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NRC7394 IS NOW READY FOR GO-TO-MARKET

NRC7394, the Next-Generation Wi-Fi HaLow SoC Providing a Low-Power, Small Footprint, and Lower Costs, is Now Available for Purchase and Evaluation

Transforming IoT Applications with Low-cost & Energy-conserving Wi-Fi HaLow

IPress Release (NRC7394)

RVINE, Calif., November 1, 2023 (Newswire.com) – Designed to be low-cost, energy-efficient, and small in size, NEWRACOM announces the commercial availability of the new Wi-Fi HaLow System on a Chip (SoC) to the market. The new Wi-Fi HaLow SoC, named NRC7394, represents innovative improvements in power consumption, size, and costs from our early experience and consequently is more competitive against existing Wi-Fi HaLow SoCs in the market. Wi-Fi HaLow is a long-range implementation of Wi-Fi technology based in the 750-950 MHz spectrum designed for a variety of IoT industries including building automation, smart homes, industrial IoT, smart cities, and wearables.

NRC7394 is a highly integrated SoC incorporating baseband (MAC & PHY), Sub 1 GHz radio transceiver, and ADC/DAC in a small 6mm x 6mm 48-QFN package. It is fully compliant with the IEEE 802.11ah standard which is the long-range and low-power version of the Wi-Fi standard. It supports 1/2/4 MHz channel bandwidth which yields 150 Kbps to 15 Mbps PHY rate that can handle low-rate sensors to high-rate surveillance camera applications.

An embedded Cortex-M3 ARM® processor in the NRC7394 offers enough processing power to accommodate the Wi-Fi subsystem and user applications in a single Wi-Fi SoC. NRC7394 includes two host interfaces, HSPI and UART, and rich peripherals such as general SPI, I2C, UART, PWM, auxiliary ADC, and GPIOs. The low-leakage retention memory inside NRC7394 can store code and data necessary for fast wake-up from deep-sleep mode.

The NRC7394 features a fully integrated Power Amplifier capable of +17dBm TX output and offers the capability to support various commercial external FEM (front-end module) devices for applications requiring higher transmission power.

The NRC7394 is capable of operating as an Access Point or Station device and supports additional network architectures including 802.11s mesh. The SoC can operate alongside an external processor in Hosted and “AT Command” modes or leverage on-chip processing and IO for low-power Standalone operation.

More information about the NRC7394 can be found on the NRC7394 Product Page. SDK and software documentation are available on our GitHub page at https://github.com/newracom.

If you are interested in purchasing an evaluation kit for the NRC7394 and getting silicon in hand, contact us at sales@newracom.com or at our contact page.

 

About NEWRACOM, Inc.

NEWRACOM, Inc., in Irvine, California, U.S., has rapidly become a leading developer and supplier of IoT-enabled wireless connectivity chipsets. We specialize in providing a broad range of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11ah and IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax) that covers various connectivity needs in our lives. With our extensive and diverse Wi-Fi solutions, NEWRACOM provides customers with a “one-stop-shop,” offering a comprehensive solution that can serve multiple IoT applications including Smart Grid, Wearables, Smart Home and Office, Healthcare, and Industrial Automation. For more information, please visit online at http://www.newracom.com.

  • Newracom, AHPC, ALFA Network, ASKEY, AzureWave, and others come together to promote the adoption of Wi-Fi HaLow at the Expo.
  • Wi-Fi HaLow consortium declares that Wi-Fi HaLow is in full swing in IoT markets through various showcases.

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Irvine, CA, October 24th, 2023 – Newracom is set to participate in AIoT Taiwan Expo hosted by CIoud Computing and IoT Association in Taiwan (CIAT), taking place at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from October 25 to 27, 2023. This will mark the inaugural appearance of Wi-Fi HaLow at the CIAT IoT Pavilion. Newracom is collaborating with industry leaders such as AHPC, ASKEY, ALFA Network, AzureWave, NTT, and Furuno to advance the prominence of Wi-Fi HaLow technology as a standard for IoT connectivity. Their collective objective is to propel the widespread adoption of Wi-Fi HaLow for various IoT devices and to highlight the early commercialization successes of this technology.

