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Semtech's LoRa Technology to be Introduced to Students at Vellore Institute of Technology


Semtech Chief Executive Officer will highlight the revolution of IoT applications at a technical institute in India

CAMARILLO, Calif., July 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) in Tamil Nadu, India proposes to introduce Semtech's LoRa® devices and wireless RF technology (LoRa Technology) to its students as an opportunity to learn more about the platform, the LoRaWAN™ protocol, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Mohan Maheswaran, President and Chief Executive Officer of Semtech, will speak at the event about the importance of Semtech's LoRa Technology and its key benefits to multiple verticals, including smart building, smart cities, supply chain and logistics, metering, and agriculture.

Semtech's LoRa Technology and Vellore Institute of Technology
Semtech's LoRa Technology to be Introduced to Students at Vellore Institute of Technology


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VIT plans to set up a lab with LoRa-based gateways, a server, developer kits, and conduct on-site technical guidance to train faculty. The lab will be designed for students to experiment with LoRaWAN-enabled applications that can impact and solve real-world problems that society faces daily, including air pollution, water quality management and traffic congestion.

"In the last few years, IoT technologies have been constantly developing, creating a demand for more engineers with technical skills geared toward IoT," said G.V. Selvam, Vice President of Campus at VIT. "With our collaboration with Semtech, VIT will be able to better teach our students how to develop cutting-edge IoT applications using Semtech LoRa Technology."

"This is a great opportunity to teach VIT students about LoRa Technology so they will be more competitive and prepared engineers in the growing field of IoT," said Marc Pegulu, Vice President and General Manager for Semtech's Wireless and Sensing Products Group. "Semtech's LoRa Technology is a widely adopted long-range, low-power solution that connects our planet intelligently and is transforming the IoT industry."

Periodically, Semtech will also conduct regular workshops and training classes for students to empower them as well as help them design LoRa-enabled devices. With their devices, students can have the opportunity to participate in IoT-based events and showcase their unique applications.

About Semtech LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology
Semtech's LoRa devices and wireless RF technology (LoRa 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™ specification have been deployed in over 50 countries. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit Semtech's LoRa site and join the LoRa Community to access free training as well as an online industry catalog showcasing next-generation products.

About Semtech
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.   

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