Redpine Signals Wins Award for Best Application of Energy Harvesting
Redpine honored for first multi-functional sensor and display device with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Energy connectivity that offers perpetual operation without battery replacement
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Redpine Signals, Inc., a leading developer of ultra-low-power and high-performance multi-standard wireless chipsets and systems, today announced it is this year's recipient of the 5th IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage and Internet of Things & Wireless Sensor Networks award for Best Application of Energy Harvesting. Redpine Signals was honored for its innovative WiSeMote-EH device, which leverages the significant innovation in Redpine's Wi-Fi chipset and module products, as well as Redpine's system level products for the Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) market.
The WiSeMote-EH device contains Redpine's ultra-low-power RS9113 M2MCombo Wi-Fi chipset, an energy storage element, and sensors in an industrial grade plastic body, with solar cells and an e-paper display panel on the exterior. The device finds applications in supermarkets – for displaying product information updates, conferences – for displaying attendee information and promotions, etc.
The IDTechEx Energy Harvesting & Storage and Internet of Things & Wireless Sensor Networks awards recognize company development and success in all energy harvesting technologies and applications, including the pertinent wireless sensor networks (WSN) fields.
"Redpine Signals won the Best Application for Energy Harvesting award for its innovations in ultra-low-power operation to enable advanced applications with Wi-Fi connectivity," said Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx. "The external panel of judges felt that Redpine Signals WiseMote-EH product incorporates ground breaking technologies in RF, baseband, processor and firmware systems in creating energy harvesting applications with all IP wireless networks."
"We are honored that Redpine Signals has been recognized with this award by the esteemed IDTechEx," said Venkat Mattela, CEO of Redpine Signals. "As always, Redpine Signals remains focused on ultra-low-power wireless chips and system designs for IoT and mobile markets. This award is further validation that we are succeeding in our mission."
About Redpine Signals, Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, California, Redpine Signals, Inc., is a fabless semiconductor, M2M devices 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, devices and systems covering multiple market segments in M2M (industrial, medical, automotive, connected home, smart energy, building automation and real-time Locationing), mobile and networking markets. Its technology and product portfolio includes chipsets, modules and devices with multi-stream 802.11n, 802.11ac, dual mode Bluetooth® 4.0 and ZigBee® wireless connectivity. The company has more than 220 employees worldwide.
Redpine Signals, Inc.
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