Soracom’s global IoT connection added SPRESENSE recommended LTE operator list; SPRESENSE microcontroller cards can be purchased through Soracom.
Soracom, Inc., a global provider of advanced IoT connectivity, announced today that SPRESENSE ™ of Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation (hereinafter “SSS”) has joined the Soracom Partner Space ecosystem, and SSS has identified Soracom as a recommended vendor of connectivity to its SPRESENSE microcontrollers.
SSS’S SPRESENSE 6-core microcontroller board is ideal for professional IoT use cases with a streamlined form factor, ultra-low power consumption, multiple sensor inputs, internal GPS and edge AI support. The unique combination of solid computer performance and advanced power efficiency makes SPRESENSE suitable for edge computing. SPRESENSE is found in applications where sensor analysis, machine learning, image processing and data filtering are needed, where other microcontroller-based alternatives fall short.
SSS’S SPRESENSE LTE expansion card offers a built-in antenna for global LTE Cat-M1 connectivity. Combined with Soracom’s global IoT connectionSSS’S SPRESENSE LTE expansion card makes it easy to connect almost anywhere in the world, manage connections through the Soracom console and API and access a wide range of services that support secure private networking, data and protocol management and integration with leading cloud platforms.
“Collaboration with Soracom enables global connectivity to our IoT SPRESENSE solution, providing an out-of-the-box experience that ensures our customers can be dedicated to driving innovative IoT solutions, particularly to Edge AI applications, “ said Kenichi Nakano, General Manager, Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation.
Soracom supports more than 4 million connections with global IoT coverage in more than 160 countries and offers a portfolio of powerful connectivity solutions that help IoT implementations connect securely and easily to leading hyperscaler platforms, reduce data and power requirements and manage total cost of ownership by weight.
Soracom Partner Space gives partners access to live capabilities and technical collaborations to provide services to IoT innovators worldwide. In return, customers are able to find reliable partners who will help them bring solutions to market and scale faster, create differentiators and simplify the IoT journey. Soracom Partner Space partners have supported many of the projects behind Soracom’s expansion.
Soracom now offers the SPRESENSE LTE-M IoT Connectivity Kit in its online store. The package also includes the official LTE expansion card for SPRESENSE, a Soracom IoT SIM card and access to Soracom connectivity and platform services.
“Soracom is committed to partnering with leaders in hardware, software and services to offer customers a robust global ecosystem that accelerates market speed and large-scale success.” said Kenta Yasukawa, co-founder and CTO, Soracom.
“Sony’s SPRESENSE offers IoT innovators a unique platform to create new connected experiences that take full advantage of the edge and the cloud.”