|[November 28, 2012]
New XBee-PRO 900HP Wireless Module with 28-Mile Range Offers Three Times the Range of Comparably Priced Solutions
MINNETONKA, Minn. --(Business Wire)--
International (NASDAQ: DGII) today launched the XBee-PRO® 900HP, a
best-in-class 900 MHz wireless module that offers up to 28 miles line of
sight range - more than three times the range of comparably priced
modules. When coupled with a ConnectPort X gateway, customers can
integrate XBee-PRO 900HP end points into their applications easily using
Device Cloud™. The XBee-PRO 900HP also supports over-the-air
firmware updates, which can be done quickly and easily via the iDigi
"The XBee-PRO 900HP is ideal for extended-range applications such as
field irrigation, tank monitoring, street lighting control, energy
distribution automation and other applications," said Larry Kraft,
senior vice president of global sales and marketing, Digi International (News - Alert).
"With the iDigi Device Cloud, customers can deploy and maintain XBee-PRO
900HP end points easily and efficiently."
The XBe-PRO 900HP features data rates of up to 200 Kbps. It includes a
patent-pending channel selectivity algorithm allowing the module to
discern between desired and undesired channel communications quickly,
which increases throughput, interference immunity and battery life.
Additionally, the module features a software selectable channel mask for
clear channel operation and advanced sleep modes to enable efficient
battery usage in battery powered applications.
The XBee-PRO 900HP can be configured and maintained easily through the
iDigi Device Cloud when coupled with a ConnectPort X gateway. The iDigi
Device Cloud provides the infrastructure required to access, control,
configure and upgrade unlimited devices securely over the Internet.
XBee products are easy to use and share a common hardware footprint.
Available in a variety of protocols for different applications, one XBee
can be substituted for another with minimal development time or risk.
XBee modules are pre-certified for use in multiple countries, further
reducing development costs.
The XBee-PRO 900HP is available now for $39 MSRP. Compatible ConnectPort
X gateways for iDigi Device Cloud connectivity will be available in Q2
2013. For more information, visit www.digi.com/xbp900hp.
For more information about the iDigi Device Cloud, visit www.idigi.com.
About Digi International
Digi International is the M2M solutions expert, combining products and
services as end-to-end solutions to drive business efficiencies. Digi
provides the industry's broadest range of wireless products, a cloud
computing platform tailored for devices and development services to help
customers get to market fast with wireless devices and applications.
Digi's entire solution set is tailored to allow any device to
communicate with any application, anywhere in the world. For more
information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com,
or call 877-912-3444.
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