During AIoT Expo, the consortium of Wi-Fi HaLow solution providers will showcase a range of innovations. Askey will announce the industry’s first FCC and TELEC certified Wi-Fi HaLow IP camera, a small form factor NRC7394 Wi-Fi HaLow module, and a Tri-band WiFi+11ah AP router, available for the Japan and US market initially. Other key highlights include the industry’s smallest Wi-Fi HaLow System on Module (SoM) from AzureWave, a comprehensive Japan-certified sensor and imaging solution demonstration by AHPC, and Newracom’s next-generation Wi-Fi HaLow SoC named NRC7394.

Tadao Kobayashi, Chairman of the AHPC (802.11AH Promotional Council) in Japan, comments, “Since the inception of AHPC, Newracom has been actively engaged in field experiments related to 802.11ah conducted by AHPC. They have consistently enhanced the hardware and software of 802.11ah chips to align with Japanese regulations. Newracom has played a pivotal role in making 802.11ah available in Japan. At the Expo, Newracom – a chip vendor, ASKEY – a product manufacturer, and AHPC – a consortium of 150 companies and organizations, will showcase their latest 802.11ah devices, products, and services. We aim to forge a new alliance that promotes Taiwanese IT entrepreneurship and the expansion of 802.11ah business.”

Patrick Lin, Vice President of Product Development at AzureWave, remarks, “Newracom’s remarkable accomplishments in the Wi-Fi HaLow product domain underscore their unwavering dedication to innovation and excellence. Their seamless collaboration with AzureWave has not only raised connectivity standards but also transformed the market landscape. Together, they have set a new benchmark for reliable, high-performance wireless solutions, showcasing the power of synergy and expertise in driving technological progress, which we will exhibit at the Expo.”

“Through cooperation with world-class chip developers – Newracom, ALFA Network Inc will continue to provide innovative products and strive to become a leading promoter of the smart world of the Internet of Things” commented Johnson Wang, General Manager of ALFA Network.

Tommy Lin, Research and Development AVP at ASKEY, said “With the growing popularity of IoT devices, the demand for low-power, long-distance communication is also rising. The Wi-Fi HaLow’s low power consumption and long-range may make it a particularly suitable solution for many IoT applications. Askey Computer has always been committed to promoting innovation in technology. Through cooperation with Newracom, we look forward to deploying Wi-Fi HaLow products more widely and jointly promoting the rapid growth of this market in various industries and regions.”

James Lee, Senior Director at ASKEY, followed with, “We are proud to have successfully developed the world’s first Wi-Fi HaLow camera. The launch of this product means that we have a technological leadership position in the field of Internet of Things. The ability to transmit long-distance wireless images is a goal that everyone is looking forward to, and Askey Computer has realized this dream for this industry with the Newracom chip. We look forward to it providing broader development prospects for global IoT applications.”

Frank Lin, Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales at Newracom, adds, “The Wi-Fi HaLow community has united to demonstrate the readiness of this connectivity standard for global implementation. AHPC, ASKEY, AzureWave, ALFA Network, and many other industry leaders are advancing Wi-Fi HaLow’s capabilities, ushering in a new era of linking IoT devices with fast, long-range, low-power connectivity.”

About NEWRACOM, Inc.

NEWRACOM, Inc., located in Irvine, California, U.S., has rapidly become a leading developer and supplier of IoT-enabled wireless connectivity chipsets. We specialize in providing a broad range of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11ah and IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax) that covers various connectivity needs in our lives. With our extensive and diverse Wi-Fi solutions, NEWRACOM enables customers with a “one-stop shop,” offering a comprehensive solution that can serve multiple IoT applications including Smart Grid, Wearables, Smart Home and Office, Healthcare, and Industrial Automation. For more information, please visit online at http://www.newracom.com.

About AHPC

The AHPC is committed to implementing the IEEE standard 802.11ah, known as Wi-Fi HaLow, in Japan, offering more features than the existing LPWA for IoT wireless systems. Established in November 2018, the organization gained significance with the revision of the Wireless Equipment Regulations by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in September 2022, which permitted the use of IEEE 802.11ah in the domestic 920MHz band. The AHPC is made up of over 150 members including NTT, KDDI, Softbank and others, their full member list is available at www.11ahpc.org/memberlist/index.html. For more information, please visit www.11ahpc.org.

