Murata’s Dual Communication Module: LoRaWAN® + Satellite (S-Band)

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (referred to as “Murata”) (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 6981) (ISIN: JP3914400001) announces the development of its groundbreaking communication module, the “Type 2GT.” This innovative module supports both LoRaWAN® and satellite communication, marking a significant advancement in IoT technology. Scheduled for mass production starting March 2024, this versatile module is poised to revolutionize various IoT applications including smart agriculture, environmental sensing, and smart homes.

In response to the evolving landscape of communication infrastructure, characterized by the rapid development of technologies like 5G and IoT, Murata has pioneered a solution that integrates LoRaWAN® and satellite communication capabilities. This addresses the growing demand for reliable communication in areas where traditional cellular networks are unavailable.

The “Type 2GT” module is powered by Semtech’s cutting-edge chipset, the “LoRa Connect TM LR1121,” which enables seamless integration of LoRaWAN® and satellite communication functionalities. Operating within the frequency range of 860MHz to 930MHz and 2.4GHz (ISM Band) with a transmit power of 22dBm, this module ensures long-distance and satellite communications with exceptional performance.

Murata’s expertise in wireless design, space-saving installation, and product processing technologies has led to the miniaturization of the “Type 2GT” module, measuring just 9.98×8.70×1.74mm. Furthermore, it has obtained standard certifications in key regions including Europe, the United States, Canada, and Japan, streamlining the IoT device design process and accelerating time-to-market.

Looking ahead, Murata remains committed to meeting market demands by expanding its product portfolio and facilitating the widespread adoption of IoT devices across various environments.

Carlo Tinella, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Semtech, expressed his satisfaction with Murata’s achievement, highlighting the significance of this advanced multi-band LoRa® module in simplifying application development processes and enhancing security in the IoT industry.

Key Features:

  • Simultaneous support for multiple frequency bands of LoRaWAN® + satellite communication
  • Long-distance communication and satellite communication support from 860MHz to 930MHz, 2.4GHz (ISM Band) with a transmit power of 22dBm
  • Miniaturization of IoT devices facilitated by module compactness
  • Standard certifications obtained in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Japan

Main Specifications:

  • Product Name: LBAA0XV2GT-001
  • Type Name: Type 2GT
  • IC Manufacturer: Semtech
  • IC Product Name: LR1121
  • Supported Frequency Bands: 860-930MHz, 2.4GHz, 2.1GHz S-Band
  • Size: 9.98 x 8.70 x 1.74(max.)mm
  • Host Interface: SPI/GPIOs
  • ETSI Report: Gained
  • FCC Certification: Gained
  • ISED Certification: Gained

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