Soracom Announces Global Collaboration with Sony Semiconductor Solutions SPRESENSE ™ IoT MCUs

Soracom’s global IoT connectivity includes SPRESENSE’s list of recommended LTE carriers; the SPRESENSE microcontroller board is available for purchase through Soracom

SEATTLE AND LONDON, June 08, 2022-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Soracom, Inc., a global provider of advanced IoT connectivity, announced today that the SPRESENSE ™ board of Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “SSS”) has joined the ecosystem of Soracom Partner Space, and that SSS has qualified Soracom as a recommended connectivity provider for its SPRESENSE microcontrollers.

The SPRESENSE 6-core SSS microcontroller board is ideal for professional IoT use cases, and offers a streamlined form factor, very low power consumption, multiple sensor inputs, internal GPS, and AI support. on the side. The unique combination of solid computing performance and advanced power efficiency makes SPRESENSE ideal for edge computing. SPRESENSE is integrated into applications where there is a need for sensor analysis, machine learning, image processing and data filtering, and where other microcontroller-based alternatives are insufficient.

SSS’s SPRESENSE LTE add-on board offers an integrated antenna for Cat-M1 LTE global connectivity. Along with Soracom’s global IoT connectivity, SSS’s SPRESENSE LTE expansion card makes it easy to connect virtually anywhere in the world, control connections via the Soracom console and API, and access a wide range of services supporting secure private network, data and protocol management, and integration with leading cloud platforms.

“The partnership with Soracom brings global connectivity to our SPRESENSE IoT solution, providing an out-of-the-box experience, ensuring our customers are committed to developing innovative IoT solutions, especially for in edge AI applications, ”said Kenichi Nakano, General Manager of Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation.

Supporting over 4 million connections through global IoT coverage in over 160 countries, Soracom offers a range of powerful connectivity solutions that enable IoT deployments to connect easily and securely. on hyperscale forefront platforms, reduce data and power requirements, and manage total cost of ownership on scale.

Soracom Partner Space gives partners direct access to technical opportunities and partnerships to provide services to IoT innovators around the world. In return, customers will find trusted partners who will help them measure and bring their solutions to market 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 LTE-M SPRESENSE IoT connectivity kit in its online store. The bundle also includes the official SPRESENSE LTE expansion card, a Soracom IoT SIM card, and access to Soracom’s connectivity and platform services.

“Soracom is committed to partnering with industry leaders in hardware, software and services to provide customers with a robust global ecosystem that accelerates market time and scale success,” said Kenta Yasukawa. , co-founder and chief technology officer of Soracom. “Sony’s SPRESENSE offers IoT innovators an exceptional platform to create new connected experiences that take full advantage of the edge and the cloud. »

To learn more about the SPRESENSE LTE-M IoT Connectivity Kit, or to purchase it, visit the Soracom store or the SPRESENSE webpage.

SPRESENSE ™ is a trademark of Sony Group Corporation.

About SPRESENSE ™

SPRESENSE is a low-power board computer for the IoT, equipped with a GPS receiver and supporting high-resolution audio codecs. The board enables IoT versatility and can be developed for many applications, such as drones using GPS technology and high-performance processors, smart speakers with audio recording and playback functions from high resolution, as well as integrated all-digital amplifier or a low-power time-lapse video camera using the camera interface. SPRESENSE will make the IoT smarter and more efficient.

About Soracom

Soracom is a leader in IoT connectivity democratization, delivering powerful solutions designed to make it easy to build, operate, and scale IoT deployments. Founded in 2015, Soracom now serves more than 20,000 startups, SMBs and global businesses in all industries, including agriculture, energy, construction, transportation, consumer electronics, manufacturing, real estate and health. Customers trust Soracom for its affordable and reliable connectivity, which helps speed market time, make connecting to the cloud easier, and provide access to an ecosystem of partners around the world. For more information, visit www.soracom.io.

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