Semtech and Alibaba Cloud Prevent Asset Loss and Theft with LoRa®-based Tracker
The Beagle tracker provides accurate, GPS-free location tracking and simplifies deployment for those without much Internet of Things (IoT) experience
CAMARILLO, Calif., September 18, 2019 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that Alibaba Cloud, the third largest public Cloud services provider globally and leading Cloud provider in the China market, has released a new Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled location tracker based on Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol.
阿里巴巴副总裁兼阿里云物联网事业部总经理库伟表示：“LoRaWAN 广泛的网络功能为中国和国外几乎无穷的各种应用实现了灵活的地理定位追踪解决方案。我们的追踪器产品是阿里巴巴 LinkWAN 开发者平台的一部分，并通过 Semtech 的 2.4G LoRa 芯片补充 LoRaWAN 协议，提供一致的地理定位数据，无需 GPS、蜂窝或额外连接，为那些没有太多物联网经验的人简化部署。”
阿里云全新的“Beagle”追踪器可提供长达 2,000 米的室内或室外点对点位置追踪，无需 GPS。该追踪器采用 Semtech 的 SX1280 LoRa 芯片组，可在不依赖通信基站、蜂窝移动通信网络、云服务或互联网连接的情况下，实现大面积的地理定位功能。完整的 Beagle 追踪解决方案可为各类应用（包括人员和资产管理、小型设备丢失、防盗以及增强宠物和儿童监控）带来优势。
Semtech 无线和传感产品部物联网副总裁 Marc Pegulu 说：“Beagle 追踪器与 Semtech 经验证的 LoRa 器件和开放式 LoRaWAN 协议集成，为客户提供灵活、易于使用的地理定位追踪解决方案。追踪器可在一分钟内完成部署，并提供实时可靠的地理定位数据，方便客户实时查看其资产位置。增强的覆盖范围有助于打击资产丢失和盗窃，为客户节省资金。”
关于 Semtech 的 LoRa® 器件
Semtech’s LoRa devices 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 100 countries and Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance®, the fastest growing IoT Alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network applications. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit Semtech’s LoRa site.
About Alibaba Cloud
Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, is among the world’s top three IaaS providers, according to Gartner. It is also the largest provider of public cloud services in China, according to IDC. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services to businesses worldwide, including merchants doing business on Alibaba Group marketplaces, start-ups, corporations and public services. Alibaba Cloud is the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee. For more information, visit www.alibabacloud.com.
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