WBA is committed to resolving business issues and enabling collaborative opportunities for service providers, enterprises and cities that enable them to enhance the customer experience on Wi-Fi and significant adjacent technologies.