BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced a contest for applications that utilize the company's award-winning WavePro WP201 shorthaul and Wi-Fi solution (http://go.freewave.com/l/68372/2015-12-16/37myq8). Contest entrants must provide a high-level account of the application of the WavePro, along with a description of the need for the platform. Winners will be announced at the close of the entry period. To enter the contest, please visit (http://go.freewave.com/wavepro-network-giveaway). Submissions are due by September 30.
"Industries have proven time and again the growing need for Wi-Fi connectivity in rugged, outdoor settings, and we're excited to see some of the innovative and unique IoT applications that can be developed using our technology," said Scott Allen, CMO of FreeWave Technologies.
The WP201 is designed to secure and transport Voice, Video, Data and Sensor (VVDS™) information and is a critical component of industrial Sensor-2-Server (S2S) communications solutions. This cost-effective, high-speed rugged communication platform is specifically designed for outdoor industrial locations and has proven reliability in extreme environmental conditions. It's an ideal field area network solution for oil and gas, utilities, mining, power plants, municipalities, disaster recovery or any other type of industrial applications. Additional applications include innovative deployments for golf courses, marinas, campgrounds and other settings that require remote Wi-Fi connectivity in nontraditional settings.
An award winning solution, the WP201 was recently recognized as an IoT Evolution Smart Grid Product of the Year for its versatility and dependability in industrial smart grid applications: http://www.iotevolutionworld.com/newsroom/articles/423469-winners-the-2016-smart-grid-product-the-year.htm
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About FreeWave Technologies
FreeWave Technologies (www.freewave.com) is a leading provider of wireless Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions that deliver reliable access to data for leading companies in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) markets. As the #1 provider of wireless IIoT to the oil and gas industry, FreeWave's fast, flexible and easy-to-deploy solutions streamline connectivity over long distances to also create significant operational efficiencies for government, defense and UAV/Drone contractors, agriculture equipment manufacturers, energy and smart grid networks, municipalities and more. With 20-plus years of experience in the M2M market and millions of radios deployed in the field, customers repeatedly turn to FreeWave to maximize their value in connecting M2M devices to optimize real-time decision making.
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