Today the new Hologram Nova LTE is in stock and available for purchase. Based on the popular Hologram Nova 2G/3G USB Modem the Nova LTE provides IoT Single Board Computers, like the Raspberry Pi and Beagle Boards, access to global 4G LTE-M and NB-IoT cellular networks. In July we announced the Nova-LTE open for pre-orders.… Continue Reading
Today, Hologram announced the pre-order for the next version of our Nova platform, a global LTE-M & NB-IoT Nova. This enables low power cellular prototyping via platforms like the Rapsberry Pi and BeagleBone Black.
How real-time is your driving application? For self-driving vehicles, it depends on architecture. Is your device using the cloud? Or edge computing? If it’s the latter, the answer truly depends on the speed and bandwidth of cellular 4G IoT networks. The average time for data to travel from cloud to car is about 100 milliseconds. For… Continue Reading
It is easy to become jaded with the term “blockchain.” Although the turbulent nature of blockchain ICOs may have added credibility to the claims of skeptics, skepticism can be healthy when new disruptive technology emerges. In fact, skepticism is likely a form of fuel for emerging technologies. As the Hype Cycle of any new technology… Continue Reading
Starting last week on July 6th anyone in America importing Chinese electronic components (including wireless devices and components) may experience a 25% price increase. The jump in cost comes from a new U.S. import tariff covering some common electronic parts. The tariff is a result of the White House’s position on international trade. Particularly its… Continue Reading
Hologram has over 500 carrier partners, so we keep an eye out for when each carrier deploys new cellular technology. Of particular interest is new low power deployments like LTE-M and NB-IOT. We outline the new deployments we’re tracking for Q3 of 2018.
Electric scooters are showing up in cities around the globe, often unprompted. These cellular connected devices showcase what is possible when software companies can rent out real world hardware. Read about how it could impact your next business idea.
We cover the best cellular IoT development boards and shields available in 2018. Most of these boards include support for the new LTE-M and NB-IoT standard, but with lack of ubiquitous NB-IoT coverage, we still see manufacturers releasing new boards that support 2G/3G.