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Winning projects were chosen from three different categories: Healthcare, Agriculture and People's Choice. Two LoRa-based applications, Vital Signs and Field Vitals, were rewarded prizes to further develop their applications. Vital Signs created an application that puts sensors and charging technology in fire department uniforms (i.e. jacket or helmet) and Field Vitals developed a long range wide area network (LoRaWAN) soil sensor that monitors moisture. LoRaWAN is designed to connect low-cost, battery-operated sensors over long distances in harsh environments that were previously too challenging or cost prohibitive to connect.
"LoRa Technology is already being used in many vertical markets including agriculture, smart city, smart building, and logistics," said
About Semtech LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology
Semtech's LoRa Technology is a widely adopted low-power, long-range 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™ specification have been deployed in over 50 countries. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit
About Semtech LinkCharge™ Wireless Charging
Semtech's LinkCharge wireless charging platform provides a range of solutions to enable wireless power in next-generation products for consumers, infrastructure and industrial applications. It includes the LinkCharge™ 40 Series, the LinkCharge™ 20 Series and the LinkCharge™ CT (counter top), an out-of-box-ready infrastructure wireless charging system for use in public, enterprise and consumer settings. The LinkCharge platform is compatible with the major industry standards ensuring end products can quickly charge any wireless charging-equipped device even as the industry adoption continues to grow and evolve. More information about LinkCharge platform and the rest of Semtech's wireless charging solutions is available at www.semtech.com/wireless-charging.
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