Mobile World Congress (Hall 6, Stand 6J18) - Eurotech, a leading supplier of embedded technologies, products and systems, today announces the ReliaCELL, a rugged, mountable cellular adapter designed to integrate with the Internet of Things (IoT), M2M and enterprise appliances for fast and highly-reliable cellular connectivity. The ReliaCELL comes certified and carrier approved to speed time to market.
“Enabling cellular technology is one of the toughest and most time-consuming challenges our enterprise customers face, and the ReliaCELL simplifies the cellular aspect of the solution,” said Robert Andres, CMO, Eurotech. “Eurotech is modularizing the cellular component of embedded product development uniquely to allow it to be added to systems without making compromises on ruggedization. Now customers can save time and money while avoiding the hassle of certifying with cellular carriers since we have already taken care of that piece of the puzzle with the ReliaCELL.”
The ReliaCELL is sealed and rugged to IP67 rating and can be mounted simply to any surface. Ready to deploy for products that will be sold globally, the ReliaCELL also allows for easy migration to varying technologies should the product roadmap evolve from 2G to 3G to 4G maintaining key system components without incurring significant hardware costs. Eurotech is currently developing a range of multi-service gateways enabled with Eurotech’s Everyware Software Framework (ESF) and Everyware Cloud ready leveraging the ReliaCELL so they are instantly globally accessible and ready for some of the most demanding IoT applications.
ReliaCELL cellular connectivity options include 2G GSM, 2.5G 1xRTT CDMA, 3G HSDPA/UMTS / Evdo Rev A, and 4G LTE. Several of the models also offer GPS capability. The first offerings of the ReliaCELL product family will be generally available April 1, 2014.