The perfect IoT platform for controlling and monitoring the data from your industrial machines and vehicles at the Edge

Key features
  • IP40 protection
  • Global LTE Cat 1: global 4G with 3G/2G fallback
  • ARM Cortex A8 32bit 800MHz
  • 1GB flash memory + 512MB DDR3
  • Running standard ARM Linux Debian 10 .
  • Highly customizable and powerful. Programmable in C, Python...
  • GNSS (GPS + GLONASS + Galileo)
  • Accelerometer/Gyroscope/Magnetometer & Dead reckoning
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Wide variety of interfaces:
    • 2 CAN bus (full speed 1Mbps CAN 2.0B)
    • 2 CAN FD buses
    • Up to 2 K-line bus
    • Digital & Analog I/O
    • 3 RS232 & 2 RS485
    • USB Host 2.0
    • Ethernet, Maxim 1-wire, uSD card slot, Audio Codec...
  • Power saving modes & Li-Ion backup battery

Ideal for:
Operation on Electric Vehicles; Trucks, Bus+Train, Transportation... Digital Tachograph Remote Download, DTCO. Vehicle fleet management. Industrial Machinery & Industry 4.0. Operating data recording. Smart metering. Condition & Remote Monitoring. Edge computing.
Take complete controll of remote data collection and processing

The owa450 is the needed platform for you to collect data in the easiest possible way, getting your company the complete control of the application. The owa450 is the perfect solution for controlling and monitoring your industrial machines and vehicles, with its powerful Cortex A8 microprocessor (800MHz) is able to process the information at the Edge and your application will decide the meaningful information to be sent to the Cloud.

New Generation Wireless Embedded Computer
Owa4x system architecture, OS and SW layers
ARM Cortex A8 CPU 32bit @800MHz
  • 512MB RAM DDR3
  • 1GB NAND Flash, +32GB using uSD card
  • Industry standard architecture
Very Powerful: Linux Kernel and Debian OS Industrial-grade Cybersecurity: TPM 2.0

  • Robust for Automotive
  • Very Low Power consumption & power saving modes
ARM Cortex A8 core
Open platform: Linux Kernel 4.19
Open platform: ARM-based Linux Debian 10 Buster
owa4X application development is possible in C/C++, Python, NodeJS, Java, Go and Lua programming languages among others
PSU: Very low power consumption

The owa450 and the owa4x family have been designed to provide our partners the perfect Linux Embedded Platform for them to develop solutions in the area of IoT and Industry 4.0, as for example; monitoring electrical buses, agricultural machinery, industrial compressors, generators, solar plants and many more. Being the owa450 variant ITxPT compliant, it positions Owasys as one of the leader companies offering specific Linux HW platforms for data collection and monitoring for Public Transport.

Take a look at all the interfaces and connectivity options and the full technical specs. Or you can simply contact our sales department and we will be glad to help you with your M2M and IoT projects.

Conformity and Certifications:

This table is only a HTML5 version of the official BOK 100 9108 owa450 platform variants & options summary, available on the documentation section of the owa450 IoT gateway.

Features & Options by model
owa450A owa450A+ owa450I
Features owa450A owa450A+ owa450I
Processor / MHz ARM Cortex A8 @ 800MHz ARM Cortex A8 @ 800MHz ARM Cortex A8 @ 800MHz
Linux Kernel (OS) (Debian 10) (Debian 10) (Debian 10)
RAM 512MB DDR3 512MB DDR3 512MB DDR3
MicroSD card slot
Accelerometer option
LTE Cat 1 Global
Digital Inputs / Outputs 10 8 10
Expansion Digital Inputs 3
Analog Inputs 4 4 4
Dallas iButton (1-Wire)
RS232 3 3 3
RS485 option option
2nd RS485 option option
CAN bus option
2nd CAN bus option
3rd CAN bus
4th CAN bus
2nd K-Line option option
Audio codec option
USB Host
Ethernet (RJ45)
Ethernet (M12) option option
Antenna connector FAKRA FAKRA SMA
24 pin connector
14 pin connector
Optional features
9 Axis MEMs: Acc + Gyros + Mag option option
TPM 2.0 option option option
WiFi + BlueTooth v4.2 option option option
Optional Internal battery (2000mAh) option option option
Features owa450A owa450A+ owa450I
owa450A owa450A+ owa450I
the owa450 IoT platform

