LTE IoT BLOG

Jan 28, 2019

IoT takeaways from CES: 2019 will be the year for Low Power Cellular IoT

By: Ilan Reingold, VP Business Development and Marketing The dust has finally settled following a fantastic CES 2019, and it’s time to reflect. Back-to-back meetings for four days straight may have been exhausting, but it...
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Nov 29, 2018

Why Cellular is the Only Option for IoT Wearables

The IoT wearable device market has grown tremendously over the last six years, from just $750 million in 2012 to almost $6 billion today. Following their rollout out last year, LTE-M and NB-IoT networks have...
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Oct 15, 2018

Integrated SIM (iUICC) will be a Gamechanger for Cellular IoT

There were numerous innovations demoed and discussed at this year’s MWC Americas. However, AT&T’s announcement with G+D and Altair of the development of the first MNO-grade integrated SIM (iUICC), for deployment across cellular LPWA networks,...
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Jul 23, 2018

How to Design Low Power IoT Applications Part 1: KPIs and Low Power Techniques

In our latest webinar How to Design Low-Power IoT Applications, Dima Feldman, Altair’s Head of Product Management, takes us through the steps necessary for designing and deploying low-powered IoT applications. In this first part of...
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Jan 18, 2018

5 CES 2018 Takeaways: What’s next for LTE-M and NB-IoT Use Cases?

Every year, CES gets bigger and crazier. Navigating 11 Vegas venues, 2.6 million square feet (241,548 square meters) of exhibition space with 180,000 people, and dealing with taxi lines and Uber cancellations is not for...
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Aug 31, 2017

I am Apple, Hear Me Roar “LTE for IoT”

When I was growing up, there was a popular commercial on TV. It was an ad for financial services, and the tagline went, “When EF Hutton talks … people listen.” I guess today, and especially...
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Nov 07, 2016

The Future Looks Bright for IoT Healthcare

If recent forecasts are any indication, the Internet of Things is poised to become just what the doctor ordered over the next few years. Doctors and nurses, hospital administrators and medical researchers will be increasingly...
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Sep 27, 2016

Wearables: Where Do They Go from Here?

Over the past few years, wearable devices have emerged from the fringes of the consumer technology market to become one of the hottest trends today. In the last two years alone, sales of wearable devices...
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May 05, 2016

Keeping Cool This Summer with LTE and the IoT, Part 2: Sports Wearables

Summer is just around the corner and with it all the pleasures of the season. However, along with those long balmy days comes high heat and accompanying health concerns. Weather forecasters are already anticipating another...
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Jul 22, 2015

Yes, You Heard Right—The Smart Backpack Is Here!

Those of us born to a previous generation remember a time when backpacks were nothing more than material receptacles held together by a few seams and zippers. These knapsacks—which we slung over our shoulders or...
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Jun 22, 2015

The IoT Market Is Too Big to Fathom

The numbers are officially getting crazy. Recently, Machina Research released a study estimating that the Internet of Things (IoT) global market will reach $4.3 trillion (yes that is trillion, spelled with a ‘T’) by 2024....
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Jun 15, 2015

What Wearables Can Do for Child Safety

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: You turn around for one minute in the grocery store or airport and when you look back your child is no longer in sight. Adrenaline makes your heart race as...
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