Quectel Wireless Solutions, a leading provider of cellular IoT modules and antennas, and IoTerop, a leading Lightweight M2M (LwM2M) software service provider, have partnered to offer IoTerop’s IOWA LwM2M 1.1 client in Quectel’s BG95 modules.
Integrating IoTerop’s IOWA into these modules offers benefits to Quectel customers in the smart meter, smart street lighting and asset tracking industries. Using low power wide area (LPWA) narrow-band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) and LTE-M networks, customers can deploy massive fleets of Quectel’s ultra-compact, ultra-efficient, and affordable modules.
Quectel’s Product Director, David Wei, says:
“We’re very pleased to offer our customers the potential to monetize maintenance services and the ability to transform their businesses through our partnership with IoTerop.”
IOWA’s software offers a number of important features for companies in these industries, including low power and low bandwidth device management. Its zero-touch commissioning which includes bootstrapping and provisioning, along with over-the-air (OTA) firmware updates, enables support for all internet protocol for smart objects (IPSO) and custom objects.
“As an advocate and contributor to global IoT standards through our seat on the Open Mobile Alliance SpecWorks board, we are proud to make IOWA more widely available.” says Hatem Oueslati, CEO of IoTerop. “It’s our commitment to creating these standards that ensures our products will have versatile applications around the world.”