RUEIL MALMAISON, France, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - As end-to-end solutions leading company for multi-energy smart meters, highly experimented actor in design and deployment of telecommunication networks with a strong industrial experience in developing and producing big volumes of communicating terminals, Sagemcom is entering the IoT business and has selected LoRa™ to build its solution.
Sagemcom aims to answer to the increasing needs of the IoT market and especially the unpowered objects which have few information to forward. Sagemcom has decided to develop its solution according to the protocol LoRaWAN of the LoRa™ Alliance (Sagemcom group is a founding member). LoRa™ solution enables connection of millions of objects on open frequency radio networks at optimised cost. LoRa™ technology is very high resistant to noise and is low power optimized.
Sagemcom, historical manufacturer of telecommunication networks, takes a position in the end to end solution for connected objects: from « end-point » or radio module, to networks server and access solutions to applications, including data concentrators or radio gateways. Thanks to its high experience in telecommunications, in end-to-end multi-energy smart metering solutions (either electricity, gas or water meters), and thanks to its industrial experience, Sagemcom is today able to propose all the components for the IoT solutions.
According to Patrick Sevian, CEO of Sagemcom, « the Internet of Things is the way to propose an infinite choice of applications and services that will change the life of millions of people and companies in the coming years. At the crossroad of our historical core business in communicating terminals in the fields of broadband and energy and telecom networks, the Internet of Things is a market where we must be present ».
A French high-tech group of international dimensions, Sagemcom operates on the broadband (digital home, set-top boxes, Internet routers, telephony and multimedia terminals), telecoms and energy (smartgrid and energy management) and document management (printing terminals, software and solutions, digital production workflow) markets.
With revenue of around 1.3 billion euros, Sagemcom employs 4,600 people on five continents; currently a European leader on most of its key markets, Sagemcom aims to become a world leader in communicating terminals with high added value.
Sagemcom has provided support for its clients for the last 25 years by preparing and implementing their energy management projects, and by deploying secure and sustainable metering solutions, from meters to information systems