Connecting the IoT – The narrowband opportunity

The launch of the iPhone in 2007 took mobile operators by complete surprise – they simply weren’t prepared for the huge increase in mobile data usage generated by the devices, says Dr. Stamatis Georgoulis, product director, Cobham Wireless.

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LoRa technology is driving IoT adoption, changing lives

As decades-old technologies, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular are well established, but they were not designed to allow long-range communications at a low bit rate among things such as sensors powered by a battery.

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Beaujard joins Semtech from Sierra Wireless, to become senior director LoRa Alliance

Olivier Beaujard has left Sierra Wireless for a new position in the Internet of Things at Semtech.

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Actility delivers two new nationwide LoRaWAN™ IoT networks, partnering Levikom in Estonia and Lattelecom in Latvia

Actility, a provider of large-scale Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), is helping to roll-out two new nationwide LoRaWAN networks: in Latvia, working alongside Latvian telecommunications and IT provider Lattelecom; and in Estonia, where the company is partnering with Levikom,

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Libelium IoT Platform powers smart cities in US adding LoRaWAN and Sigfox

Libelium continues powering the Internet of Things (IoT) development adding LoRaWAN and Sigfox wireless connectivity for North America to Waspmote OEM and Waspmote Plug and Sense! sensor devices.

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Trusted Objects aims to provide enhanced security to IoT for embedded firmware solution

Trusted Objects is aiming to provide enhanced security to the Internet of Things (IoT) through its embedded firmware solution for LoRaWAN™ networks.

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Communicating data in the IoT – part 2

In part 1 of this article we looked at how new ultralow-power RF transceiver technologies are bringing class-leading range performance and high resilience to interference sources.

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ZTE joins hands with LoRa Alliance to help and create the China LoRa Application Alliance

ZTE Corporation, has become an official member of the board of directors of the LoRa® Alliance.

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Semtech and Digimondo announce roll-out of LoRaWAN™IoT network for Embedded World 2016 in Germany

Semtech Corporation, a supplier of analogue and mixed-signal semiconductors, will demonstrate a LoRaWAN™ Internet of Things (IoT) network deployed by Digimondo, a subsidiary of E.ON, an international energy supplier, at Embedded World 2016 on February 23-25 in Nuremberg, Germany.

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MultiTech’s IoT gateway uses LoRa to share data at WaterBit’s

MultiTech Systems, Inc., a global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, has launched a field trial with WaterBit, Inc. an agricultural services provider based in Sunnyvale, California.

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LoRaWAN™ looks good to go: Part 2

Bob Emmerson went to a recent LoRa Alliance event in Rotterdam, The Netherlands to assess the current state-of-play. Part 1 looked at application development, the architecture and KPN’s network. This article focuses on LoRaWAN™ gateways and network management.

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LoRa looks good to go

A spread-spectrum, bi-directional technology that transmits sensor data over several miles and through buildings has to be a winner. Bob Emmerson went to a recent LoRa® Alliance event in Rotterdam to assess the current state-of-play.

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Orange selects Semtech’s LoRa RF for low-power wide area networks in France’s smart cities

Semtech Corporation, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, has announced Orange, one of the largest mobile network operators (MNO) in the world, selected its LoRa® RF technology for a low-power, wide-area network (LPWAN) scheduled to deploy in the first quarter of 2016. Orange will use the LoRa LPWAN to connect low-power sensors to

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Ovum sees a US$1.5bn opportunity for PON vendors from China’s smart grids

The deployment of smart grids based on PON fiber communications will provide a US$1.5–$2bn opportunity to FTTx PON component and equipment vendors, according to global analyst firm Ovum

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