NRC7394, the Next-Generation Wi-Fi HaLow SoC Providing a Low-Power, Small Footprint, and Lower Costs, is Now Available for Purchase and Evaluation

Transforming IoT Applications with Low-cost & Energy-conserving Wi-Fi HaLow

IPress Release (NRC7394)

RVINE, Calif., November 1, 2023 (Newswire.com) – Designed to be low-cost, energy-efficient, and small in size, NEWRACOM announces the commercial availability of the new Wi-Fi HaLow System on a Chip (SoC) to the market. The new Wi-Fi HaLow SoC, named NRC7394, represents innovative improvements in power consumption, size, and costs from our early experience and consequently is more competitive against existing Wi-Fi HaLow SoCs in the market. Wi-Fi HaLow is a long-range implementation of Wi-Fi technology based in the 750-950 MHz spectrum designed for a variety of IoT industries including building automation, smart homes, industrial IoT, smart cities, and wearables.

NRC7394 is a highly integrated SoC incorporating baseband (MAC & PHY), Sub 1 GHz radio transceiver, and ADC/DAC in a small 6mm x 6mm 48-QFN package. It is fully compliant with the IEEE 802.11ah standard which is the long-range and low-power version of the Wi-Fi standard. It supports 1/2/4 MHz channel bandwidth which yields 150 Kbps to 15 Mbps PHY rate that can handle low-rate sensors to high-rate surveillance camera applications.

An embedded Cortex-M3 ARM® processor in the NRC7394 offers enough processing power to accommodate the Wi-Fi subsystem and user applications in a single Wi-Fi SoC. NRC7394 includes two host interfaces, HSPI and UART, and rich peripherals such as general SPI, I2C, UART, PWM, auxiliary ADC, and GPIOs. The low-leakage retention memory inside NRC7394 can store code and data necessary for fast wake-up from deep-sleep mode.

The NRC7394 features a fully integrated Power Amplifier capable of +17dBm TX output and offers the capability to support various commercial external FEM (front-end module) devices for applications requiring higher transmission power.

The NRC7394 is capable of operating as an Access Point or Station device and supports additional network architectures including 802.11s mesh. The SoC can operate alongside an external processor in Hosted and “AT Command” modes or leverage on-chip processing and IO for low-power Standalone operation.

More information about the NRC7394 can be found on the NRC7394 Product Page. SDK and software documentation are available on our GitHub page at https://github.com/newracom.

If you are interested in purchasing an evaluation kit for the NRC7394 and getting silicon in hand, contact us at sales@newracom.com or at our contact page.

About NEWRACOM, Inc.

NEWRACOM, Inc., in Irvine, California, U.S., has rapidly become a leading developer and supplier of IoT-enabled wireless connectivity chipsets. We specialize in providing a broad range of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11ah and IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax) that covers various connectivity needs in our lives. With our extensive and diverse Wi-Fi solutions, NEWRACOM provides customers with a “one-stop-shop,” offering a comprehensive solution that can serve multiple IoT applications including Smart Grid, Wearables, Smart Home and Office, Healthcare, and Industrial Automation. For more information, please visit online at http://www.newracom.com.

  • Newracom, AHPC, ALFA Network, ASKEY, AzureWave, and others come together to promote the adoption of Wi-Fi HaLow at the Expo.
  • Wi-Fi HaLow consortium declares that Wi-Fi HaLow is in full swing in IoT markets through various showcases.

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Irvine, CA, October 24th, 2023 – Newracom is set to participate in AIoT Taiwan Expo hosted by CIoud Computing and IoT Association in Taiwan (CIAT), taking place at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from October 25 to 27, 2023. This will mark the inaugural appearance of Wi-Fi HaLow at the CIAT IoT Pavilion. Newracom is collaborating with industry leaders such as AHPC, ASKEY, ALFA Network, AzureWave, NTT, and Furuno to advance the prominence of Wi-Fi HaLow technology as a standard for IoT connectivity. Their collective objective is to propel the widespread adoption of Wi-Fi HaLow for various IoT devices and to highlight the early commercialization successes of this technology.

