Chipset Solution for Category 1 LTE Devices for the Internet of Things (IoT)

The Calliope LTE Platform for IoT is a member of Sequans’ StreamliteLTE™ family of LTE chipset products. Calliope is designed specifically for wearables and other Category 1 M2M and IoT devices. Calliope comprises baseband and RF chips, an integrated IoT applications processor running Sequans’ carrier-proven LTE protocol stack, an IMS client, and a comprehensive software package for over-the-air device management and packet routing. It includes Sequans’ powerful interference rejection technology, Sequans AIR™.

Applications
Calliope is ideal for adding Cat 1 LTE connectivity to M2M and IoT modules and is also suitable for wearables and M2M devices for metering, home automation, and automotive applications.

Highlights

  • Validated by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless, KDDI, NTT Docomo and T-Mobile
  • Throughput: up to Category 1 – 10 Mbps DL/ 5 Mbps UL
  • Ultra low power consumption
  • 3GPP Release 10; software-upgradable to Release 11
  • FDD and TDD, up to 20 MHz LTE channels
  • Embedded application CPU
  • Wafer-level packaging
  • Supports VoLTE and location based services
  • Host environments: Android, Android Wear, Linux, Windows, Real Time OS
  • Versatile interfaces to host system: UART, USB, HSIC
  • Includes Sequans AIR™ interference cancelation technology
  • Certified for VoLTE by Verizon Wireless
  • EZLinkLTE Module for Verizon (VZ120Q) and EVK available

Testimonials

There is a big momentum developing around Cat 1 LTE in Japan, and having the support of Sequans with their Cat 1 Calliope chipset strengthens our IoT strategy and network development, enabling us to extend the reach of our LTE network to support M2M applications in industrial sectors.

Toshiyuki Futakata – Director, Communication Device Development Department, Radio Access Technology Group, NTT DOCOMO

We’re thrilled to partner with Sequans to power the next generation of our telematics devices. Sequans’ LTE Cat 1 Calliope solution is well-suited to power vehicle tracking devices and we can promise our customers advanced connectivity with the added benefit of a cost-effective yet future proof fleet management solution.

Neil Cawse – CEO, Geotab

Calliope Awards

Certifications

Calliope Modules

VZ120Q Module

LGA module for LTE Cat 1 IoT devices for Verizon

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US130Q Module

LGA module for LTE Cat 1 IoT devices for T-Mobile and AT&T

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SP150Q Module

LGA module for LTE Cat 1 IoT devices for Sprint

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EU140Q Module

LGA Cat 1 Module for Europe

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Calliope Development Platforms

Calliope VZ120Q EVK

Enables designers to demonstrate and evaluate the features and performance of Sequans Calliope VZ120Q module solution for Verizon, LTE bands 4 and 13.

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