FreeWave Technologies Takes Award-winning WavePoint Platform to M2M Evolution's 2014 Battle of the Platforms

The fast, flexible and secure wireless M2M networking solution goes head-to-head against other competing platforms serving the Internet of Things (IoT)

Aug 06, 2014, 09:03 ET from FreeWave Technologies, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, Inc. (, a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced it will be participating in the Fifth Annual M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms ( FreeWave will be showcasing its WavePoint® platform ( in a head-to-head competition against other cutting-edge M2M platforms from leading companies in the space.

The WavePoint platform is FreeWave's latest offering for the industrial M2M and IoT marketplace. It is the next-generation of FreeWave's wireless transport solutions to provide customers with a variety of network configuration options. WavePoint enables multi-purpose communications and can operate in multiple frequency bands simultaneously. But WavePoint isn't just fast and flexible, it's also highly secure. The platform defends against unauthorized access using security protocols based on Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). It also complies with today's IT-centric security policies and its cutting-edge broadband wireless functionality combined with enterprise-grade IP networking technology easily extends the corporate IT network to remote and difficult-to-reach locations.  

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"The Battle of the Platforms is an opportunity for us to demonstrate the value of our WavePoint solutions across a broad spectrum of applications for multiple industries," said Brad Gilbert, director of product management, Licensed and Ethernet at FreeWave. "The rapidly advancing M2M ecosystem is driving the need for our customers to optimize their operations and WavePoint was developed to help make this endeavor a reality."

In its fifth year, the M2M Evolution Battle of the Platforms gives participants an opportunity to go before a judging panel and present top platforms for evaluation. Each product will be judged by Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media and executive director of Content for M2M; James Brehm, founder and technology evangelist at James Brehm & Associates; and, Mike Sapien, analyst at Ovum.

About FreeWave Technologies

FreeWave Technologies ( is the 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. FreeWave's fast, flexible and easy-to-deploy solutions streamline connectivity over long distances to create significant operational efficiencies for oil and gas producers, government and defense contractors, agricultural equipment manufacturers, energy and smart grid networks, municipalities and more. With 20-plus years of experience in the M2M market and more than 1 million radios deployed in the field, customers repeatedly turn to FreeWave to maximize their value in connecting M2M devices to optimize real-time decision making.

For more information, contact FreeWave at 866-923-6168 or at

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