Semtech’s LoRa® Devices Successfully Deployed in HWM’s Water Meter Solutions

Semtech’s LoRa® Devices Successfully Deployed in HWM’s Water Meter Solutions


CAMARILLO, Calif., July 11, 2019 – Semtech Corporation  (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that a comprehensive intelligent water service provider, Hangzhou Water Meter Co. (HWM), Ltd. has incorporated Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® protocol into its smart water metering solutions enabling public utility companies to improve efficiency and reduce management costs.

“Semtech’s LoRa devices is an ideal IoT platform for smarter metering with its easy to deploy, long range and flexible capabilities,” said Jian Liu, General Manager of Hangzhou Water Meter Co., Ltd. “Our LoRa-based water metering solution allows our water supply customers to reduce operating costs, improve the efficiency of meter reading management and save water resources.”

By the end of 2019, HWM’s LoRa-based water metering solution will be deployed in 72 residential districts in Hangzhou. It is expected to deploy 80 gateway devices and tens of thousands of intelligent water meter terminals. Currently, hundreds of thousands of LoRa-based water metering solutions by HWM have been deployed in Zhejiang, Anhui, Hunan, Sichuan, and other regions of China to help water supply customers transform to intelligent public utilities management.

Based on the LoRaWAN protocol and architecture, HWM’s remote water metering solution combines IoT smart metering and gateways. The LoRa-enabled water meter can access a LoRaWAN-based network to communicate, data transmit and provide alerts. With the low power consumption, long range, high success rate LoRaWAN-based water meter solution, HWM helps end customers reduce costs and achieve smart, high efficiency public utilities management.

“Semtech’s LoRa devices is the DNA (devices, networks and applications) of IoT and its long range, low power capabilities are advantages in the utilities industries,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice President of IoT for Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “LoRa is an established leader in the smart metering industry, creating scalable, secure and reliable solutions to help our customers deliver more efficient metering solutions to reduce waste and utility spending.”

Learn more about Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN protocol here.

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

About HWM

杭州水表有限公司 (HWM) 是国内颇具影响力的水表制造商,专注于智能供水设备设计、研究及制造。 HWM 拥有数百项自主知识产权。 法国维旺迪公司和中国 500 多家供水公司都使用过 HWM 的产品。 目前,HWM 正从事水务设施建设,向智能税务综合管理和智能管理方向转型。

关于 Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit  


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