IoT

Cellular module certified for Japanese market

18th March 2020
Lanna Cooper

u-blox has announced certification of its SARA-R410M-63B module for Japan market on the LTE-M cellular network of the domestic network operators. The module series will support a broad spectrum of IoT applications such as smart metering, telematics, asset and vehicle tracking, security systems, building automation, as well as smart lighting solutions and connected health.

"u-blox has always considered security in the design of its positioning and wireless communications products,” says Eric Heiser, Head of Services/Security at u-blox.

“With SARA-R410M-63B, we are launching our first commercial module featuring device and data security implementation in partnership with Kudelski, utilising their patented technology for key management.”

Built-in device and data security

The SARA-R410M-63B modules are suitable for mission-critical IoT solutions, as they include a unique and immutable Root of Trust (RoT). This provides the foundation for a trusted set of advanced security functionalities.

Rado Sustersic, Senior Product Manager, Product Center Cellular at u-blox stressed: “The scalable, pre-shared key management system offers best-in-class data encryption and decryption, both on-device as well as from device-to-cloud. Utilising the latest (D)TLS stack and cipher suites with hardware-based crypto acceleration provides robust, efficient and protected communication."

Always and everywhere location, with u-blox CellLocate u-blox CellLocate cellular positioning technology enables standalone location estimation based on surrounding mobile network information or in conjunction with GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) positioning data to improve location.

Future-proof solutions via LWM2M with dynamically loaded objects and uFOTA Customers can future-proof their solutions by means of the uFOTA (Firmware Over The Air) client/server firmware updates, which utilises LWM2M, a light and compact protocol suitable for IoT applications.

Customised objects and resources can be created and added to devices that are already commercially in the field via the LWM2M dynamically loaded objects functionality. And with manufacturing in ISO/TS 16949-certified production sites and an extended operating temperature range of -40° C to +85°C, it is suitable for industrial applications.

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