Semtech announces Intent technologies and Nexity Group to leverage LoRaWAN® for new smart building platform
Semtech Corporation has announced that Intent Technologies, a leading service platform for smart properties, and Nexity Group, a leading French real estate services provider, has integrated Semtech’s LoRa® devices and the LoRaWAN® standard into its IntentPlatform to optimize performance, improve quality of service and reduce the carbon footprint in residential and commercial properties.
The IntentPlatform smart building solution has already achieved 10% savings in overall building operational costs for Nexity Group. Successfully deployed throughout the French territory, the system’s footprint spans over 1.2 million residential units as well as over 6 million square meters of office space. Providing 360-degree facility views, this LoRa-enabled smart properties solution enables real estate professionals to improve the operating performance of a building by exchanging data with more than 180 service suppliers and digital software vendors through a comprehensive dashboard with alerts on a single, Cloud platform.
“Ease of deployment and data collection quality made LoRa devices the clear choice to develop the use of data from sensors and equipment by real estate property managers on our platform,” said Benjamin Ulrich, CEO and founder of Intent Technologies. “With LoRa devices and LoRaWAN connectivity, the technology simplifies the way to deploy, maintain and utilise sensors on existing building infrastructures. Not only does it reduce time spent on installations, but with its low level of power consumption, the technology significantly decreases the cost and labor required for battery replacements during the life cycle of the sensors.
The smart buildings market is forecasted to reach $141.71B USD in 2028 due to the rise in adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. LoRa is the wireless platform of choice for the Internet of Things (IoT), with more than 5 million gateways and 270 million end nodes with LoRa devices deployed worldwide and growing. The IntentPlatform is positioned to easily connect sensors to monitor air quality, temperature, energy and water usage, and automatically provide alerts to property management and service providers when anomalies are detected, such as possible water or gas leaks, for quick response and resolution.
“Intent and Nexity’s product development and deployments showcase the value of IoT and the digital transformation in building management that is delivering efficiency, operational cost savings and occupant safety,” said Marc Pégulu, vice president and general manager for Semtech’s Wireless and Sensing Products Group. “Smart buildings give added control for how consumers and communities utilise energy in a responsible manner. Semtech and the LoRaWAN ecosystem are committed to protecting our earth’s resources and enhancing the quality of human life.”
Learn more about Intent Technologies’ solutions here.
More information on Semtech’s LoRa devices can be found here.
About Semtech’s LoRa® Platform
Semtech’s LoRa device-to-Cloud platform is a globally adopted long range, low power solution for IoT applications, enabling the rapid development and deployment of ultra-low power, cost efficient and long range IoT networks, gateways, sensors, module products, and IoT services worldwide. Semtech’s LoRa technology provides the communication layer for the LoRaWAN® standard, which is maintained by the LoRa Alliance®, an open IoT alliance for Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) applications that has been used to deploy IoT networks in over 170 countries. With the proliferation of LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN standard, the LoRa Developer Portal is a place to learn, connect, collaborate, and find resources to help accelerate your LoRa development process. Semtech is a founding member of the LoRa Alliance. To learn more about how LoRa enables IoT, visit Semtech’s LoRa site.
About Intent Technologies
Founded in 2011, Intent Technologies maximises the value and efficiency of smart buildings and and smart cities by providing a unique cloud platform to pilot and interact with the entire real estate and cities ecosystem of service suppliers and digital software vendors. The IntentPlatform for commercial and industrial real estate professionals, social housing operators or cities centralises actionable data to make it easier to manage facility services delivered to the users. The solution improves operational efficiencies through a comprehensive library of diverse APIs that supply data to clients in an easy-to-understand platform available on web or mobile app. For more information, visit intent.tech/en/.
About Nexity Group
With nearly 8,000 employees and €4.6 billion in revenue in 2021, Nexity is France’s leading integrated real estate group, with a nationwide presence and business operations in all areas of real estate development and services. Our corporate purpose ‘life together’ expresses our commitment to create sustainable spaces, neighbourhoods and cities. Nexity is notably classified for the third year in a row as France’s number-one low-carbon project owner by BBCA, is a member of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) and awarded Best Workplace in 2021.
More information can be found at nexity.group.
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