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.
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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.
Swiss Post “Order Pens” leverage Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® standard, to provide universal postal service to Swiss citizens and businesses.
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.
EasyReach's LoRa-based EasyPlug tracks energy consumption and movement in retail refrigerators, machines to prevent waste, theft and tampering.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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LoRaWAN World Expo highlights and interview with Marc Pegulu, VP IoT at SemtechThe 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 TechnologyWith 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
Using IoT technology to manage, track and locate cargo at seaMarc 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 stockThe 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 SeasonRetailers are looking to deliver on the promise of true omnichannel shopping. Read more
Smart Building Designs Spur Demand for IoT SolutionsTechnologies 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
Reimagining the End-to-End Retail Experience with IoT TechnologyThe combination of intelligent hardware and software systems connected via an IoT network is one way to improve the key areas in which retail giants continue to invest: operational readiness and the shopping experience. Read more
Q&A: Marc Pegulu, Vice President Wireless LoRa & IoT – SemtechThe Retail Bulletin speaks with Marc Pegulu, Vice President Wireless LoRa & IoT on the advantages of LoRa and LPWAN for the retail industry. Read more
How IoT Is Making Smart Retail Even SmarterThrough the deployment of a low-power and long-range IoT solution, real-time merchandise monitoring technology can track assets and help stores reduce the cost of having to replace them. This is a game-changer for stores that have long struggled to effectively manage in-store goods as IoT technology provides retailers with access to large amounts of data on customer activity. Read more
Learn more about specific IoT use cases in retail leveraging LoRa devices.
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