Macnica Europe GmbH and H&D Wireless AB (HDW) have signed a collaboration agreement for distribution of HDW wireless modules for the European IoT market.
The full wireless product portfolio of H&D Wireless will be offered via Macnica GmbH to the European market with a focus on IoT for Smart Home and Enterprise such as Industry 4.0 but also other wireless applications such as audio, medical and the COM market. This focus will primarily be supported by the new H&D Wireless modules in the Accelarate© family. The Accelarate© family of modules are world class in power consumption, size, cost and supports 802.11ac/abgn 2x2MU-MIMO/BT5, 802.11abgn/BT4.2 and 802.11ac/abgn/BT4.2/NFC in M.2 1216 and other form factors including 8x8mm SIP’s.
An extended consulting and support service is offered by both companies. New products, such as the high performing SPB228 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo module, are under release right now and will be further promoted during f.ex. Embedded World Congress 2018. The new Accelerate© family Evaluations Tools and Boards will be supported by Macnica going forward.
“HDW believe that the IoT market is to explode over the next years and we are happy to now be able to support that together with a leading distributor as Macnica, with the expertise and knowledge in respective areas. With the sales, FAE network and world class logistic centers from Macnica, we target to expand our sales and also penetrate more of Europe´s major industrial companies”, says HDW CEO Pär Bergsten.”
Andreas Wemmer, Sales Director of Macnica Europe GmbH, stated: “Macnica is watching carefully the technological evolution and further standards development of wireless connectivity in the context of industrial IoT and industrial automation and are excited to start demand creation, sales and application support of these innovative products jointly with H&D Wireless as a new partner in our distribution area across Europe.”