A powerful set of features and connectivity for the IoT and Industry 4.0
  • Up to 4 CAN bus
    • 2 CAN buses supporting full speed 1MBPS CAN 2.0B
    • 2 CAN FD buses
  • Up to 2 K-line bus
  • Integrated sensors:
    • Programmable 9-axis accelerometer
    • gyroscope
    • magnetometer
  • Dead reckoning
  • Ethernet 10/100 BaseT
  • Bluetooth™ (Bluetooth 2.1, 4.2 BLE)
  • WiFi a/b/g/n/ac (including Access Point role)
  • 10 configurable digital Input/Outputs
    • 50V max inputs (logic low <1.5V, high >3V).
    • All inputs function as wake signals for low power modes
    • All inputs can be used as pulse counters (odometer). 32bit, 3KHz max
    • 8 open collector outputs (100mA each)
    • 2 high-side switches to Vin for output (1A each)
    • Short circuit protection for all outputs
  • Optional 3 extra digital input pins in expansion connector
  • 4 analog Inputs
    • 12bit resolution. 1% accuracy
    • 2 dedicated pins and 2 shared with digital I/O
    • Two configurable (SW) resolutions: 0 - 5.12V (5mV per bit) or 0 - 30.72V (30mV per bit)
    • Internal ADCs for Vin, Vbat, Vbackup, temperature
  • Maxim 1-wire interface (iButton )
  • FAKRA antenna connectors or SMA antenna connectors (owa450I)
  • GSM/GPRS/UMTS/HSPA+/LTE with FAKRA antenna connector:
    • Data transfer over GPRS/UMTS/HSPA+/LTE
    • SMS
    • USSD
    • Micro SIM, available SIM-on-chip (eSIM ) option
  • 3 external RS232 ports. 6 pins configurable by SW as follows:
    • 3 x [TX / RX] or
    • 1 x [TX / RX] & 1 x [TX / RX / CTS / RTS]
  • Up to 2 RS485 port
  • microSD card holder (+32GB)
  • USB Host 2.0
  • Audio CODEC for external microphone and speaker
  • 4 LEDs for status indicator
  • Vout 5V power output (500mA max)
  • ON/OFF pin

Availability of some features may depend on model. Contact our sales department for details.

Rugged Enclosure
  • PC + ABS
  • Environmental protection to IP40 standard
  • Dimensions:
    • owa450: 150 x 94 x 32 mm
  • Weight: 254g
  • Connectors:
    • System connnector: Molex Microfit 43045 (24 ways)
       Only on owa450A+: Molex Microfit 2400 (14 ways)
    • FAKRA antenna connectors or SMA on owa450I
    • microSD card slot
    • Micro SIM slot
    • USB host 2.0
    • Ethernet RJ45 or M12
LTE Cat 1 with UMTS/HSPA and GSM fallback
  • LTE Cat 1 bands TDD: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66
  • LTE Cat 1 bands FDD: 7, 38, 40, 41
  • UMTS/HSPA+ bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19
  • Speed: DL 10.2Mbps, UL 5.2Mbps
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: Quad band 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • EDGE Multislot Class 12
  • No standard voice calls support, calls must be done using a SIP client
  • SMS (MT/MO)
GNSS positioning
  • Receiver: GPS/GLONASS/QZSS/BeiDou
  • 72 channels* continuous tracking receiver
  • GALILEO E1B/C ready. *
  • Update rate: 10 Hz
  • Accuracy: 2 meters CEP
  • Signal Acquisition:
    • Cold Start: 26 sec
    • Hot start < 1.5 sec
    • Signal Reacquisition < 1 sec
  • Active Antenna Power Supply: +3.0V @ 34mA

* Features availability depending on version.


Back-up when there is no power supply available:

  • Standard backup battery for RTC. Duration 10 years.
  • Optional rechargeable Battery Li-Ion 3.7V.
    Inserted via rear battery cover.
Power supply

Nominal range: 9V to 48V

Typical current consumption @24V
Power mode Consumption
Off 0.335 mA
Standby 9.88 mA
Run 47 mA
Run + GSM + GPS 73 mA
Temperature range
Storage temperature -40ºC to +85ºC
Operating with GSM off -40ºC to +85ºC
Operating with GSM on -30ºC to +80ºC
Operating from Li-Ion Battery -20ºC to +60ºC
Li-Iion battery recharge 0ºC to +45ºC

* Safety purposes Temp range without Li-Ion battery: -40ºC to 70ºC

System specs & CPU
  • ARM Cortex A8 @800MHz clock speed
  • Linux OS: Kernel 4.14.67
  • RAM 512MByte DDR3
  • NAND Flash 1GByte
  • 32GB+ of additional storage with microSD card
  • Debian Linux OS & Filesystem
Conformity and Certifications:

Get detailed information and pricing about the owa450

Reference cases

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A fully integrated proven solution to reduce fleet down time and improve system reliability. Establishing data-driven servicing and maintenance triggers to optimize service schedules.

# 200+ owa450

Waste collection vehicles monitoring system Remote Monitoring & Telemetry

Using our owa3X/owa4X/owa450 platforms, our partners have developed a solution for monitoring garbage vehicles. With the high accuracy of the GPS, cameras, RFID readers, sensors and the possibility of having up to 4 CANbus, our partner control in real time all the waste collection process of the city.

2000+ owa450 #

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