Newly available low-power Cat M1 LTE cellular service is now available using end-device-certified modems operating on nationwide LTE networks. Cat M1 provides affordable, low power cellular access and is ideal for large-volume, low-bandwidth, battery powered or off-the-grid monitoring and reporting systems.

This webinar will cover Cat M1 capabilities and benefits along with design requirements and ways to speed product development. The presentation will focus on: 

  • LTE Cat M1 and its industrial applications
  • Rapid development using the Skywire Cat M1 modem and development kit
  • The QTELLUS Asset Tracker system, a ready-to-deploy application made possible by Cat M1 technology and utilizing the Skywire Cat M1 modem’s built-in GPS and temperature sensor

Featured Speakers:


Kurt Larson

Kurt Larson is a strong technology leader and innovator with demonstrated ability to commercialize technologies that result in award winning products. He is well recognized as an industry expert in M2M communications and embedded products. Kurt brings over 10 years of experience in new product development and product management.  He is the holder of three engineering degrees—Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Computer Engineering and he received his MBA from Duke University.

Scott Schwalbe

History of building profitable businesses and successful teams, with 15 years executive leadership experience. Leadership and team building skills developed while serving 20 years in US Navy, executive operations and business development roles at Celestica, HDM, and Logic PD. Scott is responsible for overall leadership of the company focusing on profitable growth. MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.

Brandon Hart
Director Technical Business Development

Brandon has more than a decade of experience in the wireless industry, and has worked extensively with developers and engineers to aid in the successful development of M2M and IoT solutions. By combining his business experience with technical knowledge, Brandon is able to effectively bridge the gap between sales and engineering. An active Maker, he is passionate about connected devices and regularly speaks on a variety of topics in the space.

Mat Dirjish (Moderator)
Executive Editor
Sensors Magazine

Mat Dirjish is currently the Executive Editor of Sensors Magazine. In his past roles, he was a Computer Boards, Software, and Embedded Systems Editor and a Tech Editor at industry-renowned publications, as well as a judge in past PC104+ competitions.