Rolling Wireless extended its portfolio of automotive-grade telematics modules with a 5G product series. The 5G RN91xx, based on Qualcomm Technologies' Snapdragon Automotive 5G Platform, is designed to deliver 5G connectivity solutions to car original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier-1 suppliers.
The 5G RN91xx series is designed to deliver 5G Release 15 connectivity to the global automotive industry with 4G LTE, 3G, and 2G fallback, covering worldwide networks. The series is also designed to support 5G standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) network architectures, and offers optional features including dual sim dual active (DSDA), SF global navigation satellite system (SF-GNSS), and multi-frequency GNSS (MF-GNSS) to enable accurate location positioning. It also features integrated C-V2X technology, enabling V2X communication for improved safety. The 5G RN9xx series intends to deliver hardware and software forward compatibility with the future 5G Release 16 standard.
The 5G RN91xx is a smart connectivity solution delivered with the Legato integrated software platform, which is designed to optimize the telematics application development process and is used in the automotive industry. Offering software architecture flexibility, it allows customers to build their telematics applications with any combination of Legato software and other software building blocks, such as the Qualcomm Technologies Telematics SDK.
Samples of Rolling Wireless RN91xx 5G NADs are available now, with commercial availability expected by mid-2022.
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