The cellular IoT market is in a significant state of flux in terms of standards, and as we have seen in the past, betting wholesale on one or the other is a risk. Here we start to explore the Cellular IoT sector.
With the new year now upon us, the award-winning consultants here at ByteSnap Design cast their eyes to the future - and share their thoughts on what may emerge as dominant trends in the months ahead. Check out their top six electronics industry predictions for 2017... Top six electronics industry predictions for 2017 from ByteSnap Design GPRS designs phased out in favour of LTE For decades GPRS has been the go-to communications choice for low cost, low bandwidth long-distance comms. But with GPRS shutdown now on the horizon in many territories, it makes sense for future product designs to use an alternative communications technology. Cat M is a new narrowband category of LTE [long term evolution] which is split between two releases - Cat M1 and M2. [...]