Frequently Asked Questions
Unfortunately no. The LoRa Basics Modem-E is a LoRaWAN protocol modem and is certified to run on LR1110.
There are dedicated landing pages for the Tracker RDs for Europe and North America. From there you can navigate to LoRa Developer portal where there’s more technical collateral available including the user guide, quick start guide and lots more.
Where can we find the details of the API between the application provider and Semtech Device Manager?
The LoRa Basics Modem-E Reference Manual on the LR1110 landing page on Semtech.com
The tracker EVK that is sold via ThingPark Market includes two trackers and an indoor LoRaWAN gateway. The gateway come pre-staged for the Actility’s ThingPark Community Platform, which allows creation of the gateways and the trackers on its network server. Users are also allowed to create an account on TagoIO’s application platform to monitor and manage the trackers.
The cloud solver is an integral part of the LoRa Edge platform for computing a position fix using GNSS and for acquiring a Wi-Fi based location fix using triangulation of static MAC addresses. There are inherent advantages to using Semtech’s end-to-end LoRa Cloud solution such as Join Server, DAS, FUOTA, On-premise support all working in unison. However, if a customer wants to source, test and assemble these pieces independently by themselves, we will support that as well.
What is the function of the LoRaWAN data server in LoRa Cloud in terms of positioning (any advantage or disadvantage) when compared to Activity and TTN?
Actility and TTN offer a network server, we offer a cloud server for geoloc services and DAS. The cloud is backend connected to the network server. We are not replacing it.
We support multiple cloud business models, which includes contract based, subscription based and consumption based plans.
Yes, it is open and fully documented in the LoRa Cloud.