EchoStar Mobile launches pan-European, satellite-based LoRa IoT early adopter program

Dublin, Ireland – EchoStar Mobile Limited, an agile, innovative mobile satellite services provider owned by EchoStar Corporation, announced the launch of an early adopter program for pan-European satellite-based LoRa Internet of Things (IoT) service and a white paper about accessing the benefits of massive IoT.

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Semtech extends LoRa edge platform to support worldwide asset tracking

Camarillo, USA. 13 April 2022 – Semtech Corporation, a global supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announces the addition of multi-band capabilities to its LoRa Edge device-to-Cloud geolocation platform. The new LoRa Edge LR1120 allows for direct satellite-connected Internet of Things (IoT) applications in supply chain management and logistics with seamless low

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IoT, ML and LPWAN will combine to protect vulnerable infrastructure

Being able to monitor and control systems is not just important from the perspective of the Internet of Things (IoT) but it is also a way to secure energy and water networks. So says Alistair Fulton, vice president and general manager of Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group.

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Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard boost urban forest management

Camarillo, California – Semtech Corporation, a global supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that ICT International, an Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider for environmental applications, is leveraging Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard to improve urban forest management and carbon accounting.

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Forecast shows new details of technologies connecting IoT

Technology evolution and the growth of LPWA (low power wide area) services necessitates a different approach to forecasting Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. This is demonstrated by Transforma Insights’ analysis in its new Hyperconnectivity forecasts.

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Killed off by NTT DoCoMo: NB-IoT still kicking globally, but for how long?

Japan’s telco, NTT DoCoMo, shut down its NarrowBand-IoT (NB-IoT) network on March 31st. Coming barely a year after NTT’s services were launched,  Jeremy Cowan editorial director of IoT Now turned to industry watchers for their views on the decision and what lies ahead for NB-IoT.

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Podcast: Digital Transformation: It’s critical, but not all serious

We take a look at the Internet of Things business and Digital Transformation. George Malim examines what’s behind the news that NTT DoCoMo has binned all further work using Narrowband-IoT. Matt Hatton busts some Internet of Things myths. And Jeremy Cowan asks them both to describe how everyone’s business landscape will change after COVID-19. Plus

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Automated stem-water measuring system rollout backed by €1.5mn EC grant

Kerlink, a specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Saturas Ltd., the developer of a stem-water measurement system for efficient farming, report that Kerlink will provide Saturas with LoRa-based hardware and software as it launches its technology commercially.

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Take-home messages from the ‘Why IoT projects fail’ webinar

A recent webinar on Beecham Research’s 100-page “Why IoT projects fail and what to do about them” research report was hosted by IoT Now. Beecham CEO, Robin Duke-Woolley zeroed in on three topics that emerged from interviews with various companies and vendors, as Bob Emmerson reports.

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MYTHINGS by BehrTech outperforms LoRa in Industrial IoT environments

BehrTech, a disruptive enabler of next-gen wireless connectivity for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), issued a report evaluating and comparing the quality-of-service of MYTHINGS and LoRa LPWAN under real-world interference conditions. Professor Dr. Thomas Lauterbach from the Nuremberg Institute of Technology conducted the independent study commissioned by BehrTech.

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3G is dead: What next for product designers?

Whether you are imminently bringing out a new Internet of Things (IoT) product or have heard the rumours about 3G switch-off, it is a pivotal time in wireless networks. With 5G on the horizon and 2G beginning to close down, choosing the right technology to future-proof devices is a real challenge, says Dunstan Power, director

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Low power IoT service revenues to exceed $2.6bn by 2024, as operators seek new revenue streams

A new study from Juniper Research found that service revenues from low power IoT technologies will exceed $2.6 billion (2.3 billion) by 2024; rising from only $290 million (263 million) in 2019, a growth of 800% over the next 5 years. Low power IoT technologies include low-priced wireless connections that deliver low bandwidth and power

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Semtech releases new LoRa smart home device for IoT applications

Semtech Corporation, a provider of analogue and mixed-signal semiconductor products and advanced algorithms, has launched the new LoRa Smart Home Devices (LLCC68d). These extend LoRa’s market applications from industry-class, low-power wide area networks (LPWANs) to smart home, community and consumer applications. 

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Longview IoT unveils Super-B Protocol to bring QoS and firmware over the air to LoRa networks

Longview IoT, a Carnegie Technologies company, has announced the launch of Super-B, an advanced, patent-pending protocol designed to bring quality of service (QoS) to LoRa-based IoT networks.

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Sigfox awards SGS laboratory certification at test labs in China, Finland and Taiwan

Internet of Things (IoT) services provider, Sigfox has awarded SGS ‘Accredited Test Lab’ (ATL) status for its testing and certification facilities in Shenzhen (China), New Taipei City (Taiwan) and Espoo (Finland).

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NB-IoT, CAT-M, SIGFOX and LoRa battle for dominance drives global LPWA network connections to pass 1bn by 2023

Cellular and non-cellular LPWA network connections will grow globally at a 53% CAGR until 2023, driven by market growth in smart meters and asset trackers, according to a new report from ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies.

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