Semtech Corporation has joined the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA), an international non-profit industry association for the advancement of smart home and building technologies.
In joining the association, Semtech brings its proven LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology for the Internet of Things (IoT) to CABA’s extensive portfolio of smart home and building technologies.
Ronald J. Zimmer, President, and CEO of CABA. “Semtech’s LoRa Technology enables the simplification of deployment and acceleration to market of IoT devices. By joining CABA, Semtech will now have greater access to members of the smart home and building ecosystem for collaboration and the proliferation of LoRa-based solutions in this vertical.”
Semtech added that its LoRa Technology is uniquely equipped to handle the challenges of smart home and building applications. LoRa-based sensors and gateways deploy quickly into buildings with minimal additional infrastructure, such as wiring. LoRa-based solutions scale by the number of devices and can connect skyscrapers and large campuses, as well as single-family homes. These devices provide the connectivity to monitor data in real time from water shut-off to outdoor control and monitoring.
“By joining CABA, Semtech aims to push the continued growth of LoRa Technology for the smart home and building market, making the technology more accessible to CABA’s members, including government entities, utility providers, and system integrators. LoRa-based smart home and building solutions are proven, providing the data necessary for customers to experience real ROI”, said Byron BeMiller, Director of Product Management for Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group.