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Altair Semiconductor

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About Altair Semiconductor

Altair Semiconductor provides Internet of Things (IoT) chipsets. It offers chipsets for vehicle telematics, smart utility meters, personal and logistics trackers, home appliances, consumer electronics, and other IoT devices. It was founded in 2005 and is based in Hod Hasharon, Israel. In January 2016, Altair Semiconductor was acquired by Sony.

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6 Ha'harash Street P.O Box 7158

Hod Hasharon, 45240,



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Altair Semiconductor Patents

Altair Semiconductor has filed 33 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Cryptographic protocols
  • Cryptography
  • Key management
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Sensors, Electronic circuits, Capacitors, Analog circuits, Image sensors


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Latest Altair Semiconductor News

Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Chipset Market is Expected to Surpass increasing adoption of IoT devices, low power consumption, cost-effectiveness coverage, and government initiatives Help the Market to Reach New Heights

Apr 14, 2023

Riot Micro Inc Smart City Segment to Drive Higher Sales Due to the Efficient Connectivity Solutions for Smart City Applications A recent analysis has revealed that the Smart City segment has significantly contributed to the rapid growth of the Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Chipset market in 2021. This segment's impact is expected to persist from 2022 to 2030 due to NB-IoT's effective connectivity solutions for smart city applications like smart lighting, waste management, and parking management. SkyQuest's study has recently confirmed that 60% of smart city projects worldwide are using LPWAN technologies, including NB-IoT, to enable their solutions. These findings affirm the notion that the sales of the NB-IoT chipset market are being propelled by the smart cities application segment. The Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Chipset market analysis indicates that North America is set to become a significant player from 2022 to 2030. SkyQuest's projection shows that the region is expected to grow at a CAGR of 39.82% during the forecast period, driven by the rising adoption of IoT devices, the presence of prominent market players, and government initiatives. Browse summary of the report and Complete Table of Contents (ToC): Hardware Type Segment to Exhibit Strong Growth Due to Increasing Adoption of NB-IoT Chipsets in Hardware Devices The dominant method in the Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Chipset market in 2021 was the Hardware Type segment, and it is anticipated to continue leading from 2022 to 2030. This trend is fueled by the growing adoption of NB-IoT chipsets in hardware devices such as sensors, trackers, and meters. According to SkyQuest's report, the NB-IoT chipset hardware market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 37.34% during the forecast period. Furthermore, the Asia Pacific region has emerged as a significant force in the Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Chipset market and is expected to maintain its leading position by 2030. SkyQuest has predicted remarkable growth in the Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Chipset market for the Asia Pacific region, with a projected CAGR of 42.97% during the forecast period. This expansion can be attributed to the increasing adoption of IoT devices, government initiatives towards smart cities and industrial automation, and the presence of key players in the region. A comprehensive analysis of the major players in the Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Chipset market has been recently conducted in a report. The report encompasses various aspects, including collaborations, mergers, innovative business policies, and strategies, providing valuable insights into key trends and breakthroughs in the market. Furthermore, the report scrutinizes the market share of the top segments and presents a detailed geographic analysis. Lastly, the report highlights the major players in the industry and their endeavors to develop innovative solutions to cater to the growing demand. Key Developments in Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Chipset Market Sony Semiconductor Israel has launched a new dual-band low-power cellular IoT chipset solution that integrates both LTE-M and NB-IoT modems. The new ALT1350 chipset also supports non-terrestrial satellite (NTN) connectivity, in addition to cellular, satellite-GNSS, and Wi-Fi positioning. It includes an extra transceiver for IEEE 802.15.4-based protocols in sub-GHz and 2.4GHz ISM bands, covering Wi-Sun, U-Bus Air, and wireless M-Bus, making it an ideal choice for point-to-point or mesh-based local-area sensor networking. Sony Semiconductor Israel and Fibocom Wireless Inc. are collaborating to launch the MS18 series 5G LPWA module, which will be officially announced at Embedded World 2023. Fibocom Wireless Inc. is a global provider of IoT wireless solutions and wireless communication modules, while Sony Semiconductor Israel is a leading provider of Cellular IoT chipsets. Speak to Analyst for your custom requirements:

Altair Semiconductor Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Altair Semiconductor founded?

    Altair Semiconductor was founded in 2005.

  • Where is Altair Semiconductor's headquarters?

    Altair Semiconductor's headquarters is located at 6 Ha'harash Street, Hod Hasharon.

  • What is Altair Semiconductor's latest funding round?

    Altair Semiconductor's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Altair Semiconductor raise?

    Altair Semiconductor raised a total of $124M.

  • Who are the investors of Altair Semiconductor?

    Investors of Altair Semiconductor include Sony, Celesta Capital, SanDisk Ventures, Jerusalem Global Ventures, Jerusalem Venture Partners and 8 more.

  • Who are Altair Semiconductor's competitors?

    Competitors of Altair Semiconductor include Brite Semiconductor and 4 more.

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