Semtech and Ubicquia Light Up the Streets with a Smart Grid LoRa-based IoT Solution
Ubicquia’s smart street light solutions provide a multitude of advanced functions and Cloud-based analytics
CAMARILLO, Calif., June 21, 2018 ― Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that Ubicquia, a company devoted to offering mobile carriers, utility companies and light manufacturers cost-effective and modular solutions for deploying smart city services, has incorporated Semtech’s LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) into its Ubicell streetlight gateway module.
Streetlamps represent a large portion of a city’s allocated energy budget, in some cases reaching upwards of 40%. Studies of energy grids estimate that a smart grid Internet of Things (IoT) solution utilizing sensors, gateways and LED bulbs would provide large financial returns as well as valuable data. Ubicquia’s new LoRa-based gateway module allows the Ubicell streetlight to act as both a gateway and a client maintaining its core functionality that includes advanced light control, utility grade power metering, tilt and vibration sensing, connection to third party sensors and network integration.
“Leveraging our Ubicell streetlight router that is compatible with more than 350 million streetlights worldwide, our Ubicell LoRa-based gateway module is the most cost effective way to stand up or densify an existing LoRaWAN™ network,” said Ian Aaron, CEO at Ubicquia. “Our new gateway module is designed to meet the growing needs of LoRaWAN service providers and customers who are looking to scale the deployment of LoRa sensors for street lighting, utility metering, garbage collection, or an increase in data traffic from video and audio edge services.”
“Ubicquia provides cities with a reliable, smart grid solution to keep utilities running as efficiently as possible,” said Vivek Mohan, Director of IoT in Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “By leveraging Semtech’s LoRa Technology and smart grid sensor data, Ubicquia changes the way cities handle utility management, and turn streetlights into so much more. LoRa Technology’s long range, low power platform and ease of installation make it the solution of choice for city planners and civil engineers everywhere.”
About Semtech’s LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology
Semtech 的 LoRa 器件和无线射频技术是获得广泛采用的远距离、低功耗物联网解决方案，电信公司、物联网应用开发商和系统集成商可以利用所需的相关功能组合，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。要了解有关 LoRa 如何实现物联网的更多信息，请访问 Semtech 的 LoRa 网站并加入 LoRa 社区，获取免费培训以及展示构建理想物联网应用所需产品的在线行业目录。
Ubicquia oﬀers municipalities, utilities, broadband service providers and lighting manufacturers a cost-effective and expandable platform for deploying simply connected, simply smart broadband, small cell and smart city services. Our plug and play network has the ability to turn any street light into a multi-function router that supports a growing list of services that include advanced lighting controls, public Wi-Fi, and the connection to 3rd party sensors including air quality monitors and surveillance cameras. To learn more about how Ubicquia can make your city simply connected and simply smart, contact email@example.com, or visit the Ubicquia site.
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