Avnet Announces First Solution with LTE-M Connectivity that Provides AI and Security at the Edge
IoT Business News | February 25, 2019
Combines Avnet’s SmartEdge Agile IoT devicewith Octonion’s Brainium software platform and Sequans’ Monarch chipset to enable plug and play connectivity solutions for IoT. Avnet and Octonion, an Intelligent Edge IoT software provider, have teamed up with Orange to launch a customized yet also modular ‘plug and play’ Avnet SmartEdge Agile IoT device using Octonion’s Brainium meta-sensing artificial intelligence (AI) software, designed specifically for the LTE-M network. The solution is the first to market that enables engineers and manufacturers deploying IoT projects on ultra-low bandwidth networks to benefit from the power of AI and Security at the Edge. This new LTE-M connectivity board includes a live booster module that has been developed by Sequans Communications, a 4G chipmaker, based on Sequans’ Monarch LTE-M/NB-IoT chip platform. It will be on display this week at Mobile World Congress by Sequans in Hall 5, stand 5C87. Orange is the first Mobile Operator to harness the power of AI and Security at the Edge for the LTE-M network. By utilizing Avnet SmartEdge Agile and the benefits of LTE-M connectivity, customers have an optimized IoT device that is cost-efficient, certified and ready to use. The device works in conjunction with Octonion’s Brainium meta-sensing software, which helps developers simplify and overcome the complexity faced with IoT project development, serving as an end-to-end platform solution that provides AI and security at the edge.