ENTERPRISE IOT

Soracom Partners with Sony's Spresense IoT Microcontrollers

Soracom | June 08, 2022

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SPRESENSE from Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation has joined the Soracom Partner Space ecosystem, and SSS has recognized Soracom as a recommended provider of connectivity for its SPRESENSE microcontrollers, according to Soracom, Inc., a global provider of sophisticated IoT connectivity.

With a streamlined physical design, ultra-low power consumption, various sensor inputs, inbuilt GPS, and edge AI support, SSS's SPRESENSE 6-core microcontroller board is suited for professional IoT use cases. In addition, SPRESENSE is ideal for edge computing because of its unique combination of strong processing performance and excellent power economy. SPRESENSE is used in applications where sensor analysis, machine learning, image processing, and data filtering are required, but other microcontroller-based solutions fall short.

For global LTE Cat-M1 connectivity, SSS's SPRESENSE LTE extension board includes an onboard antenna. SSS's SPRESENSE LTE extension board, when combined with Soracom's global IoT connectivity, makes it simple to connect almost anywhere in the world, control connections via the Soracom console and API, and access a wide range of services supporting secure private networking, data and protocol management, and integration with leading cloud platforms.

"Collaboration with Soracom enables global connectivity to our IoT SPRESENSE solution, providing an out-of-the-box experience that ensures our customers can be dedicated to driving innovative IoT solutions, especially for Edge AI applications," 

Kenichi Nakano, General Manager, Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Soracom offers a portfolio of robust connectivity solutions that help IoT deployments connect securely and easily to leading hyper-scale platforms, reduce data and power requirements, and manage total cost of ownership at scale, with more than 4 million connections and global IoT coverage in more than 160 countries.

The Soracom Partner Space gives partners access to real-time opportunities and technical partnerships to help IoT entrepreneurs worldwide. As a result, consumers may locate trustworthy partners who can assist them in bringing products to market and scaling them up faster, creating differentiators, and simplifying the IoT journey. In addition, many of Soracom's expansion efforts have been backed by Soracom's space partners.

"Soracom is committed to partnering with leaders in hardware, software, and services to offer customers a robust global ecosystem that accelerates speed to market and success at scale," said Kenta Yasukawa, co-founder and CTO, Soracom. "Sony's SPRESENSE offers IoT innovators an exceptional platform for creation of new connected experiences that take full advantage of edge and the cloud."

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