LTE IoT BLOG

Nov 29, 2018 Why Cellular is the Only Option for IoT Wearables
Only cellular IoT can meet the growing demands of wearable applications, while guaranteeing an efficient and cost-effective solution.
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Oct 15, 2018 Integrated SIM (iUICC) will be a Gamechanger for Cellular IoT
The introduction of an integrated SIM (iSIM) simplifies the development process while reducing costs and optimizing device performance.
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Sep 23, 2018 MWC Americas Takeaway: Introducing the Integrated SIM
Earlier this month, the Altair team was once again thrilled to head to Los Angeles for the second MWC Americas exhibition. We joined 22,000 participants from more than 100 countries to view and discuss the...
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Sep 06, 2018 With LTE-M and NB-IoT You’re Already on the Path to 5G
This week, Altair is pleased to share a guest blog post by Gus Vos, Chief Engineer, Technology Standards for Sierra Wireless. With recent demonstrations of 5G having taken place as recently as the Olympic Winter Games and Superbowl LII, interest...
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Aug 14, 2018 Opportunity Knocks for Chipset Providers as China Rethinks Cellular IoT Strategy
When the new generation of Cat-M1 (LTE-M) and NB-IoT networks began rolling out, there was considerable speculation as to which markets would push forward each technology. The two largest U.S. carriers decided to prioritize Cat-M1...
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Jul 30, 2018 How to Design IoT Low Power Consumption Applications Part 2: Optimizing the Non-optimal
In our last blog post, we looked at the first steps to developing devices for IoT low power consumption devices. This installment will focus on one specific IoT scenario and how it can be optimized...
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Jul 23, 2018 How to Design Low Power IoT Applications Part 1: KPIs and Low Power Techniques
Dima Feldman, Altair’s Head of Product Management, takes us through the initial steps to developing a low-power IoT device.
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Jun 18, 2018 Q&A with Mehul Udani on Murata, Altair, LTE IoT Chipsets, and Cellular IoT
In February, Murata Electronics, a global leader in enabling embedded modules, announced it was teaming with Altair to develop its first cellular IoT solutions. Three months on, we caught up with Mehul Udani, Murata’s Director...
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Jun 12, 2018 450 MHz – Unsung Hero of Cellular IoT
In the general clamor surrounding cellular IoT connectivity, it’s easy to overlook some of those key components that may not receive the attention they deserve. One example is the 450 MHz spectrum, currently utilized for...
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May 24, 2018 Designing Low Power IoT Applications? Ask the Experts Part 2: LPWA Technology Features and Data Management
Did you read our first blog, summarizing the questions and answers around Low Power IoT applications? In the second installment, we summarize additional answers from Altair’s Director of Product Management Dima Feldman, together with Bryan...
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May 11, 2018 Designing Low Power IoT Applications? Ask the Experts Part 1: 5G LPWA and Low Power Modes
Altair Semiconductor was once again delighted to team up with Sierra Wireless for a second webinar focusing on low-powered LTE-M and NB-IoT applications. In this episode – LPWA Expert Panel: Answering Your Questions on Designing...
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Apr 08, 2018 Industry Experts Answer Your Questions About LPWA Solutions
This week, Altair is pleased to share a guest blog post by Gus Vos, Chief Engineer, Technology Standards for Sierra Wireless. Our recent webinar, Designing Low-Power Applications for LTE-M and NB-IoT LPWA Networks, sparked a flood...
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Mar 27, 2018 Cellular IoT Vehicle Telematics is the Only Option
With the continued rollout of new LTE-M and NB-IoT networks, increasingly more vertical industries are recognizing and adopting cellular IoT as the most viable solution for IoT connectivity. This is especially true for the aftermarket...
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Mar 07, 2018 MWC Reflections: Cellular IoT, 5G and a Changing Industry
After months of planning, the Altair/Sony team was thrilled to head to Barcelona for the world’s largest mobile event. This year, Mobile World Congress included 107,000 visitors from 205 countries and territories. More than 2,400...
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Feb 20, 2018 Thoughts from the Field: an interview with Brendan Schaffer, Director of Business Development at Sony Semiconductor
Last modified on April 17, 2022 Brendan Schaffer, Director of Business Development at Sony Semiconductor, has been with Altair for over seven years. In that time, he has seen the company evolve from a young...
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Jan 29, 2018 Cellular LPWA Technologies Move IoT Vision Closer to Reality
Last modified on March 21, 2022 The vision of smart connected IoT devices is quickly becoming a reality.  The promise of billions of devices, deployed in any location and seamlessly interacting, is now enabled by...
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Jan 18, 2018 5 CES 2018 Takeaways: What’s next for LTE-M and NB-IoT Use Cases?
Last modified on February 13, 2022 CES, the annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association is regarded as the most influential tech event in the world. Held in January at the Las Vegas...
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