Power, price, security, and easy deployment could lead IoT companies to adopt iSIM over eSIM and plastic SIM cards.
IoT cellular SoC cuts power, provides 5G and satellite connectivity
The ALT1350 from Sony Semiconductor Israel also provides LPWA and 2.4 GHz connectivity and LTE-M/NB-IoT protocols.
iSIM puts carrier information deep inside a device
While eSIM moves carrier information from external cards to internal devices, iSIM moves the SIM down to the chipset. That reduces size and cost.
5G LPWA ALT1350 chipset boasts ultra-low power consumption
The ALT1350 is the world’s first cellular LTE-M/NB-IoT solution to enable additional LPWA communication protocols, as well as satellite connectivity (NTN), in a single chipset, opening the door to further innovation in the connected world. The ALT1350 by Sony is the most advanced cellular IoT solution on the market, with an architecture that resolves IoT […]
CMOS camera sensor delivers full-pixel image output, high-speed zoom-in simultaneously
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation announced the upcoming release of the IMX675, a 1/3-type CMOS image sensor for security cameras with approximately 5.12 megapixels*2 that simultaneously delivers both full-pixel output of the whole captured image and high-speed output of regions of interest. Sony Semiconductor Solutions Debuts Industry-First CMOS Image Sensor for Security Cameras Delivering Full-Pixel Output In […]
Board adds LTE communications to IoT devices
The LTE extension boards from Sony let you add LTE Cat-M1 and NB-IoT cellular capabilities to sensors and other devices.
AI sensing platform excels at camera-driven applications
Advances in AI, the spread of IoT, and the accelerating digital transformation have resulted in an increasing need for sensing technology that extracts data from image sensors for recognition purposes, in order to provide new value and help solve business challenges. On the other hand, with the constantly increasing number of IoT devices acquiring and […]
Event-based vision sensors super-small pixel size
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation announced the upcoming release of two types of stacked event-based vision sensors. These sensors designed for industrial equipment are capable of detecting only subject changes and achieve the industry’s smallest* 1-pixel size of 4.86μm. Event-based vision sensors asynchronously detect luminance changes for each pixel and output the changed data only, combining […]
Chipset adds LTE to IoT, falls back to 2G
The ALT1255 from Sony reduces cost for IoT connectivity by limiting features found in higher-end parts.
Low-power cellular module combines MCU and modem
In conjunction with Sony Semiconductor Israel (Sony, formerly Altair Semiconductor), STMicroelectronics, and Truphone, Murata introduced the availability of the Type 1SE module, a highly integrated, miniaturized, low power cellular IoT solution featuring a low power STM32L4 MCU and an ALT1250 M1/NB modem. Measuring just 15.4 x 18.0 x 2.5 mm, it combines the key components […]