Verizon UML290 and Sprint U600 USB Modems in Embedded Systems

Posted by Cliff Brake on 2011-03-31 | 2 Comments to Read

Recently I tested support for the Verizon UML290 and Sprint U600 USB Cellular modems in an embedded Linux system.  Both modems support 3G and 4G networks, but only the 3G modes were tested due to lack of 4G coverage at the testing location. Fortunately, both modems function very similar to previous modems, so with the […]

Sprint 598U USB Broadband Modem in Embedded Systems

Posted by Cliff Brake on 2009-02-07 | 4 Comments to Read

One thing that works really well in Linux is support for USB Broadband modems. While it usually takes a little fiddling with PPP scripts, it is generally not too difficult to get working. One of the reasons for this is most modems implement a USB serial interface, and then the modem is controlled with standard […]

Using a Verizon USB720 modem in an Embedded Linux system

Posted by Cliff Brake on 2009-01-09 | 2 Comments to Read

The Verizon USB720 Cellular modem is a quick and easy way to add wireless internet connectivity to your embedded system.  Why might you want to add cellular  connectivity to your embedded device?  Remote access and diagnostics is a big reason.  One customer I have is planning to supply all their distributors with a USB720 so […]