ENTERPRISE IOT, INFRASTRUCTURE
businesswire | April 27, 2023
Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a high-performance semiconductor, IoT systems and Cloud connectivity service provider, and esteemed engineering design services firm, Connected Development, today announced the launch of the new XCVR Development Board and Reference Design integrating the LoRa® Sub-GHz Radio Transceiver. Based on Semtech’s LoRa® SX126x Series, the Development Board and Reference Design simplifies the design process and reduces time-to-market for customers designing solutions in markets such as building management, agriculture, supply chain, logistics and industrial control.
Connected Development’s comprehensive layout and schematic files for the XCVR Development Board provide customers with convenient LoRa implementation into end-product designs. Software drivers are supplied with the design and are compatible with various microcontroller vendors including Nordic Semiconductor. The XCVR’s software examples include LoRa® Point to Point and LoRaWAN® (LoRaMAC-Node™ & LoRa Basics™ Modem) reference firmware to enable rapid software development.
“LoRa continues to be seen as the de facto wireless platform for IoT,” said Robert Comanescu, senior director of the IoT Chips Business at Semtech. “Semtech's LoRa chipsets connect sensors to the Cloud and enable real-time communication of data and analytics that can be utilized to enhance efficiency and productivity. With the XCVR’s small form factor, production ready hardware design, firmware and dedicated support resources available through Symmetry Electronics, Mouser and Connected Development, we believe this platform will be ideal for customers currently developing LoRa-enabled wireless designs or considering a future wireless product on their roadmap.”
“The collaborative effort between Connected Development and Semtech on the XCVR provides our customer base with the combined benefits of Semtech’s next-generation technology and Connected Development’s state-of-the-art engineering design,” says Gregor Bleimann, Connected Development’s vice president and general manager. “We are confident that implementing Semtech’s SX126x into the XCVR Development Board and Reference Design enhances functionality, product design, and furthers our wireless solutions. Customers will decrease their time-to-market with added confidence by leveraging this reference design for their products.”
The XCVR Development Board and Reference Design with SX126x LoRa® Sub-GHz Radio Transceiver is available exclusively at Mouser Electronics and Symmetry Electronics.
Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC) is a high-performance semiconductor, IoT systems and Cloud connectivity service provider dedicated to delivering high quality technology solutions that enable a smarter, more connected and sustainable planet. Our global teams are dedicated to empowering solution architects and application developers to develop breakthrough products for the infrastructure, industrial and consumer markets.
ENTERPRISE IOT, INFRASTRUCTURE
businesswire | May 04, 2023
Sensor Industries Corp., the nation's premier IoT water and energy conservation company, proudly announced a groundbreaking investment from Quext, the trailblazing multi-unit technology provider. This union aims to accelerate the development of eco-conscious, smart solutions for the multi-family residential and hospitality markets.
In an era of rising utility expenses, limited resources, and growing environmental consciousness, the demand for smart building solutions is increasing rapidly, and Sensor Industries has been at the forefront of commercial IoT water waste prevention and damage control since 2016. Sensor Industries delivers top-ranked technologies that conserve natural water resources, reduce damage from water intrusion, and thereby lower operating costs.
The flagship Sensor Industries solution is a scalable RF mesh network for toilet malfunction and leak detection that consistently achieves 15% reductions in water consumption, while eliminating costly damage events. This innovative approach aligns perfectly with Quext's mission to provide a superior, software-managed product ecosystem for multi-unit owners and operators.
As the IoT landscape expands and competition intensifies, providing building operators with unified, single-dashboard product suites becomes essential. Following Quext's strategic investment, Sensor Industries will integrate water sensor technology into the Quext platform in order to create a seamless ecosystem for the global multi-family and hospitality sectors. This comprehensive solution from Quext offers smart climate control, water damage and waste detection, LoRaWAN network management, and compatibility with additional smart devices.
"By breaking down silos in the multi-unit tech space, we can address nearly every challenge posed by aging infrastructure and design, creating a vastly more efficient operating standard for owners, operators, residents, and guests," said Dave Duckwitz, CEO, Sensor Industries. "Quext's strategic investment will solidify our partnership and bring a cohesive product suite to the industry for the first time."
