Gemalto and Verizon Addressing IoT Demands Through Cat. 1 LTE M2M Solution

By CIOReview | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: Gemalto, provider of digital security has announced its leading edge Cinterion Cat. 1 LTE M2M module which is a Verizon certified can now connect to the largest and most reliable 4G LTE network in the U.S. M2M and IoT (Internet of Things). The company is known for offering convenient and trusted digital services to billions of individuals—alongside services like authenticated cloud access, personal mobile services, software monetization, machine to machine applications and data encryption. With the help of the new module, even the device manufacturers can now have stronger industry connectivity solution for their devices that require the performance and longevity of 4G networks. Even the Machine to Machine (M2M) device makers who leverage the Verizon 4G LTE network have access to a future-proof Category 1 solution enabling highly efficient, cost optimized LTE connectivity and a quick go-to-market roadmap.

Gemalt​​​o is at the fore​​​front of developing M2M capabilities that are improving and simplifying the way people do business. They are now in order to preserve battery life both the companies Gemalto and Verizon are dealing with the industry demands for M2M-optimized data speeds, small form factor, reduced latency and advanced power management.

The miniaturized module makes it ideal for Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications such as smart metering, tracking and tracing and smart manufacturing that require a small footprint.. It is footprint-compatible with existing Cinterion modules to allow a smooth migration with faster time-to-market and reduced development spends for customers.

"Our LTE module along with Verizon's network opens up new innovation possibilities for device makers and developers," said Juan Carlos Lazcano, Vice President of M2M at Gemalto. "By 2020, the installed base of the IoT will exceed 26 billion units worldwide. To support the industry, we are developing solutions like the Cat. 1 LTE module to help equipment manufacturers who need to connect and design intelligent products and optimize device lifecycles."