November 6, 2023 |

Quectel achieves ISO 26262 certification

Quectel has been awarded the ISO 26262 automotive functional-safety process certificate by the Bureau Veritas (BV) third-party certification body. This confirms that Quectel has established a complete set of functional-safety management processes in accordance with ISO 26262 standards, providing continuous support for the design and manufacturing of products that adhere to international safety standards. In […]

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November 1, 2023 |

Quectel demands Renesas stops “false accusations”

Quectel has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Japanese electronics firm Renesas demanding it immediately stop making false accusations about Quectel and its IoT modules and renounce a September 2023 PowerPoint presentation titled “Attacking Quectel Sockets” that Renesas sent to Quectel customers. The Renesas document asserts that Quectel’s modules are on a US government banned list […]

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October 25, 2023 |

Quectel unveils six antennas for IoT devices

Quectel has unveiled six antennas to provide connectivity performance for IoT devices and cover use cases from 5G to non-terrestrial networks (NTNs). “We’re delighted to further augment our comprehensive range of antennas with the addition of these new antennas and evaluation boards,” said Norbert Muhrer, president of Quectel Wireless. “IoT applications increasingly demand high-performance antennas […]

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October 17, 2023 |

Mikroe picks Quectel for GNSS Click boards

MikroElektronika (Mikroe) has picked Quectel dual-band, multi-constellation GNSS modules for its RTK (real-time kinematic) Click boards that support the concurrent reception of global GNSS constellations including GPS, BDS, Glonass and Galileo. The LC29H reduces multipath interference within dense urban canyons and improves positioning accuracy. The GNSS modules have been designed to meet consumer mass-market requirements […]

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October 11, 2023 |

Quectel adds Intelligence, RTK navigation to ZCS

Zucchetti Centro Sistemi (ZCS) has selected Quectel technology for their robotic lawnmaker products. The ZCS Twenty 29, 4.0 – 4.36 – 4.50 Elite RTK lawnmowers will feature the Quectel LG69T series GNSS module and will harness the precision of the ZCS Cloud Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation system. The Quectel LG69T series features dual-band options […]

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October 4, 2023 |

Quectel LTE-A module targets Emea, Apac and Brazil

Quectel Wireless has introduced an LTE-Advanced Cat 6 module for the Emea, Apac and Brazil markets. The EM060K-EA module is available in the M.2 form factor, measuring 30.0 by 42.0 by 2.3mm and powered by the Snapdragon X12 LTE modem from Qualcomm. It adopts 3GPP Release 12 technology and supports a theoretical peak date rate […]

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September 27, 2023 |

US consultancy scores Quectel high on security

Quectel has started a cyber-security transparency programme after receiving high security scores from Ohio-based cyber-security consultancy Finite State. Testing by Finite State showed that Quectel’s products exceeded industry standards and best practices in multiple security measures. Quectel engaged Finite State, a third-party expert security firm focused on managing software supply chain risk for the enterprise, […]

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August 2, 2023 |

Soracom collaborates on iSIM with Quectel and Murata

IoT provider Soracom has expanded its proof-of-concept collaboration programme to include new iSIM-compatible modules from Quectel and Murata. This expanded partnership supports commercial deployment of iSIM (integrated subscriber identity module) for its customers and follows, in June 2021, a joint iSIM proof of concept with Sony Semiconductor Israel, a cellular IoT chipset provider, and Kigen, […]

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August 2, 2023 |

Quectel LTE modules handle wifi and Bluetooth

Quectel Wireless has launched a series of multi-mode smart LTE modules equipped with wifi and Bluetooth capabilities. Designed to support multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) technology to improve performance and reliability, the SC696S LTE Cat 4 modules empower a wide array of applications with their built-in Linux operating system. Using the Qualcomm QCM6125 system-on-chip (SoC) for IoT, […]

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July 26, 2023 |

Quectel introduces Android smart module

Quectel has launched an Android smart module for industrial and consumer applications that require high processing power and multimedia functions. The SG885G-WF is powered by the Qualcomm QCS8550 system-on-chip (SoC) for IoT. It supports Wifi 7 and Bluetooth 5.3, and incorporates 2×2 wifi MIMO technology, providing users with enhanced connectivity. “Qualcomm is proud to collaborate […]

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July 19, 2023 |

Quectel and Finite State manage software supply risk

Quectel has partnered with Finite State, a specialist in managing software supply chain risk for the enterprise, to enhance the security of its modules through security testing, improved software supply chain visibility and software risk management. The partnership aims to address the rapidly evolving regulatory environment and the need for robust and verifiable information about […]

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