VVDN Technologies, Intel Team Up to Bring 5G IoT Gateway Solution

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The engineering and R&D services team of VVDN and the 5G team at Intel are coming together for defining, prototyping, testing and delivering the 5G IoT Gateway solution

VVDN Technologies, in collaboration with Intel, designed a 5G Internet of Things (IoT) Gateway Solution that is based on Fibocom FG100 module with an Intel® XMM™ 8160 5G chipset. The new gateway can also operate on both sub-6GHz and mmWave spectrum.

Opportunity for OEMs

Commenting on the development, Vivek Bansal, President – Engineering, VVDN Technologies, said, “The world is on the verge of transitioning to 5G, which comes with a promise to transform the world. The demand for faster connections and better customer experience are the crucial priorities for OEMs today. The teaming up of VVDN with Intel will empower the first wave of 5G-based gateway solutions. The 5G IoT Gateway Solution will provide OEMs with an opportunity to address the latency and performance challenge significantly and will enable the truly connected world.”

Chenwei Yan, VP and GM – Connected Products and Programs, Intel, said, “5G will transform how we live, work and play, ushering in a wave of innovation and enabling new markets. Our work with VVDN will help operators worldwide extend 5G services to fixed wireless broadband, delivering experiences that benefit from lower latency, expanded capacity and enhanced speeds.”

Faster internet connectivity

The engineering and R&D services team of VVDN and the 5G team at Intel are coming together for defining, prototyping, testing and delivering the new 5G solution. The two companies, as a part of the project, created an LTE Cat 16 IoT Gateway with Fibocom L860 module that is based on Intel XMM 7560 4G chipset. This advanced gateway offers 4G LTE Cat 16 Internet connectivity through an 802.11n/ac dual Wi-Fi network, giving users with Internet access with speeds up to 10 times faster than the present solutions.

The new 5G IoT gateway is likely to be available in 2020.

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