“Our goal is to create a sustainable future by delivering cutting-edge solutions that enable property owners and managers to operate more efficiently, reduce their environmental footprint, and provide an exceptional living and guest experience,” said Dave Marcinkowski, Partner, Quext. “By combining our expertise and resources with Sensor Industries, we believe we can accelerate the development of smart solutions that will enhance the quality of life for residents, guests, and the environment alike, all while creating exceptional NOI opportunities for property owners.”
Quext is a smart technology and services company pioneering exciting innovations that make smarter decisions brilliantly simple. Created by industry experts, Quext reimagined apartment technology with products that work seamlessly together delivering the easiest-to-learn, most intuitive, all-in-one, cloud-based apartment community nerve center ever offered. Core platform innovations include internet of things, digital human customer support, broadband internet, and fintech solutions. Quext is a people-centric firm founded by Madera Residential, an industry leader in multifamily housing investment and property management. Headquartered in Lubbock, TX, the company was recognized as a winner of the Fierce Wireless IoT Challenge 2020.
ENTERPRISE IOT, DEVICES
businesswire | April 03, 2023
Aeris, a leading global Internet of Things (IoT) Solutions provider, has announced the closing of the purchase of Ericsson’s IoT Accelerator (IoT-A) and Connected Vehicle Cloud (CVC) businesses and related assets. Ericsson will establish a small stake in the new Aeris.
The new Aeris serves thousands of customers across a wide range of industries - including healthcare, fleet, utilities and automotive - safely connecting tens of millions of IoT devices and providing intelligent solutions enabling IoT programs to scale and succeed, everywhere. The Aeris Connected Vehicle business will help a growing list of Automotive OEMs to deploy, monetize and evolve their connected vehicle programs.
The powerful combination of the merged businesses creates one of the largest IoT-first connectivity management service platforms,1 with operational capabilities worldwide. In combination with its ecosystem of partners across the globe, Aeris will focus on delivering innovative IoT products, services, and solutions to enterprises that accelerate digital transformation, drive operational efficiency, and improve customer satisfaction.
Marc Jones, Chairman and CEO of Aeris commented, “We look forward to integrating the Ericsson IoT and Connected Vehicle businesses to create the new Aeris. We have a long history of bringing intelligent innovation to the IoT space and now have additional talent, technology, and partnerships to bring that innovation to enterprises looking to simplify, secure and scale IoT around the world.”
An expanded IoT partner ecosystem and broader global and regional footprint will enable multinational enterprises to more effectively scale their IoT programs. Dr Ong Geok Chwee, CEO of Bridge Alliance, one of Aeris’ new global Communication Service Provider partners, stated, “Bridge Alliance’s collaboration with Ericsson’s IoT Accelerator has cemented our position as the IoT gateway to Asia-Pacific, presenting a unique multi-domestic regional connectivity proposition that is supported by our market-leading member operators across our extensive footprint. We look forward to working with Aeris and leveraging its extended IoT portfolio and industry offerings to bring value-added services to enterprise customers through our alliance members.”
Aeris will not only help enterprises effectively scale, but also solve other common business challenges in IoT. According to Steffen Sorrell, Chief of Research at Kaleido Intelligence, “The marriage of Aeris and the former Ericsson businesses delivers a combination of global infrastructure engineered to meet specialized enterprise cellular IoT customer requirements and a wealth of expertise in understanding the challenges associated with scaling deployments across multiple international mobile networks.”
With a history of AI-driven innovation spanning decades, a security-first mindset, and a growing ecosystem of global partners, Aeris will drive the successful, sustainable growth of both the IoT and Connected Vehicle markets and bring intelligent innovation to our customers and the global IoT market.
Aeris, the leading IoT solution provider, infuses innovation in everything we do. Founded in 1996, we have decades of experience powering the world’s most secure, smart and scalable IoT solutions. Aeris’ offering is based on the broadest technology stack in the industry, spanning connectivity up to vertical applications and solutions. As veterans of the industry, we know that implementing an IoT solution can be complex, and we pride ourselves on making it simpler – while helping customers quickly monetize, optimize and gain deeper visibility and control into their connected device and vehicle programs around the world.