Renesas and Altair Semiconductor announce collaboration for cellular IoT solutions

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Altair Semiconductor, a provider of cellular IoT chipsets, jointly announced a partnership aimed at bringing ultra-small and ultra-low-power cellular IoT solutions to the global IoT market.

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Building the ecosystem to success

In the regular new column on the evolving Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, Antony Savvas looks at a number of interesting industry developments.

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AT&T approves Altair’s integrated LTE-M chipsets to power new class of IoT modules and devices

Altair Semiconductor, a provider of LTE chipsets, reports that the ALT1210 LTE-M chipset has successfully completed AT&T’s ADAPT chipset validation process. The ADAPT validation improves time-to-market and reduces the cost associated with the introduction of new Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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How to digitalize effectively for IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to mature and organisations across many sectors are facing the challenges of scaling up from small, trial deployments and proof of concepts, to mainstream, high volume consumer deployments. The demands of this are very different to those of a limited pilot project. Organisations need technology that enables them

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Data Security in the Age of the IoT: Threats and Opportunities

On-demand version As the Internet of Things continues to bridge the gap between the digital and physical worlds, it brings with it the threat of a new set of remote attacks with potentially far reaching ramifications. Contrary to computers and mobile phones – in which attacks were focused on digital assets and devices and the

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Altair’s ALT1160 CAT-1 chipset successfully completes a trial with Raspberry Pi

Altair Semiconductor, a provider of LTE chipsets, has announced that its ALT1160 CAT-1 chipset has successfully completed a trial with Raspberry Pi to provide LTE connectivity on the system for the first time.

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NTT DOCOMO approves Altair’s FourGee-1160 chipset for use on nationwide network

LTE chipset provider Altair Semiconductor reported that its FourGee-1160 chipset has successfully completed chipset interoperability testing (IoT) on the network of NTT DOCOMO, Inc., Japan’s largest mobile services provider.

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LTE vs LPWA: How to choose the right standard for your deployment

On-demand version As IoT and M2M grow in leaps and bounds, the need for more cost-effective and power-efficient chipsets is clear.  However, on the horizon are two competing technologies, CAT-M1 (CAT-M) and CAT-M2 (NB-IoT) that are each poised to become fully standardized within the next 12-18.  

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Altair Semiconductor powers Novatel wireless’s new MiFi M100 4G LTE personal mobile hotspot

Altair Semiconductor has announced that its FourGee-3800/6300 Cat-4 chipset is powering Novatel Wireless’s new MiFi® M100 Dragon, a 4G LTE personal mobile hotspot that launched on U.S. Cellular’s network.

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Telit and Altair jointly unveil new LTE module optimised for MTC

Telit has introduced the first in a new series of modules based on Altair chipsets, designed to support LTE Category 1 enhancements for Machine-Type Communications (MTC).

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