Semtech Releases Portfolio of Solutions, LoRa Edge, for IoT Applications

March 18, 2020 Perry Cohen

Semtech released its new LoRa-based platform, LoRa Edge, for the development of Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

The company’s first product in the portfolio is a geolocation solution for asset management applications. It features Wi-Fi and GNSS sniffing capabilities coupled with LoRa Cloud geolocation and device management services

The LoRa Edge geolocation platform was designed to enable solution providers to leverage the localization capabilities of LoRa as well as the GNSS and Wi-Fi scanning capabilities from a single chip solution.

Key Product Features

Multi-Purpose Radio Front-End

  • 150 - 2700 MHz continuous frequency synthesizer range
  • GPS/BeiDou scanning
  • Wi-Fi passive scanning

Low-Power LoRa/(G)FSK RF Transceiver

  • Worldwide frequency bands support in the range 150 – 960 MHz
  • High power PA path +22 dBm
  • High efficiency PA path +15 dBm
  • Fully compatible with the LoRaWAN standard

Cryptographic Engine

  • Hardware support for AES-128 encryption/decryption based algorithms
  • Handling device parameters such as DevEUI and JoinEUI
  • Protects confidential information such as encryption keys
  • Stores NwkKey, AppKey, as defined in the LoRaWAN standard

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Perry Cohen

Perry Cohen, associate editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content editing and creation in addition to podcast production. He also assists with the publication’s social media efforts which include strategic posting, follower engagement, and social media analysis. Before joining the ECD editorial team, Perry has been published on both local and national news platforms including (Phoenix), (Phoenix),, Cronkite News, and MLB/MiLB among others. Perry received a BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State university. He can be reached by email at <a href=""></a>. Follow Perry’s work and ECD content on his twitter account @pcohen21.

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