GCT, Ecrio to deliver VoLTE over Cat-M1

Ecrio, the provider of LTE real time communications client software, and GCT Semiconductor, a designer and supplier of advanced 4G mobile semiconductor solutions, has announced their partnership to deliver VoLTE over Cat-M1. Ecrio´s iota, the highly optimized VoLTE software for IoT, will be integrated into GCT´s GDM7243i system-on-a-chip LTE solution, the company said.

Built on the FlexIMSâ„¢ architecture, Ecrio´s iota brings security, messaging & communication to the Internet of Things (IoT). iota is compliant with IMS/VoLTE standards targeting LTE Cat-M1 devices. It is ideal for resource limited devices such as wearables, PoS terminals, parking meters and alarm panels requiring voice calling capability. iota is optimized for Real Time OS (RTOS) and fully leverages Ecrio´s deep expertise in IMS and VoLTE with over a decade of product deployments across device platforms.

Ecrio is the supplier of 4G/LTE real time communications client software. Ecrio offers a comprehensive suite of standards compliant (3GPP, GSMA) Communications Client Solutions including Advanced Messaging, Rich Communication Services (RCS), Voice and Video over LTE (VoLTE/ViLTE), and WiFi Calling. Built on the patented FlexIMSTM Architecture, Ecrio solutions can be deployed on chip (iota), on devices (mccs) or in the cloud (nimbus). Ecrio´s customers include industry Tier 1 operators, device makers and chipset platform providers. For more information, visit www.ecrio.com

GCT Semiconductor is a fabless designer and supplier of advanced 4G LTE semiconductor solutions. GCT´s market-proven LTE solutions have enabled fast and reliable LTE connectivity to numerous commercial devices such as smartphones, tablets, hotspots, USB dongles, routers, M2M applications, etc., for the world´s top LTE carriers. GCT also offers a new LTE solution optimized for the Internet of Things (IoT). GCT´s system-on-chips integrate radio frequency, baseband modem and digital signal processing functions, therefore offering complete 4G platform solutions with small form factors, low power consumption, high performance, high reliability and cost effectiveness. For more information, visit www.gctsemi.com.