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Semtech and lar.tech Enable Smart Ranching with LoRa Technology

November 29, 2018

CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 29, 2018--Semtech Corporation  (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced that lar.tech, a Russian smart technology innovator and member of the LoRa Alliance™, has created an Internet of Things (IoT) cattle monitoring solution leveraging Semtech’s LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology (LoRa Technology). The LoRa-enabled GPS tracker and biometric sensor monitor the animals’ vitals and whether animals have strayed from their designated areas.

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“IoT solutions built on LoRa Technology represent an important emerging trend in ranching and smart agriculture,” said Alexander Trubitsin, Head of Development at lar.tech. “Up-to-the-minute communication from sensors give ranchers the capability to monitor their livestock much more closely and act faster in the event of an abnormality – either in a cow’s health or its location.”

The lar.tech LoRa-based device is tagged on a cow’s ear and wirelessly transmits real-time data on the cow’s location, reducing the chances of wandering or theft. Additionally, the tag monitors animal motion, letting the rancher know if the animal is over or underactive, as well as observes the animal’s body temperature and detects estrus. Applications continuously scan the data, and notify ranchers immediately in the event of an abnormality.

“Smart agriculture solutions are benefiting from LoRa Technology which is a proven IoT choice for ranchers around the world,” said Vivek Mohan, Director of IoT in Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “lar.tech’s LoRa-based solutions are scalable based on the needs and size of the ranch. The smart solutions enabled through the technology allow the rancher to better predict and prevent cow disease, creating a healthier and more productive ranch.”

Learn more about LoRa Technology and smart agriculture applications.

About Semtech’s LoRa® Devices and Wireless RF Technology

Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology is a widely adopted long-range, low-power solution for IoT that gives telecom companies, IoT application makers and system integrators the feature set necessary to deploy low-cost, interoperable IoT networks, gateways, sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. IoT networks based on the LoRaWAN™ specification have been deployed in 100 countries and Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance™, the fastest growing IoT Alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network applications. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit Semtech’s  LoRa site  and join the  LoRa Community  to access free training as well as an online industry catalog showcasing the products you need for building your ideal IoT application.

About lar.tech

lar.tech is an operator in the market of data transmission services for the Internet of Things. Their mission is to “provide a quality service for the transfer of information anywhere in the Russian Federation.” The company is actively developing its presence globally, and constantly expanding the coverage of its network while establishing active cooperation with manufacturers, integrators, and service organizations. lar.tech’s R&D service, consisting of more than 20 leading analysts and developers, ensures the continuous development of network infrastructure, and successfully solves issues of equipment-network integration, reducing partner costs and connectivity issues. For more information, visit: https://lar.tech/en/.

About Semtech

Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms for high-end consumer, enterprise computing, communications, and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The Company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit  http://www.semtech.com/.

Forward-Looking and Cautionary Statements

All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words “emerging trend,” “designed to,” or other similar words or expressions, that describe Semtech Corporation’s or its management’s future plans, objectives or goals are “forward-looking statements” and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of Semtech Corporation to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in Semtech Corporation’s annual and quarterly reports, and in other documents or reports, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ( www.sec.gov ) including, without limitation, information under the captions “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” and “Risk Factors.” Semtech Corporation assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

Semtech, the Semtech logo and LoRa are registered trademarks or service marks, and LoRaWAN is a trademark or service mark, of Semtech Corporation or its affiliates.

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CONTACT: Ronda Grech

Semtech Corporation

(805) 250-1263

rgrech@semtech.com

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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT INTERNET SOFTWARE SEMICONDUCTOR MOBILE/WIRELESS NATURAL RESOURCES AGRICULTURE

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