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ST to put LoRa IoT wireless on MCU chips

ST to put LoRa IoT wireless on MCU chips

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LoRa is a long-range low power wireless scheme that operates on sub-gigahertz frequencies and is an alternative and rival to the ultranarrowband (UNB) system being proposed by SigFox SA (Toulouse, France). Semtech gained control of the LoRa technology in 2012 when it acquired Cycleo SAS (Grenoble, France) for $5 million.

ST will join the LoRa Alliance and release reference designs for LoRa technology based on its STM32 family of microcontrollers. In addition ST plans to develop microcontrollers with on-chip LoRa technology that supports the LoRaWAN protocol.

“There is tremendous success and momentum behind the LoRa Alliance and MNO announcements of LoRaWAN-based nationwide network deployments,” said Marc Pegulu, general manager of Semtech’s wireless, sensing and timing product group.

Related links and articles:

www.semtech.com

www.st.com

www.lora-alliance.org

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