Comtech, Sony Ericsson Partner for Machine-to-Machine Solutions

6/23/2003 - Sony Ericsson and Comtech have signed a Collaboration Agreement focussing on the delivery of M2M applications across TCP/IP networks. The combination of Comtech technology and Sony Ericsson´s M2mpower Business Solution enables customers to rapidly implement cost effficent end-to-end M2M solutions. Sony Ericsson and Comtech technology gives the customer the end-to-end solution through utilisation of Comtech OEM modules, software and service products.

Comtech has a range of footprint compatible network adaptors and µWEB® modules that integrates Sony Ericsson GR47 and GR48 programable radio devices. µWEB® provide a programmable environment for easy integration into the embedded application whilst at the same time addressing power management, low power options and physical interface issues.

Barry Lowe, Joint Managing Director of Comtech, “With over 10 years of Machine-to-Machine integration experience and the emerging GPRS and 3G technologies offered by Sony Ericsson, we are now superbly placed to offer the right products and services to a market that is on the cusp of a massive growth curve. As a collaboration, Comtech and Sony Ericsson brings together experts in the field of Machine-to-Machine communication to offer the end-to-end solution to the customer.”

Thomas Anderfelt, head of global marketing within Sony Ericsson M2M Com: “Comtech’s experience in the M2M marketplace together with Sony Ericssons products and solutions such as M2mpower brings substantial value to the market as the full system requirements of a customer can now be addressed. Customers can now implement a total end-to-end M2M solution and benefit from the advantages of implementing wireless M2M applications such as increased productivity, lower costs and increased service offerings. The Sony Ericsson product set, far from offering a component this will enable us to consider the full system requirements of the customer, essentially moving the sale up the value chain and addressing the problems and issues represented by the visionary early market.”

About Comtech
Comtech design and manufacture communication infrastructure solutions for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications, enabling connectivity to remote equipment, to obtain and facilitate business decisions based on real-time information. The company have created µWEAVE® software for Enterprise Management integration, µWEB® hardware (GSM/GPRS, ISDN, ETHERNET and PSTN) for remote equipment integration and ISP services that automatically transport information between remote equipment and back office management systems using Internet Protocols. Comtech’s solutions are optimised for the total system needs of any embedded application and provide the enabling infrastructure for companies to manage and deliver onward services to their customers, whilst maintaining their investment in legacy systems.

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