A powerful and robust Linux IoT gateway to process and transmit data coming from wired and wireless sensors, devices and peripherals

Key features
  • IP67 - waterproof and dust industrial grade protection
  • Global LTE Cat 4: worldwide 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, as any Linux. Programmable in C, Python...
  • GNSS (GPS + GLONASS + Galileo)
  • Accelerometer/Gyroscope/Magnetometer &apm; Dead reckoning
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Wide variety of interfaces:
    • Up to 4 CAN bus (full speed 1Mbps CAN 2.0B)
    • Up to 2 K-line bus
    • Digital & Analog I/O
    • 3 RS232 & 1 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 Cars, Trucks, Bus+Train, Industrial Machinery etc. Digital Tachograph Remote Download, DTCO. Vehicle fleet management. Operating data recording. Smart metering. Condition & Remote Monitoring. Connected Car.
Open and powerful IoT gateway

Powerful Linux IoT Gateway, with global LTE Cat 4, to process data coming from wired and wireless sensors, devices and peripherals. The owa4X sits close to your assets, in order to monitor and control them, sending just the meaningful information to cloud services or custom control centre.

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 PSU:
  • Robust for Automotive
  • Very Low Power consumption & power saving modes
ARM Cortex A8 core
Open platform: Linux Kernel 4.4
Open platform: Linux Kernel 4.4
owa4X application development is possible in C/C++, Java, Python, NodeJS, Go and Lua programming languages among others
PSU: Very low power consumption

The products of the owa4X family are predestined for all telematics applications like fleet management, car sharing, car vehicle location (AVL), track & trace, positioning and operating data acquisition of moving objects. Due to its robustness and IP67 rating, the owa4x IoT gateway is particularly suitable for use in construction and agricultural machinery, dangerous goods, conveying and industrial equipment, compressors and much more.

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 9001 owa4x family variants & options summary, available on the documentation section of the owa4x IoT gateway.

Features & Options by model
owa41A owa43A owa44A
Features owa41A owa43A owa44A
Processor / MHz ARM Cortex A8 @ 800MHz ARM Cortex A8 @ 800MHz ARM Cortex A8 @ 800MHz
Linux Kernel (OS) 4.19.94 (Debian 10) 4.19.94 (Debian 10) 4.19.94 (Debian 10)
RAM 512MB DDR3 512MB DDR3 512MB DDR3
MicroSD card slot
Global 4G / LTE Cat 4
Digital Inputs /Outputs 10 10 6
Analog Inputs 4 4 4
Dallas iButton (1-Wire)
RS232 3 3 2
RS485 option option
CAN bus
2nd CAN bus
3rd CAN bus option
4th CAN bus option
2nd K-Line option
Audio codec option
USB Host
FAKRA connector
Optional features
TPM 2.0 option option option
9 Axis MEMs: Acc + Gyros + Mag option option
2nd USB Host option option
WiFi + BlueTooth v4.2 option option
Optional Internal battery option option option
Optional Internal Long Life battery option option option
IP67 Protection option option option
Features owa41A owa43A owa44A
owa41A owa43A owa44A
the owa4x family

A powerful set of features and connectivity for the IoT and Industry 4.0
  • Up to 4 CAN bus supporting full speed 1MBPS CAN 2.0B
  • Up to 2 K-line bus
  • Integrated sensors:
    • Programmable 9-axis accelerometer
    • gyroscope
    • magnetometer
  • Dead reckoning
  • Ethernet 10/100 BaseT
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • 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
  • 4 analog Inputs
    • 10bit 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
  • GSM/GPRS/UMTS/HSPA+/LTE with FAKRA antenna connector:
    • Data transfer over GPRS/HSPA+/LTE
    • SMS
    • USSD
    • Audio and CSD data calls
    • 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] or
    • 1 x [TX / RX / CTS / RTS / DCD / DTR]
  • One RS485 port
  • microSD card holder (up to 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.

  • Glass reinforced plastic
  • Environmental protection to IP67 standard: full protection against dust and water.
  • Dimensions:
    • owa4x: 149 x 135 x 58 mm
  • Weight: 385g
  • Connectors:
    • System connnector: TE 776163-1 (35 pins)
    • FAKRA antenna connectors
    • microSD card slot
    • Micro SIM slot
    • USB host 2.0
Global LTE Cat 4 (4G)

Supports multiplexed communication; allowing GSM, voice and SMS events during GPRS (data) sessions.

  • LTE FDD B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B13/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28 - Max 150Mbps (DL), Max 50Mbps (UL)
  • LTE TDD B38/B39/B40/B41 - Max 130Mbps (DL), Max 30Mbps (UL)
  • UMTS/HSPA+: B1/B2/B4/B5/B6/B8/B19 - DL 7.2Mbps, UL 5.7Mbps
  • GSM/GPRS/EDGE: Quad band 850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • GPRS Class B, Class 12 (4&4)
  • EDGE Multislot Class 12
  • Audio and CSD Data calls
  • SMS (MT/MO)

  • LTE (4G) CAT 1 support
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-Ion battery recharge 0ºC to +45ºC
System specs & CPU
  • ARM Cortex A8 @800MHz clock speed
  • Linux OS: Kernel 4.19.94
  • RAM 512MByte DDR3
  • NAND Flash 1GByte
  • 32GB+ of additional storage with microSD card
  • Debian Linux OS & Filesystem
Conformity and Certifications:

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Reference cases

Cloud based Telemetry Systems for industrial vehicles Remote Monitoring & Telemetry

The owa4X platform is used by OEM vehicle manufacturers for worldwide deployments. Whenever the connections between the owa4X/owa450 and Data Cloud can be established, the device sends real-timer signals and historical data.

5000+ owa4X #

Logistics System for the Transport of Dangerous Goods leet Management

Advanced Bulk product scheduling and telematics system available, covering Back Office and on-truck-computer solutions.

3000+ owa4X #

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