Advantech, which claims to be one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial computers and “intelligent systems”, has joined the LoRa Alliance.
The LoRa Alliance is open, non-profit association which provides a forum for its 400 members to develop standards for internet of things technologies.
Advantech says it will provide the LoRa gateway and sensor node devices based on the M2.com open standard for Industry 4.0 and Smart City applications.
Allan Yang, CTO of Advantech, says: “The wide area coverage and low power consumption makes LoRaWAN the ideal technology for opportunities in large area industrial IoT applications.
“With the LoRa Alliance, we will make complete our wireless product offerings and enable more IoT applications in Industry 4.0 and Smart City scenarios.”
Miller Chang, VP of Advantech Embedded-IoT Group, says: “By adopting LoRa Technology, Advantech can address the increasing demands for long range connectivity and low-power IoT applications.
“Advantech commits to deliver a series of high performance IoT gateways, Edge Intelligence Servers and M2.com sensor devices with LoRa solutions to market.”
IoT applications require technology integration and cross-industry collaboration.
Advantech says it will keep collaborating with strategic IP/silicon, sensor, software, and system integrator partners to “provide all the essential components for developing, verifying, integrating and building trusted IoT solutions that achieve faster time-to market solutions”.