Semtech and LoRa Alliance™ Members Demonstrate DLMS over a LoRaWAN&trade-based Network at European Utility Week
The demonstration showcases the key benefits of LoRa Technology in Internet of Things (IoT) utility deployments
Vienna, Austria at European Utility Week 2018, Nov.5, 2018 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced its demonstration of Device Language Message Specification (DLMS) over a LoRaWAN™-based network at European Utility Week (EUW) 2018 in booth B.b70, Vienna, Austria. The demonstration is in collaboration with the Euridis Association and contributions from multiple partners including Actility, Cahors, Semtech, Sicame, and Vientech.
“Euridis is proud to contribute in enhancing the use of DLMS standard in various applications and with new LPWAN technologies such as those based on the LoRaWAN protocol,” said Patrick Mortel, President of Euridis Association.
With constant urbanization and demand for greater efficiency, utility companies need to augment capacity while developing new solutions to optimize management of their existing assets. Recently, utility companies are leveraging the use of standards to receive greater benefit from digitization. DLMS is a well-established standard for utilities and used for devices with session-oriented communications. Devices using Semtech’s LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) were modified to send DLMS messages via the LoRaWAN open standard demonstrating the value for utilities in mutualizing network connectivity.
“Over the years, DLMS has rapidly been adopted by metering manufacturers and is a key standard for utilities,” said Donna Moore, CEO and Chairperson of the LoRa Alliance. “By using DLMS over LoRaWAN, utility companies will be ready to deploy proven simple smart metering solutions that can be used in combination with other IoT applications whilst reducing their operational costs.”
“This new innovation being driven by the LoRaWAN-based ecosystem will enable more utility metering companies to take advantage of the LoRaWAN open standard’s unique combination of low power, flexible deployment options and savings compared to other wireless connectivity solutions,” said Alistair Fulton, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group.
For an appointment with Semtech at European Utility Week, visit booth B.b70 and visit Semtech’s website to learn more about LoRa-based smart metering use cases.
About Semtech LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology
Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology 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 and join the LoRa Community to access free training as well as an online industry catalog showcasing the products you need for building your ideal IoT application.
About EURIDIS Association.
EURIDIS members are manufacturers, utilities and software companies. Several technical committees have been created since 2003 in order to manage the evolution of the standard characteristics and write a list of conformance tests to verify that each product is fully in respect with the protocol. This testing procedure will be offered to any member of the association. Since June 2018, Euridis has created a specific committee to work on LoRaWAN™. For more information, visit http://euridis.org/index.php
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