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LoRa Devices Track Ultramarathon Runners

Semtech’s LoRa® Devices Monitor Ultramarathon Runners with Long Range Connectivity

Geolocation solution from Everynet to track runners in real time, and pushbutton alerts enable swift response to provide for a safe, successful event

CAMARILLO, Calif., Jun. 18, 2020 – Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that Everynet, a LoRaWAN®-based network operator and provider of network infrastructure, management platforms, network operations and maintenance, and ecosystem partner solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has leveraged the geolocation and asset tracking capabilities of Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN protocol to monitor runner safety at the annual Tor des Géants ultramarathon in Italy. The LoRaWAN-based application tracks the approximately 900 race participants in real time over hundreds of kilometers, providing support staff with accurate data to prevent injuries and lost runners.

“With LoRaWAN-based connectivity, Everynet was able to simply and efficiently provide coverage to the entirety of Tor des Géants, including difficult terrain, without requiring additional network infrastructure,” said Antonio Terlizzi, Sr. Vice President of Global Sales for Everynet. “Combining the strong network coverage of LoRaWAN with reliable tracking sensors provides race organizers with the accurate, consistent and real-time data necessary to keep runners safe and help ensure a successful event.”

Among the most challenging yearly races of its kind, participants in Tor des Géants run more than 300 kilometers and cover over 24 kilometers of elevation change in less than 150 hours. For the fourth consecutive year, Everynet’s LoRa-based solution monitored runner location over the course of the event with the goal of helping guarantee participant safety and wellbeing. Each runner is provided with a LoRa-based sensor that transmit real-time geolocation data to Everynet gateways deployed throughout the race’s course. Race organizers chose Everynet’s LoRa-based application as the race’s location in the Italian mountains leave the course uncovered by Cellular networks. In addition, LoRa devices’ long-range capabilities and low power consumption provide consistent and reliable data on runner location throughout the race’s week-long duration, with most devices using no more than 30 percent of its total battery capacity by the event’s conclusion. Following the introduction of Everynet’s application to Tor des Géants, race staff have been able to directly intervene on a number of occasions to ensure runner safety.

“The successful deployment of network infrastructure to cover Tor des Géants is an example of the proven flexibility and diversity of use case applications possible with Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice President of IoT in Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “Solutions built on LoRa devices enable reliable and secure, long range IoT applications for use cases in nearly any possible vertical market. LoRa devices simplify IoT development, enabling Semtech customers, such as Everynet, to deliver high value solutions to effectively address market need.”

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关于 Semtech 的 LoRa® 器件

Semtech 的 LoRa 器件是获得广泛采用的长距离、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。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

About Everynet

Everynet is a leading LPWA pioneer and network operator, providing innovative solutions that help companies around the world solve their biggest IoT challenges and scale quickly. Everynet has a portfolio of intellectual property, products and solutions which include network infrastructure, a flexible management platform, ready-to-deploy proof-of-concept kits and a large third party device and software partner eco-system. The Company’s vision is to simplify and drive massive subscriber growth on LoRaWAN IoT networks. Everynet is a contributor member of the LoRa Alliance® and plays an active role in its activities. For more information on Everynet, visit http://www.everynet.com/

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 www.semtech.com。  

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