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Smart Industrial Control

Industrial operations can benefit from the deployment of IoT-connected sensors for various always-on monitoring functions. Due to the long range, low power, and long battery life of LoRa®-based devices, sensors in manufacturing plants or mobile industries can relay critical data to a LoRaWAN® network where it can be analyzed and businesses operations can be optimized. 

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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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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 has enabled business efficiencies in these real-world smart industrial deployments.

Self-Powered Electromechanical Controller
Self-Powered Electromechanical Controller

SIPOAL leverages LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard in smart single-point lubricator and self-powered electromechanical controller which delivers the precise volume of lubricant to the lubrication point of machinery automatically at frequent intervals of time programmed by the user.

LoRa asset and facility monitoring
Asset and Facility Monitoring

Cisco's Industrial Asset Vision solution leverages the open LoRaWAN protocol to enhance visibility into physical spaces for IT and Operational Technology (OT) environments, and provides new applications of IoT connectivity for new smart industrial control operations.

LoRa Optimized Petroleum Gas Management
Optimized Petroleum Gas Management

AIUT's new line of LoRa-based sensors for measuring the volume of liquefied petroleum gas in tanks enable the remote and automatic monitoring of gas consumption, improving the process of supply and reserve management for distributors to reduce operating costs.

LoRa-based smart construction machine usage monitoring
Smart Construction Machine Usage

MachineMax has integrated LoRa Technology into its fleet machines to monitor and prevent idling, reducing the amount of fuel used and prolonging machine life.

LoRa-based smart mining solutions
Smart Mining Solutions

Transco Industries Inc. leverages LoRa Technology in conveyor belt sensors to detect danger, prevent belt failure and reduce maintenance costs. 

LoRa-based smart industrial management
Smart Industrial Management

EasyReach’s LoRa-based applications for smart industry include sensors for steam traps, concrete mixers, forklifts, diesel tankers, back hoes, water meters, and trucks. 

Internet of Things sensor for remote and harsh locations
Remote Sensors in Harsh Environments

Advantech's LoRa-based solutions intelligently monitor industrial applications in remote areas and harsh environments. By leveraging the long range qualities of LoRa Technology, Advantech is able to overcome the boundary of distance to maximize monitoring efficiency and overall productivity.

In the News

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

RFID Journal

Semtech LoRa Platform Supports Asset Tracking Worldwide

The company's device-to-cloud geolocation platform enables satellite-based networks for supply chain management and logistics. Read more

Semtech’s LoRa Edge LR1120 Packs Sub-GHz, Wi-Fi, and Satellite Connectivity Into a Tiny Tracker Chip

Offering cloud-powered geolocation from GNSS or Wi-Fi, this triple-band QFN32 chip offers a range of features for low-power asset tracking. Read more

Multi-band LoRa transceiver features S-band for global asset tracking

The new LR1120 targets global geolocation applications, providing multi band LoRa and LR-FHSS communication over sub-GHz and 2.4GHz ISM bands as well as licensed S-Band for satellites. Read more

Long-Range, Low-Power Technology Takes the Gold

If the IoT was a sport in the Games, a gold-winning solution would be efficient, powerful, and flexible. As the number of IoT applications rapidly increases, solutions need to be strong to maintain capacity. While short-range wireless technologies, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, will account for about 72 percent of all IoT connections in 2025, Machina Research estimates that 11 percent of IoT connections will use LPWAN technologies, such as Semtech’s LoRa® devices. Read more

The latest trends in LPWAN

The popularity of low-power wide area networks (LPWAN) in smart cities and rural areas is growing Read more

LPWAN: what a long-range communications network is and how it works

Semtech talks about the novelties of LPWAN, a technology that allows long-range and low-speed wireless communications, for example between IoT devices, often battery-powered. What it is, how it works and what future developments are. Read more

LoRaWAN cos’è e come funziona il trasferimento dati a lungo raggio

Cos'è LoRaWAN e come permette di trasferire dati, seppur con una velocità di trasferimento contenuta, a chilometri di distanza anche fuori dalla copertura di reti WiFi e mobili. Read more

LPWAN: trends not to be missed

Now enjoying growing popularity in smart cities and rural areas, sub GHz low-power wide area networks or LPWANs (Low Power Wide Area Networks) are also showing a clear evolution in other areas. From 2.4GHz to satellite networks. Read more

Semtech’s LoRa Devices and the LoRaWAN Standard Integrated Into Self-Powered Electromechanical Controller by Enthu Tech and Xorowin Mechatronics

Semtech Corporation announced its collaboration with Enthu Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd, a next-generation technology company that helps enterprises and startups reimagine their businesses for the digitally connected age, and Xorowin Mechatronics, a technology company focused on producing cyber-physical systems for industrial automation needs. Read more
IoT Business News

Trends in LPWAN (Low Power Wide Area Networks

An article by Semtech, a leading global supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for infrastructure, high-end consumer and industrial equipment. Read more

Application Briefs

Learn more about specific applications of LoRa Technology in smart industrial control.

LoRa-enabled Internet of Things tank flow monitor With LoRa Technology, smart homes and buildings can monitor and manage their water usage and avoid moisture damage.
Tank Flow Monitoring
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LoRa-enabled smart water leak detection Leaks in water, gas or chemical pipelines pose economic loss and environmental concerns. LoRa Technology provides the network coverage and the long battery life needed in smart liquid presence detection systems.
Liquid Presence Detection
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LoRa-enabled smart industrial temperature sensor Temperature monitoring is crucial to industrial production processes. An undetected anomaly could cost millions. With an industrial temperature monitoring system based on LoRa Technology, the production process can be tightly controlled.
Industrial Temp
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Internet of Things enabled indoor air quality monitor Indoor air pollutants may be 5x higher than outdoors, making the monitoring of indoor air quality important for good health. LoRa Technology is being used for indoor air quality monitoring, including watching carbon monoxide levels.
Indoor Air Quality
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