During AIoT Expo, the consortium of Wi-Fi HaLow solution providers will showcase a range of innovations. Askey will announce the industry’s first FCC and TELEC certified Wi-Fi HaLow IP camera, a small form factor NRC7394 Wi-Fi HaLow module, and a Tri-band WiFi+11ah AP router, available for the Japan and US market initially. Other key highlights include the industry’s smallest Wi-Fi HaLow System on Module (SoM) from AzureWave, a comprehensive Japan-certified sensor and imaging solution demonstration by AHPC, and Newracom’s next-generation Wi-Fi HaLow SoC named NRC7394.

Tadao Kobayashi, Chairman of the AHPC (802.11AH Promotional Council) in Japan, comments, “Since the inception of AHPC, Newracom has been actively engaged in field experiments related to 802.11ah conducted by AHPC. They have consistently enhanced the hardware and software of 802.11ah chips to align with Japanese regulations. Newracom has played a pivotal role in making 802.11ah available in Japan. At the Expo, Newracom – a chip vendor, ASKEY – a product manufacturer, and AHPC – a consortium of 150 companies and organizations, will showcase their latest 802.11ah devices, products, and services. We aim to forge a new alliance that promotes Taiwanese IT entrepreneurship and the expansion of 802.11ah business.”

Patrick Lin, Vice President of Product Development at AzureWave, remarks, “Newracom’s remarkable accomplishments in the Wi-Fi HaLow product domain underscore their unwavering dedication to innovation and excellence. Their seamless collaboration with AzureWave has not only raised connectivity standards but also transformed the market landscape. Together, they have set a new benchmark for reliable, high-performance wireless solutions, showcasing the power of synergy and expertise in driving technological progress, which we will exhibit at the Expo.”

“Through cooperation with world-class chip developers – Newracom, ALFA Network Inc will continue to provide innovative products and strive to become a leading promoter of the smart world of the Internet of Things” commented Johnson Wang, General Manager of ALFA Network.

Tommy Lin, Research and Development AVP at ASKEY, said “With the growing popularity of IoT devices, the demand for low-power, long-distance communication is also rising. The Wi-Fi HaLow’s low power consumption and long-range may make it a particularly suitable solution for many IoT applications. Askey Computer has always been committed to promoting innovation in technology. Through cooperation with Newracom, we look forward to deploying Wi-Fi HaLow products more widely and jointly promoting the rapid growth of this market in various industries and regions.”

James Lee, Senior Director at ASKEY, followed with, “We are proud to have successfully developed the world’s first Wi-Fi HaLow camera. The launch of this product means that we have a technological leadership position in the field of Internet of Things. The ability to transmit long-distance wireless images is a goal that everyone is looking forward to, and Askey Computer has realized this dream for this industry with the Newracom chip. We look forward to it providing broader development prospects for global IoT applications.”

Frank Lin, Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales at Newracom, adds, “The Wi-Fi HaLow community has united to demonstrate the readiness of this connectivity standard for global implementation. AHPC, ASKEY, AzureWave, ALFA Network, and many other industry leaders are advancing Wi-Fi HaLow’s capabilities, ushering in a new era of linking IoT devices with fast, long-range, low-power connectivity.”

About NEWRACOM, Inc.

NEWRACOM, Inc., located in Irvine, California, U.S., has rapidly become a leading developer and supplier of IoT-enabled wireless connectivity chipsets. We specialize in providing a broad range of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11ah and IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax) that covers various connectivity needs in our lives. With our extensive and diverse Wi-Fi solutions, NEWRACOM enables customers with a “one-stop shop,” offering a comprehensive solution that can serve multiple IoT applications including Smart Grid, Wearables, Smart Home and Office, Healthcare, and Industrial Automation. For more information, please visit online at http://www.newracom.com.

About AHPC

The AHPC is committed to implementing the IEEE standard 802.11ah, known as Wi-Fi HaLow, in Japan, offering more features than the existing LPWA for IoT wireless systems. Established in November 2018, the organization gained significance with the revision of the Wireless Equipment Regulations by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in September 2022, which permitted the use of IEEE 802.11ah in the domestic 920MHz band. The AHPC is made up of over 150 members including NTT, KDDI, Softbank and others, their full member list is available at www.11ahpc.org/memberlist/index.html. For more information, please visit www.11ahpc.org.

shutterstock_753767836LTE connections can be quite expensive, and companies do not want to pay a monthly subscription fee for each IoT device. Various wireless technologies have attempted to expand the coverage area for LTE offloading or LTE device aggregation and faced a multitude of complications. However, Wi-Fi HaLow offers a unique combination of extended range, high data throughput, and signal penetration, making it the ideal choice for offloading LTE connections. This can be accomplished through either a dedicated network connection or LTE device aggregation using an LTE to HaLow access point. Numerous examples of this technology are currently under development and available on the market. While cellular technology remains the most versatile wireless technology, Wi-Fi HaLow is a close alternative option without the associated recurring costs.

