Sierra Wireless Announces Availability of 5G module with mmWave support

August 19, 2020 Perry Cohen

Sierra Wireless announced the availability of its EM919x 5G NR Sub-6 GHz and mmWave embedded modules. The modules, which are based on M.2 form factor, enable OEMs to deploy secure connectivity worldwide at high speed, ultra-low latency in many IIoT applications.

The 5G modules have support for mmWave, Sub-6 GHz and LTE, as defined by the 3GPP Release 15 standard. Per the company, the modules modules will power next-generation devices that deliver high-bandwidth, low-latency applications, including private networks, enterprise networking, edge processing, live streaming, video security, e-gaming, smart factories, robotics, drones, virtual reality and machine learning.

The EM9190 features automatic 4G and 3G fallback networks, integrated GNSS receiver, and FCC certification for CBRS networks. As available in the M.2 form factor, simple upgrade paths to mmWave are provided, as well as the EM7690 LTE Cat-20 module to help facilitate the migration and differentiation between 4G LTE and 5G.

Among the leading OEMs designing 5G platforms with Sierra Wireless’ EM919x modules include Allied Telesis, Dynabook, LiveU, NEC Personal Computers, and Panasonic.

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