The AirLink Raven X, PinPoint X, and MP 881W modems are now certified for
use on the AT&T BroadbandConnect network
VANCOUVER, June 2 /CNW/ - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) today
announced that the AirLink(TM) HSUPA product line is now certified for use on
the AT&T BroadbandConnect high-speed wireless network in the United States.
The AirLink Raven X, Pinpoint X, and MP 881W are the first HSUPA-enabled
standalone rugged mobile and M2M devices available to take full advantage of
the faster data speeds provided by AT&T's HSUPA network.
High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) technology supports mobile
broadband data speeds between 600 kilobits per second (kbps) and 1.2 megabits
per second (Mbps) on the downlink and between 500 and 800 kbps on the uplink.
The increased speeds allow for greater flexibility and efficiency in customer
applications, including those that require transmission of larger files, such
as images, from the field to another location for assessment.
"The addition of HSUPA technology to the AirLink product line translates
into significantly faster performance, particularly in applications that
require real-time data transfer," said Justin Schmid, vice president of
Marketing and Business Development for the Sierra Wireless Mobile and M2M
group. "The ability to access the AT&T BroadbandConnect network opens up a
wider range of applications and provides even more added value for customers
leveraging wireless broadband technology and AirLink intelligent devices to
become more efficient and competitive."
Rugged and Intelligent Devices
Built on a robust processing environment and featuring embedded ALEOS
intelligence and both Serial and Ethernet ports, the AirLink Raven X is
designed to support today's highest speed cellular networks. The Raven X is an
ideal solution for any application requiring unmanned access to high-speed
wireless data, including retail or point-of-sale kiosks, wireless
entertainment, and video surveillance.
The AirLink PinPoint X is a rugged intelligent in-vehicle platform
embedded with ALEOS technology, enabling robust device configuration and
network session persistence. Equipped with a high precision GPS receiver and
advanced remote management capabilities, the PinPoint X is well-suited for a
wide variety of mobile data and location applications requiring real-time and
continual data access.
Both the Raven X and PinPoint X feature comprehensive remote device
management and configuration capabilities through the AceWare(TM) suite of
tools and utilities. Deeply coupled with ALEOS, AceWare allows customers to
perform a rich set of configuration and diagnostic capabilities lowering total
cost of ownership by minimizing field service visits.
The AirLink MP 881W is an in-vehicle modem built to withstand the rugged
environments of the public safety, transportation, and field service
industries - it meets U.S. Military 810-F and Society of Automotive Engineers
(SAE) J1455 specifications for vibration, shock, drop, rain, splash, sand,
dust, humidity, and salt fog. The MP 881W includes an 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi hotspot
and robust routing capabilities to simplify installation and communication
between the modems and peripheral equipment, and to allow customers access to
their mobile broadband coverage from outside the vehicle.
The MP 881W includes MP Modem Manager, which allows customers to remotely
manage their entire fleet of MP modems. MP Modem Manager enables device
configuration, over-the-air firmware updates and diagnostics and
All three devices come standard with a three-year platinum warranty.
For more information about the Sierra Wireless AirLink product line,
please visit http://www.sierrawireless.com/product/mobile. To contact the
Sierra Wireless Sales Desk, call +1 (604) 232-1488 or e-mail
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About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR - TSX: SW) modems and software connect
people and systems to mobile broadband networks around the world. The Company
offers a diverse product portfolio addressing enterprise, consumer, original
equipment manufacturer, specialized vertical industry, and machine-to-machine
markets, and provides professional services to customers requiring expertise
in wireless design, integration, and carrier certification. For more
information about Sierra Wireless, visit www.sierrawireless.com.
"AirLink," "ALEOS" and "AceWare" are trademarks of Sierra Wireless. Other
product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their
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