Corporate Sponsors

LoRaWAN Academy is sponsored by a joint consortium of companies that have deployed LoRaWAN solutions internationally, enabling cutting-edge IoT applications that make our world smarter. The companies collaboratively contribute to curriculum development, hardware and software, IoT network infrastructure, expert training, and ongoing support.
Kerlink

Founder and board member of the LoRa Alliance™, Kerlink is a leading international provider of IoT LoRaWAN™ network solutions, including infrastructure, software and value-added services. Kerlink partners with telcos, smart cities and private companies across many industries – energy, agriculture & environment, transportation & logistics, buildings & facilities – to enable them to design, deploy and operate IoT networks for their connected devices and applications. The company’s solutions are enabling IoT networks worldwide with major deployments for tier one mobile operators and energy players in Europe, South Asia and South America. Headquartered in France, the company has offices in Singapore, Chennai and Chicago. For more information, visit www.kerlink.com or follow us on Twitter @kerlink_news.

Sponsorship:
LoRaWAN gateway provider
LoRa Alliance

The LoRa Alliance is an open, nonprofit association that has grown to more than 500 members since its inception in March 2015, becoming one of the largest and fastest-growing alliances in the technology sector. Its members closely collaborate and share experiences to promote the LoRaWAN™ protocol as the leading open global standard for secure, carrier-grade IoT LPWAN connectivity. 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 already been deployed by major mobile network operators globally, with continuing wide expansion in 2017.

Sponsorship:
LoRaWAN ecosystem, standardization
myDevices

myDevices, the IoT solutions company, empowers engineers and enterprises to quickly design, prototype, and commercialize IoT solutions. myDevices is the creator of Cayenne – the industry’s de facto IoT Solution Builder; IoT Ready Program™– trusted catalog of drag and drop IoT devices; and IoT in a Box™– finished IoT solutions for a variety of vertical markets. The company’s mission is to simplify the connected world by providing development tools that enable the creation of device and connectivity agnostic IoT Solutions for cold chain, smart buildings, smart agriculture, asset tracking and other IoT verticals. myDevices is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Sponsorship:
IoT solution and builder platform for LoRaWAN devices
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 it's 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 singe 1967, Semtech is listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC.

Sponsorship:
Creator of LoRa Technology, LoRa® transceivers, oversees curriculum development, website host and learning portal sponsor
The Things Network

The Things Network is building a global, open, crowd-sourced Internet of Things data network - owned and operated by its users. The network is based on LoRaWAN™ which is perfect for devices that require low energy, long range and low bandwidth. The network comprises 3500 gateways, 500 communities and 25,000 IoT developers around the globe, and is hosting the largest LoRaWAN developer forum.

Sponsorship:
LoRaWAN network provider, curated LoRaWAN Academy coursework