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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.

The Altair chipset’s ultra-low power consumption enables the Encore unit to maintain functionality for several years with only a small internal battery. The small battery gives Encore its groundbreaking and industry-leading small size, allowing dealers to place the device almost anywhere inside a car unobtrusively. The multiyear battery life allows dealerships and automotive lenders to track a vehicle throughout the life of the loan.

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