Cavli Wireless is a cellular IoT module manufacturer that combines IoT connectivity and data management into one platform. Cavli designs and manufactures industrial-grade cellular IoT smart modules that improve equipment reliability and expedite application development processes. Cavli’s smart cellular modules are equipped with global cellular connectivity through integrated eSIM functionality that provides users with affordable global data pricing, simplified device management, and centralized subscription management through the proprietary cloud-based platform Cavli Hubble.
Interview with Ajit Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer at Cavli Wireless.
Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?
Ajit Thomas: Cavli Wireless primarily operates as a cellular IoT module manufacturer, specializing in the design and manufacturing of industrial-grade smart modules. These modules play a crucial role in enhancing equipment reliability and streamlining application development processes in the IoT space. Our activities encompass various stages of the value chain, including research, design, manufacturing, and customer support. We work closely with our clients to understand their specific requirements and provide customized solutions that meet their needs.
C16QS is an LTE Cat 1.bis module supporting 3GPP release 14 specifications for IoT and M2M applications. It delivers maximum data rates up to 10 Mbps downlink and 5 Mbps uplink. C16QS supports an optional integrated GNSS making it ideal for location-tracking applications. C16QS also comes with an optional integrated eSIM supporting global connectivity via Cavli Hubble Device and connectivity management platform. C16QS comes in two region-specific variants, C16QS-EA for EMEA and APAC regions and C16QS-NA for North America Region.
C10QM is the series of LTE Cat 1 /LTE Cat 4 modules with 2G fallback supporting 3GPP release 10 designed for IoT and M2M applications which come with the integrated GNSS. They come in 2 variants – C10QM-EA for the Europe and Asia markets and C10QM-NA for the North American market. The C10QM is ideal for IoT applications such as asset tracking, e-mobility, data loggers, fleet management, and environmental monitoring.
CQS290 is the LTE Cat 4 module from the Cavli C-Series module family that supports data rates up to 150 Mbit/s in downlink and 50 Mbit/s in uplink with 2G fallback. The Android smart module is equipped with the Cortex A53 quad-core CPU architecture with built-in Adreno 702 GPU delivering higher graphics capabilities, better quality images, and excellent power performance. The module supports Qualcomm LA2.1 automotive middleware that supports advanced features such as Telemetry and Device management functionalities for connected 2-wheelers.
E.E: What are the ranges of products?
A.T: Cavli’s range of products includes the C-Series Smart Cellular IoT Modules, which are connectivity modules with in-built eSIM technology, pre-loaded with global cellular connectivity subscriptions. Cavli C-Series modules are designed for substantial field life and minimal field support, making them ideal for IoT product makers looking to quickly model and launch cellular devices in multiple segments and geographies worldwide. The compact design, network switch & fallback options, and easy global deployment makes the C-Series line of modules a favorite among IoT OEMs.
To compliment the prowess of the C-Series smart Cellular IoT Modules, Cavli has in its portfolio the world’s most robust IoT connectivity management platform – The Cavli Hubble. The Hubble platform makes the best use of APIs, MQTT, and cloud connectors in providing the best-in-class IoT workspace. Cavli Hubble facilitates features such as Module orchestration & monitoring, Over-the-air (OTA) Updates, IoT Data Subscription management, and module and eSIM Life Cycle Management which are required to make device-to-application communication seamless and effortless.
E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active?
A.T: The Internet of Things (IoT) market is still in its early stages of development, but it is growing rapidly. The global IoT market size was valued at $300.3 billion in 2021 and is projected to reach $650.5 billion by 2026, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.7% during the forecast period. The following are some of the key trends that are expected to drive the growth of the IoT market in the coming years:
The rise of 5G
The increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI)
The growing popularity of smart cities
The growing demand for connected vehicles
E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?
A.T: The Internet of Things (IoT) market is constantly evolving, with new trends emerging all the time. Some of the current market trends for IoT are:
The rise of 5G, provides faster and more reliable connectivity, which will enable new and innovative IoT applications.
The increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) in IoT applications to improve efficiency, productivity, and decision-making.
The growing demand for connected vehicles that are equipped with sensors and other technology that allows them to communicate with each other and with infrastructure.
E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed?
A.T: Cavli Wireless holds a unique showcase of the state-of-the-art C-Series line of Smart Modules. Some of the most innovative modules in the C-Series line include:
The Cavli C16QS is the world’s most affordable LTE CAT1.bis Cellular IoT module available in the market today. The module is an LTE Cat 1.bis module supporting 3GPP release 14 specifications for IoT and M2M applications. C16QS supports an optional integrated GNSS making it ideal for location tracking applications and comes with an optional integrated eSIM supporting global connectivity via Cavli Hubble Device and connectivity management platform.
The Cavli CQS290 is the LTE Cat 4 module from the Cavli C-Series module family that supports data rates up to 150 Mbit/s in downlink and 50 Mbit/s in uplink with 2G fallback. The Android smart module is equipped with the Cortex A53 quad-core CPU architecture with built-in Adreno 702 GPU delivering higher graphics capabilities, better quality images, and excellent power performance. The module supports Qualcomm LA2.1 automotive middleware that supports advanced features such as Telemetry and Device management functionalities for connected 2-wheelers.
A.T: Cavli Wireless is focused on solidifying its position in the global IoT market through strategic initiatives. This includes expanding our product portfolio, enhancing R&D capabilities, and increasing our international presence.
We are investing in cutting-edge technologies, such as 5G with edge processing capabilities, to address the unique needs of the automotive and industrial sectors globally. Our R&D efforts are dedicated to developing innovative solutions that meet the evolving demands of the IoT market.
By establishing partnerships and collaborations in key regions, Cavli Wireless is expanding its international footprint. This allows us to serve diverse markets and customers, bringing the benefits of our advanced IoT solutions to businesses worldwide.
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