BOULDER, Colo., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, today announced that the Cellular Bridge (http://www.freewave.com/products/allproducts/cellularbridge.aspx) has received a Smart Grid Product of the Year 2012 Award from SmartGrid.TMCnet.com, a TMC and Crossfire Media sponsored technology media website. This is the second consecutive year that TMCNet has awarded FreeWave the Smart Grid Product of the Year award.
"We are honored to accept the Smart Grid Product of the Year 2012 Award from TMC and Crossfire Media," said Ashish Sharma, chief marketing officer at FreeWave Technologies. "Our Cellular Bridge solution helps customers establish remote monitoring in a cost-effective way by leveraging existing cellular infrastructure where possible for backhaul applications. This product demonstrates FreeWave's dedication to creating innovative solutions to meet our customers' needs."
FreeWave Technologies' Cellular Bridge solution combines world-class proprietary radio technology with cellular communications. It provides users with extremely secure and highly reliable wireless communication capabilities for mission critical sensor applications. The versatility and unmatched signal performance of FreeWave's 900 MHz and 2.4 GHz wireless data radio technology extends the communication network to remote locations for vital asset monitoring. For backhaul of this data to the core network, users have the opportunity to leverage cellular technology when available. Ultimately, this award winning combination allows operators to minimize the number of cellular connections (and therefore fees) in retrofit deployments, thus improving ROI and reducing overall operating costs.
"The solutions that have been selected for the Smart Grid Product of the Year Award reflect the diverse range of innovation driving this market. Congratulations to FreeWave Technologies which best exemplified the most innovative smart grid technologies in the past year," stated Carl Ford, Co-Founder and Community Developer, Crossfire.
"It is my pleasure to recognize FreeWave Technologies with a Smart Grid Product of the Year Award for its contribution to the advancement of smart grid technologies," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "I look forward to seeing more innovation from FreeWave in the coming year."
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About FreeWave Technologies
Founded in 1993, FreeWave Technologies manufactures the most reliable, high performing, lowest power consumption, spread spectrum and licensed radios for mission-critical data transmission. Through engineering excellence and a relentless commitment to best-in-class manufacturing, FreeWave customers enjoy superior radio up-time, range and the lowest cost of ownership available. Based in Boulder, Colorado, FreeWave designs and manufactures radios that are the leading choice for oil and gas, utility, military and numerous other industrial applications. Organizations that count on radio data communications for operational success –where failure and down-time are not an option – trust FreeWave for custom network design, system engineering and customer support that are unparalleled in the market. For additional information, contact FreeWave directly at 866.399.4930 or at (firstname.lastname@example.org). Visit the company's website at (www.freewave.com).
About Smart Grid:
Smart Grid is the leading website dedicated to the rapidly developing technologies that enable and harness smart grids, with particular emphasis on applications, products and software for improving residential, business, institutional and facilities' power consumption.
This website offers information and analysis for anyone interested in researching, purchasing and applying smart grid technologies. It includes smart grid industry news and expert analysis by Carl Ford, Crossfire Media. Visitors will find free resources including online communities, blogs, feature articles, videos and more. SmartGrid.TMCnet.com is sponsored by TMC, an integrated, global media company helping clients in print, in person and online, and Crossfire Media, an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. Please visit http://smart-grid.tmcnet.com
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