|[May 08, 2012]
Cinterion M2M Modules Get Pre-Approved for AT&T's 4G Network Certification Status, and Integrated by Device Maker Psion
NEW ORLEANS --(Business Wire)--
Cinterion (News - Alert), the global leader in cellular machine-to-machine (M2M)
communication and a Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) company, today
announced that its leading-edge PH8 and PHS8 M2M modules have passed the
Pre-Approval testing on AT&T's (News - Alert) 4G HSPA+ wireless network, a
certification that shortens M2M device makers' product approval time.
With the AT&T Pre-Approval and the Full Type Approval in place, these
flagship Cinterion modules help wireless solution developers in North
America bring 4G M2M solutions to market faster and more cost
efficiently. Psion, a worldwide leader in ruggedized handheld computers,
has begun integrating the PH8 module in its industrial PDA - the Psion
EP10 is immediately available for enterprise customers across North
The modules provide a confirmed footprint migration to 4G LTE (News - Alert) network,
and are designed to enable a wide range of high-bandwidth M2M
applications such as ruggedized PDAs, video surveillance, remote
monitoring, advanced security solutions and more.
Cinterion's ultra slim modules provide secure and reliable
communications across all AT&T networks. Offering integrated GPS,
advanced voice technology and an option for flexible Land Grid Array
surface mounting, industry leaders are already integrating Cinterion's
leading-edge modules for data-intensive M2M applications that require 4G
speeds and functionality. In addition, both modules share a common
footprint with the LTE roadmap, providing a seamless migration path to
evolving next generation wireless technology.
"Global mobile network operators are continually advancing networks
toward 4G technologies and beyond. M2M developers need high quality
modules that can reliably operate across varied wireless technologies to
assure the longevity required for M2M solutions," said Norbert
Muhrer, CEO Cinterion. "Cinterion's PH8 and PHS8 give our customers a
competitive advantage in introducing next-geeration 4G M2M solutions,
and they are ready for operation on the AT&T HSPA+ network."
PH8 and PHS8 development kits and commercial production modules are
available immediately. For more information, contact email@example.com.
About Cinterion, a Gemalto (News - Alert) Company
Cinterion, the machine-to-machine (M2M) segment of Gemalto (Euronext NL
0000400653 GTO), is the industry pioneer for wireless M2M communication
and market leader for more than 15 years. Cinterion enables businesses
to succeed in a complex M2M ecosystem by offering expertise, security,
simplicity and partnership. Cinterion's award-winning products and
services connect people, machines, equipment and vehicles over wireless
networks, helping enterprises simplify operations, increase efficiency
and establish new business models. Equipment makers, integrators, MNOs,
and end-users rely on Cinterion for leading-edge wireless M2M
communication modules, Machine Identification Modules (MIMs), MIM
personalization capabilities plus a trusted and secure, cloud-based
Service Delivery Platform for any M2M application. Cinterion powers
cellular communications for: telematics and automotive applications,
tracking and tracing, industrial mobile computing, metering and smart
grid, payment systems, healthcare, security systems, routers and
gateways, remote maintenance and control and more.
For more information, please visit www.gemalto.com/m2m,
or follow @cinterion on twitter.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital
security with 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than 10,000
employees operating out of 74 offices and 14 Research & Development
centers in 43 countries.
We are at the heart of our rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of
people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel,
shop, bank, entertain and work - anytime, everywhere - in ways that are
convenient, enjoyable and secure. Gemalto delivers on their expanding
needs for personal mobile services, payment security, identity
protection, authenticated online services, cloud computing access,
eHealthcare and eGovernment services, modern transportation solutions,
Gemalto develops secure software that runs on trusted devices which we
design and personalize. We manage these devices, the confidential data
they contain and the services they enable, throughout their life cycle.
We innovate so that our clients can offer more ways of enhancing the
convenience and security of their end-users' digital lives.
Gemalto is thriving with the growing number of people using its software
and secure devices to interact in the digital and wireless world.
For more information visit www.gemalto.com,
blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter (News - Alert).
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