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.

Infographics

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Day in a Life Infographic Learn how LoRa, the long range low power technology from Semtech, and the LoRaWAN standard have the power to change our world and transform our daily lives.
A Day in a Life With LoRa
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We believe every IoT device should have a low power geolocation ready feature –whether it's a mobile asset or a fixed asset. This is now possible, thanks to LoRa® devices, the LoRaWAN® standard and the LoRa Edge™ asset management platform.
The Future of Geolocation Has Arrived
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Internet of Things and LoRa infographic The Internet of Things and LoRa® are making a better, sustainable world to live, work and play. LoRa and the LoRaWAN® standard provide a “voice” to things – carrying an explosion of data and analytics to solve real world challenges.
LoRa Everything
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Internet of Things and LoRa everyone infographic Download the infographic to explore how products based on LoRa create a safer, more sustainable and comfortable planet for us all.
LoRa Everyone
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How the Internet of Things, LoRa and LoRaWAN enable smart health safety infographic 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.
Five Considerations for Reopening Safe and Secure Workplaces
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Semtech's LoRa Edge infographic LoRa Edge™ is a new, highly versatile and low power software defined LoRa-based platform that will enable a wide portfolio of applications for indoor and outdoor asset management, targeting industrial, building, home, agriculture, transportation, and logistics markets.
LoRa Edge™ Applications
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LoRa everywhere infographic Download the infographic to see how LoRa-based products are changing the world and enabling a better life.
LoRa Everywhere
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10 things about LoRaWAN and NB-IoT infographic Which wireless network solution is right for your application? Compare the qualities of low power wide area network (LPWAN) solutions side by side in this helpful infographic.
10 Things About LoRaWAN & NB-IoT
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Real-World Deployments

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

Ontex Smart Healthcare
Smart Elder Care

Ontex's IoT-enabled diaper tag, developed with Belgian medical device agency, Zenso Electronics, seamlessly integrates Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard to alert caregivers via an app when the pad needs to be changed.

Insulated Vaccine Carrier
Insulated Vaccine Carrier

Everynet is collaborating with telecommunications supplier, Telkom Indonesia, to provide an insulated vaccine carrier to track and monitor vaccine temperature to decrease waste, improve customer confidence and increase inoculation rates via a LoRaWAN network. 

LoRa tracks ultramarathon runners
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. 

Internet of Things end to end tracking solutions
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.

LoRa Internet of Things network for COVID-19 relief
Network for COVID-19 Relief

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

LoRa smart health services
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. 

LoRa smart infared temperature sensor
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.

LoRa smart home and building sewage backup prevention
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.

LoRa-based food safety & temperature monitoring solutions
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. 

Internet of Things connected hearing aid
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.

LoRa & Internet of Things enabled Alzheimer patient tracker
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.

In the News

Articles and press coverage of LoRa-based smart healthcare solutions are featured below. 

Alistair Fulton Of Semtech On The Future of The Internet of Things (IoT), And How It May Improve Our Health & Our Lives

The Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to become more mainstream. Millions of people use Fitbit health trackers, Nest smart thermostats, and Ring doorbell cameras, which are early examples of IoT. These are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the potential commercial applications of IoT. IoT has the potential to change the way cities are run, the way our healthcare is managed, the way our cars communicate, and the way our supply chains and manufacturing are utilized. But how exactly will IoT improve our lives? As a part of this series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Semtech's Alistair Fulton. Read more
RFID Journal

IoT Aids Caregivers for Monitoring Adult Diapers

Ontex's smart diaper solution uses LoRaWAN connectivity with Semtech's ICs, printed sensor electronics built into each diaper, and software and an app to track the status of patients' hygiene at care facilities or hospitals. Read more
IoT Agenda

IoT applications to improve senior care

The population of those aged 65 and over is growing faster than all other age groups. According to data from World Population Prospects, one in six people worldwide will be over the age of 65 by 2050, making up 16% of the global population. Seniors face increased challenges that may put them in harm’s way, because of social exclusion, the accelerating trend in reduced intergenerational living spurred by COVID-19, and residing in large, spread out communities. Caregivers, health care professionals and family members can better support the well-being of seniors and their ability to comfortably and more manageably live alone through the use of IoT technology. Read more
RFID Journal

How the IoT Can Help to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines

The Internet of Things and sensor technologies can facilitate a challenging supply chain process. Read more

Wie LoRaWAN und Sensorik Covid-Ansteckungen verringern können

Bewegungen und Bewegungsmuster lassen sich erfassen und analysieren, um dann Schlüsse daraus zu ziehen. So lässt sich etwa eine Covid-Ausbreitung lokal beschränken. Dazu sind aber spezielle Technologien wie LoRaWAN und Sensorik nötig. Read more

Smart Technology for Critical Healthcare

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been paramount in addressing the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19. The pandemic spread quickly, forcing medical professionals to re-examine their current technology and adjust existing solutions to fit both their and their patients’ evolving needs. 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

Application Briefs

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

LoRa-based Internet of Things smart logistics 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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LoRa-based smart healthcare fall detection 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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