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Mar 02, 2015


Verizon Certified, Semi-Rugged M2M Modem Provides 4G/LTE Connection  for Wide Range of Products, from Vending Machines to Digital Signs

SANTA CLARA, CA and HOD HASHARON, Israel – March 2, 2015 – Connected IO (, a provider of embedded product engineering, software development and industrial design services to communications and networking companies, and Altair Semiconductor, the world’s leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high-performance 4G LTE chipsets, today announced the commercial availability of the LT1001 4G LTE M2M Modem, a low-cost, semi-rugged LTE modem for M2M and IoT markets.

“Connected IO is in the business of connecting everything,” said Yakov Temov, CEO of Connected IO. “For that, a low price point for the cellular module is critical. Altair was a natural choice for us, having shipped millions of cost-effective LTE-only chipsets to the market – we knew we could expect a reliable and field-proven modem platform.”

The LT1001 is positioned to serve as the communications engine for products as wide-ranging as vending machines, kiosks, digital signage platforms, ATMs, and numerous other applications involving machine communications.


About Altair Semiconductor

Altair Semiconductor is the world’s leading developer of single-mode LTE chipsets. Altair’s portfolio covers the complete spectrum of cellular 4G market needs, from supercharged LTE Category-6 and beyond chipsets all the way to ultra-low power, low cost Category-1 and 0 chipsets for IoT and M2M applications. Altair has shipped millions of LTE chipsets to date, commercially deployed on the world’s most advanced LTE networks in the US, Japan, China, Europe, Africa and Latin America. The company’s customer roster includes some of the world’s leading PC and consumer electronics OEMs, as well as the majority of Asian ODMs developing LTE products for global markets. For more information, visit Follow Altair on Twitter: @AltairSemi  

About Connected IO

Serving markets including communications and networking, consumer electronics, m2m, home automation and energy management software, connected IO delivers unmatched business value to its customers through a combination of process excellence, reusable frameworks and technology innovation. They are one of the few product engineering services companies specialized in niche areas of embedded systems, networking, cloud infrastructure, mobility and industrial design.

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