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LoRa-enabled Street Lights Represent a Bright Future for Smart Cities

Posted by Corporate Marketing at Semtech on 12 November 2018

Streetlights use a tremendous amount of a city’s energy; the operation of these lamps can sometimes represent up to 60% of a city’s entire energy bill. Furthermore, current streetlight models are not optimized to be as energy efficient as possible. For example, most streetlights operate only on binary “on, off” settings, on a fixed schedule. There is now way to dim the lights during twilight hours to conserve energy.

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Tags: Internet of Things, Wireless RF, Smart Cities, LoRa

LoRa-enabled Flood Sensor Monitoring Helps Smart Cities

Posted by Corporate Marketing at Semtech on 24 October 2018

The metropolitan region in Southeastern Virginia called “Hampton Roads” is prone to flooding. The area is home to two million citizens and 14 military installations, including Langley Air Force Base and Naval Station in Norfolk, the largest naval complex in the world. Like many of the 665 coastal communities in the U.S., this region regularly floods during moderate to heavy rains and high tides. Hampton Roads has the additional burden of experiencing land subsidence – the ground is sinking as sea level water is rising.

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Tags: Internet of Things, Wireless RF, Smart Cities, LoRa

LoRa Alliance Returns to Mobile World Congress 2018

Posted by Corporate Marketing at Semtech on 27 June 2018

As the end of the month grows near, companies around the globe eagerly prepare for Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018 (MWC Shanghai), from June 27 to June 29. 

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Tags: Internet of Things, Wireless RF, Smart Cities, LoRa, News, Events

Cities Get Smarter with LoRa Technology #LoRaSmartCities

Posted by Corporate Marketing at Semtech on 14 June 2018

As more people move away from rural areas, cities around the world continue to grow.

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Tags: Internet of Things, Wireless RF, Smart Cities, LoRa

LoRa Enables Worry-Free Parking for Smart Cities

Posted by Corporate Marketing at Semtech on 28 March 2018

In the past, finding an open parking spot in a crowded area was simply based on luck and timing since historically, there was no way for parking lots to remotely communicate their availability with drivers.

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Tags: LoRa, Smart Cities, Internet of Things, Wireless RF