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Morse Micro makes CES splash – to pitch Wi-Fi HaLow for ‘mass-market’ IoT

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At CES in Las Vegas this week, the Australian semiconductor company Morse Micro, which is creating Wi-Fi HaLow for low-power mid-range IoT solutions, has made a flurry of announcements, including  Another (“strategic”) partnership with US-based networking company Edgecore Networks on a new Wi-Fi HaLow router for outdoor IoT applications, as well as an international certification for the new Quectel-made Internet of Things module and Zetifi’s partnership to address rural Internet Technology black spots in the agricultural sector.

At CES, Morse Micro is likewise showcasing a variety of IoT partners and applications that focus on different industries, including smart cities, smart factories, and smart homes. 0 settings, as well as a mesh-based network extender for remote and broadband networks. These include demonstrations of several gateways and access points, including dual-mode Wi-Fi 6 and Whims-HaLow devices, as well as the Matter smart-home protocol, which runs on top of those devices. These also include machine vision, security, and doorbell camera applications.

According to Michael De Nil, co-founder and CEO of Morse Micro, Wi-Fi HaLow... offers throughputs that no additional long-range wireless technology can match and extends beyond the constrained capabilities of legacy WiFi. Momentum is growing as the Wi-Fi Alliance makes significant efforts to advertise [its ] advantages for IoT. In order to create IoT products for a variety of consumer and business applications that are promoting the widespread adoption of Wi-Fi HaLow technology, our partners have incorporated our full range of wireless connectivity solutions.

Morse Micro makes CES splash – to pitch Wi-Fi HaLow for 'mass-market' IoT

Revolutionizing IoT Connectivity: Morse Micro’s MM6108 Silicon and Quectel Wireless’ FGH100M Module Lead Wi-Fi HaLow Advancements

Wi-Fi HaLow 802. In global ISM bands, 11ah uses sub-GHz spectrum frequencies between 850 and 950 MHz. These have benefits over the unregistered2. Far as the spectrum is less congested and the frequency is lower, Wi-Fi is usually used in 4 GHz and 5GHz bands, which improves reliability, propagation, and coverage. As a result, Wi-Fi is essentially viable for lower-power wider-area IoT cases thanks to the HaLow version. Users of the technology, including Morse Micro, assert that it offers a 10-fold increase in range when compared to standard Wi-Fi.

In terms of coverage area, the marketing likewise suggests a 100-fold increase, and 1,000 times an increase in coverage volume. According to Morse Micro,” The IoT’s explosive growth has compelled a rethinking of Wi-Fi, exposing scientific gaps in range and power efficiency, and what role WiFi should play in an all-encompassing connected world.Wi—Fi HaLow… resolves these issues for Wi–Fi connectivity in IiT applications.” It asserts that its MM6108 silicon, which is currently being sampled, is the market’s “fastest, smallest, lowest-power, and longest-range” Wi-Fi HaLow chip.

Based on the MM6108 system on chip ( SoC), the FGH100M module from Chinese IoT manufacturer Quectel Wireless has now received CE and Federal Communications Commission (FCC ) certifications in Europe and the US, respectively. According to a statement, the certification is an important step in broadening the market reach of Wi-Fi HaLow technology. This industry-first accomplishment not just confirms the protocol’s readiness for the international market but also solidifies its status as the industry standard.

Expanding Connectivity: Morse Micro and Quectel’s Global Collaboration in Wi-Fi HaLow Technology

Morse Micro and Quectel began collaborating in March of next year. Western CE certification, according to Morse Micro, shows the standard’s “global acceptance.” The Wi-Fi HaLow technology, according to Norbert Muhrer, president of Quectel Wireless Solutions, “represents the future of international connectivity, and receiving both the CE mark and the FCC certification is a testament to the dependability, safety, e-compatibility of the modules.” This milestone and other industry certifications have been made possible thanks to our partnership with Morse Micro.

According to Morse Micro, the agreement with Zetifi will elevate “farm-wide Wi-Fi… to a whole new level.” With a focus on “long-range Wi-Fi coverage extension products,” Zetifi offers last-mile connectivity for “vehicles, machinery, and farms.” According to them, “This collaboration makes use of Wi-Fi HaLow’s long-range capabilities to enable more farmers than ever before to adopt precision agriculture, remote monitoring, and get ready for the introduction of connectivity-dependent autonomous machinery.”

Zetifi provides two main products: a mobile-mounted roaming Wi-Fi hotspot called ZeTiRover and an ultra-reachable long-range WiFi little cell referred to as ZitiCell. The latter has two modems for backhaul to numerous biological and Wi-Fi networks, integrated antennas, and can be moved between vehicles. In rural areas, its multi-carrier functionality offers redundancy and additional coverage options. Additionally, it makes it possible for the ZetiRover to repeat Wi-Fi from a mobile or satellite connection up to three kilometers away.

While the ZetiRover now uses 2, it was stated in a statement. 4 GHz Wi-Fi was used to build the crucial connection between the ZetiCell and ZeTiRover; however, while this connection is adequate, it can be easily broken by obstructed natural features like trees or rough terrain. The long-range, sub-GHz Wi-Fi HaLow technology from Morse Micro will be used in the next generation of ZetiRover and ZeTiCell products to enable immediate connections to cameras and sensors that have been enabled by this technology. ”

Empowering Smart Farming: Zetifi’s Partnership with Morse Micro and Edgecore’s EAP112 IoT Router

IoT is revolutionizing farming, according to Dan Winson, chief executive and founder of Zetifi, and Wi-Fi HaLow, the second version of WiFi optimized for the Internet of Things, is assisting the company in realizing the promise of intelligent, related farming technology. In Zetifi’s mission to use remote-area connectivity to bring modern advancements to present farming, our partnership with Morse Micro is a turning point.

The Edgecore EAP112, which likewise supports Wi-Fi 6 and Matter, as well as 4G LTE, BLE, Zigbee, and Thread, is the end result of Morse Micro’s work with edgecore Networks. The pair claimed that the EAP112 is in a unique position to connect thousands of IoT devices to one device, signaling an important development in the field. The MM6108 module is used by the router. It is made for difficult terrain and climates with temperatures between -30 and 50 degrees Celsius; It has an IP65 rating for dust and water resistance.

According to TangeTai Hsu, vice president of Edgecore Networks,” The EAP112 represents a pivotal moment in utilizing the vast potential of IoT connectivity, bringing significant advantages to our clientele in both commercial and consumer segments… We have started proof-of-concept collaborations with selected geographical customers.” BeMap, our dependable partner, is getting ready to launch the EAP112’s sales and marketing in Japan. In the meantime, Edgecore Wi-Fi is getting ready to launch EAP112 pre-orders on the international market later this year.

Matthew Boyle

Matthew Boyle is a distinguished Smart City Consultant, renowned for his expertise in IoT (Internet of Things) and cutting-edge urban technology solutions. With a deep understanding of Smart City initiatives, Matthew excels in leveraging IoT innovations to transform urban landscapes into efficient, sustainable, and connected environments. His strategic insights and hands-on experience in urban planning, data analytics, and IoT implementation make him a trusted expert in the field. Matthew Boyle is your go-to consultant for navigating the complex world of Smart Cities, ensuring seamless integration of IoT technologies, and unlocking the potential of data-driven urban solutions. With his guidance, your city can thrive in the digital age, enhancing quality of life and fostering a sustainable future.

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