M2M Industry News Archives: September 2017
What is said to be the first live public NB-IoT demonstration in North America took place this week at Mobile World Congress Americas in San Francisco. This featured Minnesota-based MultiTech Systems’ cellular modems based on LTE Category M1 and NB-IoT technologies.
At this week’s Mobile World Congress Americas in San Francisco, Swiss company U-Blox featured a live NB-IoT LTE Cat NB1 demo using its Sara-R410M-02B configurable LTE Cat M1 and NB1 multi-mode module with worldwide coverage.
The IoT and Sigfox are helping a pest control company in Singapore catch rats. Rodent risk management company Cre8Techas partnered with Sigfox operator UnaBiz, to address the $22.4bn global pest management industry.
AT&T is deploying LTE-M technology across its network in Mexico. The company completed LTE-M pilots in Tijuana and Puebla over the summer.
Nearly three-quarters of executives are either researching or currently deploying IoT, according to the latest state of the market report from Verizon. But worries over standards, security, interoperability and cost are holding some companies back.
Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have completed a lab trial for Cat-M1 with MTN South Africa in support of MTN’s IoT ambitions.
Microsoft is helping the customers of German sensor company Leuze Electronic get IoT services up and running quickly with hardware and software that has been pre-tested and verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT.
Digi has unveiled the features and capabilities powering its latest three XBee cellular modems.
Telit’s tri-band, single mode ME910C1-NA is the Italian company’s first LTE Category M1 (LTE-M) module to receive certification for operation on AT&T's LTE-M network.
UK antenna maker Antenova is to launch the Robusta SR4G031 antenna for metal surfaces at next week’s Mobile World Congress Americas in San Francisco. The antenna operates in the 1559 to 1609MHz bands and is for tracking metal objects and smart city applications.
Chipsafer, a Uruguayan start-up focused on IoT services for cattle management, used Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless RF technology to develop its ranching platform.