Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW), a leading provider of fully integrated end-to-end solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, today announced the availability of the FX30, the industry's smallest, most flexible and rugged programmable cellular gateway. It provides a pre-certified, integrated embedded platform to connect any machine to any IoT application or cloud, enabling fast, scalable and global deployment of IoT solutions. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161114006684/en/
Sierra Wireless FX30 programmable IoT gateway (Photo: Business Wire)
The Internet of Things is transforming organizations across all industries worldwide, enabling enhanced productivity and customer service. However, connecting many "things" can be complex, expensive and time consuming. The FX30 solves this, providing Legato® open source Linux-based programmability and 2G, 3G and LTE connectivity to manage any type of machine, including industrial equipment, infrastructure, building automation systems, laboratory and medical equipment, automation systems, construction equipment, commercial appliances, and portable and renewable energy systems. Entire fleets of FX30s can be monitored, managed and controlled remotely through Sierra Wireless' AirVantage® Cloud Services. "The FX30 provides a flexible, secure platform to connect machines to the Internet of Things, enabling companies to offer new, value-added services for their customers," said Jason Krause, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Solutions for Sierra Wireless. "For example, equipment manufacturers can quickly add IoT connectivity to any solution and deploy custom applications to monitor machine performance at the edge, sending data and alerts to any remote service application." About the FX30 Programmable IoT Gateway The FX30 builds on the success of Sierra Wireless' Fastrack Xtend, integrating the Legato open source Linux platform into a small, rugged gateway with flexible hardware interface options to simplify IoT solution development. Legato offers a secure application framework, maintained Linux distribution and feature-rich development environment. Legato's robust APIs enable users to easily connect to any cloud or network, and allow developers to focus on building value-add IoT applications.