Everyday municipal operations are made more efficient with LoRa Technology’s long range, low power, secure, and GPS-free geolocation features. By connecting city services such as lighting, parking, waste removal, and more, cities can optimize the use of utilities and personnel to save time and money.
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NetOP's smart energy consumption monitoring solution based on LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol, named the “Octopus,” leverages LoRa devices’ advantages for real-time data monitoring to detect abnormal spikes in energy consumption in city substations.
The Metropolitan Government of Seoul, South Korea plans to deploy up to 1,000 LoRaWAN-based gateways to complement the municipal Wi-Fi and provide the foundation for Seoul’s innovative, next-generation smart city applications.
OrionM2M's smart meters and luminaire controllers utilize embedded LoRa Technology to connect to the Cloud via public LoRaWAN-based networks and OrionGateways.
Green Stream's LoRa-based autonomous flood sensor system helps to build safer, more resilient communities.
X-TELIA's and the City of Montreal installed LoRa-based displays to show bus schedules in real-time, offering convenience to commuters.
Ahoy Systems’ smart street-lighting products reduce electricity costs without compromising infrastructure quality and community services.
Argentina-based YEAP! has made public LoRaWAN networks widely available throughout the greater Latin America region, enabling LoRa-based IoT solutions in the region.
Ubicquia’s LoRa-based gateway module consolidates functionality to offer a cost-effective and efficient smart street lighting platform.
Thailand’s Kiwi Technology collaborated with Precise Digital Economy to develop a smart city network of LoRa-based sensors to better regulate public utilities.
eleven-x and University of British Columbia utilize LoRa-based sensors to remotely monitor waste bin capacities, optimizing maintenance response.
machineQ has strategically deployed LoRaWAN coverage in dozens of top U.S. metropolitan areas and major Comcast markets, so businesses can connect solutions quickly, with reduced cost.
Dr. Peng Group’s Residential LPWAN networks based on LoRa Technology facilitate the deployment of smart city services such as intelligent street lighting, soil, air and water quality monitoring, intelligent parking, intelligent trash collection, and other green belt management services.
KotahiNet’s public LoRaWAN-based network provides the Cook Islands with a smart sensing infrastructure, allowing businesses and government organizations to collect and analyze environmental data, and make intelligent decisions about their business operations and scarce island resources.
In the News
Articles and press coverage of LoRa-based smart cities are featured below.
Semtech Uses LoRaWAN Network Deployment To Complement Seoul’s Citywide Wi-Fi, Support Plans To Grow Its Smart City IoT EnvironmentSemtech announced this week that the Metropolitan Government of Seoul, South Korea plans to deploy a new enterprise-grade citywide network for Internet of Things (IoT) applications based on Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol. The network is part of a larger plan by the city government to increase its connectivity offerings and create one of the initial “hyper-connected cities” by 2022. Read more
Semtech Supports LoRaWAN Network Deployment with LoRaWAN-based Gateways to Complement Seoul’s Citywide Wi-FiSemtech Corp., supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced Wednesday that the Metropolitan Government of Seoul, South Korea plans to deploy a new enterprise-grade citywide network for Internet of Things (IoT) applications based on Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol. Read more
The University of British Columbia Improves Campus Parking and Waste Management With LoRa® TechnologyTo meet the needs of more than 60,000 students, the University of British Columbia (UBC) used a Canadian LoRaWAN® network provider to roll out its new smart campus solutions to help with waste management and the ever-annoying parking problem. Read more
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