LTE Device Aggregation with Wi-Fi HaLow

LTE device aggregation involves connecting multiple sensors and devices to a single access point that is connected to a cellular network. Wi-Fi HaLow to LTE gateways can be used to reduce the number of required cellular connections. A single HaLow access point can cover an area of up to 2.73 square miles in ideal conditions. Assuming there are multiple devices in an outdoor environment, Wi-Fi HaLow could combine these multiple LTE devices into one LTE connection to cover IoT deployments for various purposes such as smart cities, agriculture, critical infrastructure, and oil fields.

LTE Offloading

Wi-Fi HaLow can eliminate the need for LTE connections by directly connecting an access point to the internet, allowing you to have total ownership of your infrastructure. Especially if you have a roaming device in a limited area, using Wi-Fi HaLow instead of LTE may be preferable. This would be particularly beneficial for any remote locations that lack LTE coverage but require device roaming capabilities, such as the mining, logging, or critical infrastructure monitoring industries.

What Does Wi-Fi HaLow Do Better

The goal is to minimize the number of subscription-based connections and reduce operating costs. Wi-Fi HaLow covers a large range by default and can extend to even farther in a mesh configuration, surpassing every other wireless technologies except for low data rate LPWANs. The data speed of a Wi-Fi HaLow network is significantly faster than LoRa and Bluetooth Low Energy, making it capable of supporting demanding applications such as cameras and videos, rather than just a sensor network. It can also support thousands of devices from a single access point, allowing for dense IoT deployments. Wi-Fi HaLow stands out as the perfect wireless technology partner for LTE device aggregation or LTE offloading thanks to the right mix of data throughput, range, and connection support it offers. Let’s explore some real-world examples that showcase the benefits of HaLow.

Smart City Example

shutterstock_1574880754For our first example, let’s retrofit a city’s bus stops with connectivity for monitoring each bus stop and connecting digital signage. Breaking up the concrete and installing fiber internet connections and hardwiring each bus stop is likely way too expensive to consider. The simplest idea would be to connect each bus stop with LTE technology but then you’re paying a monthly cost for each bus stop. So you are probably going to want to aggregate as many bus stations as you can for the cost saving. Traditional Wi-Fis such as Wi-Fi 4, 5, and 6 would probably connect to a bus station across the street going the other way, possibly covering half of the bus stops which is still not ideal. In such scenarios, Wi-Fi HaLow would be the ideal solution. According to TransitWiki, the average distance between bus stations is often less than a quarter mile apart. This means one Wi-Fi HaLow AP assuming a one-mile range could reach 9 bus stations on each side for a total of 18 bus stations – reducing the cost of operating expenses by 95% compared to cellular. Notwithstanding such a long-range coverage with no service fee, Wi-Fi HaLow is the sole wireless technology providing Mbps-level data throughput enough to update digital signage and provide camera images of each bus station. This could increase the safety of passengers through monitoring, updating bus arrival times, tracking bus locations, updating digital advertisements, and monitoring bus stop usage for the potential of reducing the monthly costs to under a tenth of adding an LTE modem to each bus stop.

Critical Infrastructure Example

Often times, critical infrastructure such as a riverbank can be large, without power, and possibly remote. Monitoring such a large stretch of land could be done with LTE-M-enabled sensors; however, Wi-Fi HaLow would not only be effective, but also offers lower power consumption and lower operating costs. A single Wi-Fi HaLow AP could reach 1 mile in each direction, effectively covering 2 miles of the riverbank. Each AP could also support a wide range of devices such as cameras for visual monitoring of the riverbanks, water monitoring sensors to measure water level, and connected current meters to measure water flow. Wi-Fi HaLow can support multi-year battery life making it feasible to be deployed in remote areas without power, with the data throughput to support higher data-driven applications such as visual monitoring. A HaLow AP could connect directly to a network if one was available, cutting out the need for any LTE connection. This would leave recurring maintenance costs low and limited to device failure replacements and the manpower to service the batteries.

