HOD HASHARON, Israel, February 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Altair Semiconductor (http://www.altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced that it is teaming up with Geotab, a global provider of open IoT fleet management solutions, to power the next generation of GPS vehicle tracking devices operating on AT&T's 4G LTE network.
Designed to meet the needs of telematics applications, Altair's CAT-1 chipset, will usher in the new era of Geotab's LTE-connected products. Customers can look forward to the advanced connectivity and longevity provided by LTE-enabled telematics.
"Low data rate LTE technology is perfectly suited for our telematics applications. Altair's chipset addresses the low power consumption requirement while providing a highly cost effective yet future proof solution for our telematics products that are designed to last 7-10 years, or in some cases the entire vehicle lifecycle," said Neil Cawse, CEO for Geotab. "We are excited to collaborate with both Altair and AT&T to provide our customers with efficient LTE-capable telematics solutions."
Geotab's end-to-end telematics solutions provide fast GPS acquisition time and highly accurate engine diagnostics. Key features include high quality recording capabilities, in-vehicle driver coaching, and accident detection and notification.
"Altair's CAT-1 chipset is ideal for providing low-cost and power-efficient connectivity for a range of IoT applications," said Cameron Coursey, Vice President of Product Development, AT&T Internet of Things Solutions. "Our collaboration with Altair and Geotab will provide the market with a superior long-term solution for vehicle telematics."
Designed specifically for IoT and M2M applications, Altair's chipset employs advanced idle and sleep mode power management. It offers a combination of low cost, reduced power and small size that is unmatched in the market.
"We are pleased to expand our work with AT&T and to have been chosen by Geotab to power its LTE-enabled devices," said Eran Eshed, Co-Founder and VP of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for Altair Semiconductor. "Geotab joins a fast-growing customer base for Altair's market leading IoT chipset."
About Altair Semiconductor
Altair Semiconductor is a leading provider of LTE chipsets. Altair's portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged video-centric applications all the way to ultra-low power, low cost IoT and M2M. Altair has shipped millions of LTE chipsets to date, commercially deployed on the world's most advanced LTE networks including Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Softbank and KT (Korea Telecom). The company's customer roster includes some of the world's leading OEMs and ODMs, such as Telit, Sierra Wireless, WNC and Gemtek, as well as the majority of Asian ODMs developing LTE products for global markets.
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Geotab is a global leader in telematics, providing open platform fleet management solutions to businesses of all sizes. Geotab's intuitive, full-featured solutions help businesses better manage their drivers and vehicles by extracting accurate and actionable intelligence from real-time and historical trips data. With more than 1 billion data points collected by Geotab devices and delivered to the platform per day, Geotab helps companies access actionable business intelligence and benchmarking data to improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve stronger compliance to regulatory changes. The company's products are represented and sold worldwide through its Authorized Geotab Resellers. To learn more, please visit http://www.geotab.com.
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