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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See how LoRa Technology is improving human health and livelihood in these real-world smart healthcare applications.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Everynet offers its LoRaWAN network to the entire Madrid healthcare system for free during the Coronavirus crisis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 LivesThe 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
IoT Aids Caregivers for Monitoring Adult DiapersOntex'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 applications to improve senior careThe 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
How the IoT Can Help to Distribute COVID-19 VaccinesThe Internet of Things and sensor technologies can facilitate a challenging supply chain process. Read more
Wie LoRaWAN und Sensorik Covid-Ansteckungen verringern könnenBewegungen 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 HealthcareThe 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-19The 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 SensorsSmart human body sensors enable healthcare workers to identify individuals with a high temperature. Read more
LoRaWAN Ecosystem Members Deliver Solutions to Health Services in ChinaAccording 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
Semtech says LoRa devices optimize quarantine monitoring in ChinaU.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
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