Trending IoT Products in 2023: May Edition

Trending IoT Products in 2023: May Edition

IoT, or the Internet of Things, refers to the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other objects that are embedded with sensors, software, and connectivity technologies, allowing them to connect and exchange data over the Internet. IoT products are products used to implement IoT applications that include IoT modules, chip-set, communication network controllers, surface mount UWP chip antenna, and other devices. IoT products are designed to provide seamless communication between people, processes, and things, to make people's lives easier, and more efficient. They are essential to implement IoT applications in manufacturing, automotive, retail, smart home, businesses, organizations, and much more areas.

everything RF has compiled a list of IoT products that are trending on the website in May. For more IoT products, articles, news, and more visit the IoT Hub on everything RF.

Wireless Test Platform for 5G-NR FR1/FR2 RedCap and Cellular IoT Applications

The E7515R UXM from Keysight Technologies is a 5G Wireless Test Platform that is optimized for 5G-NR RedCap and Cellular IoT (CIoT) testing. It supports the 3GPP 5G-NR Rel-17 and enables users to establish a 5G call with a device under test (DUT) and perform RF, protocol, functional, and performance tests to ensure standards-compliance and user experience of the device. This test platform supports FR1 frequency bands up to 6 GHz (FR2-ready) and includes 2 Tx (downlink) and 2 Rx (uplink) ports with bandwidths of 100 MHz. Read more

Low-Power LTE Cat M1/NB-IoT Module

The Type 1SE (LBAD0ZZ1SE) from Murata is an LTE Cat M1/NB-IoT Module that operates from 703 to 960 MHz and 1710 to 2170 MHz. It is based on an Altair ALT1250+ST STM32L462RE/Cortex M4 processor and includes 512 KB flash, 160 KB SRAM and 1 MB onboard serial flash. This module has an internal Truphone (Worldwide operation) eSIM (WLCSP) and supports 3GPP eDRX and PSM modes to reduce power consumption. It requires a DC supply from 3.3 to 5 V and has very low power consumption enabling up to 10-year battery life. Read more

LTE Cat.4 Cellular IoT Modules with 2G/3G Fallback for Global/Regional Connectivity

The PLS83-W Series from Telit Cinterion are Cellular IoT Modules that support LTE Cat.4 with 2G/3G fallback for global and regional IoT connectivity. They are available in a suite of variants which deliver targeted regional connectivity for North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, India, and Japan when global connectivity is not required. These modules have a 3GPP-compliant protocol stack with integrated support for GNSS (GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, and Galileo) bands. Read more

Sub-GHz/2.4 GHz LoRa, FSK, and BLE 5.1 Combo Module for Amazon Sidewalk Applications

The KG100S from Quectel is a Sub-GHz/2.4 GHz LoRa, FSK, and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Combo Module that is designed for Amazon Sidewalk applications. It uses BLE for short-distance communication and LoRa and FSK radio protocols at 900 MHz frequencies to cover longer distances. This module includes an ARM Cortex-M33 processor (80 MHz), has a built-in SX1262 LoRa and FSK transceiver, and a microcontroller with a 2.4 GHz radio transceiver to support Bluetooth Low Energy 5.1 standards. Read more

Multi-Band NB-IoT Module for Low-Power, Low-Throughput Applications

The Y7028 from SIMCom is a Multi-Band NB-IoT Module that supports Cat-NB2 Bands. It is designed for applications that require low latency, low throughput data communication in a variety of radio propagation conditions. This module delivers an uplink data rate of 159 Kbps and a downlink data rate of 127 Kbps. The module supports Power Save Mode (PSM) and Extended Discontinuous Reception (eDRX) energy-saving features that can extend its battery life to 10 years. Read more

