Altair Semiconductor, a leading developer of Long Term Evolution chipsets, in a recent press release statement on Tuesday, Feb. 5th, 2019, announced featuring of 10+ modules for its Cellular IoT chipset – ALT1250. The chipset is ideal for IoT applications such as vehicle telematics, smart meters, trackers, and wearables. The company is positive that its IoT chipset shipment volume, will significantly grow with the shipment of millions of units throughout 2019.
According to Oded Melamed, CEO of Altair, the refined ALT1250 cellular IoT chipset will cater to all the demands and requirements of low power IoT devices and will be available immediately to assist in designing and launching IoT devices in the market. The company with its industry-proven combination of low power consumption, small size, and latest security features came up with a smart solution specially designed for manufacturers who are ready to deploy IoT products.
Last year, the company entered various new partnerships aiming to simplify the commercialization of cellular IoT devices. These partnerships are done with the future market growth in mind and will serve as a catalyst in 2019 and beyond.
The ALT1250 chipset with its Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) integrated SIM; Ethertronics integrated small antenna – which enables key applications, such as wearables, trackers, and smart meters; and HERE Technologies implemented tracking and positioning capability is a complete IoT solution. Altair further added significantly advanced security capabilities into the ALT1250 chipset and extended its industry-low power consumption.