Semtech’s Design Partner Program for LoRa Technology More Than Triples in Membership

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Semtech, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that its Design Partner Program had nearly quadrupled from seven design services partners in September of 2018 to 26 partners. The program accelerates Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to market by directly connecting customers with firms specializing in LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology).

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“The Design Partner Program enables customers, system integrators, and developers looking to create an innovative LoRa-based solution to work directly with experienced firms,” said Marc Pegulu, Vice President of IoT for Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “The goal of this project is to simplify deployment and accelerate time-to-market for new solutions. As the program grows, prospective developers now have a larger selection and variety of services available. Given the wider range of choices, customers can find a Design Partner that better suits their development needs. With Design Partner expertise we believe customers can more quickly and successfully develop their applications.”

The Design Partner Program currently includes companies from North and South America, Europe and Asia. Partner companies offer a wide range of products and services, including hardware design and layout, digital and analog design, embedded firmware, application code, security, and Cloud integration, the company said in a press release.

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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 100 countries and Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance™, the fastest growing IoT Alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network applications.

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The companies that have been added to the Design Partner Program since its initial rollout are: ALCIOM, allóra Factory, Always Wireless, Bresslergroup, Cargt, Deep Thought Systems, INES, Innovel, Invoxia, Kerlink, Laird Connectivity, Matchbox Mobile, Miromico AG, NextGen RF Design, Onethinx BV, PROESYS Srl, RF Track, Signetik, and STIMIO.

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