NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC), a leading developer of wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices, today announced that Vodafone has launched the Vodafone MachineLink 4G, a powerful 4G LTE M2M device developed by NetComm Wireless to strengthen coverage, capacity and remote connectivity as business customers continue to extend their use of M2M.
Developed to meet the global deployment requirements of Vodafone Enterprise and its partners, the MachineLink 4G is expected to accelerate the adoption of M2M which is experiencing year-on-year growth of 23%, according to the third annual Vodafone M2M Barometer report.
The MachineLink 4G integrates the Vodafone Global SIM to provide an out-of-the-box solution that can be deployed virtually anywhere. The device combines powerful edge processing capabilities with the ability to manage a myriad of mobile and bandwidth-intensive applications that transmit large volumes of mission-critical data in real time in areas such as smart buildings, healthcare, security, transport and retail.
"Vodafone is leading the global shift from awareness to action as the uptake of M2M surges and we are pleased to strengthen our longstanding partnership with Vodafone through the launch of a 4G M2M device specifically developed to give businesses everywhere the power to achieve even more," saidDavid Stewart, CEO and Managing Director, NetComm Wireless.
The Vodafone MachineLink 4G is the newest addition to the Vodafone Integrated Terminals portfolio. This 4G device features high-speed WiFi, two Gigabit Ethernet ports, a USB 2.0 port and a built in GPS.