Semtech Announces Industry's First Disposable LoRa-enabled Nano-tag for Internet of Things (IoT) Applications
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The nano-tag is equipped with an ultra-thin printed battery and is designed to be integrated into products or systems that send messages to the Cloud when a simple event is detected. The LoRa-enabled reference design will work with existing LoRaWAN™ networks and enable the proliferation of completely new types of IoT applications, requiring real-time, reliable feedback including logistics/shipping applications, healthcare and pharmaceutical applications, asset tracking applications, and general-purpose compliance applications.
MachineQ™, a Comcast enterprise IoT service, is the first company to pilot the LoRa-enabled nano-tag with interested third parties on its IoT network in
"As we continue to work with customers across a wide range of use cases, the innovative service made possible by coupling Semtech's new nano-tag on
machineQ's dense IoT network opens a whole new set of use cases, across multiple industries, that were not commercially or technically viable using existing technologies," said
"By offering a lower cost, disposable LoRa-enabled tag, we can expand the current landscape of use cases for Semtech's LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology and allow companies to integrate the technology to drive many more diverse IoT use cases. We believe the number of use cases should expand rapidly as our connectivity and Cloud partners start to leverage the disruptive nature of the LoRa-enabled tag," said Marc Pegulu, Vice President and General Manager for Semtech's Wireless and
The low-cost disposable LoRa-enabled tag will be commercially available in both flexible tape and paper substrates in 2018 and are currently in trials by a number of
About Semtech LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF
Semtech's LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology is a widely adopted long-range, low-power solution for IoT that gives telecom companies, IoT application makers and system integrators the feature set necessary to deploy low-cost, interoperable IoT networks, gateways, sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. IoT networks based on the LoRaWAN™ open specification have been deployed in over 65 countries and
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