Sierra Wireless Introduces AirLink(TM) Raven XT Intelligent M2M Communications Device

    New compact intelligent device with increased processing power will
    enhance 24 x 7 unmanned monitoring of mission critical assets

    VANCOUVER, Dec. 4 /CNW/ - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:   SWIR - TSX: SW) today
introduced the AirLink(TM) Raven XT, the newest addition to the Sierra
Wireless AirLink line of Mobile and M2M devices. The Raven XT is the latest
installment of the X Platform line of rugged and intelligent wireless data
communications platforms, joining the Raven X and PinPoint X. Commercial
shipments for North American CDMA and GSM networks are expected to begin in
January 2008.
    "The AirLink Raven has built a reputation for being an industrial
workhorse, enabling robust communication, control, and monitoring for a wide
range of applications," said Justin Schmid, vice president of the Mobile and
M2M group for Sierra Wireless. "The Raven XT has all of the capabilities of
the Raven and more. It provides our industrial and M2M customers with a robust
processing environment that will enable new features to be added as market
requirements evolve, while maintaining the reliability and versatility they
have come to expect from the AirLink product line."
    Built on the new X Platform architecture and processing environment, the
Raven XT is smaller than previous models and offers a future-proof design
enabling room for expansion. With a serial port interface and Class 1 Div 2
certification for use in hazardous environments, the Raven XT is ideally
suited for a long list of industrial communication solutions, including energy
production and distribution, electric utilities, automation and various
infrastructure control and monitoring applications.
    To simplify installation, troubleshooting and module level diagnostics,
the Raven XT has been equipped with a Mini-USB interface. The Mini-USB will
also increase the flexibility of the device by expanding its functionality and
integration options.

    Embedded Intelligence

    The Raven XT is powered by ALEOS(TM) embedded intelligence. ALEOS,
available only on the Sierra Wireless line of AirLink devices, simplifies
installation, deployment and management of any wireless solution. Compatible
with numerous machine protocols, ALEOS streamlines integration with a broad
set of legacy equipment. In addition, ALEOS ensures a persistent network
connection and enables extensive remote management and diagnostics, all of
which are vital in remote, unmanned operations where physical access is
difficult and expensive.

    Remote Management and Control

    The Raven XT is supported by AceWare(TM), the comprehensive line of tools
and utilities offered exclusively by Sierra Wireless. Deeply integrated with
ALEOS, AceWare applications simplify deployment and management of wireless
solutions by providing device setup and provisioning, remote control,
configuration, and management of installed communications platforms.

    For more information about the Sierra Wireless AirLink Raven XT please
visit To contact
the Sierra Wireless Mobile and M2M Sales Desk, call +1 (510) 781-4200 or

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    About Sierra Wireless

    Sierra Wireless modems and software connect people all over the world
with mobile broadband networks that keep them in touch, informed, and
productive from wherever they need to be. The Company offers a diverse product
portfolio addressing enterprise, consumer, original equipment manufacturer,
machine-to-machine, and specialized vertical industry markets, and provides
professional services to customers requiring expertise in wireless design,
integration, and carrier certification. Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:   SWIR - TSX:
SW) is headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada with additional
offices in Carlsbad and Hayward, California; London; and Hong Kong. For more
information about Sierra Wireless, visit

    "AirLink," "ALEOS," and "AceWare" are trademarks of Sierra Wireless.
Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their
respective owners.

    Forward Looking Statements

    This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other
things, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of our services
and products, statements about future market conditions, supply conditions,
channel and end customer demand conditions, revenues, gross margins, operating
expenses, profits, and other expectations, intentions, and plans contained in
this press release that are not historical fact. Our expectations regarding
future revenues and earnings depend in part upon our ability to successfully
develop, manufacture, and supply products that we do not produce today and
that meet defined specifications. When used in this press release, the words
"plan", "expect", "believe", and similar expressions generally identify
forward-looking statements. These statements reflect our current expectations.
They are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not
limited to, changes in technology and changes in the wireless data
communications market. In light of the many risks and uncertainties
surrounding the wireless data communications market, you should understand
that we cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements contained in
this press release will be realized.

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For further information:

For further information: Sharlene Myers, Sierra Wireless, Phone: (604)
232-1445, Email:

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