Partnership Provides Product Designers and Businesses a Complete Solution for Wi-Fi-Enabling, Managing and Supporting IoT-Connected Devices
BOSTON, Oct 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — Xively, a subsidiary of LogMeIn LOGM -.00%and creator of the first public cloud platform for the commercial Internet of Things (IoT), today announced a strategic partnership with eConais, a global leader in ultra-low power embedded Wi-Fi modules and Systems in Packages (SiPs) for IoT Terminals. Together, the companies are providing product designers and businesses with a complete solution for Wi-Fi-enabling, managing and supporting IoT-connected devices at scale.
“eConais is committed to making it extremely easy for customers to connect their devices to the Internet of Things. By partnering with Xively, we’re offering a one-stop IoT solution, where our WiSmart Wi-Fi users can seamlessly connect with the Xively cloud, and quickly bring-to-market innovative healthcare, smart energy, wireless audio and control/monitoring products for industrial, commercial and residential markets,” said Dr. Nick Kanopoulos, CEO, eConais. “For example, imagine your air conditioner, water heater and refrigerator all sharing data wirelessly and leveraging knowledge to operate as efficiently as possible, saving you time and money while keeping your family comfortable.”
“We’re thrilled to have eConais join the Xively Partner Network. Our common focus on simplifying and accelerating time-to-market for IoT products makes this partnership a natural fit, and will have a great impact on product designers’ and businesses’ ability to create compelling IoT-based experiences,” said Mario Finocchiaro, Director of Business Development, Xively.
eConais has built turn-key Xively Cloud Services connectivity into its WiSmart(TM) Wi-Fi modules. Products that include WiSmart can connect out-of-the-box and immediately take advantage of Xively data structure and device management capabilities. Customer benefits include:
— eConais Wi-Fi-enabled devices automatically connect to Xively Cloud Services, without any work by device development teams. These devices are then easily accessible by an internet terminal from anywhere in the world.
— Through Xively’s powerful data services, customers have the option to record their transactions for greater discovery and understanding.
— Product designers can go beyond connected devices and create connected experiences that add value to their customers and their business. By using Xively to put structure and context around all the data generated by connected devices, businesses can gain insights into device usage and customer behavior patterns that inform product roadmaps, boost customer satisfaction and improve business value.
— Manufacturers can Wi-Fi-enable their products simply by embedding eConais Wi-Fi modules and leveraging the entire Xively management system to make it extremely easy to manage and support huge fleets of devices with minimal resources/labor.
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eConais is a global leader in ultra-low power embedded Wi-Fi modules and Systems in Packages (SiPs) for Internet of Things (IoT) Terminals. eConais products readily enable connectivity for the Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. eConais’ easy-to-use modules and software (SDK) enable customers to leverage the globally installed infrastructure of Wi-Fi access points and smart phones to create seamlessly connected products for healthcare, smart energy, wireless audio, and control/monitoring in industrial, commercial and residential markets. The eConais WiSmart(TM) platform allows product designers to incorporate wireless connectivity easily and effortlessly into virtually any product. www.econais.com
Xively provides the first public cloud purpose-built for the commercial Internet of Things (IoT). Xively’s Platform as a Service (PaaS) helps companies simplify and accelerate development of a new generation of IoT-connected products by allowing businesses of all sizes to focus on their innovation, instead of infrastructure, and bring compelling connected offerings to market at significant cost savings. Through the power of Xively’s Connected Object Cloud(TM), solutions can securely and selectively interconnect, creating an exponential effect. A subsidiary of LogMeIn LOGM -.00% , Xively is headquartered in Boston’s Innovation District. https://xively.com
About LogMeIn, Inc.
LogMeIn LOGM -.00% transforms the way people work and live through secure connections to the computers, devices, data, and people that make up their digital world. The company’s cloud services free millions of people to work from anywhere, empower IT professionals to securely embrace the modern cloud-centric workplace, give companies new ways to reach and support today’s connected customer, and help businesses bring the next generation of connected products to market.
LogMeIn is headquartered in Boston’s Innovation District with offices in Australia, Hungary, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the UK.
Xively is a trademark of LogMeIn in the U.S. and other countries. eConais and WiSmart are trademarks of eConais Inc.
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