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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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LoRaWAN™ & NB-IoT
Complementary Solutions Based on Your Needs
Compare LoRaWAN and NB-IoT side by side 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.

MachineMasx Real World
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 Transco Real World
Smart Mining Solutions

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

LoRa Easy Reach Smart Industrial Real World
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. 

Advantech Delivers Innovative IoT Solutions Using Semtech’s LoRa Technology
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. 

Circuit Digest

LoRa-Based Industrial Sensors for Connectivity in Difficult Environments

Semtech Corporation announced that the Radio Bridge has released a new line of LoRa based sensors for industrial applications. These sensors are able to transmit actionable data over incredible distances at very low power levels. The new line of outdoor and industrial-grade sensors also known as the Armored Sensors enables the tracking of accurate, real-time data for a variety of industrial applications including oil and gas, air quality and utility monitoring using LoRa and LoRaWAN technology. Read more
IoT Business News

Semtech’s LoRa® Devices Connect Radio Bridge’s Next Generation Industrial Sensors

The Armored Sensor™ product line enables a variety of industrial applications and offers connectivity in difficult environments. Read more
IoT Innovator

Semtech’s LoRa Devices Connect Radio Bridge’s Industrial Sensors; Offers Connectivity In Difficult Environments

Semtech announced that Radio Bridge, supplier of wireless Internet of Things (IoT) sensor products based on Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol, has released a new line of LoRa-based sensors for the industrial market. The Armored Sensor product line enables the tracking of accurate, real-time data for a variety of industrial applications including oil and gas, air quality and utility monitoring. Read more
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Increasing Food Safety and Spoilage Prevention in the IoT Era

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, it is estimated that nearly one third of the food produced (about 1.3 billion tons) globally is not consumed. To help tackle this billion-dollar problem, an innovative solution is being deployed to detect one of the key factors driving food waste: Spoilage due to fluctuations in temperature. Read more
Enterprise IoT Insights

Four benefits of LoRa in mining – and how Rio Tinto connected its conveyors

The mining industry is expected to produce $686 billion in revenue by the end of 2019, a steady eight per cent increase on 2018, according to PwC. The global conveyer belt industry is expected to be valued at $6.4 billion by 2022, says Research and Markets. Smart belt technologies will lead this growth, and help also drive up 2019 revenues for the industry. Read more
Enterprise IoT Insights

Enabling the future of mining with LPWA networks (Reader Forum)

Mining has evolved from a hard, manual process, involving hand tools and rudimentary explosives, to one that takes advantage of sophisticated technologies that bring connectivity, automation, and intelligence into play. Read more

L’industriel basque Lauak se met à l’internet des objets avec 14,000 capteurs

En déployant des capteurs Ineo-Sense sur ses 14 000 boites de transport de pièces, Lauak, sous-traitant d’Airbus, Daher ou encore Dassault, signe la plus grosse installation de capteurs LoRa en intérieur. Il met surtout en place sa stratégie "Lauak 4.0" de numérisation de ses procédés. Read more
IoT Innovator

Semtech’s LoRa-Based Sensors from MachineMax Improves Construction and Mining Machines to Prevent Costly Engine Idling

Semtech Corp., vendor of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that MachineMax, a provider of smart solutions for fleet management, construction and mining applications, has integrated Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) into a new smart construction machine usage tracking solution. Read more
IoT Business News

Semtech’s LoRa Technology Enables More Efficient Construction and Mining Machines

LoRa®-based sensors from MachineMax deploy in less than a minute and provide accurate data to prevent costly engine idling. Read more
Canadianmining

TAILINGS: Inmarsat and Knight Piesold to deliver real-time, tailings dam monitoring

UNITED KINGDOM – Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, today announced it will be joining forces with Knight Piesold UK to deliver highly accurate tailings dam monitoring, analysis and real-time management capabilities for the mining industry. Read more

Application Briefs

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

With LoRa Technology, smart homes and buildings can monitor and manage their water usage and avoid moisture damage. 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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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. 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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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. 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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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 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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