MultiTech’s MultiConnect® Conduit™ Now Fully Pre-Configured for Actility’s ThingPark Platform
Paris, France and Mounds View, MN – Feb. 25, 2016 – Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) and Multi-Tech System, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, today announced that MultiTech’s leading LoRaWAN™ gateway, the MultiConnect® Conduit™, is now fully pre-configured for Actility’s ThingPark Platform.
MultiTech’s MultiConnect Conduit is a configurable and manageable communications gateway for industrial IoT applications. It can easily be adapted to any data management platform. The gateway is pre-configured at build time by MultiTech to work with Actility’s ThingPark Wireless platform out-of-the-box, bringing flexibility to set up custom LoRaWAN coverage on any location. The Gateway is available both on ETSI EU 868 MHz and US FCC 915 MHz spectrum.
By joining forces, Actility and MultiTech deliver an end-to-end solution to the fast growing LoRa ecosystem, opening a wide range of opportunities for innovative SmartCity and SmartBuilding applications. MultiTech macro-cell Conduit gateways are a small footprint IP67 certified enclosure simplifying roof top or cell mast installations often exposed to rain and extreme temperature. A compact and easy to install indoor version of the Conduit gateway is also available which can significantly extend network coverage in industrial facilities simply and easily without any disruption.
The new ThingPark Certified Conduit™ gateway will be commercially available as part of Actility’s end-to-end ThingPark Wireless network offering. Additionally, it will be available on the ThingPark Marketplace, Actility’s ecosystem solution hub enabling IoT devices, applications and network providers to simplify the creation, integration, distribution and activation of multiple IoT services to serve a large variety of market requirements.
“Establishing this partnership with MultiTech is of great interest for our customers as the MultiTech MultiConnect Conduit delivers best in class quality of service in a very compact format,” said Olivier Hersent, CEO & CTO at Actility. “It is an ideal solution for indoor, campus or enterprise deployments.”
“MultiTech trusts Actility to provide network operators everything they need to deploy nation-wide, public, LoRa networks,” said Daniel Quant, Vice President, Product Management and Strategic Marketing at MultiTech. “We are committed to providing operators “carrier grade” products that are robust, high-quality and designed for long life in harsh environments.”
Mobile World Congress
Actility and MultiTech will showcase their newest collaboration and the benefits at Mobile World Congress (Feb. 22-25) in Barcelona within Actility’s booth (8.0E40).
Actility is an industry leader in LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) IoT infrastructure and Smart Grid applications. Actility ThingPark™ is a complete IoT solution, combining LPWA networking, an IoT data management platform, and an extensive ecosystem of fully interoperable devices and applications. ThingPark is a carrier-grade IoT platform that enables service providers to accelerate their IoT strategy and go-to-market. ThingPark Wireless delivers long-range networks for low-power sensors and devices used in multiple industries, smart-cities, agriculture, and connected living. ThingPark Cloud provides IoT protocol and data management services that enable web applications to connect seamlessly with data from a vast range of different sensors. ThingPark Store & Marketplace is at the heart of an ecosystem of certified IoT devices and application partners, and fully automates the creation and activation of end-to-end IoT offers across multiple sales channels. Actility is a founding member of the LoRa™ Alliance. http://www.thingpark.com/en
MultiTech designs, develops and manufactures communications equipment for the industrial internet of things – connecting physical assets to business processes to deliver enhanced value. Our commitment to quality and service excellence means you can count on MultiTech products and people to address your needs, while our history of innovation ensures you can stay ahead of the latest technology with a partner who will be there for the life of your solution. For more information, please visit www.multitech.com.
Anne van Gemert for Actility
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Jennifer Costello for MultiTech
Learn more about the LoRaWAN technology by downloading the Actility “What is LoRaWAN” white paper