Richardson RFPD has become an adopter member of the LoRa Alliance. The nonprofit technology association promotes and collaborates on an open, global standard (LoRaWAN) for low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) IoT connectivity.
As an adopter member, Richardson RFPD will support the LoRa Alliance, participate in member meetings, and continue its global leadership role in delivering tailored, end-to-end IoT solutions to its customers.
Richardson RFPD extensive IoT offering includes modules, gateways and components for LPWA/cellular, as well as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GNSS applications.
With the technical flexibility to address a broad range of IoT applications, both static and mobile, and a certification program to guarantee interoperability, the LoRaWAN protocol has been deployed by major mobile network operators globally, and connectivity is available in over 100 countries, with continual expansion.
“Richardson RFPD is enthusiastic about joining the LoRa Alliance and participating in this important segment of the fast-expanding IoT market,” said Rafael R. Salmi, Ph.D., Richardson RFPD’s president. “IoT has been a key vertical market for us for more than a decade, and LoRa’s high-volume, reliable framework is driving a crucial inflection point in IoT adoption.”