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LoRa® Devices for Safe and Secure Workplaces: Q&A with Microshare

Posted by Byron BeMiller on 25 August 2020

The low power, affordable and reliable performance of today’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) solutions make them ideal for critical workplace safety applications, including contact tracing, facility hygiene, room and desk usage, and social distancing enforcement. Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many governments, organizations and institutions are relying on Semtech’s LoRa® devices and LoRaWAN® protocol to combat the disease’s spread in workspaces.

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Tags: LoRa, Wireless RF, Internet of Things, COVID-19

LoRa® Devices Improve Facility Hygiene and Mitigate Infection Risk

Posted by Raphael Atayi on 20 August 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly raised facility hygiene awareness among enterprises across the globe. As businesses reopen and resume operation, enhanced cleaning and disinfecting practices have been instituted to address the health and safety of workers, tenants, customers, and others who pass through facilities. The Internet of Things (IoT) and Semtech’s LoRa® devices have emerged as the building blocks enabling safe and secure workplace solutions – allowing companies to adapt and maintain new levels of hygiene.

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Tags: LoRa, Wireless RF, Internet of Things, COVID-19

LoRa®-based Contact Tracing to Help Businesses Reopen Safely

Posted by Roelof Koopmans on 12 August 2020

In many parts of the world the COVID-19 lock-downs are gradually opening up, requiring businesses to improve facility hygiene and protect itself from a virus outbreak. Many companies – in particular, factories, distribution centers, and logistics warehouses where people work very closely to each other – will also have to revisit its business processes. Yet, businesses of all sizes must now create safe and secure workspaces to mitigate infection risk and safeguard the health of workers.

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Tags: LoRa, Wireless RF, Internet of Things, COVID-19

The Building Block for Safe & Secure Workplaces in the COVID Era

Posted by Alistair Fulton on 23 July 2020

Leveraging smarter technology allows us to address the world’s toughest problems. Semtech’s founding principal of delivering advanced solutions that have a social and environmental impact is being fully realized in our challenge to combat the global COVID-19 pandemic today.

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Tags: LoRa, Wireless RF, Internet of Things, COVID-19, Smart Healthcare

LoRa® Devices for Workplace Safety & Health: Q&A with SmartConnect

Posted by Roelof Koopmans on 08 July 2020

A year ago, the number of worker-focused proximity alert solutions could be counted on one hand. The need was not particularly great and the use case was very specific. The construction industry is one such area where the safety benefits are compelling. For over a decade, construction companies have been using forms of proximity detection as a means to interrupt at-risk behavior, with one such example being worker-worn systems to detect infrequent unsafe interactions between workers and equipment.

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Tags: LoRa, Wireless RF, Events, COVID-19, Smart Healthcare

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