Redpine Signals Expands Sales and Support Infrastructure through Partnership with CEL

CEL leverages its decades of experience in wireless and RF to enhance sales and support for the entire range of Redpine's Wi-Fi connectivity products

Jan 17, 2012, 16:44 ET from Redpine Signals, Inc.

SANTA CLARA and SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Redpine Signals, Inc., a leading developer of ultra low power and high-performance multi-standard wireless chipsets and systems, today announced an agreement with California Eastern Laboratories (CEL) to extend Redpine's market reach. Under this agreement CEL will provide sales and in-depth technical support for Redpine's entire range of low power, high performance 802.11n/ac wireless chipsets and modules covering multiple market segments including industrial, consumer electronics, medical and smart energy.

"Redpine has a unique low power and advanced capability wireless product portfolio.  We are excited to be partnering with Redpine Signals to bring their innovative solutions to our existing customers, many of whom are new to Wi-Fi.  We believe that by leveraging both CEL's and Redpine's engagement with Renesas, we can provide enhanced functionality and achieve deeper market penetration," said Paul Minton, CEL's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Our expertise in design and delivery of advanced wireless solutions to worldwide markets enables us to offer a full range of support and help customers sharply reduce time to market," he added.

"CEL's extensive background in wireless networking technologies and products, and their long history of successful engagement with top electronic systems developers and manufacturers make them an ideal partner for Redpine to support our rapidly growing customer base in the Internet-of-Things market," said Venkat Mattela, CEO of Redpine Signals. "We anticipate our existing as well as new customers to benefit greatly from CEL's proven engineering and applications assistance in all aspects of integrating our products into their embedded systems," he added.

About CEL

California Eastern Laboratories ( provides a wide range of RF and optical semiconductor products and standards-based short-range radio modules.  The company has proven experience in offering wireless solutions for a broad range of emerging markets through sales offices, independent representatives, and distributors throughout the world. CEL is also the exclusive sales and marketing partner in the Americas for products made by the Compound Semiconductor Devices Business Division (CSDBD) of Renesas Electronics Corporation.

About Redpine Signals, Inc.

Headquartered in San Jose, California, Redpine Signals, Inc., is a fabless semiconductor 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 and solutions covering multiple market segments including industrial, consumer electronics, medical, mobile, PC, and smart energy. Its technology portfolio includes multi-stream 802.11n, 802.11ac, BT4.0 and mobile WiMax (802.16e). The company has more than 120 employees worldwide. For more information on Redpine products, visit  or contact Redpine at .

Redpine Signals, the Redpine logo, Lite-Fi, and Maxi-Fi are registered trademarks of Redpine Signals, Inc. All other company names, products and logos are registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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