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Semtech's LoRa Technology Integrated in Smart Fire Evacuation System


HEX's exit signs connect to the Cloud allowing safer navigation in
hazardous environments

 (NASDAQ:SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance
analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms,
announced collaboration with HEX
(HEX), a leading smart fire prevention company in Taiwan, to
incorporate Semtech's LoRa® devices
and wireless radio frequency technology
(LoRa Technology) into
its Dynamic Evacuation System.

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Semtech and HEX (Graphic: Business Wire)

Semtech and HEX (Graphic: Business Wire)

"Emergency data transmission is extremely important in a fire scene and
Semtech's LoRa Technology helps us to build a more stable solution,"
said Hsiao-Mei Lin, General Manager of HEX SAFETY. "LoRa Technology not
only brings a new vision of fire prevention to the industry, but also
creates an innovative IoT application use case that better serves cities
and communities. We hope to use this technology to make public space and
large-scale buildings safer and more comfortable."

HEX's Dynamic Exit Signs integrated with LoRa Technology intuitively
help people navigate complex hazardous zones in real-time by indicating
the quickest and safest direction out of the premises. The conventional
exit signs only signal where the closest exit is, which may mistakenly
lead people into hazard zones. The HEX Dynamic Evacuation System
communicates with the building's existing fire alarm system and sends
the safest direction to every HEX exit sign in the building. By
enhancing people's decision making and shortening the egress route, the
HEX Dynamic Evacuation System significantly increases chances of
survival. Since power outages are common during a fire, LoRa Technology
provides the long range and low power capabilities in an IoT platform
that is needed for operating HEX's exits signs.

"With its flexibility and easy deployment, Semtech's LoRa Technology is
ideal for emergency evacuation solutions," said Vivek Mohan, Director of
IoT for Semtech's Wireless and Sensing Products Group. "HEX's innovative
application is a perfect example of IoT technology solving real-world
challenges that create a smarter planet."

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 over 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
 and join the LoRa
 to access free training as well as an online industry
catalog showcasing the products you need for building your ideal IoT

About HEX SAFETY, Inc.

HEX SAFETY, INC. is the pioneer supplier of the Dynamic Evacuation
System which brings technology into the fire prevention industry. HEX
has focused on the research and development of the Dynamic Evacuation
System since 2011. HEX's Dynamic System is the first intelligent fire
equipment which was approved by the Fire-Fighting Alliance in Taiwan and
became a certified B Corporation. For more information, visit

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

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marks, and LoRaWAN is a trademark or service mark, of Semtech
Corporation or its affiliates.


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