MINNETONKA, Minn. and GREENWOOD, Ind., June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi International®, (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com), a leading global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT connectivity products and services, today announced that its new Connect Sensor cellular gateway has been selected for Endress+Hauser's Inventory Management Solutions. The combination of Digi's Connect Sensor with Endress+Hauser's field instrumentation sensors and the Endress+Hauser SupplyCare cloud platform offers a complete solution for connectivity of industrial sensors in remote locations.
Digi Connect Sensor is a new battery-powered, enterprise-ready cellular gateway solution for wireless connectivity at locations with either no power or low power that offers the versatility and flexibility to accommodate a variety of sensors. In offering a plug-and-play solution, Connect Sensor allows for remote sensor monitoring to be deployed in environments previously considered too harsh, remote or not economically viable. (See "Digi International Introduces Wireless Sensor Monitoring Solution for No or Low Power Locations")
Endress+Hauser is recognized as a leading supplier of industrial measurement and automation equipment, providing products, services and solutions for industrial processes all over the world. The company offers comprehensive process solutions for flow, level, pressure, analysis, temperature, recording and digital communications across a wide range of industries, optimizing processes in regard to economic efficiency, safety and environmental protection.
Powered by an internal battery with optional connections to external electrical or solar power sources, the combination of the Digi Connect Sensor cellular gateway, Endress+Hauser sensors and cloud platform provides customers better visibility into their systems and operations, leading to lower labor costs, decreased safety risk and more efficient operations.
"Endress+Hauser's selection of Connect Sensor is an important confirmation of the reliability and flexibility of our solution," said Kevin C. Riley, chief operating officer, Digi International. "By providing a battery-powered cellular gateway that can accommodate a vast array of sensors, we're expanding the possibilities for organizations to have insights never before possible."
"As a leading instrumentation and process automation company, Endress+Hauser is known for its outstanding product quality," said Thiemo Fichter, head of product management, Endress+Hauser engineered solutions division. "The pairing of these products will provide an industry-leading solution that will enable our customers to achieve new levels of operational efficiency from the sensor in the field, through to the business process, and along the entire added value chain."
Endress+Hauser is a global leader in measurement instrumentation, services and solutions for industrial process engineering. The Group employs 13,000 personnel across the globe, generating net sales of more than 2.1 billion euros in 2015.
About Digi International
Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) is a leading global provider of business and mission-critical machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services. We help our customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments with high levels of security, relentless reliability and bulletproof performance. Founded in 1985, we've helped our customers connect over 100 million things, and growing. For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com, or call 877-912-3444 (U.S.) or 952-912-3444 (International).
Martin Raab, Endress+Hauser AG
Office: +41 61 715 7722
Rick McLaughlin for Digi International
Office: +1 781-418-2402
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