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5th December 2016
LTE gateway supports widest range of LTE bands

  A provider of fully integrated end-to-end solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, Sierra Wireless, has announced availability of the high-performance AirLink RV50X LTE-Advanced industrial gateway.

15th November 2016
Programmable IoT gateway redefines connectivity

Sierra Wireless announced the availability of the FX30, the industry’s smallest, most flexible and rugged programmable cellular gateway. It provides a pre-certified, integrated embedded platform to connect any machine to any IoT application or cloud, enabling fast, scalable and global deployment of IoT solutions. The IoT is transforming organisations across all industries worldwide, enabling enhanced productivity and customer service.

26th October 2016
LPWA solutions expand cellular footprint in global IoT market

Sierra Wireless introduced AirPrime HL and WP Series cellular modules for Category-M1 (Cat-M1) and Category-NB1 (Cat-NB1) LTE networks. Sierra Wireless’ solutions support the 3GPP standard for low-power wide-area (LPWA) technologies, which was designed specifically to enable new IoT services that promise to improve everyday life (see infographic).

2nd September 2016
IoT technology lowers business costs and improves performance

This autumn, Sierra Wireless and AT&T will pilot next gen LTE-M network technologies. The pilot will spur LTE network connections for IoT devices. The Sierra Wireless LTE-M module will support the AT&T pilot with several technology leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area in November. LTE-M technology works specifically with IoT devices, such as smart meters, mHealth and wearables. AT&T plans to make the technology commercially...

14th July 2016
Modules provide cellular connectivity for automotive vehicles

It has been announced by Sierra Wireless that PATEO has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime AR series modules to enable cellular connectivity for its telematics units being installed in automotive vehicles for the China market. The automotive-grade AR series embedded modules began shipping to PATEO in Q1 2016, and the first deployment of their telematics units is in Geely’s vehicle platforms.

19th May 2016
LTE-A vehicle router suits mission critical applications

Sierra Wireless has introduced an LTE-A vehicle router for mission critical applications in public safety, transit and field services. The AirLink MP70 serves as a purpose-built, high-performance vehicle networking solution that enables multiple high-bandwidth applications to work simultaneously, more than 10 times faster and four times farther from the vehicle than ever before.

Test & Measurement
23rd February 2016
Companies collaborate on telematics control units

Sierra Wireless has announced that Valeo has selected smart automotive modules from Sierra Wireless for a new gen of telematics control units to enable connected car services internationally. The first deployment of the Valeo and Sierra Wireless telematics solution will be in vehicles built by the global automaker Geely for the Russian market.

16th February 2016
Smart SIM features superior global IoT connectivity service

Sierra Wireless has announced its Smart SIM technology and connectivity service that provides customers with superior coverage and service quality to accelerate the deployment of global IoT applications. With the addition of its global Smart SIM offering, Sierra Wireless delivers the most comprehensive, fully integrated device-to-cloud solution, including hardware, managed connectivity, and cloud services for multi-operator, multi-regional IoT de...

7th January 2016
Embedded module supports LTE-A network connectivity

Sierra Wireless has announced its AirPrime EM7455 embedded module has been selected by Lenovo to provide fast and reliable LTE-Advanced cellular connectivity in next-gen notebooks, tablets and 2-in-1s. The AirPrime EM7455 is the industry’s first embedded module to support LTE-Advanced, the latest 4G LTE standard aimed at improving network capacity, throughput, and operational efficiency.

17th November 2015
Lowest-power LTE industrial gateway provides reliable connectivity

Sierra Wireless has announced the launch of the AirLink Raven RV50 gateway, the LTE successor to the market’s most widely deployed cellular gateway solution for energy and industrial applications, the AirLink Raven X. The AirLink Raven RV50 offers a truly rugged design and the lowest power consumption of any LTE industrial gateway, providing reliable connectivity for the most demanding remote applications, even when solar panels are the onl...

6th November 2015
AirPrime HL modules meet growing need for smart gas meters

Sierra Wireless has announced that Itron has selected AirPrime HL series modules to enable cellular connectivity in its latest line of smart gas meters. The point-to-point residential meters will begin shipping later this quarter to support smart metering initiatives across Europe, beginning with a deployment in Italy.

28th October 2015
Embedded modules support worldwide smart metering deployment

Sierra Wireless has announced that Iskraemeco has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime HL series embedded modules to enable cellular connectivity in smart metering deployments worldwide. Modules within the HL series for 2G and 3G networks were selected as part of the introduction of next-gen smart electricity meters, as well as for a smart metering project which will begin deploying across the Netherlands beginning of next year.

30th September 2015
IoT platform powers applications in Europe & Latin America

Sierra Wireless has announced that the IoT Acceleration Platform, the industry’s first integrated service platform that combines Cloud, IoT hardware, and managed connectivity services for worldwide deployments, is gaining traction in industrial applications across diverse organisations and geographies. 

3rd September 2015
Platform simplifies deployment of connected products

Sierra Wireless has announced the industry’s first integrated service platform that combines cloud, IoT hardware, and managed connectivity services to support worldwide deployments. The IoT Acceleration Platform is unique in that it provides global multi-operator coverage by combining Sierra Wireless and third-party network operator SIMs, all managed from a single unified connectivity platform. 

Test & Measurement
1st July 2015
Sierra Wireless device-to-cloud technology selected by Arval

Sierra Wireless has announced that Arval, a leader in full service vehicle leasing, fleet management and usage-based insurance owned by BNP Paribas, has selected it's device-to-cloud technology to build its new global telematics solution.

17th June 2015
Open hardware reference design accelerates IoT innovation

  Sierra Wireless has announced the beta release of Project mangOH, a wireless open hardware reference design for rapidly building IoT solutions.

17th June 2015
Integrated device-cloud architecture for the IoT

  Designed to reduce system complexity and accelerate the development of connected products and applications for the IoT, the AirPrime WP series of smart wireless modules has been released by Sierra Wireless.

4th June 2015
Smart wireless modules enable the connected car

Sierra Wireless has announced a milestone in its collaboration with PSA Peugeot Citroën, using AirPrime AR Series smart automotive modules, the Legato platform, and the AirVantage cloud. With its next generation of connected cars, PSA will utilise Sierra Wireless device-to-cloud technology to expand from emergency notification into additional value-added connected services for its customers.

19th February 2015
Embedded modules support worldwide LTE-A networks

Sierra Wireless has introduced four AirPrime embedded modules, based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon X7 LTE Modem and the first to support LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) networks worldwide. LTE-A is the latest generation of 4G LTE network standards, aimed at improving network capacity, throughput, data speed and operational cost-efficiency.

23rd December 2014
Sierra Wireless expands its M2M position with acquisition

It has been announced that Sierra Wireless has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Maingate for $90m in cash. The transaction is expected to close in February 2015. Providing managed M2M connectivity and information management services to more than 500 customers across Europe, Maingate reaches a subscriber base of more than 500,000 connected devices. 

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