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Redpine Signals Earns Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation in Wireless Solutions and RTLS
[September 17, 2012]

Redpine Signals Earns Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation in Wireless Solutions and RTLS

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Redpine Signals, Inc., a leading developer of ultra-low-power, high-performance, multi-standard wireless chipsets and systems, today announced it is a recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Global Wireless Solutions and RTLS Technology Innovation Award for 2012.

Redpine's innovation in wireless and RTLS technology is featured in its Quali-Fi(TM) 802.11ac technology and its WiSeMote(TM) RTLS products. The Quali-Fi technology incorporates the provisioned features of the draft IEEE 802.11ac standard in the 5 GHz band, with high data transfer rates at ultra-low-power profiles, providing the ideal connectivity mechanism of next-generation smartphones, tablets, HDTVs, cameras and other mobile devices. The use of the 5 GHz band opens up a greater number of operational channels, as well as wider bandwidths, to enable high-speed data transfer. Redpine's chipsets with this technology include the RS9117, a single spatial stream, dual-band combo device featuring 802.11n/ac and BT 4.0; and the RS9333, a unique simultaneous dual-band 5GHz MIMO 802.11ac + 2.4GHz BT4.0, 802.11n chipset that can be configured to be operational in the two different bands simultaneously. Redpine's WiSeMote RTLS products introduce, for the first time, standards-compliant operation in the 5 GHz band, ensuring greater reliability and longer battery life than devices operating in the increasingly crowded 2.4 GHz spectrum.

According to Nandini Bhattacharya, Senior Research Analyst with Frost & Sullivan, the Technology Innovation Award is a prestigious recognition of Redpine Signals' unmatched and comprehensive range of innovative solutions. Driven by its technological excellence and achievement in the field of ultra-low-power and multi-standard-compliant wireless solutions, Redpine is recognized with Frost & Sullivan's 2012 Technology Innovation Award in the Global Wireless Solutions and RTLS market.

"Redpine's focus has been on delivering best-in-class solutions for the Wi-Fi market, both mainstream and the Internet of Things, M2M space," said Venkat Matella, CEO of Redpine Signals. "We offer one of the strongest Wi-Fi product portfolios in the industry, and have been facilitating the adoption of up-to-date technology by our more than 1,500 customers in the medical, building automation, smart grid, transportation, industrial, and RTLS markets in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. We are excited at our impact on the industry being recognized by this Frost & Sullivan award." The Frost & Sullivan Global Wireless Solutions and RTLS Technology Innovation Award for 2012 was presented to Redpine Signals in a grand event held Tuesday, September 11, in San Jose, Calif., at The Fairmont San Jose.

About Frost & SullivanFrost & Sullivan, the growth Partnership Company, enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice models to drive the generation, evaluation, and implementation of powerful growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages 50 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 40 offices on six continents.

About Redpine Signals, Inc.Headquartered in San Jose, California, Redpine Signals, Inc., is a fabless semiconductor and wireless system solutions company focusing on innovative, ultra-low-power and high-performance products for next-generation wireless applications. Redpine was founded in 2001 and was the first in the industry to launch an ultra-low-power and low-cost, single-stream 802.11n chipset in late 2007. Again, in 2009, Redpine pioneered the adoption of self-contained 802.11n modules into the then-emerging M2M market. Redpine offers chipsets, modules and solutions covering multiple market segments, including industrial, consumer electronics, medical, mobile, PC, and smart energy. Its technology portfolio includes multi-stream 802.11n, 802.11ac, BT4.0 and mobile WiMax (802.16e). The company has more than 150 employees worldwide. For more information on Redpine products, visit or contact Redpine at

Contact InformationFran (845) 536-1416 Venkat (408) 748-3385 x207 Redpine Signals, the Redpine logo, Lite-Fi, Maxi-Fi and Quali-Fi are registered trademarks of Redpine Signals, Inc. All other company names, products and logos are registered trademarks of their respective companies.

SOURCE Redpine Signals, Inc.

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