Skylo with Sony Semiconductor Israel enables 5G-ready Narrowband-IoT connectivity over Satellite

By VARINDIA - 2020-08-19

Skylo with Sony Semiconductor Israel enables 5G-ready Narrowband-IoT connectivity over Satellite

Skylo has announced a partnership with Sony Semiconductor Israel (Sony, formerly known as Altair Semiconductor). With the partnership, Skylo and Sony are the first to develop and deploy cellular IoT chipsets (branded “Altair”) that can connect via geostationary satellites and that leverage the standardized, 5G-ready, NB-IoT protocol. The partnership also makes significant contributions to 3GPP future specifications, which will help standardize and accelerate the adoption of NB-IoT over satellite. In addition, this innovative new use of Sony’s Altair cellular IoT chipsets dramatically reduces the cost for IoT applications to connect via traditional satellite networks; until the launch of this solution, satellite connectivity was cost-prohibitive and required custom-built protocols. 

 

Skylo, which was founded in late 2017 by foremost researchers including Dr. Andrew Kalman, is building an efficient, global NB-IoT network over satellite for millions of presently unconnected devices, machines, and sensors. Sony Semiconductor Israel is a leading provider of cellular IoT chipsets and, through this partnership, both parties have extended existing cellular IoT chipsets to communicate directly over Skylo’s hosted satellite network.  

 

“For industries with assets deployed all over the globe - including marine vessels, vehicles, and industrial equipment - having access to a ubiquitous fabric of carrier-grade, affordable IoT connectivity that is enabled by Sony’s Altair cellular IoT chipsets is a game-changer,” said Dr. Andrew Nuttall, Skylo’s co-founder and CTO. “This partnership ensures our ability to continue to quickly scale the manufacturing and deployment of connector Skylo Hubs to our customers around the world.” 

 

“We are glad to collaborate with Sony Semiconductor Israel on this important technological breakthrough, which provides an entirely new method of connectivity for IoT for customers around the world and also contributes greatly to the development of future 3GPP standards,” said Moshe Noah, Vice President of Engineering at Skylo.  

 

Dima Feldman, Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Sony Semiconductor Israel, comments, "We are excited to work with Skylo and launch an entirely new IoT category for industrial machines. We’re impressed by the innovative way that Skylo has extended our chip functionality over satellites to expand the connectivity reach to the most remote locations and we look forward to helping Skylo bring billions of sensors online for the first time. In addition, the Altair field proven, ultra-low-power and ultra-small chipset solutions are ideal for the type of data exchange for industrial use cases.” 

 

This new geostationary satellite connectivity is a technological breakthrough for Skylo. Any customer who is building IoT into their remote businesses can use familiar technologies like Bluetooth and WiFi in order to connect existing sensors to Skylo Hub. Those IoT sensors are already programmed for these communications protocols, so adding Skylo’s satellite connectivity is a seamless extension for customers that in addition to terrestrial networks can now use satellite connectivity, virtually in any place on the planet. In addition, because Sony’s Altair cellular IoT chipsets are mass-produced for terrestrial cellular networks, Skylo can affordably manufacture the Skylo Hub and pass along that savings to its customers. 

 

Skylo is launching commercially this year over South Asia and can be accessed using the Skylo Hub, which is a portable satellite NB-IoT antenna terminal. The Skylo Hub costs less than $100 USD and integrates seamlessly with existing machines & sensors. The Skylo Network is hosted on existing geostationary satellites and enables immediate connectivity for customers without the need to add new infrastructure in space. Skylo is venture-backed by leading investors in telecom and space including SoftBank Group, Boeing HorizonX, Innovation Endeavors and DCM Ventures.


 CIO  - SPEAK
Start-Up and Unicorn Ecosystem
 SOFTWARE  Placeholder image
Eightfold AI and Tata Consultancy Services together to Transform Talent Management for Enterprises across the globe

Eightfold AI and Tata Consultancy Services together to Transform Talent Management for Enterprises across the globe

Eightfold AI today announced its partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a globa...

IBM introduces AI-Driven Software for Environmental Intelligence

IBM introduces AI-Driven Software for Environmental Intelligence

IBM has announced a suite of environmental intelligence software that leverages AI to help...

VARINDIA SIITF
SOUTHERN INDIA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FAIR (SIITF) -2018
BANGALURU
VARIndia - Star Nite Awards
STAR NITE AWARDS(SNA) - 2018
NEW DELHI
VARINDIA - OITF
ODISHA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FAIR(OITF)-2019
BHUBANESWAR
VARINDIA - WIITF
WESTERN INDIA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FAIR(WIITF) - 2019
MUMBAI
 INDUSTRY EVENTS Placeholder image
India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai to host ‘Space Week’ starting 17th Oct

India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai to host ‘Space Week’ starting 17th Oct

The India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai today announced the agenda for the upcoming Space We...

Huawei organizes an Energy Summit themed on Digital Energy, Powering the Low Carbon Era

Huawei organizes an Energy Summit themed on Digital Energy, Powering the Low Carbon Era

Huawei has hosted the Energy Summit online, which was held within the framework of HUAWEI...

2nd Odias in ML Global Conference to be held virtually on October 9

2nd Odias in ML Global Conference to be held virtually on October 9

The second edition of the annual global conference aimed at promoting the use of artificia...


Copyright varindia.com @1999-2021 - All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Kalinga Digital Media Pvt. Ltd. is prohibited.
Other Initiatives : www.mybrandbook.co.in | www.spoindia.org

advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription advertisement video production, home video distributors, home video company, List of PC Magazines, Best online PC Magazines, Top Online PC Magazines in India, Best online PC Magazines in India, Best PC Magazine, PC Magazine Subscription