Wi-Ex Machine-to-Machine Division
Recent reports predict the number of cellular M2M connections will grow to more than 160 million by the end of 2011 and up to 390 million by 2014.
The Wi-Ex Machine-to-Machine, M2M, Division focuses on providing M2M solutions for key markets including:
consumer facing point-of-sale devices such as kiosks, vending machines and ATMs
- mobile data collection, health and medical monitoring
- industrial machine-to-machine communications.
According to IDC Technology Spotlight, Sponsored by Wi-Ex, “From Consumer-Centric to Business Essential: Extending Smartphone and Mobile Broadband Device Service into the Workplace,” IDC #1073, January, 2011, "Used for years to improve sub-par cell service in homes, signal-boosting technology has come of age to provide increased signal strength throughout a business facility."
The Spotlight adds, "Strong cellular signals are critical for any of these smartphone and machine-to-machine solutions to be effective. These devices are frequently located in basements, deep within buildings. Weak signals are more susceptible to interference and therefore must be strengthened to ensure that coverage across a campus or within a building is strong.”
Visit http://www.wi-ex.com/IDCSpotlight.aspx to download a complimentary copy of IDC Technology Spotlight From Consumer-Centric to Business Essential: Extending Smartphone and Mobile Broadband Device Service into the Workplace, IDC #1073, January, 2011.