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Smart Retail

The Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing the retail industry with innovative solutions for supply chain efficiencies, utility conservation, store security, real-time merchandise monitoring, and smart ant-theft devices for retail stores. Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol provide an efficient platform for long range, low cost and easy to deploy IoT retail applications.

White Papers

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Transportation providers, healthcare, food services, and many other verticals want to replace inefficient manual processes with geolocation asset management solutions that offer long range communication and ultra-low power consumption. This e-book details five asset management applications incorporating geolocation services and data.
NEW Transforming Geolocation With LoRa®
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The future of IoT in retail will see retailers using IoT to support their business in a wide variety of areas including real-time merchandise, supply chain, utility conservation, store security, and more. This e-book details five smart retail applications used to enhance and improve the retail sales experience.
Transforming Smart Retail With LoRa
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food safety and asset quality management white paper Axino has successfully leveraged Semtech's LoRa devices, combining LoRa sensors with artificial intelligence algorithms, to remotely and automatically detect and manage refrigerated food temperatures within one degree Celsius.
Disrupting Cold Chain Refrigeration & Improving Food Quality by Taking a Fresh Approach to Asset Quality Management
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Infographics

Discover IoT applications in the retail industry for LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol by downloading an infographic. 

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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How LoRa enables smart retail infographic InVue LIVE® is a connected IoT platform developed for the retail sector to track, monitor and manage store operations in real time. Learn more about anti-theft monitoring, in-store inventory tracking, wireless displays, and planogram reporting applications with LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol.
InVue and LoRa® Enable Smart Retail
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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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Real World Deployments

See how retailers using IoT based on LoRa devices have enabled efficiencies in these real-world smart retail deployments.

On-Demand Postal Services

Swiss Post “Order Pens” leverage Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® standard, to provide universal postal service to Swiss citizens and businesses. 

LoRa smart retail operations
Smart Retail Operations

InVue leverages LoRa Core™ products and the LoRaWAN protocol in its InVue LIVE solutions for retail display, security and operations to improve retail profitability and security. 

LoRa smart energy monitoring
Connected Plugs for Energy Monitoring

EasyReach's LoRa-based EasyPlug tracks energy consumption and movement in retail refrigerators, machines to prevent waste, theft and tampering.

LoRa-bases food waste prevention
Food Waste Prevention

GND Solutions' LoRa-based smart refrigeration solutions help restaurants reduce food waste and enabled one five-star restaurant to reduce food management operational costs up to 40 percent. 

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. 

LoRa-based smart refrigeration solution
Smart Refrigeration Solutions

Axino Solutions's LoRa-based smart refrigeration solutions track food temperature for the food retail industry, with global deployments in supermarket chains such as Migros, resulting in hundreds of thousands of Euros in savings per year. 

LoRa-based smart water leakage detection
Smart Water Leakage Detection

Apana's smart water utility monitoring system leverages LoRa Technology to save businesses like Costco up to 22% in costs. 

In the News

Articles and press coverage of smart retail solutions featuring LoRa are listed below. 

Where Does IoT Exist in the World? Expect the Unexpected

IoT ecosystems incorporate a diverse set of technologies from physical devices to cloud-based solutions and connectivity options. That is enabling IoT technology to impact us as consumers in so many ways that we might not even realize. Read more

LoRaWAN World Expo highlights and interview with Marc Pegulu, VP IoT at Semtech

The LoRaWAN World Expo was of course also the occasion for numerous meetings. Representatives and members of the LoRa Alliance from all over the world came to present their latest innovations. On this occasion, we had the opportunity to interview Marc Pegulu, VP IoT Strategy & Product Marketing for the Wireless and Sensing Products Group at Semtech, about the latest commercial and technical developments for LoRa. Read more

Enhance Holiday Shopping with IoT Technology

With U.S. holiday sales projected to skyrocket this year amidst supply-chain disruptions, it’s critical that retailers simplify the shopping experience for consumers while prioritizing security. Long-range, low-power IoT-enabled devices make this happen. Read more

5G and LoRaWAN® – Connecting the Next Billion IoT Devices

As IoT continues to connect millions of physical devices to digital assets, Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard will play an integral role. Read more

Using IoT technology to manage, track and locate cargo at sea

Marc Pégulu from Sensing Products on how best to keep track of your box shipments. Read more

How stores are using the IoT to keep your favorite items in stock

The number of physical devices connected to the internet is growing. It’s now in the billions. They make up the Internet of Things (IoT), which constantly collects and shares data. The company Semtech has one of the fastest-growing technology networks in the world, supporting the Internet of Things with its LoRa devices. Marc Pegulu is Semtech vice president of IoT strategy and products. “We are seeing a tremendous transformation in the industry with digitization, and it affects a lot of sectors,” he told WVXU. Read more

IoT Technology Helps In-Store Retail Prepare for the Holiday Shopping Season

Retailers are looking to deliver on the promise of true omnichannel shopping. Read more
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Human-sensing sensors control RF exposure

Semtech’s PerSe line of person-sensing sensors improves mobile connectivity and compliance in smart phones, wearables, and laptops. Read more

Improving Performance and Compliance for Personal Connected Consumer Devices

Integrating smart sensors into all future designs is essential to ensuring the optimal combination of performance and safety that consumers demand. Read more
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Smart Building Designs Spur Demand for IoT Solutions

Technologies for Smart Buildings are in great demand, as the market surges in this segment. Vendors are responding with products and solutions designed to make buildings more intelligent, more secure and more connected. Read more

Use Cases

Learn more about specific IoT use cases in retail leveraging LoRa devices.

LoRa-based Internet of Things smart asset tracking Axino disrupts cold chain refrigeration to ensure food quality.
A Fresh Approach to Asset Quality Management
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LoRa-based smart water leak detection monitor Apana's LoRa-based smart water leakage detection solution enables global corporations, like Costco, to track water usage in real time.
Smart Water Leakage Detection
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Videos

Videos featuring retail IoT applications based on LoRa are presented below. Watch all LoRa videos here >>

Axino Disrupts Cold Chain Refrigeration to Ensure Food Quality
LoRa-based Smart Water Metering with Apana