Altair Semiconductor’s FourGee-1160 chipset has successfully completed chipset interoperability testing (IOT) on the network of NTT DOCOMO INC., Japan's largest mobile services provider. The CAT-1 chipset is designed specifically for IoT and M2M applications, such as wearables, vehicle telematics, smart meters, and security applications. It features ultra-low power consumption, enabling a battery life in excess of 10 years under specific use case conditions. As per Toshiyuki Futakata, Vice President and Senior Manager of Radio Access Technology Group, Communication Device Development Department at NTT DOCOMO. "This chipset will open up the market for even more IoT devices to run on our network."