Semtech and Murata Announce Sampling of New LoRa®-based Modem Platform
The modem’s benefits include an integrated LoRaWAN® stack for seamless communication with LoRa Cloud™ Device & Application Services
加利福尼亚州卡马里奥和荷兰霍夫多普，2019 年 8 月 7 日 - Semtech Corporation（纳斯达克股票代码：SMTC）是行业领先的供应商，提供高性能模拟和混合信号半导体产品以及先进算法。公司与电子元件、模块和器件的领先制造商 Murata 宣布推出新型调制解调器的样品。该调制解调器基于Semtech 的 LoRa® 器件和 LoRaWAN® 协议，使用 Semtech 的 LoRa Cloud™ 器件和应用服务、一组简单易用的新服务（于 2019 年 3 月推出，提供器件配置、状态监测和应用支持）以及 LoRa Cloud Join Server（一项独立于网络的服务，可简化跨 LoRaWAN® 网络的器件的配置）。调制解调器与 LoRa Cloud 器件和应用服务相组合，旨在简化开发过程并提高 LoRaWAN 解决方案的投资回报率。
“The modem integrated with Semtech’s LoRa Cloud Device & Application Services enables customers to focus on developing innovative Internet of Things (IoT) applications without worrying about underlying radio connectivity,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice President of IoT for Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “This new offering shortens the design and sales cycle by providing users with a secure and easy-to-deploy LoRa-based wireless modem.”
Key benefits of the modem to developers and sensor manufacturers are the integrated LoRaWAN protocol stack, which is pre-personalized to seamlessly communicate with Semtech’s LoRa Cloud Device & Application Services. These services are designed to operate over all LoRaWAN-based networks.
IoT solutions that are easy to deploy and simple to manage are in heavy demand from business owners and enterprises globally. Streamlining and standardizing basic building blocks across the ecosystem is essential to support rapid growth and large, scalable low power wide area networks (LPWANs). Today, access to IoT devices is usually accomplished through a Cloud service, and Murata now provides an integrated LoRa-based modem with an easy way for developers to get actionable information on sensor status and manage this securely through the Cloud. These sensors may be deployed in harsh radio environments and need to last multiple years on a battery. The provisioning and onboarding of sensors, monitoring of battery levels, ability to update firmware remotely, flexibility to join different LoRaWAN-based networks, and many other features are now essential to IoT deployments. The modem addresses this need for the LoRa ecosystem while following the LoRaWAN specification.
“The new LoRa-based module with an embedded modem will allow our customers to bring products to market faster than ever before,” said Samir Hennaoui, LPWA Product Manager at Murata. “The goal of this project is to provide production-ready LoRa-based hardware platforms and associated Cloud services, which abstract complexity and simplify development. We are confident that the module will also accelerate the worldwide adoption of LoRa-based devices and the LoRaWAN protocol.”
The Murata modem (CMWX1ZZABZ-104) is available for samples and will be in production early in the fourth quarter of 2019 in Europe and North America. For more information, visit the landing page.
关于 Semtech 的 LoRa® 器件
Semtech 的 LoRa 器件是一种广泛采用的远距离、低功耗物联网解决方案，使用这一解决方案，电信公司、物联网应用开发商和系统集成商可以使用必需的功能组合，在全球范围内以低成本部署具备互操作性的物联网网络、网关、传感器、模组产品和物联网服务。 基于 LoRaWAN® 规范的物联网网络已部署在 100 多个国家／地区，LoRa Alliance® 是低功耗广域网络应用领域中发展最快的物联网联盟，而 Semtech 正是其创始成员。若要了解有关 LoRa 如何为物联网提供支持的更多信息，请访问 Semtech 的 LoRa 网站。
Murata is a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules, and devices. The complete range includes ceramic capacitors, resistors/thermistors, inductors/chokes, timing devices, buzzers, sensors and EMI suppression filters. Whilst the company is known as a global ceramic capacitor manufacturer, it is also a world leader in Bluetooth and WiFi Modules, board-mount DC-DC converters and is a key manufacturer of standard and custom AC-DC power supplies. Established in 1944, Murata is headquartered in Japan and has European offices in Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the UK. For more information on Murata, please visit www.murata.com.
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