Electric Car Charging Example

Companies looking to install electric car charging stations face numerous challenges, as they are often installed on someone else’s infrastructure. One major challenge is establishing a reliable connection to enable payments for use. Laying down a network cable involves cutting through a lot of asphalt, which can be expensive. While LTE is an option, it adds to the overall cost. Traditional Wi-Fi could be used to connect to infrastructure, but parking lots are typically large, and signal transmission through thick walls can be challenging. Moreover, unknown interference from mobile phones and Bluetooth devices can affect signal quality. Wi-Fi HaLow operates at a sub-gig frequency, which helps to avoid many of these issues and ensures connection reliability between stations. With a range ten times greater than traditional Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi HaLow provides greater flexibility on where infrastructure can be installed, making it ideal for large concrete structures like parking garages. Finally, Wi-Fi HaLow uses the latest in Wi-Fi security, WPA3, ensuring the safe transmission of payment information.

Conclusion

Today, LTE device aggregation is possible using various wireless technologies such as LoRa, Wi-Fi, and BLE. However, Wi-Fi HaLow stands out as the best option that strikes a balance between data throughput, low power consumption, range, and signal penetration for LTE device aggregation without the recurring costs. As the frontier of Wi-Fi HaLow, NEWRACOM is working with various customers who are developing innovative solutions using Wi-Fi HaLow to reduce the number of LTE-enabled devices they require. If you have an idea of how Wi-Fi HaLow can be used, feel free to contact us through our contact page.

IRVINE, Calif., June 27, 2023 (Newswire.com) – NEWRACOM today announced that its latest Wi-Fi HaLow System-on-a-Chip (SoC) product, the NRC7394, will soon be available for commercial production. The NRC7394 is the successor of the world’s first Wi-Fi HaLow SoC, NRC7292 to enhance performance, cost-effectiveness, and further energy efficiency. It integrates an on-chip power amplifier, features a small footprint of 6mm x 6mm, and improves low-power performance to maximize battery life. It supports full IEEE 802.11ah (Wi-Fi HaLow) compatibility with enhanced performance, enabling 1, 2, and 4 MHz channels within a frequency range of 750-950 Mhz. Wi-Fi HaLow is a Sub GHz implementation of Wi-Fi designed for long-range communication of up to 1.5 km, specifically developed for various IoT devices.

The NRC7394 is ideal for integration into Wi-Fi HaLow devices across various applications such as Smart Home, Building Automation, Smart City, Smart Grid, Healthcare, Surveillance, Drones, and more. The NRC7394 is a complete System-on-chip with the ability to run applications directly, without any external microprocessor. Its features provide device manufacturers with opportunities to create low-cost and energy-efficient Wi-Fi HaLow devices with years of battery life. The upcoming NRC7394 can help extend the lifecycle of Wi-Fi HaLow devices in the field while reducing energy costs for plug-in applications. Additionally, its small 6mm x 6mm footprint makes it easy to design even the smallest Wi-Fi HaLow-enabled devices.

“Our engineering team has expanded the advantages of Wi-Fi HaLow with our NRC7392 Wi-Fi HaLow SoC, empowering our customers to develop new IoT solutions that meet the requirements of low power, enabling a next generation of Wi-Fi HaLow devices,” stated Dr. Sok Kyu Lee, CEO at NEWRACOM. “Our company has worked tirelessly to create the next innovation in Wi-Fi HaLow.”

“The deep integration and low power consumption of the NRC7394 translates to smaller, lower cost devices and reduced operating expenses in terms of battery replacement and energy consumption for our customers. The NRC7394 delivers the full capabilities of Wi-Fi HaLow with long range, low power, and high throughput,” asserted David Kim, Vice President of Product Development.

Evaluation kits are now available for those interested in considering the NRC7394 for their next Wi-Fi HaLow device. If you are designing a product with Wi-Fi HaLow and would like to evaluate the NRC7394 for its small footprint and low-power features, please contact sales@newracom.com.

