Reinforces Company Commitment to Providing Unsurpassed Globally Approved Products.
Multi-Tech Systems, a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, today announced end device approval for its new HSPA+ MultiConnect® PCIe Mini Card cellular modem on the Aeris Communications network. Through the new Certificate of Approval, customers utilizing the Aeris network no longer have to bring their end products in for additional Aeris testing and are protected from the time, risk and expense of pursuing their own certification.
Daniel Quant, VP of Product Management and Marketing, said:
“In January, we announced a partnership with Aeris to provide a suite of products and services for deploying Internet-of-things (IoT) solutions globally. This announcement further reinforces our commitment to unsurpassed global products, the Aeris network and our customers.”
The MultiConnect® PCIe embedded cellular modem is a complete, ready-to-integrate communications modem that offers 3GPP standards-based hepta-band HSPA+ 21Mbps downlink performance. Optional GPS, Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® functionality provides maximum application flexibility in a highly integrated package. This quick-to-market communications device allows developers to add a variety of M2M communications technologies to products with a minimum of development time and expense. An embedded programmable gateway is also available for use with development of optional Bluetooth®/WiFi® The PCIe meets Aeris requirements for an operational production-quality end device and has passed their end device approval (GSM) procedure.
“Multi-Tech and Aeris are united in our commitment to get customers to market quickly and efficiently,” said Mark Cratsenburg, vice president of sales at Aeris. “This certification is indicative of that promise and our on-going collaboration with Multi-Tech.”
Aeris Communications is the only cellular network designed and built exclusively for machines. Since its founding, Aeris has been a leader and pioneer, shaping and driving industry innovation and standards in machine to machine (M2M) communications.