Report: Why Bluetooth and LTE M/NB-IoT are enabling wireless synergy for IoT

header

With volumes of connected IoT devices accelerating into the tens of billions, selecting wireless connectivity has become an increasingly complex challenge, involving sophisticated calculations to balance the needs of specific devices and use cases with coverage, throughput, cost and security demands.

The moving devices of IoT need to leave enterprise campuses and transition freely across the globe and certain cellular technologies present a better fit with the large majority of IoT devices today and this is what the recent IoT Now Webinar: Bluetooth and LTE-M/MB-IoT – Wireless Synergy for IoT, explored.

In this round-up report, IoT Now’s managing editor, George Malim reviews the discussion with experts from Sony Semiconductor IL, Sierra Wireless and Laird Connectivity on how the building blocks of silicon, module and modem have been assembled to enable Laird Connectivity’s Pinnacle 100 and Sentrius MG100 products.

These products illustrate how small-to-medium sized IoT businesses are looking to purchase sophisticated hardware that is composed of pre-integrated silicon, module and modems that can be easily added to their IoT devices helping to speed up time-to-market.

Register to read the exclusive report

 

+ Bonus webinar:

Read the report to find out more or watch the on-demand webinar "Bluetooth and LTE M/NB-IoT – Wireless synergy for IoT"

RECENT ARTICLES

eSIM connections to exceed 4.5bn in 2027 driven by expanding consumer market, says Kaleido

Posted on: May 16, 2022

London, UK. 11 May 2022 – Kaleido Intelligence, a connectivity market intelligence and consulting firm, has published its latest eSIM Market Outlook report. The study, which examines GSMA-compliant eSIMs across consumer and IoT markets, found that active xUICC (eSIM/iSIM) connections will grow over 1400% between 2022 and 2027, with growth heavily driven by smartphone users.

Read more

Our connected future: Smart building market & predictions

Posted on: May 13, 2022

Increasing government initiatives, growing energy concerns, consumer demands, and various environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are driving the growth of the smart building market, which is expected to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 23% between the period of 2020 – 2025.

Read more
FEATURED IoT STORIES

9 IoT applications that will change everything

Posted on: September 1, 2021

Whether you are a future-minded CEO, tech-driven CEO or IT leader, you’ve come across the term IoT before. It’s often used alongside superlatives regarding how it will revolutionize the way you work, play, and live. But is it just another buzzword, or is it the as-promised technological holy grail? The truth is that Internet of

Read more

Which IoT Platform 2021? IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide

Posted on: August 30, 2021

There are several different parts in a complete IoT solution, all of which must work together to get the result needed, write IoT Now Enterprise Buyers’ Guide – Which IoT Platform 2021? authors Robin Duke-Woolley, the CEO and Bill Ingle, a senior analyst, at Beecham Research. Figure 1 shows these parts and, although not all

Read more

CAT-M1 vs NB-IoT – examining the real differences

Posted on: June 21, 2021

As industry players look to provide the next generation of IoT connectivity, two different standards have emerged under release 13 of 3GPP – CAT-M1 and NB-IoT.

Read more

IoT and home automation: What does the future hold?

Posted on: June 10, 2020

Once a dream, home automation using iot is slowly but steadily becoming a part of daily lives around the world. In fact, it is believed that the global market for smart home automation will reach $40 billion by 2020.

Read more

5 challenges still facing the Internet of Things

Posted on: June 3, 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become a huge part of how people live, communicate and do business. All around the world, web-enabled devices are turning our world into a more switched-on place to live.

Read more

What is IoT?

Posted on: July 7, 2019

What is IoT Data as a new oil IoT connectivity What is IoT video So what’s IoT? The phrase ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is officially everywhere. It constantly shows up in my Google news feed, the weekend tech supplements are waxing lyrical about it and the volume of marketing emails I receive advertising ‘smart, connected

Read more