FreeWave Technologies, Inc. announced its WaveContact™ solution was awarded the 2015 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award from TMC, the world’s leading business to business and integrated marketing media company, servicing niche markets within the communications and technology industries.
WaveContact is a complete family of solutions for deploying the IoT in the OT access layer. It comprises the 10i EndPoint, which is a Class 1, Division 1 (C1D1) certified wireless I/O solution that delivers a versatile design for enabling multiple process automation and control capabilities in both hazardous and nonhazardous locations. It includes a rechargeable battery, an integrated solar panel and a 1-watt 900 MHz or 500 mW 2.4 GHz wireless communication module. WaveContact also includes the WaveContact 50i Data Concentrator that aggregates telemetry from multiple sensors and other wireless M2M devices for simple and flexible connectivity to a data center or SCADA network, and the DC Gateway™ that includes Data Logger capabilities. With both serial and Ethernet over wired or wireless connections, the Data Concentrator serves as an M2M gateway to the 10i EndPoints and other wireless I/O modules, and also provides outstanding functionality as a Serial Radio Master for connecting serial devices.
“We are excited and honored to have WaveContact selected as a Communications Solutions Product of the Year,” said Glenn Longley, director of product management for IIoT solutions and software for FreeWave Technologies. “The WaveContact family of products is proven to give customers versatile data communications capabilities for use in virtually any environment by offering connectivity with many different sensors and devices over both short and long distances.”
“Congratulations to FreeWave for being honored with a 2015 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “WaveContact is truly an innovative product and is among the best solutions that facilitate voice, data and video communications brought to market in the past 12 months. I look forward to continued excellence from FreeWave in 2015 and beyond.”
Winners are published on TMCnet.com and included in its E-newsletter.
About FreeWave Technologies
FreeWave Technologies is a leading provider of wireless Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions that deliver reliable access to data for leading companies in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) markets. As the #1 provider of wireless IIoT to the Oil and Gas Industry, FreeWave’s fast, flexible and easy-to-deploy solutions streamline connectivity over long distances to also create significant operational efficiencies for government, defense and UAV/Drone contractors, agricultural equipment manufacturers, energy and smart grid networks, municipalities and more. With 20-plus years of experience in the M2M market and more than one million radios deployed in the field, customers repeatedly turn to FreeWave to maximize their value in connecting M2M devices to optimize real-time decision making.