CAMARILLO, Calif.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Nov. 10, 2022–
Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading global supplier of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announces its collaboration with Exeger, a Swedish deep technology company that manufactures fully customizable solar cells. Combining Semtech’s LoRa Edge™ asset management platform with Exeger’s Powerfoyle solar cell technology significantly extends the battery life of asset tracking and environmental protection devices.
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Exeger’s Powerfoyle solar cell technology combined with Semtech’s LoRa Edge platform enables more efficient and sustainable IoT tracking applications. (Graph: Business Wire)
Semtech’s LoRa Edge device scans GNSS satellites as well as Wi-Fi SSIDs and splits processing between IoT devices and LoRa Cloud™ to determine location. The cloud-based solution significantly reduces power consumption and increases battery life. Exeger’s Powerfoyle is uniquely flexible and durable and can be seamlessly integrated into any electronic device. Solar cell technology transforms all forms of light into clean, endless energy to charge and power devices.
Exeger’s chief product integration specialist Dr. “Combining the benefits of Powerfoyle with the ultra-low power capabilities of Semtech’s LoRa® devices will provide IoT applications with extended or even unlimited battery life,” said Oscar Hemberg. “Together, we’re one step closer to energy independence through more sustainable products powered by clean, endless energy.”
The patented Powerfoyle material is integrated into IoT sensors with Semtech’s LoRa Edge chip-to-Cloud platform, aiming to create a new standard for eco-friendly platforms for the IoT industry. Combining both technologies is expected to fuel a new world of solar-powered tracking applications for geolocation use cases, including indoor and outdoor asset tracking, global supply chain logistics, agriculture, smart utilities and smart cities.
“LoRa devices enable smart IoT applications that help solve some of the biggest challenges facing our planet,” said Marc Pégulu, vice president and general manager of Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “Semtech and Exeger’s collaboration will enable manufacturers to develop IoT devices using new energy harvesting technology for a smarter and more sustainable future.”
The new IoT asset trackers will be on display at EdgeTech+ 2022 in Yokahama, Japan from November 16-18, 2022, LoRa Pavilion, booth A-H04. Register here to attend the show.
To learn more about Exeger’s Powerfoyle, go here.
More information about Semtech’s LoRa Edge platform can be found here.
About Semtech’s LoRa® Platform
Semtech’s LoRa chip-to-Cloud platform is a globally accepted long-term, low-power solution for IoT applications, enabling the rapid development and deployment of long-range, ultra-low-power and cost-effective IoT networks, gateways, sensors, and modular products. IoT services around the world. Semtech’s LoRa technology provides the communication layer for the LoRaWAN® standard, supported by the LoRa Alliance®, an open IoT alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) applications used to deploy IoT networks in more than 173 countries. Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance and produces The WAN Network Show podcast to connect mass IoT end users to operators of LoRaWAN networks around the world. With the proliferation of LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard, the LoRa Developer Portal is a technical support platform for IoT innovators to learn, connect, collaborate and find resources to help accelerate product development efforts and speed time to market. To learn more about how LoRa is enabling the IoT and creating a more sustainable and smarter planet, visit Semtech’s LoRa site.
Exeger is a Swedish company with a unique solar cell technology that converts all forms of light into electricity. This material, Powerfoyle, is the world’s only fully customizable solar cell. With its superior design features, it can be seamlessly integrated into any electronic device. Powerfoyle improves every product it integrates with extended or even unlimited battery life, putting the power of advanced solar cell technology directly into people’s hands. With a vision to touch the lives of one billion people by 2030, Exeger is leading the way to energy independence through more sustainable and user-friendly products. For more information, visit www.exeger.com and www.powerfoyle.com.
Semtech Corporation is a leading global supplier of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for infrastructure, high-end consumer and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The company strives to reduce the environmental impact of itself and its products. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and production controls, use of green technology, and design to reduce resources. Semtech, which has been publicly traded since 1967, is listed on the NASDAQ Global Options Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit www.semtech.com.
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