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Quectel unveils next-generation SG368Z smart module for industrial and consumer applications requiring automation, high data rates and multimedia functions

Belgrade, Serbia, 28 May 2024 – Quectel Wireless Solutions, a global IoT solutions provider, is pleased to announce the launch of the latest generation of smart modules, the Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 4.2 SG368Z, ideal for industrial and consumer applications requiring high level of automation, high data rates and multimedia functions.

The SG368Z series module is based on the RockChip RK3568 system-on-chip (SoC) and powered by ARM’s high performance quad-core Cortex-A55 CPU and ARM Mali-G52 GPU. It offers a number of peripheral interfaces including HDMI, LVDS, RGB, MIPI, and eDP for video output, enabling triple-screen functionality to display content simultaneously or independently.

“Our trailblazing SG368Z module marks the dawn of a new era for entry level smart modules, set to transform various industries with its versatility and performance,” stated Norbert Muhrer, President and CSO, Quectel Wireless Solutions. “It’s robust system performance and array of interfaces render it perfect for a wide range of industrial and consumer applications.”

Wi-Fi & BT SG368Z Smart Module series

With 8M image signal processing (ISP) and high dynamic range (HDR), the SG368Z supports 4K @ 60fps video decoding and 1080p @ 60fps encoding and, with a 1TOPS neural processing unit (NPU), the SG368Z is perfect for those applications that require video functionality including home automation, self-checkout, digital signage, A/V streaming, dashcams, and industrial/consumer human/machine interfaces (HMI).

Featuring an LGA package with a size of 46.0mm × 42.0mm × 3.15mm, the module offers dual 1000Mbps ethernet ports, SATA interfaces (multiplexed from other interfaces), numerous industrial UARTs, four USB 2.0/3.0 ports, and two PCIe interfaces, among others.

Furthermore, it supports a range of operating systems including Linux, Android, and OpenWrt, along with QT components. Complementing this versatility, it seamlessly integrates with Quectel function modules such as LTE Cat 1/4, 5G, Wi-Fi 6, and GNSS. This broad compatibility enables its application across various M2M industries and making it perfect for IoT gateways, smart commercial displays, industrial device terminals, smart hospitals, vehicle center consoles, and automotive NVRs.

Quectel’s IoT modules are developed with security at the core. From product architecture to firmware/software development, Quectel incorporates leading industry practices and standards, mitigating potential vulnerabilities with third party independent test houses and have incorporated security practices like generating SBOMs and VEX files as well as performing firmware binary analysis into the entire software development lifecycle.

The module is available in multi-region variants with global certifications.

About Quectel    

Quectel’s passion for a smarter world drives us to accelerate IoT innovation. A highly customer-centric organization, we are a global IoT solutions provider backed by outstanding support and services. Our growing global team of 5,600 professionals sets the pace for innovation in cellularGNSSWi-Fi and Bluetooth modules as well as antennas and services.

With regional offices and support across the globe, our international leadership is devoted to advancing IoT and helping build a smarter world.

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