LPWA vs LTE: the differences explained

By Sheetal Kumbhar As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes larger and larger, the list of communications protocols vying to power the extensive wireless wide area networks (WAN) that the infrastructure will require grows both longer and more complex. And the typical alphabet soup that tends to take shape in all areas of technology can […]

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AT&T, Ericsson to Demo 10-year IoT Battery Life

By Joey Jackson Battery life has become an increasing concern with the growth of the “Internet of Things.” Many IoT devices are not located near a battery source, so they need long-lasting batteries to make them viable parts of the IoT ecosystem. Ericsson and AT&T teamed up with chipmaker Altair to address the IoT battery life issue, […]

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Cellular Simplifies its IoT Road Map

The Category 0 option for 4G LTE cellular has fallen to the pruner’s shears. It is the latest alternative to be weeded out of the road map for low power cellular that had become overcrowded in the race to network the world for the Internet of Things.

AT&T, Ericsson and Altair Tackle IoT Power Consumption

AT&T, Ericsson and chipset company Altair are collaborating on a more power-efficient Internet of Things (IoT).

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Ericsson Software Upgrade Allows For 10 Year IoT Battery Life On LTE

Ericsson, AT&T and Altair will show how a sensor can last for ten years on a commercial chipset and existing LTE network

Mobility Tech Zone
Novatel Taps Altair to Power Latest MiFi Solution

Altair Semiconductor technology today revealed that its technology is powering the new Novatel Wireless4G LTE personal mobile hotspot.

Using LTE for the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) will demand that a number of new standards be developed and existing ones tweaked to squeeze it comfortably into the existing infrastructure of the IT and telecom worlds.

Altair, Sequans: Benefits Of LTE Cat 0 For Internet of Things Can Be Achieved Without Cat 0 Chipsets

he debate over what is the best low-power wireless communications protocol technology to power millions and eventually billions of Internet of Things devices heated up at Super Mobility this week. LTE chipset Altair Semiconductor argued that LTE Category 1 chipsets can achieve many of the benefits of the more advanced Category 0 chips without the need for device makers to add in new silicon.

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IoT Security: Altair Semiconductor Explains Why It’s Uniquely Positioned for the Job

The Internet of Things is expected to change life as we know it – making our businesses, cities, and homes more efficient; our energy, industrial, and transportation systems safer; and our people healthier. But to enable IoT to meet its promise, and do no harm in the process, we need to make sure it is secure. Altair Semiconductor has designed its solutions with that in mind.

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Israel’s Altair Semiconductor bets big on Reliance Jio’s 4G rollout; hopes to maximise global revenue

By Danish Kahn NEW DELHI: Israel-based chipmaker Altair Semiconductorsees significant growth coming on the back of planned commercial rollouts by Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance JioInfocomm, the only pan-India 4G player, which has been using Altair’s LTE chipset-based broadband devices for trials in the country. “We have been betting big on India as it could potentially generate […]

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The Rise of Smart Cities: Smart Homes Will Lead the Push to Over One Billion Connected Things This Year

By Eran Eshed Just a few years ago, the concept of a smart city—or one that uses wireless technology to increase communication between various sectors, city planners and consumers—seemed like it was light years away from becoming a reality. Things have certainly changed. A recent report from Gartner shows the smart city movement, led by […]

Altair rolls low-power 4G chip aimed at wearables, IoT

Altair Semiconductor has developed a line-up of MIPS-based chips to deliver 4G connectivity to wearables and other IoT devices at particularly low power budgets. The company has optimised the FourGee modems for the small form factor and very low power consumption characteristics that are typical of IoT devices

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