BOULDER, Colo., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies ( http://www.freewave.com), manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, announced today that its GXM 2.4 GHz global wireless transceiver module ( https://www.freewave.com/products/allproducts/gxm.aspx) has received the 2012 M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award from M2M Evolution Magazine, the leading publication covering the M2M movement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130605/LA27345LOGO) "The M2M industry is rapidly progressing and we are delighted to be recognized as an industry innovator by providing extremely reliable and secure wireless M2M networking solutions for our global customer base," said Ashish Sharma, CMO of FreeWave Technologies. The GXM solution provides Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), integrators, and end-users with a 2.4 GHz global wireless transceiver module that meets FCC, IC, ETSI, and UL Class 1 Division 2 compliance in a single wireless M2M serial data radio platform. The GXM offers the same tiny foot print as FreeWave's 900 MHz MM2 radio (2-inches tall X 1.4-inches wide), making it ideal for industrial and manufacturing applications, including oil and gas, water/wastewater, electric power, precision farming and industries with similar Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications. "The solutions selected for the M2M Evolution Product of Year Awards reflect the diverse range of innovation driving the Machine-to-Machine market today. It is my honor to congratulate FreeWave Technologies for their innovative work and superior contribution to the rapidly evolving M2M industry," said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of M2M Evolution Magazine. "It is my pleasure to recognize the GXM 2.4 GHz global wireless transceiver module, an innovative solution that earned FreeWave Technologies the 2012 M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award," said Rich Tehnrani, CEO, TMC. "I look forward to seeing more innovation from FreeWave in the future."