Thundercomm joins with Microsoft to launch its plug and play asset tracking offering supporting LTE-M/NB-IoT connectivity

Thundercomm, provider of smart device hardware and software technologies and services, has teamed up with Microsoft, to introduce an Azure IoT certified “plug and play” Thundercomm TurboX Asset Tag device at Microsoft Build Conference. This asset tag device allows customers to locate, record and conduct data for asset tracking with on-demand frequency and extremely low power consumption.

The TurboX Asset Tag includes a multimode cellular IoT core module developed by Thundercomm. This module is based on Qualcomm chipset platform. Built-in Global Navigation Satellite System, which supports GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and Beidou, and Wi-Fi module realize geolocation indoor and outdoor.

The device supports LTE-M and NB-IoT connectivity, ultra-low power consumption and low-bandwidth networks allows the device gather and process data at the edge then send important and effective information to cloud directly, making the whole process cost-effective and easy to use.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Thundercomm is a joint venture between Thunder Software Technology and Qualcomm (Guizhou) Investment Co., Ltd. Thundercomm was established to accelerate innovation in the Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive industry, providing one-stop solutions powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile and automotive platforms.

Through its capability in operating systems including Android, Linux, and others, a broad software and on-device AI technology portfolio gaining from ThunderSoft, featuring advanced Snapdragon mobile platform technology, and a global support network, Thundercomm is a valuable and trusted partner to global customers aiming to build high-quality next generation products and fast time-to-market.

After certified by Microsoft Azure IoT, solution developers or customers can deploy the devices into their IoT projects and manage the information through Azure IoT Cloud without writing a single line of codes.

With increasing demands for high-value property inventory with positioning, tracking and managing in the industries such as logistics, medical, electrical and luxury, TurboX Asset Tag is an ideal solution to help simplify and overcome the complexity faced with IoT project development as well as improve processes by optimizing the efficiency and utilization of enterprise assets.

“Thundercomm is dedicated to providing IoT solutions powered by 4G LTE and 5G telecom technologies. We are excited to work with Microsoft to enable customers improve the management and utilization of their valued assets in an intelligent and effective way,” said Larry Geng, chairman, Thundercomm.

The Thundercomm TurboX asset tracking tag will be available for order from the Thundercomm online store from the fourth quarter of this year.

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