Tech Journal

A Brand New Experience Created By Developers, For Developers

Posted by Steven Hegenderfer on Oct 13, 2021 5:30:00 AM

Thanks to your input and feedback, we have completely overhauled the LoRa Developer Portal to make it easier for you to find what you need when using LoRa® and LoRaWAN® to create your Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

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All You Need to Know About the LoRa Edge™ Asset Management Platform

Posted by Katy Koenen on Sep 29, 2021 12:00:00 AM

An innovative software and hardware solution designed to enable cost-effective and energy-efficient asset tracking and management solutions, the LoRa Edge™ asset management platform addresses a wide variety of use cases and scenarios, thanks to the versatile and configurable components that make up the system. Furthermore, it uses Semtech’s LoRa Cloud™ geolocation capabilities to significantly reduce power consumption by determining asset locations in a cloud-based solver.

A wealth of information about the LoRa Edge asset management platform is available. Here, we’re packaging it all up in one place to make finding what you need easier.

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Recent Developments in Long Range IoT

Posted by Roelof Koopmans on Sep 1, 2021 12:08:37 PM

LoRaWAN® has become a leading wireless protocol for many Internet of Things (IoT) applications that require long range wireless connectivity in combination with ultra-low power consumption. Many massive IoT applications are only economically viable when the batteries in the sensors, trackers or other devices can last years , in some cases even more than 10 years.

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Tags: LoRa, LoRa Developers, IoT, LoRaWAN

Effortless Geolocation: LoRa Basics™ Modem-E, TTN, and LoRa Cloud™

Posted by Olivier Gimenez on Aug 30, 2021 12:00:00 AM

In this video, Olivier Gimenez introduces the LoRa Edge™ LR1110 chip and provides a demonstration of how easy it is to locate and track assets with this latest chip from Semtech, in conjunction with both The Things Network’s LoRaWAN® network and Semtech’s LoRa Cloud™ Services.

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Tags: LoRa, Asset Tracking, LoRa Edge, LoRaWAN, LoRa Cloud, Geolocation, LR1110

Achieving ESG Compliance With LoRa

Posted by Byron BeMiller on Aug 23, 2021 12:00:00 AM

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In this video from The Things Conference, I explain how to use LoRa® and LoRaWAN® to achieve Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals and requirements. Environmental requirements include tasks such as monitoring and managing greenhouse gasses and biodiversity. Social goals often include issues related to human rights and animal welfare. Governance goals include management structures, employee safety, and related topics.

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Tags: LoRa, LoRa Developers, Smart Buildings, LoRaWAN, ESG Compliance, Facilities

Certifying an End Device for LoRaWAN®: European Sub-Bands

Posted by Tim Cooper on Jul 19, 2021 12:00:00 AM

The European radio regulations can be ambiguous when it comes to certifying and understanding LoRaWAN® network operation. Here we take a look at how an end device built with a LoRa® chipset should be certified for regulatory compliance, as well as the duty-cycle capacity we can expect from an end device deployed in a practical LoRaWAN network.

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Tags: LoRa, Wireless RF, LoRaWAN, Certification, Regulatory Compliance, EU, RF

With So Many IoT Marketplaces, Why Can’t I Find What I Need?

Posted by Rich Lansdowne on Jun 30, 2021 12:00:00 AM

With the proliferation of LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® standard, finding the sensor you want amongst the various IoT marketplaces can be a dizzying minefield. To make it easier, we have introduced Pinpoint - a new service for connecting suppliers to opportunities.

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Tags: LoRa, LoRa Developers, IoT, Pinpoint

A Full Duplex LoRaWAN® Gateway for the U.S. 915MHz ISM Band

Posted by Steve Lee on Jun 21, 2021 12:00:00 AM

 

The LoRa® Corecell Full-Duplex gateway reference design is a highly integrated indoor and outdoor gateway solution designed specifically for the U.S.s 915MHz ISM band. This full-duplex gateway design makes it possible to expand network capacity for outdoor and indoor applications, such as smart metering, smart offices, smart buildings, and smart factories. Moreover, it increases the capacity of networks with fewer gateways, thus providing cost savings for end customers when compared to cellular charges.

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Tags: LoRa, LoRa Developers, IoT, LoRaWAN, Gateway

All You Need to Know About LoRa Edge™

Posted by Sree Durbha on Jun 2, 2021 12:00:00 PM

As you probably know, LoRa Edge™ is an ultra-low power platform that integrates a long range LoRa® transceiver, multi-constellation scanner, and passive Wi-Fi AP MAC address scanner targeting GNSS asset management applications. Additionally, the LoRa Edge LR1110 solution uses Semtech’s LoRa Cloud™ geolocation capabilities to significantly reduce power consumption by determining asset location in a Cloud-based solver.

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Tags: LoRa Edge, LoRaWAN

Learn all about LoRa and LoRaWAN in French

Posted by Katy Koenen on Mar 4, 2021 1:12:05 PM

Sylvain Montagny, Associate Professor at Savoie Mont Blanc University, is passionate about the Internet of Things. So passionate, in fact, that he teaches a course at the university where students learn to create their own Internet of Things (IoT) solutions using Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol.

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Tags: LoRa, LoRaWAN