Semtech Corporation, a global supplier of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, and Sierra Wireless, Inc., an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, announced a definitive agreement under which Semtech will acquire all outstanding shares of Sierra Wireless for US$31 per share in an all-cash transaction representing a total enterprise value of approximately US$1.2 billion, subject to customary closing conditions.
Individually, the various components that make up an IoT system are well understood:
- A sensor that captures data
- A serial bus that communicates data to an edge processor
- An edge processor that writes data to memory
- A wireless link like cellular that transmits data to a local or remote cloud
- A web dashboard that allows users to observe data as information and do something with it
Sierra Wireless’ IoT background is helping enable Mobile Viewpoint to bring their next-generation 5G mobile video encoder to market.
ON Semiconductor announced that Sierra Wireless has selected QCS-AX Wi-Fi 6 chipsets to power the Wi-Fi functionality of its XR Series of multi-network 5G routers.
Sierra Wireless announced that its EM9190 5G New Radio (NR) embedded module and the MG90 5G multi-network 5G vehicle router have both been certified to operate on T-Mobile’s 5G network in the United States.
Aquamonitrix Utilizes Octave Edge-to-Cloud IoT Solution for Water Quality Monitoring From Sierra Wireless - NewsJune 10, 2021
Sierra Wireless announced that Aquamonitrix is using Sierra Wireless Octave, the all-in one edge-to-cloud solution for connecting industrial assets to the cloud.
Sierra Wireless announced its next generation of 5G mobile broadband embedded modules, the EM92 Series.