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Nov 14, 2019

Nohik Semel Named CEO of Altair Semiconductor

By IoT Evolution

According to a recent announcement, Altair Semiconductor, a provider of cellular IoT chipsets, is appointing Nohik Semel, currently VP, System Engineering and Product Management, as the new CEO. He will replace outgoing co-founder and CEO Oded Melamed, who reportedly is leaving to pursue a new startup opportunity. The appointment will be effective on November 18, 2019.

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Nov 06, 2019

Altair Semiconductor’s Cellular IoT Chipset Powers PassTime’s Revolutionary Automotive Tracking Device By Geospatial World

By Geospatial World

Altair Semiconductor, a leading provider of cellular IoT chipsets, is providing the cellular IoT technology that powers the new PassTime Encore automotive tracking device. The device uses Altair’s cellular IoT chipset, the ALT1250.

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Oct 24, 2019

Polte and Altair embed location services on cellular IoT chipset By GPS World

By GPS World

Altair Semiconductor integrates Polte’s Cloud Location over Cellular (C-LoC) technology with Altair’s ALT1250 dual-mode CAT-M& NB-IoT chipset.

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Oct 07, 2019

NTT DoCoMo Validates Altair’s NB-IoT/Cat-M Chipset By Light Reading

By Light Reading

TROY, Mich. — Altair Semiconductor, a leading provider of cellular IoT chipsets, has announced ALT1250’s validation for NB-IoT and CAT-M at NTT DOCOMO, INC. Following this announcement, the chipset is now active on the NTT DOCOMO network.

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Sep 04, 2019

Altair Cellular IoT Chipset Certified to Operate on SoftBank’s NB-IoT Network By everything RF

By everything RF

Altair Semiconductor has received NB-IoT validation from SoftBank for its ALT1250 cellular IoT chipset. Following this announcement, the chipset is now active on SoftBank’s network in Japan.

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Aug 17, 2019

Altair Semiconductor Has Become a Recognized Test Organization by the Global Certification Forum

By menafn.com

(MENAFN – Editorial) Global Certification Forum (GCF) authorization of Altair’s cellular IoT laboratory has gained worldwide approval and can offer conformance testing services to third parties.

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Aug 16, 2019

Altair Semiconductor Has Become a Recognized Test Organization by the Global Certification Forum

By AZoM.com

Global Certification Forum (GCF) authorization of Altair’s cellular IoT laboratory has gained worldwide approval and can offer conformance testing services to third parties.

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Aug 14, 2019

Israel-Based Sony Group Company Plays Leading Role in Internet of Things

By unitedwithisrael.org

“Our vision has changed what is possible for device makers that rely on us to connect millions of devices,” the Israeli company boasts.

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Jun 26, 2019

Altair chipset powers LTE IoT services in Brazil

By Telecompaper.com

Altair Semiconductor said its ALT1250 dual-mode CAT-M/ NB-IoT chipset is powering the Asiatelco LM66 IoT module, which provides LTE connectivity for a range of connected devices, and agricultural systems for large-scale farming in Brazil. 

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Jun 26, 2019

Altair Semiconductor Showcases First Ever Successful Application of LTE CAT-M/NB-IoT Solution on 450 MHz

By IoT For All

Altair Semiconductor, a leading provider of cellular IoT chipsets, has announced that its ALT1250 dual mode CAT-M/NB-IoT chipset can now operate on the 450 MHz spectrum.

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May 02, 2019

ERM Partners with Altair on automotive IoT solutions

By Telematics Wire

Altair Semiconductor and ERM Advanced Telematics are joining hands to develop a new range of low-powered and installation-free automotive IoT solutions. Altair Semiconductor is a known provider of cellular IoT chipsets and ERM Advanced Telematics, an automotive technology and IoT solutions company.

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May 01, 2019

ERM Telematics Taps Altair’s Cellular IoT Chipsets for Automotive IoT Solutions

By Ray Sharma – The Fast Mode

ERM Advanced Telematics, a global provider of automotive technology and IoT solutions has selected Altair‘s cellular IoT chipsets to develop a new range of low-powered and installation-free automotive IoT solutions.

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Apr 10, 2019

The ability to reduce power consumption dramatically improves the user experience

By Pablo Valerio – IoT Times 

Altair’s ilan reingold shares with iot times his vision of better iot devices, both for consumer and industrial applications, and how the company helps oems and integrators to deliver better connectivity and power savings.

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Apr 02, 2019

MWC 2019 Show Floor Interview

By Mobile World Live

Ilan Reingold, VP Business Development and Marketing for Altair Semiconductor, explains the company’s vision as a designer of cellular IoT chipsets.

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Mar 04, 2019

How Does an Icebox Pay for a Data Plan?

By Junko Yoshida – EE Times

Every chip company selling modem ICs into cellular IoT devices must worry how their customers — device manufacturers — expect to make money on IoT.

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Feb 19, 2019

Altair Semiconductor to present mobile IoT products at MWC

By Telecom Paper

Altair said it will present Altair-powered IoT modules and devices with partners at MWC in Barcelona, including, Sierra Wireless, Sercomm, Deutsche Telekom and Truphone.

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Feb 07, 2019

Altair Expects Its All-in-One Cellular IoT Solution to Drive Explosive Growth in 2019

By Everything RF

Altair Semiconductor’s Cellular IoT chipset, the ALT1250 has now been integrated into more than 10 modules. Moreover, the company sees significant growth in its IoT chipset shipment volume, expecting to ship millions of units throughout 2019.

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Jan 15, 2019

CES 2019 Recap: Exclusive Interviews With 5 IoT Leaders

By Eric Conn – IoT for All

IoT For All held exclusive interviews with major IoT players including AT&T, Amazon Web Services, Vodafone, Comcast, and Sony to learn more about what they envision for 2019 and beyond.

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Jan 09, 2019

Hands On: Garmin Adds LTE to Vivoactive 3 Music Watch

By Brenda Stolyar – PC Mag

The latest version of the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music is the company’s first device with LTE connectivity. It also comes with a few new safety features. We go hands-on at CES.

Garmin has released a few iterations of its Garmin Vivoactive 3 fitness tracker, but its latest version of the Vivoactive 3 Music is the company’s first device with LTE connectivity. It also comes with a few new safety features.

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