Renesas' Solar Powered Location Tracker solution is a modular asset tracker with wireless connectivity through an LTE Cat-M1/NB-IoT cellular modem. Optionally, Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE) and Wi-Fi connectivity can be supported with additional radios through Pmod™ interfaces. The solution is controlled by a central MCU that balances low power requirements, interfaces, performance, and flexibility. The entire system is powered and charged through either photovoltaic (PV) solar cells or a USB Type-C connection.

System Benefits​:

  • LTE Cat-M1, NB-IoT 1 and 2
  • Software assisted GNSS
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth LE support
  • PV energy harvesting
  • Unified firmware for various radio configurations
  • Flexible power control to adjust to changing conditions
  • Full SUOTA support



  • Flexible asset tracking solutions
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