Semtech Announces Technology Sponsorship of Startups Ventura County
Participants to build compelling Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for healthcare and agriculture applications in hackathon-style 54-hour event
CAMARILLO, Calif., Mar. 22, 2018 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, today announced its technology sponsorship of Startups Ventura County at Rancho Campana High School in Camarillo, Calif. on Apr. 20-22.
Semtech plans to award a cash prize totaling $15,000 to winners using its LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology) in three categories: 1) the grand prize, 2) LoRa-based healthcare application and 3) LoRa-based smart agriculture application. Startups Ventura County is organized by Camarillo Chamber of Commerce and Dignity Health St. Johns Hospitals. Entrepreneurial, agriculturalists and healthcare specialists are invited to team up with engineers and business professionals to create smart Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the challenges facing these industries. Local universities and trade associations are also engaged with the agricultural and healthcare companies to ensure solutions are innovative, effective and tailored to the region.
“Semtech has consecutively sponsored this event for three years to drive innovation and creativity in the IoT industry,” said Mohan Maheswaran, Semtech’s President and CEO. “By providing our expertise and technology to the Ventura County startup community, we aim to bring entrepreneurial ideas from students and startups to fruition to resolve real-world challenges for the agriculture and health industries.”
Register here: http://startupsventuracounty.com/the-competition/.
About Semtech’s 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 over 45 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.
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