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From MediaTek: "muRata announces world's smallest NB-IoT module"

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on December 19, 2018

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Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

In 2019 the NB-IoT market is expected to grow to 35M units - up by 2.5X over 2018, and by 2020 it is forecast to be the leading technology for LPWA modules (source: IHS Markit, @IHSMarkitTech).

 

To meet this explosive IoT market growth, the MediaTek MT2621 and MT2625 NB-IoT modules are already available, with muRata using the latter to make its latest NB-IoT modem module which, at just 12.6 x 10.6 x 1.8mm, claims to be the smallest in the world.

The power consumption matches its incredibly small size, at just 3 μA in power saving mode, making the 1SS module ideal for miniaturized, battery-operated IoT devices such as wearables, tracking devices or other devices use-cases where space is limited. It can run using 1.8 - 3.3 V, making it ideal for dry-cell devices, offering battery lifetimes up to ten years and even operate in extreme environments -40°C to +85°C. 

Samples are available now and the modem will enter mass production during Q1 2019. Learn more at www.murata.com

 

Source: https://www.mediatek.com/blog/smallest-nb-iot-module 

 

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on December 19, 2018

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway company TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is headquartered in Los Angeles with international offices in Mexico, Canada, and China.

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