Amsterdam, Mar. 7, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has won the 2016 IoT Evolution Connected Home & Building Award for its Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 wireless module. The award from IoT Evolution honors organizations delivering the most innovative solutions that are advancing the smart home and building industry. The first-of-its kind Cinterion module was selected for delivering highly efficient Cat. 1 LTE connectivity with seamless fallback to 2G and 3G networks, which is ideal for smart home and building applications such as metering, alarm systems and remote building maintenance.
The Cinterion ELS61 LTE Cat. 1 module is part of a family of Low Power Wide Area M2M connectivity solutions designed for IoT applications that require the future proofing offered by LTE networks but don’t need the higher speeds they offer. The module provides advantages in power efficiency and size while delivering M2M-optimized speeds of 10 Mbit/s download and 5Mbit/s uplink.