Monnit Corporation, announced today at CTIA 2013 the release of a new Machine-to-Machine oriented cellular gateway for use with wireless sensors.
This gateway is specifically designed to respond to the increasing demand for a low-cost, reliable, “connect-from-anywhere” monitoring solution that addresses the needs of a variety of M2M applications.
Brad Walters, CEO of Monnit, said:
“The demand for cellular connected sensors is enormous. Monnit’s new cellular gateway provides a low-cost solution for those in need of remotely monitoring various aspects of their business, without the need of an existing internet connection.”
Features of the new M2M cellular gateway for wireless sensors:
- Dual band CDMA (800/1900 MHz)
- Supports Monnit wireless sensors in global (900, 868 and 433 MHz)
- “Plug & Sense” – no configuration or setup required
- Remote software upgrade capability
- Watchdog function alerts if gateway goes offline
- LED indicators indicate system status
The MonnitLink Cellular Gateway model CGW2 is an advanced, all wireless, M2M gateway that enables fast time-to-market solutions for a wide range of M2M applications. The gateway was designed to support Monnit sensors, which are capable of detecting and monitoring functions that are critical to business operations, including: temperature, humidity, water, light, access, movement and much more. Monnit’s wireless gateways transmit data between local sensor networks and iMonnit, the online data monitoring system, which aggregates sensor information and sends notifications via text or email if user defined conditions are met or exceeded.
All Monnit wireless sensors include free basic iMonnit online sensor monitoring with SMS text and email alerting. The new cellular gateway is certified on Verizon’s CDMA cellular network and requires a low-cost cellular data.