MultiTech Expands LoRaWAN® Gateway Portfolio to Include Latest LoRa® Technology
Semtech® SX1303 LoRa baseband processor improves network and end device battery power performance, and introduces network-based location services
Mounds View, MN – July 6, 2022– Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of Industrial IoT communication devices and services, today announced new models of its industry-leading LoRaWAN® Gateway accessory cards using the Semtech® SX1303 LoRa® Baseband Processor. The new LoRaWAN Gateway accessory cards represent the next generation of LoRa massive and critical IoT technology, allowing customers to process higher amounts of LoRa traffic, from more devices in the field, while improving end-device battery performance due to additional spreading factors for optimum network performance, and giving customers the opportunity to set up LoRa networks that provide network-based location services based on the time difference of arrival (TDOA) from at least three gateways.
These new LoRaWAN gateway accessory cards can support any LoRaWAN sensor including the MultiTech wireless sensor family and MultiTech xDot® modules connected to remote sensors or appliances, and will be available in a wide variety of MultiTech gateways:
- MultiTech Conduit® Programmable Gateway (MTCDT Series) is the industry’s most configurable, manageable, and scalable LoRaWAN gateway for industrial IoT applications. This indoor industrial gateway, ideal for environments that require metal casing for protection against particles and debris and require an industrial temperature range.
- MultiTech Conduit® IP67 Base Station (MTCDTIP Series) is a highly scalable, ruggedized IoT certified gateway solution, specifically designed for outdoor LoRaWAN public or private network deployments.
- MultiTech Conduit® 300 Series IoT Gateway (MTCDT3AC Series) features mPower™ Edge Intelligence enables streamlined edge-to-cloud orchestration, management and analytics together with a high performance and built-in compatibility with leading IoT software platforms.
“We continue to invest in our LoRaWAN gateway portfolio enabling the latest and most advanced LoRa technology available, providing customers with a greater number of benefits” said David Tincher, MultiTech senior product manager.
MultiTech gateways feature mPower™ Edge Intelligence embedded software for programmability, network flexibility, enhanced security and manageability for scalable Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. mPower offers an easy-to-use graphical interface set-up and includes a built-in LoRa Network Server and Packet Forwarder to connect locally clustered assets on a private LoRaWAN network directly to your choice of IoT data platforms.
Network engineers can remotely configure and optimize their Conduit performance through DeviceHQ®, the world’s first IoT Application Store and Device Management platform. The Conduit features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), GNSS and two accessory card slots that enable users to plug in MultiTech mCard™ accessory cards supporting their preferred wired or wireless interface to connect to a wide range of assets locally to the gateway.
For broader deployments, upgrade to MultiTech LENS®, a revolutionary toolset for secure, distributed, scalable LoRaWAN enterprise networks, designed to enable easy and efficient deployment and management of private LoRaWAN networks at scale. LENS provides centralized key management for LoRaWAN end devices, and configuration and control of MultiTech Conduit gateways. LENS easily executes typical LoRaWAN network management functions such as adding gateways and LoRaWAN end devices in bulk; or creating separate organizations and network segmentation to support different IoT use cases or applications, while providing unique access rights to individual users. Whether it’s 10 or 10,000 devices, LENS provides network management through APIs and at the click of a mouse button in the comfort of your network operations center (NOC) or provisioning and management center.
See the Conduit in person at the LoRaWAN World Expo this week in Paris, booth #35, or visit us online.
MultiTech products simplify the Connected Product and Connected Service journey for OEM’s, Service and Solutions Providers. Our standard and customized wireless sensing and communications products use proven, standards-based technologies and open architectures, reducing time, effort and risk for our customers. MultiTech products are easy to integrate, easy to deploy and easy to scale, delivering best in class performance and value. We work closely with our customers, providing expert support, from architecture to integration and deployment. Our U.S. and global manufacturing agility enables us to work in partnership with our customers at any volume. We deliver to your business requirements, from off-the-shelf to pre-configured products or fully customized solutions. For more information, please visit www.multitech.com.