Alpha Micro customers keen to make their M2M applications 4G capable can now embrace the advantages of this 4th generation mobile phone technology using the new TOBY-L1 series of ultra-compact LTE modules from u-blox. Offering 4G download speeds 5-7 times faster than its 3G counterpart, the TOBY-L1 is ideally suited for high-speed bandwidth hungry M2M applications such as digital signage, mobile health, traffic management and security system applications.
Commenting on this new addition, Christos Papakyriacou, Managing Director,
LTE-only modules offer cost advantages compared to their multi-mode counterparts, making TOBY-L1 optimal for applications in networks with advanced LTE deployment.
Two versions are currently available: TOBY-L100 for the
TOBY-L1 continues in u-blox’ philosophy of nested designs supporting smooth migration between 2G-3G-4G technologies, extremely small packaging, comprehensive support tools and unrivalled u-blox quality. The product is based on u-blox’ own LTE protocol stack which has been successfully proven by several early product deployments in many networks.
The new series delivers ultra-fast data rates (LTE Cat. 3; 100 Mb/s download, 50 MB/s upload) and operates from –40 to +85°C. USB drivers for Windows XP and 7 plus RIL software for Android 4.0 and 4.2 are available free of charge. Modules measure just 24.8 x 35.6 x 2.6 mm, allowing for easy mounting on any application board. Firmware update over the air (FOTA) completes the package.
For further information please visit http://www.alphamicro.net/franchises/u-blox/toby-l1-series.aspx
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