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Smart Healthcare

LoRa Technology’s low power, low cost and reliable performance make it suitable for critical smart healthcare applications. IoT solutions comprised of LoRa®-based sensors and gateways can monitor high-risk patients or systems around the clock, ensuring health and medical safety are never overlooked.

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Real-World Deployments

See how LoRa Technology is improving human health and livelihood in these real-world smart healthcare applications.

Tracking Ultramarathon Runners

Everynet's LoRaWAN-based network enables the real-time monitoring of runner safety at the annual Tor des Géants ultramarathon, providing network connectivity uncovered by Cellular networks. 

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.

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Food Safety Temperature Monitoring

CM Systems, LLC, in collaboration with Laird Connectivity, integrated LoRa devices into ComplianceMate, a food safety temperature monitoring solution utilized by retailers such as Shake Shack, Five Guys, Hard Rock Cafe, City Barbeque, and Hattie B's, preventing inventory loss due to unsafe food storage temperatures. 

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IoT-Connected Hearing Aids

Sonova and Semtech jointly developed an advanced radio system for a new generation of hearing aids, enabling support for multiple radio protocols in the 2.4GHz band, as well as effective operation on very low power.

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Alzheimer Patient Tracking

Lineable’s wearable tracking devices, equipped with LoRa Technology, alert caregivers when Alzheimer patients leave a designated safe zone to ensure around-the-clock safety in the absence of supervision.

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Dementia Patient Location

CareBand’s discreet wearable devices leverage the geolocation features of LoRa Technology to track dementia patients’ locations in real-time.

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Smart Wearables for Kids & Seniors

Movtek’s LoRa-based smart watches and bracelets track the location of children and senior citizens to bring peace of mind to families and caregivers. 

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Skier Safety Monitoring

TalkPool and Wuerth ITensis utilize LoRa-based devices to track the location and safety risk of ski school students while on the slopes of the Swiss Alps.  

In the News

Articles and press coverage of LoRa-based smart healthcare 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
IoT Business News

Semtech’s LoRa® Devices Integrated into Polysense’s Infrared Temperature Sensor

Semtech Corporation announced that Polysense Technologies Inc. (Polysense), an innovative leader in enterprise IoT solutions for fiber and wireless sensing, has developed a series of smart human body temperature monitoring products based on Semtech’s LoRa® devices. Read more

Application Briefs

Learn more about specific applications of LoRa Technology in smart healthcare.

Medical refrigerators hold medications, vaccines and blood that are costly or difficult to replace. Losing power or altering temperatures can compromise refrigerator contents. A smart monitoring solution with LoRa Technology can minimize risk and prevent Medical refrigerators hold medications, vaccines and blood that are costly or difficult to replace. Losing power or altering temperatures can compromise refrigerator contents. A smart monitoring solution with LoRa Technology can minimize risk and prevent costly losses.
Medical Fridge
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Around the clock fall detection monitoring of the elderly is needed in some communities. LoRa Technology provides a low cost IoT solution. Around the clock fall detection monitoring of the elderly is needed in some communities. LoRa Technology provides a low cost IoT solution.
Fall Detection
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