Telematics Control Unit

Telematics Control Unit


  • Powered by NXP i.MX 6ULL
  • Cellular Connectivity: LTE Cat 4/Cat M1
  • Wireless Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 5.0
  • 3 CAN Ports: CAN FD/HS CAN
  • On-Board Sensors: Accelerometer/Gyroscope/Magnetometer
  • Internal Battery Back-Up
  • Software Flexibility and Transparency: LINUX 5.15.52
  • Protocols: Socket CAN, ISO 15765-4, J1939, CANopen, UDSonCAN, UDSonIP
  • Secured Solution: Secure Boot/Storage
  • TCU supports AWS IoT FleetWise service along with IoT Core
  • Global Certification: CE/FCC/ISED


Processor Core

  • CPU: NXP i.MX 6ULL
  • RAM: 512MB DDR3L SDRAM (Expandable up to 1GB)
  • FLASH: 8GB eMMC Flash (Expandable up to 16GB)

Wireless Communication

  • Cellular: LTE Cat 4/Cat M1
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth: BT 5.0


  • CAN: 3 Ports (HS CAN x 2, CAN FD x 1)
  • 10/100Mbps Ethernet
  • GPIOs x 2 (1DI, 1DO)


  • Operating System: Linux 5.15.52
  • Protocols: Socket CAN, ISO 15765-4, J1939, CANopen, UDSonCAN, UDSonIP


  • GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou/Galileo


  •  Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer¹ and Temperature Sensor


  • Internal Antenna (1 x GNSS, 1 x Cellular, 1 x WiFi/BLE)



General Features

  • Battery: Lithium-ion Polymer (LIP) 3.7V 1500mAh
  • Power: 9V – 32V

Temperature Support

  • Operating Temperature: -40°C to +70°C²
  • Storage Temperature: -40°C to +85°C²

Security Suite

  • Secure Boot/ Storage¹
  • OS Hardening¹


  • Protecting Class: IP 30
  • Mounting Options: Cable Tie
  • Dimension: 106 X 87 X 28.5 mm


¹ Optional features: For more information please contact iWave sales team at
² Temperature range subject to use case and operational functionality



Electric Vehicles

Motor Bikes

 Electronic logging device

Telematics Gateway for Heavy Duty Vehicles
In Electric Vehicles and last mile delivery trucks powered through batteries, it is very important for the driver to know the range of the vehicle, next charging station and plan trip accordingly. Telematics gateway can help monitoring the charge level, battery health and provide valuable data required to improve the vehicle algorithms. Electric Vehicles Telematics Solutions can also help pre book the charging spot at a location to save time.


Motor bikers are at a higher risk of accidents than four wheeler as the majority of accidents occur without outside interference. This is due to driving at an inapt pace or incorrect measure of the road conditions. Telematics Control Unit can help reduce this risk, it has built-in interfaces to support the smart functions like accident report, theft alarm, live tracking, route planning, group navigation, curve position measurement, driving analysis and acceleration measurement.
Telematics Control Unit can act as an ELD or Electronic Logging Device which will be connected to a commercial motor vehicle engine to record driving hours (Hours of Service), real time location and driving behavior. ELD monitors vehicle’s engine to obtain data related to duration of engine operation and miles driven by CMV driver based on the requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Transport Canada (TC).

 Fleet Management

 Connected Car

Diesel Engines

Vehicles are leased out by manufacturers for various use cases, it is important for the owners to monitor their location and the parameters to effectively control the usage. The telematics device along with fleet management system can act as a fleet tracker to determine live location updates and road conditions. With this vehicle tracking solution, fleet managers can take preventive maintenance thereby reducing unnecessary fuel wastage, delays and cost.
Connected Car Solution helps monitor the car’s health and status. CAN Gateway act as a car tracker collecting a much wider range of data than the original OBD dongle, and it sends all data in real time to the cloud. User can access details about key vehicle parameters like fuel efficiency, mileage, emission levels and calibrate the vehicle’s performance and efficiency. Also it notifies any pending or upcoming service and maintenance activities in advance.
Diesel engines operate for long hours in extreme working conditions, which makes them vulnerable to sudden failures and frequent breakdowns. The manufacturer needs an effective solution to remotely monitor their assets while on field at the end-user premise. J1939 Logger integrated with protocol stacks can provide valuable real-time insights from the machine, which can be analysed to determine the occurrence of any failure in advance.



The Telematics Control Unit support up to 3 CAN ports. The 3 CAN Ports can be configured as 1 x CAN-FD and 2 x HS-CAN.

The Telematics Control Unit is fit with a rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery with a capacity of 1500mAh.


Yes, the device runs on a Linux kernel. We will provide you with the API for all the peripherals on the telematics units, based on which you can build your custom application. Through the default configuration, we provide the cross-compiler for C and C++ and the device has Python 3.7 and Node.js installed.

For development and prototyping, we will be providing the UUU TOOL using which you can re-flash the device with the default software. For production devices, we can integrate third party software like Mender for OTA updates.


Yes, The Telematics Unit can be customised to suit the IP rating requirements for harsh environments.

Telematics Control Unit dimension is 106 x 87 x 28.5mm.


We will be providing a sample application which can send data collected from the device to any cloud platform as per the requirement using Node-Red utility. Integration of the SDKs specific to the corresponding cloud platform would have to be taken care by the customer or can be done by iWave as a custom service.

Yes, support for custom development for sample application can be provided as a value-added service.


FOTA will be a customization feature at add on costs. This would require customization of the device firmware to integrate with your cloud applications.

We will provide the BSP which can be used to program and update software app with OTA application.


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