January 12, 2022 – Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ: SMTC), a leading global supplier of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products and advanced algorithms, and Tencent Cloud, a leading technology company in China, announced that they have reached a definitive agreement. , LoRa Cloud™ geolocation service is now available to customers through Tencent Cloud IoT development platform. As part of the LoRa Edge™ geolocation platform, LoRa Cloud has been officially integrated into the Tencent Cloud IoT development platform, allowing users in China to quickly connect LoRa Edge-based IoT devices to the cloud, combined with Tencent Maps’ high-confidence, The high-coverage Wi-Fi positioning capability provides Chinese enterprises and developers with flexible, low-power, and cost-effective geolocation service solutions.
LoRa Edge (LR1110 chipset) is a highly versatile and low-power platform launched by Semtech in 2020 that can be defined by software. LoRa Edge can provide positioning capabilities covering both indoor and outdoor. Traditional chip-based geolocation devices are computationally intensive, often resulting in only weeks to months of battery life. The LoRa Edge solution, on the other hand, can distribute computation between the positioning device and the LoRa Cloud, allowing the device to have a battery life of months or even years, making it more suitable for IoT applications including industrial, building, home, agriculture , transportation and logistics. The LoRa Edge geolocation platform not only enables solution providers to take full advantage of LoRa ® Unique positioning function, compatible with LoRaWAN ® standards to meet global wireless communication regulatory requirements including China, the US and Europe.
Wang Yachen, vice president of Tencent Cloud, said: “Tencent Cloud IoT location service has supported a variety of indoor and outdoor positioning capabilities, and can be combined with Tencent Lianlian applet to provide users with a lightweight and fast user experience. The unique low-power positioning technology of the LoRa Edge series It further complements our product capabilities, allowing users to choose location service solutions more flexibly in combination with specific scenarios.”
Marc Pégulu, Vice President, IoT Product Marketing and Strategy, Semtech Wireless and Sensing Products Group, said: “As more and more companies need to monitor and track the real-time movement of their assets, Semtech’s LoRa Edge geolocation service provides superior performance to support Tencent Cloud meets the needs of different customers. The LoRa Edge platform integrates low-power geolocation capabilities into the Tencent Cloud IoT platform and demonstrates Semtech’s commitment to creating a smarter planet.”