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Navigating the best integration and certification practices for your cellular IoT device

The demand for low-power consumption and cellular connectivity in IoT devices is growing day by day and with it, the importance of antenna performance and proper integration practices. Additionally, choosing the correct cellular modem and antenna will have a critical impact on the overall device performance, size, and power consumption.

Join industry leaders Taoglas, Sierra Wireless, and Sony Semiconductor IL (formerly Altair Semiconductor) as they demystify the importance of the antenna performance parameters and demonstrate the best integration practices for your cellular IoT device – from concept through to product launch.

Drawing from their years of experience on thousands of cellular IoT projects, speakers will explain how you can remove the unnecessary complexities from your IoT design and the best approach to ensure carrier certification.

Patrick Frank

Principal RF Engineer at Taoglas

Patrick has more than 10 years of IoT and RF engineering experience and holds a B.S.E.E from Minnesota State University, Mankato. He has expertise in RF design, testing, and debugging of LTE systems, GNSS products, mmWave products, and smart antennas and has worked on wireless and RF product designs across many industries.

Guy Cohen

Director, Product Management at Sony Semiconductor Israel

Guy is responsible for managing Sony Semiconductor’s cellular IoT chipset products. He works closely with R&D teams, the CTO, customers and partners to define the product roadmap, translate the product vision into features while accompanying the solution through the overall product lifecycle. Guy has worked at Altair Semiconductor for the past 10 years. He brings a strong technical background as a former R&D group manager and technical lead in the RF and system areas.

Brad Teeter

Field Apps Engineering Manager at Sierra Wireless

Brad Teeter manages the North American Field Applications Engineering team at Sierra Wireless. Brad has over 20 years of experience with wireless and IoT customer integrations encompassing embedded modules, cloud and connectivity solutions. Prior to Sierra, Brad held positions with Wavecom and Ericsson in cellular product design and systems engineering. Brad earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University.