Semtech to Present IoT Initiatives using LoRaWAN™ Technology at LPWAN Conference 2016 in Paris

Semtech to Present IoT Initiatives using LoRaWAN™ Technology at LPWAN Conference 2016 in Paris

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CAMARILLO, Calif., May 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced Jaap Groot, Vice President of Systems Business Development for Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Product Group, will speak at the upcoming LPWAN Conference 2016 in Paris on May 19.

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Groot’s presentation, entitled “LoRaWAN: Balancing the Technology Push and Market Pull,” will cover LoRa® RF technology and the standardized LoRaWAN™ specification in the rapidly expanding landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT). He will discuss Semtech and the LoRa™ Alliance’s successes in creating an ecosystem of 300+ companies that can support the high volumes of IoT, machine-to-machine, and Smart City applications predicted by analysts.

“In order to leverage the true potential of IoT, it is critical to have technology that is capable of adapting to and scaling with the multitude of existing solutions, as well as the growing number of new solutions that are being introduced every day,” said Groot. “Due to our open LoRaWAN specification, many partners use LoRaWAN to build their IoT success story, and as a result over 50,000 developers are actively developing sensor solutions for a more efficient, safe and sustainable world.”

Semtech’s LoRaWAN technology is a two-way wireless communication solution that offers unprecedented range, battery life, penetrability and connectivity, and it has been implemented in a wide range of LPWAN and application deployments worldwide. LoRaWAN is being used for agriculture monitoring, public safety, building and infrastructure management, water conservation, natural disaster tracking and more.


About Semtech
Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors 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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