THE NEW DIGI XBEE FAMILY OF EMBEDDED CELLULAR MODEMS

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Cellular technology is an integral part of our communication-heavy lives. As cellular technology has advanced, this has improved our ability to connect people with larger and larger data streams. Cellular has now moved to Business to Business (B2B) and Machine to Machine (M2M) applications, first with Digi International's TransPort® series and now with the XBee Cellular. B2B and M2M applications initially ran on traditional cellular platforms of 2G, 3G and 4G with larger box units, but this was not cost effective because of the higher cost, large size and underutilized data plans. Digi’s XBee Cellular solves these problems with a low cost per unit, very small XBee footprint, and lower cost data plans. The first Cellular release saw a CAT 1 (3G) unit that uses the Verizon network. Future modules will use the AT&T network for the US and LTE-M and NB-IoT for Europe. XBee Cellular comes with the TrustFence™ security program and can be configured with XCTU or remotely with Digi Remote Manager.

LTE TECHNOLOGY COMPARISON
  Release 8 CAT 1 Release 8 CAT 4 Release 13 LTE-M Release 13 NB-IoT
Downlink speed 10 Mbps 150 Mbps 384 kbps - 1 Mbps 170 - 144 kbps
Uplink speed 5 Mbps 50 Mbps 384kbps - 1 Mbps 50 -144 kbps
Number of antennas 2 2 1 1
Duplex mode Full duplex Full duplex Full/Half duplex Half duplex
Receive bandwidth 20 MHz 20 MHz 1.4MHz 200 kHz
Transmit power 23 dBm 23 dBm 20 dBm 23 dBm
Modem complexity 80% 100% 20% <15%
Voice Yes* Yes Yes* No
Mobility Full Full Limited Fixed - Idle Mode Only

LTE CAT 1

LTE Cat 1 embedded modems Image

Simple, fully certified embedded cellular modems for Industrial IoT applications

Digi XBee Cellular LTE Cat 1 embedded modems provide OEMs with a simple way to integrate cellular connectivity into their devices.

  • Certified Regions: US
  • FCC certified and carrier end-device certified
  • XBee Transparent and API modes simplify s/w design
  • Low power modes for battery-powered applications
  • TrustFence™ Security features including Secure Boot, SSL/TLS v1.2 and others
  • Integrated MicroPython programmability enables custom application directly on the modem
  • Configure locally with free XCTU or remotely with Digi Remote Manager

MODEMS

XBC-V1-UT-001 Product Image XBC-V1-UT-001 Digi XBee Cellular LTE Cat 1, Verizon LTE Cat 1, Dual U.FL, TH, USA Datasheet XBee® Cellular Module Digi XBee® Cellular Module Product Page

DEVELOPMENT KITS

XKC-V1T-U Product Image XKC-V1T-U Digi XBee Cellular LTE Cat 1 Development Kit, Verizon LTE Cat 1, USA Datasheet XKC-V1T-U Development Kit Digi XKC-V1T-U Development Kit Product Page

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3G Global

3G Global Image

Simple, fully certified embedded cellular modems for Industrial IoT applications

Digi XBee Cellular 3G Global embedded modems provide OEMs with a simple way to integrate HSPA/GSM cellular connectivity into their devices.

  • Certified Regions: Canada, LATAM
  • PTCRB certified for Canada and Latin America, AT&T for US
  • XBee Transparent and API modes simplify s/w design
  • Low power modes for battery-powered applications
  • TrustFence™ Security features including Secure Boot, SSL/TLS v1.2 and others
  • Integrated MicroPython programmability enables custom application directly on the modem
  • Configure locally with free XCTU or remotely with Digi Remote Manager

MODEMS

XBC-M5-UT-001 Product Image XBC-M5-UT-001 Digi XBee Cellular 3G Global, U.FL, TH, Canada/LATAM/EU Datasheet XBC-M5-UT-001 Digi XBC-M5-UT-001 Product Page

DEVELOPMENT KITS

XKC-M5T-W Product Image XKC-M5T-W Digi XBee Cellular 3G Global Development Kit, U.FL, TH, Canada/LATAM/EU Datasheet XKC-M5T-W Digi XKC-M5T-W Product Page

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LTE-M

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Simple, fully certified embedded cellular modems for Industrial IoT applications

Digi XBee Cellular LTE-M embedded modems provide OEMs with a simple way to integrate low-power cellular connectivity into their devices.

  • Certified Regions: US, Canada
  • FCC certified and carrier end-device certified
  • Excellent coverage and building penetration
  • Digi XBee Transparent and API modes simplify design
  • Low power consumption optimized for long battery life
  • Reduced hardware complexity with only 1 antenna required
  • Integrated MicroPython programmability enables custom application directly on the modem
  • Enhanced with Digi TrustFence™ security framework
  • Manage and configure with XCTU and Digi Remote Manager®
  • Available with Digi provided SIM cards and data plans

MODEMS

XBC-V2-UT-001 Product Image XBC-V2-UT-001 Digi XBee Cellular LTE-M, Verizon, U.FL, TH, USA Datasheet XBC-V2-UT-001 Digi XBC-V2-UT-001 Product Page
XBC-A2-UT-001 Product Image XBC-A2-UT-001 Digi XBee Cellular LTE-M, AT&T, U.FL, TH, North America Datasheet XBC-A2-UT-001 Digi XBC-A2-UT-001 Product Page

DEVELOPMENT KITS

XKC-V2T-U Product Image XKC-V2T-U Digi XBee Cellular LTE-M Development Kit, Verizon, USA Datasheet XKC-V2T-U Digi XKC-V2T-U Product Page
XKC-A2T-U Product Image XKC-A2T-U Digi XBee Cellular LTE-M Development Kit, AT&T, North America Datasheet XKC-A2T-U Digi XKC-A2T-U Product Page

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NB-IoT

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Simple, fully certified embedded cellular modems for Industrial IoT applications

Digi XBee Cellular NB-IoT embedded modems provide OEMs with a simple way to integrate low-power narrow-band cellular connectivity into their devices.

  • Certified Regions: Europe, APAC
  • Extremely-low power consumption for battery life of 10+ years
  • Excellent coverage and building penetration
  • Reduced hardware complexity with only 1 antenna required
  • Transparent and API modes simplify software integration
  • Integrated MicroPython programmability enables custom scripting directly on the modem
  • Enhanced with Digi TrustFence™ security framework
  • CE/RED certified and network tested
  • Manage and configure with XCTU and Digi Remote Manager®
  • Available with Digi provided SIM cards and data plans

MODEMS

XBC-N1-UT-001 Product Image XBC-N1-UT-001 Digi XBee Cellular NB-IoT, Band 20, U.FL, TH, Europe Datasheet XBC-N1-UT-001 Digi XBC-N1-UT-001 Product Page

DEVELOPMENT KITS

XKC-N1T-E Product Image XKC-N1T-E Digi XBee Cellular NB-IoT Development Kit, Band 20, Europe Datasheet XKC-N1T-E Digi XKC-N1T-E Product Page

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