Semtech and Hanbit Build Efficient Water Networks with LoRa® Devices

Semtech and Hanbit Build Efficient Water Networks with LoRa® Devices

Hanbit’s UWM products utilize LoRaWAN® connectivity to provide accurate water use data

CAMARILLO, Calif., October 10, 2019 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that Hanbit, a provider of end-to-end automation solutions in smart gas, water and electricity metering, has developed a new ultrasonic water metering (UWM) solution built on Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol. Hanbit’s UWM products utilize LoRaWAN-based connectivity to enable the near real-time transmission of accurate water use data, even at very low flowrates.

“Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol provide the ideal platform for the smart metering industry,” said Phani Varanasi, CEO at Hanbit. “The platform’s capabilities for accurate data transmission and long battery life provide our customers with long-term insight into their energy consumption patterns. With this data, customers can focus on increasing their efficiency and sustainability while reducing operating cost.”

Hanbit’s UWM smart meters use ultrasonic pulses to take precise measurements of water flowrate as low as three liters per hour. Flow readings occur at fixed intervals to provide accurate insight into water use trends. This accurate meter data is accessible in real time through Cloud-based applications for simplified billing and trend analysis. In the event of a drop in water flow or other abnormality, the smart meter immediately sends a warning message over the LoRaWAN network to enable a quick response and prevention of damage. Additionally, the low power capabilities of LoRa devices enable Hanbit to offer metering solutions with up to 20 years of battery life, reducing replacement and maintenance cost to the customer.

“LoRaWAN-based applications deploy with minimal additional infrastructure and provide consistent, proven indoor connectivity to hard-to-reach sensors in the utility network,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice President of IoT for Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “LoRaWAN is the de facto leader for LPWAN and smart metering is one of its most successful and proven vertical markets.”

关于 Semtech 的 LoRa® 器件

Semtech’s LoRa devices are a widely adopted long-range, low-power solutions 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 Hanbit

Hanbit was started with an innovative framework for providing end-to-end automation solutions in the areas of gas, water and electricity metering. Hanbit also has expertise in providing comprehensive solutions on wired and wireless communication. To learn more visit

关于 Semtech

Semtech Corporation 是行业领先的供应商,为高端消费者、企业计算、通信和工业设备提供高性能模拟和混合信号半导体产品以及先进算法。其产品设计旨在服务工程社区以及造福全球社区。公司致力于减少自身及其产品对环境的影响。其内部环保计划针对资源减少的现状,通过控制材料和制造、使用环保技术和设计来减少浪费。Semtech 在 1967 年上市,现于“纳斯达克全球精选市场”交易,股票代码为 SMTC。若要了解更多信息,请访问。  


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