LoRaWAN is designed to provide Low Power Wide Area Network with features specifically needed to support low-cost, mobile, secure bi-directional communication for Internet of Things (IoT), machine-to-machine (M2M), and smart city, and industrial applications. It is optimized for low power consumption and to support large networks with millions and millions of devices. It has innovative features, support redundant operation, location, low-cost, low-power and can even run on energy harvesting technologies enabling the mobility and ease of use to Internet of Things.
This document describes the LoRaWAN™ network protocol. Send us an email to request LoRaWAN 1.0 Specification.
The LoRa® Alliance is committed to interoperability, quality of the network as well as the end-points. LoRa® Alliance member products are available throughout the eco-system. The LoRa ™Alliance Certified program leverages the expertise of industries and certification groups around the world and their expertize to ensure the vision of the alliance is maintained .
Members benefits of such a program is:
- Certified Product
- Interoperability testing
- Use of LoRa® Alliance Certified logo
- Product listing on the Alliance website
- Product promotion in Alliance collateral
- Inclusion in Alliance product demonstrations
Types of Certification
LoRa® Alliance Certified Product program ensures that product meet national frequency regulations as well as the LoRaWAN required and optional features to ensure interoperability and compliance.
LoRa® Alliance Compliant Platform program ensure LoRaWAN interoperability and compliance of network infrastructure, components and offerings according to national frequency regulations and the alliance specification.
Authorized Test Service Providers and certification process
Only LoRa® Alliance authorized test houses may perform testing for the alliance certified program. Applicable national conformity test reports and registrations are supplied together with the LoRa® Alliance conformity report to the Alliance Certification body before receiving the right of Certified product or Certified platform.