muRata announces world’s smallest NB-IoT module

Posted in Nov 29, 2018 in News, no comment

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).

NB-IoT module

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.

 

 

 

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