Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem for IoT wins 16 deals in 6 months

Qualcomm 9205 LTE modemQualcomm announced design wins from sixteen companies for its next-generation Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem, which was announced in December of 2018.

The device will enable a diverse range of Internet of Things (IoT) applications, scaling to encompass thousands of unique eMTC and NB-IoT devices, Qualcomm said.

The products may fall under global multimode LTE category M1 (CatM1 or eMTC) and NB2 (NB-IoT), or they may be tailored to 2G/E-GPRS connectivity, application processing, geolocation, hardware-based security, support for cloud services and accompanying developer tools.

The modem also supports a wide range of devices, with applications in verticals like asset trackers, health monitors, security systems, smart city sensors, alarm panels, and smart meters, as well as a range of wearable trackers.

The following are some of the companies which have selected Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem for specific applications.

Fibocom: Fibocom’s MA510, multi-mode LTE CatM1/NB-IoT/EGPRS module, utilizes the Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem to deliver cutting-edge cellular connectivity for their IoT devices.

Gemalto: Qualcomm 9205 LTE will complement Gemalto’s IoT solutions like Cinterion EXS82 IoT Module and enhance its FOTA platform. Gemalto’s solutions will be able to deliver support for LwM2M, advanced security features, key storage and secure cloud platform enrollment in a module that is eSIM ready.

Gosuncn: Based on the Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem, Gosuncn’s GM100 module integrates 18 CatM1 & NB-IoT bands, GSM quad-band, and GNSS into one small package, bringing superior cellular connection for multiple IoT devices worldwide, the company said.

MeiG: MeiG SLM156 uses the Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem to deliver next generation of smart terminal and IoT products & solutions to our customers. The SLM156 can support CatM1/NB-IoT/GPRS three-mode and also support worldwide bands and long usage lifetimes.

Neoway: Neoway N27 and N28, NB-IoT/eMTC modules, which are specially designed for M2M and IoT applications, use Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem to simplify product design and provide quicker, more accurate and more reliable position fixing.

Quectel: Quectel family of LPWA modules, the BG95 and BG77, uses the Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem to deliver vast range of IoT applications, from metering, to smart trackers, to wireless POS at optimized costs.

SIMCom: SIMCom’s SIM7070G & SIM7080G modules use the Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem to meet the diverse IoT needs of their customers.

Telit: A longstanding partner of Qualcomm, Telit views Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem as “a natural progression for our ME910 module family and our new miniaturized ME310 series.”

Thundercomm: Based on the Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem, Thundercomm’s TurboX T95, a pre-certified ultra-low power multi-mode cellular IoT core module, is suitable for deployment of 2G existing networks and NB-IoT/eMTC networks around the world, the company said.

u-blox: An existing partner of Qualcomm, u-blox will use the 3GPP Release 14 LTE Cat M1/NB-IoT and 2G-compatible Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem to deliver a next generation solution further optimized for LPWA IoT applications that require 2G connectivity to guarantee broad geographic coverage, even in areas where LTE CatM1 and NB-IoT are not yet widely available.