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COVID-19 Support

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the world with unprecedented challenges. Enterprises and government authorities are responding by leveraging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to balance health and safety concerns with financial considerations while returning individuals and communities to work. Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol are playing an instrumental role in enabling public safety solutions to assist with contact tracing, ensuring healthcare regulation compliance in the workplace and addressing the needs of medical professionals. Request a meeting with Semtech for help finding a LoRa-based solution for your organization. Explore how LoRa devices are enabling a better world in the use cases below.

LoRa Alliance® members are committed to helping citizens, employers, facility managers, and government agencies in the fight against Coronavirus. Readily available solutions from the LoRaWAN ecosystem can be found on the LoRa Alliance COVID-19 use cases website.

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As the world looks to reopen and recover amid the COVID-19 outbreak, employers, building managers and organizations are increasingly looking for smart and innovative IoT applications, including those based on Semtech’s LoRa® devices, to simplify the monitoring of health and safety.
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Infographics

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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.
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Real World Deployments

See how LoRa devices have helped combat COVID-19 in these real-world deployments.

Contact Tracing Emergency Button

SoluM's LoRa-based KEYCO Contact Tracing solution equips employees with a contact tracing device which also acts as an emergency button for alerting administrators to COVID-19 exposure.  

Social Distance Tracker

Smart Mimic's Mimic S leverages LoRa devices to secure workplaces by warning employees to maintain social distance and providing insights into workplace risks.  

Air Quality Monitoring

eleven-x and Pinchin's LoRa-based solution includes wireless, real-time monitoring of carbon dioxide (CO2), temperature and humidity for indoor environments, helping businesses re-occupy in a post-COVID world. 

Retail Footfall Monitoring

Deutsche Telekom's sensor-based people counting solution leverages LoRaWAN connectivity for montoring in-store traffic volumes and social distancing in German retailers reopening after COVID-19 lockdowns. 

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.

Network for COVID-19 Relief

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

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. 

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.

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.

Videos

Videos featuring LoRa-based COVID-19 Support solutions are presented below. Watch all LoRa videos here >>

Enabling COVID-19 Health & Safety Compliance with LoRa Devices
Introducing Mimic S. Keep the production going with the most accurate social distance tracker.
COVID-19 Wearable Solutions with Helium and CareBand
Deploying Smart IoT Solutions for Workplace Safety in the Age of COVID-19
Animation: How Universal Contact Tracing Works (Microshare)
Asset Tracking Solutions for COVID-19
The Future of Commercial Real Estate & Large Facilities; New Perspectives after COVID-19

In the News

Articles and press coverage of LoRa-based COVID-19 solutions are featured below. 

IoT

Leveraging IoT Technology for Good

Global businesses and communities have consistently turned to the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to increase efficiencies and deliver better services. Research supports this sentiment as Juniper predicts that IoT platform revenues will reach $66 billion in 2020, a 20 percent increase over last year’s figure. Read more

LoRaWAN Supports Medical Professionals During COVID-19

The LoRa Alliance—a nonprofit association promoting awareness and adoption of LoRaWAN to deliver massive Internet of Things (IoT) globally—has also stepped up to the plate to answer this call. We have been working with our member companies on the question: how can technology, specifically, LoRaWAN solutions, help our medical and other frontline professionals in their fight against COVID-19? Read more

LoRa Devices Form Foundation for COVID-19 Body-Temperature Sensors

Smart human body sensors enable healthcare workers to identify individuals with a high temperature. Read more
IoT Evolution

LoRaWAN Ecosystem Members Deliver Solutions to Health Services in China

According to a recent announcement, several of Semtech’s customers, including CIAAIoT, EasyLinkin, IOCA, RisingHF, and Winext Technology, have integrated the company’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol with Cloud-based platforms developed by Alibaba Cloud and Tencent Cloud, with the goal of deploying smarter IoT-based monitoring applications for residents in quarantine scenarios. Read more
Enterprise IoT Insights

Semtech says LoRa devices optimize quarantine monitoring in China

U.S. company Semtech said that several of its customers, including CIAAIoT, EasyLinkin, IOCA, RisingHF, and Winext Technology, have integrated Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol with cloud-based platforms developed by Chinese companies Alibaba Cloud and Tencent Cloud, to deploy smarter Internet of Things (IoT)-based monitoring applications for residents in quarantine scenarios. Read more
IoT Evolution

Semtech’s LoRa Devices Integrated into Infrared Temperature Sensor

In a recent release, Semtech announced that Polysense Technologies, an innovative leader in enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for fiber and wireless sensing, has developed a series of smart human body temperature monitoring products based on Semtech’s LoRa® devices. Real-time data from the temperature sensors enables healthcare workers to efficiently screen individuals with a high temperature. The solution has recently shipped to Italy to help with its Coronavirus (COVID-19) response efforts. Read more

Smart temperature monitors developed to help Coronavirus response

Polysense Technologies has developed a series of smart human body temperature monitoring products based on Semtech’s LoRa devices. Read more
Engineering.com

Temperature Sensors Employ IoT Connectivity to Speed COVID-19 Screening

Semtech and Polysense Technologies have joined forces to develop a series of human body temperature monitoring devices based on Semtech’s LoRa LPWAN. The sensors provide real-time data to frontline healthcare workers and let them quickly screen individuals with a high temperature, one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19. Read more

Polysense develops LoRa-based temperature scanners

Polysense Technologies, an enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider for fibre and wireless sensing, has developed series of smart human body temperature monitoring products based on Semtech Coporation’s LoRa devices. Real-time data from the temperature sensors enables healthcare workers to efficiently screen individuals with a high temperature. The solution has recently shipped to Italy to help with its Coronavirus (COVID-19) response efforts. Read more
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LoRa devices integrated into infrared temperature sensor

Semtech has announced that Polysense Technologies has developed a series of smart human body temperature monitoring products based on Semtech’s LoRa devices. Read more

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