New AirLink® Operating System (OS) Advances 5G Multi-Network Router Connectivity
IoT Blog New AirLink® Operating System (OS) Advances 5G Multi-Network Router Connectivity December 14, 2022 5g, AirLink, Connectivity, RX55, XR Series Sierra Wireless’ XR90 and XR80 routers, the first two solutions in our new XR Series of routers, represent a breakthrough in multi-network 5G router solutions. These XR Series routers deliver customers the high-speed, low latency, secure connectivity they […]
What is Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)?
IoT Blog What is Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT)? August 8, 2022 5g, IoT, LPWA, Technical As we discussed in our blog A Closer Look at the Five Waves of 5G, business and technology leaders around the world are considering how they can use 5G’s faster data speeds, ultra-high reliability, very low latency, and other advancements to […]
What is eDRX (Extended Discontinuous Reception)?
IoT Blog What is eDRX (Extended Discontinuous Reception)? July 28, 2022 Asset Tracking, Connectivity, IoT, LPWA In previous blogs (here, here, and here) we have discussed the advantages of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) technologies like LTE-M and NB-IOT over other networking technologies — advantages that include lower power usage, lower costs, better coverage in […]
What is IT/OT Convergence?
IoT Blog Industrial IoT is Freaking Hard May 13, 2020 IIoT, Innovation, Octave If you work in the manufacturing, logistics, energy, building management or another industrial sector, chances are you have heard about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and how it will change the way you do business – a transformation often described as […]
Should You Build a Private 5G or LTE Network?
IoT Blog Should You Build a Private 5G or LTE Network? June 23, 2022 5g, Connectivity, Innovation, IoT For years, if an organization wanted to deploy a private wireless network at a factory, office building, transit hub, other facility, or over a utility service or other geographic area, its options were limited to Wi-Fi or […]
What is 5G NR (New Radio)?
IoT Blog Sierra Wireless Overcomes Last Major Technical Hurdle for 5G IoT Solutions with Live 5G mmWave Data Call April 9, 2020 5g, Connectivity, Innovation, Technical Unless you have been living under a rock, you have been seeing and hearing a lot about 5G these days. In addition, if you are at all involved in […]
How Acculink Cargo Can Optimize Cargo Asset Tracking and Monitoring
IoT Blog How Acculink Cargo Can Optimize Cargo Asset Tracking and Monitoring August 19, 2021 Asset Tracking, IoT As the COVID-19 pandemic made painfully clear, “business as usual” is heavily dependent on something that previously garnered little attention and operated almost invisibly in the background — the global supply chain. The ability to seamlessly move […]
Motorola and Sierra Wireless Team Up to Deliver First Responders More Reliable and Cost-Effective Mobile Connectivity
IoT Blog Motorola and Sierra Wireless Team Up to Deliver First Responders More Reliable and Cost-Effective Mobile Connectivity July 8, 2021 Connectivity, Connectivity First Responders, Public Safety In today’s connected world, police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, and other first responders use a wide variety of connected mobile solutions to communicate with colleagues, collect and view […]
What is a Smart Commercial Building?
IoT Blog What is a Smart Commercial Building? June 24, 2021 Connectivity, Smart Cities Commercial buildings are a lot more than steel, brick, wood, glass and stone. They are complex environments with a variety of power, networking, heating, cooling, security, and other subsystems, all of which need to be managed for the building to be […]
How Saft Uses Octave to Remotely Monitor its Batteries
IoT Blog How Saft Uses Octave to Remotely Monitor its Batteries June 17, 2021 Octave Founded in France in 1918, Saft is a leading battery maker serving over 3,000 customers across the world. Its batteries and systems are used across a wide array of sectors, ranging from healthcare, aerospace and defence to transportation and renewable energy utilities, […]