About NEWRACOM, Inc.

NEWRACOM, Inc., located in Irvine, California, U.S., has rapidly become a leading developer and supplier of IoT-enabled wireless connectivity chipsets. We specialize in providing a broad range of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11ah and IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax) that covers various connectivity needs in our lives. With our extensive and diverse Wi-Fi solutions, NEWRACOM enables customers with a “one-stop shop,” offering a comprehensive solution that can serve multiple IoT applications including Smart Grid, Wearables, Smart Home and Office, Healthcare, and Industrial Automation. For more information, please visit online at http://www.newracom.com.

 

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IRVINE, Calif., April 11, 2023 (Newswire.com) – Newracom, Inc., a leading supplier of IoT-enabled wireless connectivity chipsets, and Askey, a member of ASUSTek Computer Inc., have announced a partnership to develop a product line of Wi-Fi HaLow enabled IoT devices for smart city solutions. Wi-Fi HaLow, or 802.11ah, is a wireless standard developed for IoT devices, offering long-range, low-power connectivity with enough data throughput for HD video, making it a flexible enabling technology for a wide range of IoT applications. Wi-Fi HaLow is a sub-gigahertz implementation of Wi-Fi technology.

Civil IoT Network Solution - HaLow

Leveraging Newracom’s expertise as a leading Wi-Fi HaLow semiconductor company, and Askey’s specialization in creating IoT solutions and ecosystems for those who want the best in smart connected environments, the companies have developed a variety of IoT devices with Wi-Fi HaLow connectivity. These Wi-Fi HaLow-enabled devices range from simple sensors to wireless video cameras, and will be used in conjunction with an IoT gateway that combines Wi-Fi HaLow and LTE connectivity to create cost-effective smart city solutions.

The Wi-Fi HaLow technology devices can enable long-range communication of over 1 km to connect many IoT devices that power a variety of smart solutions. These devices can power rural and dense population centers alike and provide connectivity to a variety of devices to support different solutions such as smart agriculture, disaster prevention systems, urban drainage, pollution monitoring, and many other civil IoT projects. The Wi-Fi HaLow and LTE gateway can aggregate the data from these Wi-Fi HaLow devices to one private LTE connection while saving the number of connections that require ongoing costs.

James Lee, Head of IoT Solution Development for Askey stated, “Wi-Fi HaLow can help lower the recurring costs of smart city infrastructure solutions, lowering the barriers for municipalities in developing smarter infrastructure. Wi-Fi HaLow technology is the right mix of range, speed and low power to meet the wide-ranging demands of smart city requirements.”

Zac Freeman, VP of Marketing & Sales in Newracom, commented, “Wi-Fi HaLow is being implemented in many IoT solutions today. We are pleased to be partnering with Askey to enable Wi-Fi HaLow smart city solutions and excited about the opportunity to see Wi-Fi HaLow used in a variety of smart city infrastructure projects.”

These smart city solutions are available from Askey’s Civil IoT division and can be contacted for engagement for the development of a large variety of smart city projects. In addition, Newracom provides Wi-Fi HaLow system on chip and evaluation kits for enabling the development of Wi-Fi HaLow solutions. Visit https://www.askey.com.tw/solutions-detail/smart-city/ for more information about Askey smart city solutions and visit https://newracom.com/ for more information about Wi-Fi HaLow.

About NEWRACOM, Inc.

NEWRACOM, Inc., located in Irvine, California, U.S., has rapidly become a leading developer and supplier of IoT-enabled wireless connectivity chipsets. We specialize in providing a broad range of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11ah and IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac/ax) that covers various connectivity needs in our lives. With our extensive and diverse Wi-Fi solutions, NEWRACOM enables customers with a “one-stop shop,” offering a comprehensive solution that can serve multiple IoT applications including Smart Grid, Wearables, Smart Home and Office, Healthcare, and Industrial Automation. For more information, please visit online at http://www.newracom.com.

About Askey

Founded in 1989, Askey Computer Corp. specializes in creating solutions and ecosystems for those who want the best in Smart Connected environments.

Askey has been the preferred carrier-grade solution partner for communications providers, major Telecom Operators and Consumer Product Providers worldwide. To learn more, please visit: https://www.askey.com/.