MultiTech’s MultiConnect Conduit Breaks New Ground at Mobile World Congress

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Smart City Demonstration Showcases Programmable IoT Gateway MultiConnect Conduit and MultiConnect mDot Working in Conjunction with Solutions at wot.io, ARM and Stream Solution

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MultiTech MultiConnect® Conduit™ on display in Smart City Demonstration at Mobile World Congress

Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. a leading global manufacturer of M2M and IoT devices, today announced its newly announced MultiTech MultiConnect® Conduit™ and MultiConnect® mDots will be on display in a Smart City demonstration with wot.io, ARM and Stream Solution at Mobile World Congress, March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain.

The demonstration highlights the MultiConnect Conduit’s unique ability to manage MultiConnect® mDots, (inexpensive radios using the new Semtech LoRa™, low power, wide area RF modulation) connected to sensors or appliances and transmit their data over any cellular network to a customer's preferred data management platform.

The Demonstration
At ARM (Hall 6 Stand 6C10) MultiTech will have its MultiConnect® mDots located inside a model car sending sensor info (including accelerometer value) to a MultiConnect® Conduit™ gateway using the Semtech LoRa™, low-power, long-range wireless access (LPWA) RF technology in the European 868MHz ISM band spectrum. The Conduit packages and sends the sensor data to Stream’s awarding winning IoT-X a Unified Acess Connectivity Enviroment (U-ACE) and its ARM’s mbed Device Server. The data is then sent to wot.io™ providers of the leading data service exchange. A Smart City visualization application developed using ThingWorx™ pulls the wot.io data to highlight not only real time events and updates sent from the demo model car, but also performance data and location history from smart vehicles and updated traffic alerts displayed on digital signage located around the UK & Ireland.

The Products
MultiConnect Conduit is the industry’s most configurable, manageable, and scalable communications gateway for industrial IoT applications and is ideal for numerous market segments including, Agricultural, Industrial, Smart Cities, and Medical. Each Conduit gateway has the ability to manage thousands of MultiConnect® mDots connected to sensors or appliances and transmit their data over any cellular network to a customer's preferred data management platform.

MultiConnect® mDots are inexpensive radios using the new Semtech LoRa™, low power, wide area RF modulation. mDots bring intelligence, reduced complexity and BOM cost to the very edge of the network by running ARM's mbed OS on a low power ARM Cortex®-M series processor.

About wot.io
Founded in 2014, wot.io offers a data service exchange™ for connected device platforms. The company solves the data integration challenge for organizations operating in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) industries by unlocking data value from disparate connected device platforms. wot.iopartners with connected device platform companies and data service providers to drive business ROI through platform-integrated data retention, device management, data management, analytics, business intelligence and web automation offerings.

About MultiTech
MultiTech has been expanding the connected world by delivering industry-leading communications technology platforms for over 40 years. Offering an extensive line of fully certified and carrier-approved gateways, routers, modems and embedded components, MultiTech works with thousands of customers worldwide to easily enable cellular, analog, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® , LoRa®, GPS/GNSS, and other M2M communication capabilities for their IoT applications. For more information, please visit http://www.multitech.com.

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