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M2M Marketplace

It takes a range of wireless products (and modules that can be made into products by channel partners) to make full use of M2M applications. Here are a few products from key vendors in the industry.

AirLink Raven X


Manufacturer:
Sierra Wireless, www.sierrawireless.com
Functionality: The Raven X features advanced processing power and expanded memory within an enhanced scalable architecture optimized for high-speed cellular networks like CDMA 2000 EV-DO Rev. A. It includes serial and Ethernet interfaces to simplify deployments and ease technology migration. In a compact sleek form-factor with integrated mounting features and in a rugged aluminum case, the Raven X is Class I Division 2-certified for operation in hazardous environments.
Target user: Suitable for a long list of remote industrial solutions, including wireless networking, business continuity, vending/point-of-sale solutions, financial and utilities.
MSRP: $695


Motorola ML910 Rugged Notebook


Manufacturer:
Motorola Inc., www.motorola.com
Functionality: The ML910 Rugged Notebook has flexible options, including sunlight-readable display, fully sealed backlit keyboard, integrated GPS receiver and multiple integrated radios. Embedded network capabilities offer multiple wireless connectivity options that enable users to send and receive missioncritical video and information. The ruggedized notebook has an Intel Core Duo processor; shock-mounted removable 80GB hard drive with heater; high-resolution, glare-free screen; optional full-sized 13.3-inch touch display; configurable media bay; fingerprint ID reader for added security; automatic GPS external antenna switching with advanced hot-dock solution; and anon-board digital video recorder.
Target business segment or user: Public safety and emergency response professionals
MSRP: $5,495


Enfora MT Family


Manufacturer:
Enfora, www.enfora.com
Functionality: These quad-band GSM/GPRS and GPS mobile tracking platforms are available for embedding into a range of customized hardware.
Target user: Application service providers and systems integrators
MSRP: Contact distributor for details


Enfora SA Family


Manufacturer:
Enfora, www.enfora.com
Functionality: These quad-band GSM/GPRS and EDGE standalone modems are available for embedding into a range of customized hardware.
Target user: Application service providers and systems integrators
MSRP: Contact distributor for details


Enfora CF Card


Manufacturer:
Enfora, www.enfora.com
Functionality: This is a quad-band GSM/GPRS compact flash card, available for embedding into a range of customized hardware.
Target user: Application service providers and systems integrators
MSRP: Contact distributor for details


GE863- PRO3 GSM/GPRS Module


Manufacturer:
Telit Communications PLC, www.telit.com
Functionality: The GE863-PRO3 GSM/GPRS module from the Telit PRO3 professional dual-processor product line has an integrated firmware-over-the-air solution for remote software updates, allowing remote device management. An integrated ARM9 processor lets software applications take full control of the CPU, while the GPRS-based band processor handles time-critical communication tasks. The module can be programmed in both Python and C++ programming languages. It also features large amounts of integrated memory (Flash and RAM) and independent energy management for both CPUs. Its external dimensions are 41 x 31 x 3.6 mm, suitable for applications where a compact form is important. It is fully certified for use on all domestic GSM carriers. It also has connectivity with peripheral hardware or software such as a camera, keyboard, display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or ZigBee.
Target user: Point-of-sale terminals, fleet management systems and multimode automated meter-reading applications.
MSRP: $115 in single units


Kyocera 200 Module


Manufacturer:
Kyocera Wireless Corp., www.kyocera-wireless.com
Functionality: The Kyocera 200 Module offers CDMA trimode capability, A-GPS position location capability and support for IS-2000 data rates (up to 153.6kbps on both the forward and backward links).
Target user: The Kyocera 200 Module can power voice and data applications like asset tracking, remote metering or monitoring, point-of-sale, ATM and wireless vending, vehicle location, exception reporting and automotive telematics.
MSRP: Contact distributor for details


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