LTE-M/NB-IoT LPWA Module with 2G Fallback for Global IIoT Deployments

The HL7812 from Sierra Wireless is an LTE-M/NB-IoT LPWA Module for global Industrial IoT applications. It is based on 3GPP Release 14 specification and offers the best-in-class performance from the edge to the cloud with support for 2G fallback (GSM and GPRS). This module uses Sierra’s wireless smart connectivity to reduce the total cost of ownership, strengthen end-to-end security, and simplify operations with a single point of accountability and management platform.  Read more

Low-Power Bluetooth 5.4, LE Audio, Thread, and Matter SoC

The nRF54H20 from Nordic Semiconductor is a Multiprotocol SoC that supports Bluetooth Low Energy, LE Audio, Bluetooth mesh, Thread, and Matter protocols. This SoC supports all Bluetooth 5.4 features and is designed to support upcoming Bluetooth specifications. It has multiple Arm Cortex-M33 processors clocked up to 320 MHz, and multiple RISC-V coprocessors with each processor that brings optimized for a specific type of workload. This Bluetooth chipset has 2 MB of non-volatile memory and 1 MB of RAM which consume significantly less power than external memory. Read more

2.4/5 GHz, 115 Mbps Wi-Fi 6 + Bluetooth 5.3 + Thread Combo Modules

The IRIS-W10 Series from u-blox are are small, stand-alone, 2.4/5 GHz Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, and Thread wireless microcontroller unit (MCU) modules. They are certified for global use and offer improved network efficiency, latency, range, and power consumption compared to earlier Wi-Fi generations. They also utilize Bluetooth Low Energy 5.3 and Thread mesh networking protocol to support a wide range of applications. These multi-radio modules also use Matter application protocol over Thread, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet, allowing interoperability with various products in the market. Read more

LoRa/LoRaWAN IoT Module from 860 to 1020 MHz

The FMLR-72-STL0Z from Miromico is a Sub-GHz LoRa/LoRaWAN IoT Module that operates from 860 to 1020 MHz. It has been designed to provide wireless connectivity to devices and sensors with low data rates over long distances. This module integrates a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0+ microcontroller with built-in 192 KB flash memory, 20 KB RAM, and 6 KB EEPROM, RF network frontend, Semtech SX1272-based transceiver, antenna, and serial interfaces. It utilizes the LoRa modulation scheme and additionally supports ASK, OOK, GFSK, and GMSK modulation schemes. Read more

Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 5 (LE) Network Controller Module for IoT Applications

The ATWINC3400 from Microchip Technology is an IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n (Wi-Fi) + Bluetooth 5 (LE) Network Controller Module for IoT applications. It consists of an integrated power amplifier, low noise amplifier, transmit/receive switch (for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth), and a Power Management Unit (PMU). This module utilizes highly optimized IEEE 802.11 Bluetooth coexistence protocols and provides a Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) to the host controller. It is the ideal add-on to existing microcontroller (MCU) solutions, offering Wi-Fi and BLE network capabilities through an SPI-to-Wi-Fi interface. Read more

2.4/5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 + Bluetooth 5.3 + 802.15.4 Combo Module

The Type 2EL from Murata is a 2.4/5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 + Bluetooth 5.3 BR/EDR/LE + 802.15.4 Combo Module. It delivers a data rate of up to 601 Mbps on Wi-Fi and up to 2 Mbps on Bluetooth. This module is based on an NXP IW612 combo chipset and implements highly sophisticated enhanced collaborative coexistence hardware mechanisms and algorithms, which ensure that WLAN, Bluetooth, and 802.15.4 collaboration is optimized for maximum performance. It supports SISO with 20 MHz, 40 MHz, and 80 MHz channels and up to 1024QAM modulation schemes. The module requires a DC supply from 1.71 to 3.46 V and consumes less than 1009 mA of current. Read more

