NimbeLink News & Events

LTE Cat M1 Cellular vs. NB1 (NB-IoT) for IoT Applications

As a seller of LTE modems, most recently the LTE Cat M1 Skywire modem, we get a lot of questions about the eventually-to-be-released NB1. Our answer is that NB1 is probably going to be something, but it’s hard to say exactly what or exactly when. It’s gotten a lot of press as a low-cost option for cellular access, but its […]

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M1, Sigfox, and LoRa

NimbeLink Cat M1 embedded cellular modem

The Internet of Things (IoT) will never be a planned system. It is growing organically and being shaped by millions of participants, applications, and technologies. While no one can predict just what it will look like as it grows, everyone agrees that it will be really big and that connectivity will be its lifeblood. That connectivity will take place at […]

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LTE Cat1 Speed Comparison – From the Workshop

When designers are evaluating cellular connectivity, bandwidth is always a discussion point because it is more constrained than traditional Ethernet and Wifi speeds. Typically the cellular technology dictates the bandwidth, but the realized bit rates are oftentimes much lower than the theoretical maximums due to uncontrollable factors like network congestion, poor RF environments, etc. However, there are factors that designers […]

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Video interview – Scott Schwalbe, CEO talks Cat M1 Development to Deployment

Scott discusses “Rapid IoT Development to Deployment” with Martha DeGrasse at the Enterprise IoT Summit.

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LTE Cat1 Power Comparison – From the Workshop

When it comes to embedded cellular modems, designers have options. We set out to compare performance between two 4G LTE CAT1 Verizon embedded cellular modems, specifically NimbeLink’s Skywire vs. Digi International’s XBee Cellular. The intent was to capture empirical data to help customers choose which product is the right fit for their application. Not all applications care about power, but […]

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How LTE Cat M1 Saves Power and Money for the Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) applications can involve large numbers of devices, often in off-the-grid deployments. For that reason, any reduction in cost and power demand can be extremely significant, and LTE Category M1 can save plenty of both. In order for the cellular modem’s power saving capabilities to be realized, they must be supported by both the module supplier and […]

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Live Cat M1 Modem Demos at IoT Evolution 2017

NimbeLink will demo the new Skywire™ Cat M1 modems live in the NimbeLink booth (#2006) and the Verizon meeting room. Plymouth MN, February 8, 2017 – NimbeLink will be showing the company’s new Skywire LTE Cat M1 modem and providing live demos at two locations at the show: in NimbeLink’s booth #2006 and the Verizon meeting room. The demos will […]

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NimbeLink Goes BIG at IoT Evolution 2017 – LTE Cat M1 Technology

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NimbeLink will exhibit in the NimbeLink booth and the GetWireless booth and have speakers at three sessions at the year’s top conference for IoT developers. Plymouth MN, January 27, 2017 – NimbeLink will introduce the company’s suite of LTE Cat M1-enabled hardware and provide live demos of the products at the IoT Evolution show in Fort Lauderdale February 7 – […]

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What is Cat M1 Cellular Service and Why Should I Care?

Saving energy is good business. In homes, cars, and personal devices it cuts costs and enables growth. It drives the development of new products and even new industries. Cat M1 modems are the energy savers of the cellular IoT (Internet of Things). Until now, devices connecting to the IoT via the cellular network have had to use modems originally made […]

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The Skywire™ LTE-M Modem is Now Certified

NimbeLink brings the first LTE Category M1 (LTE-M) modem to market utilizing the Verizon 4G LTE network PLYMOUTH, Minn., Jan. 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NimbeLink, a leading developer of embedded cellular modems, has received certification for the end-device-certified LTE-M (Cat M1) modem. The company has posted design files product developers can use to plan cellular access for IoT products. Designed […]

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