Issue: Nov 2013


Two Automotive Modules Extend Reach of Telit’s xE910 Flagship Family to OEMs and System Integrator



GE910-QUAD AUTO and UE910-EU V2 AUTO to Deliver GSM/GPRS and HSDPA Connectivity Options for Line-fitted and Other Application Areas Including UBI and Fleet Management Devices

by Claudio Francisco

Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, products and services, today announced two modules are to be added to its lineup of automotive grade products. Both products are part of the company’s popular xE910 product family. The GE910-QUAD AUTO becomes the company’s top recommended quad-band GSM/GPRS Class-10 product for Automotive and Telematics integrators and OEMs starting or upgrading designs going forward. The UE910-EU V2 AUTO is a new and hardened variant of the dual-band UE910 V2 series designed for use in the most demanding automotive applications, delivering a downlink speed of up to 3.6 Mbps and uplink of up to 384 Kbps. Both products are based on market’s latest release chipsets and slated for long-term availability protecting OEM’s and Integrator’s design investments. The company is introducing these products from its booth A15-A16 atTelematics Munich 2013, Europe’s largest business conference and exhibition for the connected car industry.

The products include a 3GPP TS26.267 compliant in-band modem according to the eCall EU directive, leveraging Telit’s expertise in audio processing and tuning, accessible via a wide set of dedicated AT commands. The modules are developed and manufactured under ISO TS16949 quality specifications meeting or exceeding supply chain requirements from OEM automotive. The GE910-QUAD AUTO and UE910-EU V2 AUTO are ideal platforms for all embedded mobile data applications in the line-fitted automotive, telematics, fleet and logistics management segments.

Targeted at applications requiring or benefitting from global coverage, the 850/900/1800/1900MHz quad-band GSM/GPRS engine in the GE910-QUAD AUTO is voice-capable supporting both analog and digital interfaces. Powered by an ARM11 processor core, designs integrating the GE910-QUAD AUTO can eliminate the need for an application processor, running the automotive or telematics application directly over the embedded Python Script Interpreter. The module delivers GPRS class 10, 3GPP Release 4 compliant data communications and is equipped with a full-speed USB 2.0 interface and ten 1.8V I/O ports. The product is also offered with an optional factory-mounted SIM chip from m2mAIR which provides additional remote diagnostics and control functionalities for the deployed application while eliminating the need for an external SIM card holder, generating additional BOM cost savings and improving overall ruggedness. For information on Telit’s services business unit, m2mAIR and the SIM chip, visit www.m2mair.com

The UE910-EU V2 AUTO is designed specifically for European automotive and telematics applications leveraging dual-band UMTS/HSDPA 900/2100MHz and 900/1800MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE. It is voice-capable, also supporting both analog and digital interfaces. The module is equipped with a high-speed USB 2.0 interface, UART port, ten 1.8V I/O ports and an ADC converter. Upcoming support for Java J2ME makes the UE910-EU V2 AUTO ideal for projects requiring an embedded application framework.

“With introduction of the GE910-QUAD AUTO and UE910-EU V2 AUTO, Telit is again making a clear statement of commitment to the automotive market,” said Felix Marchal, Chief Product Officer at Telit Wireless Solutions. “This rollout brings our automotive portfolio to top standing in the industry with five models ranging from 2G to 4G in various sizes and mounting technologies.”

The xE910 form factor family protects investments by offering complete pin-to-pin compatibility among companion products in GSM/GPRS, UMTS/HSPA, HSPA+, CDMA 1xRTT, EV-DO and LTE, with and without embedded GNSS capabilities. For more information about the xE910 family of modules and other Telit products, visit www.telit.com.

With over a decade of exclusive focus on M2M, reducing technical risk and shortening time to market for OEMs and integrators, Telit is the industry’s ONE STOP. ONE SHOP. We leverage M2M’s broadest portfolio in cellular, short range and positioning technologies paired with m2mAIR services covering application enablement as well as mobile network and internet/cloud sides of connectivity. Telit products and services are delivered with global support and logistics exceeding exacting requirements from customers large and small. Now innovate!

About Telit
Telit Wireless Solutions (AIM: TCM listed under Telit Communications PLC), is a global enabler of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications providing cellular, short range and positioning modules; and through its business unit m2mAIR, M2M managed and value added services, in application enablement and connectivity including mobile network side and cloud. Telit is M2M’s top one-stop-shop offering synergistic hardware and value added services bundles along with low-entry cost PaaS for rapid application development. With over 12 years exclusively in M2M, the company constantly advances technology through seven R&D centers around the globe; marketing products and services in over 80 countries.

By supplying scalable products interchangeable across families, technologies and generations, rapid prototyping tools for application development, and m2m tailored connectivity, Telit is able to curb development costs, protect design investments and reduce technical risk. The company provides customer support and design-in assistance through 32 sales and support offices, aglobal distributor network of experts with over 30 competence centers, and the Telit Technical Support Forum.

Telit provides all products services and facilities to connect organizations to the Internet of Things (IoT) allowing them to wirelessly collect, process and respond to real-world data from connected devices, creating new efficiencies, revenue streams, societal and personal benefits. Join the conversation and learn more about Telit and its customers’ innovative applications onFacebook and Twitter.

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