2.4 GHz Bluetooth 5.3 SoCs for Low-Power Battery-Powered IoT Devices

The EFR32BG27 Series from Silicon Labs are 2.4 GHz Bluetooth SoCs that are ideal for low-power battery-powered IoT devices. They support Bluetooth 5.3, Bluetooth mesh and all proprietary Bluetooth protocols. These SoCs have a 32-bit 76.8 MHz ARM Cortex-M33 microprocessor with DSP instruction and floating-point unit for efficient signal processing, up to 768 kB flash program memory and up to 64 kB RAM data memory. They support (G)FSK with fully configurable shaping, OQPSK DSSS and (G)MSK modulation schemes. Read more

5G Massive IoT SiP Module for LTE-M/NB-IoT Platforms

The SKY66431-11 from Skyworks is a Multi-Band Multi-Chip System-in Package (SiP) for 5G Massive IoT (LTE-M/NB-IoT) platforms. It integrates the entire RF front end, transceiver, power management, crystals, memory, MCU, and baseband modem for an LTE multi-band radio. This SiP has been optimized for LTE-M/NB-IoT half-duplex operation (HD-FDD). It can deliver a downlink data rate of up to 300 Kbps (LTE-M) and an uplink data rate of up to 1.1 Mbps (LTE-M). Read more

Zigbee/Thread/Bluetooth (LE) 5.0 Smart Home Communications Controller

The QPG6095 from Qorvo is a 2.4 GHz Smart Home Communications Controller that supports Zigbee, Thread and Bluetooth Low Energy. It is compliant with the IEEE Standard 802.15.4 for Zigbee and Thread, and the Bluetooth Core Specification v5.0 for Bluetooth Low Energy. The integrated multi-stack, multi-protocol support enables vendors to operate multiple protocols on different channels, enabling innovative new applications combining Zigbee, Thread and Bluetooth Low Energy in one product. Read more

LTE/NB-IoT PCB Mount Antenna from 698-960/1710-2690 MHz

The 2108994-1 from TE Connectivity is a PCB Mount Antenna that operates from 698 to 960 MHz and 1710 to 2690 MHz. This linearly polarized omnidirectional antenna provides a gain of 2 dBi and has a VSWR of less than 3.0:1. It has an omni-directional radiation pattern and has been designed to support LTE and NB-IoT bands. This 1-port antenna is available in a surface-mount package that measures 40.00 x 10.00 x 3.18 mm and is ideal for LTE, UMTS, US Dual, EU Triband and WCDMA applications. Read more

Surface-Mount UWB Chip Antenna from 6.2 to 8.2 GHz

The ACG0301U from Abracon is an Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) Chip Antenna that operates from 6220 to 8200 MHz. This linearly polarized antenna has an omnidirectional radiation pattern and has a VSWR of less than 2.0:1. It is available in a ceramic surface-mount package that measures 3.2 x 1.6 x 1.2 mm and has an operating temperature range from -40°C +105°C. This RoHS-compliant chip antenna is ideal for UWB (Ultra-Wideband), M2M, secure car access, item tracking, indoor navigation, hands-free payment, smart access, object detection, and IoT applications. Read more

SWD RF Switch Connector from DC to 6 GHz for Direct PCB Attachment

The CONSWD001-SMD from Linx Technologies is an SWD RF Switch Connector that operates from DC to 6 GHz. It can handle an input power of 2 W and can withstand a dielectric voltage of 300 V (RMS). This connector provides an isolation of more than 56 dB and has an insertion loss of less than 1.5 dB. It has a steel center contact and supports direct PCB attachment and reflow- or hand-solder assembly. The connector is available in a surface-mount compact Nickel-plated copper-alloy housing that measures 3.00 x 3.00 x 1.75 mm and is ideal for quality assurance, test, and measurement, Internet of Things (IoT) devices, Wi-Fi/WLAN/802.11, cellular IoT: LTE-M (Cat-M1) and NB-IoT, LoRaWAN ITU-T Y.4480, Sigfox, Bluetooth, ZigBee, low-power wide-area (LPWA) and ISM applications. Read more

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