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Fujitsu sensor beacons with Wirepas Connectivity offer an easy-to-use IoT module

Enabling secure, Scalable and flexible IoT solutions

Fujitsu Components Europe

Hoofddorp, March 09, 2017

Fujitsu and Wirepas partner to enable secure, scalable and flexible IoT solutions. The high-quality Fujitsu sensor beacons with Wirepas Connectivity offer an easy-to-use, connected module for various IoT application areas, such as healthcare, industrial automation and smart building.

With the Wirepas Connectivity protocol, Fujitsu is now able to offer ready-to-go solutions for various IoT applications – for example a connected sensor beacon with an embedded high-accuracy accelerometer/temperature sensor.

Fujitsu and Wirepas partner to enable secure, scalable and flexible IoT solutions

The Fujitsu sensor beacon is a small (40 x 31 x 12mm) CR2450 battery cell powered node that will last for years. Fujitsu also offers the possibility to enable Wirepas connectivity on the high-quality small module FWM7BLZ20, currently released as the best-in-class Bluetooth® version 4.2 module. The small form factor of just 15.7 x 9.8 x 1.7mm, the integrated 32MHz and 32.768kHz crystal oscillators and high performance embedded antenna around the Nordic Semiconductor nRF52832 SoC provide the perfect module for the Wirepas de-centralized IoT wireless network solution.

"In the constantly evolving and growing IoT market, customers are looking for upgradable solutions instead of just hardware. This is exactly what we are bringing into to the market, together with Wirepas. For Own Equipment Manufacturers, we offer our wide range of wireless modules on which Wirepas Connectivity can easily be embedded" - Dennis van Doorn, Marketing Manager, Wireless Solutions, from Fujitsu says.

Wirepas Connectivity is a de-centralized radio communications protocol that can be used in any device, with any radio chip and on any radio band. The target market is industrial and infrastructure level IoT applications that pose high requirements for the reliability, scale and total cost of ownership. The technology is already deployed in several large-scale IoT applications.

"Fujitsu is a great addition to our partner ecosystem. Their radio modules are greatly valued by the customers for their performance and quality. The constantly growing product portfolio of Fujitsu components offers a great platform on top of which Wirepas Connectivity can add value. We are looking forward to changing the world one connected thing at a time", Wirepas CEO Teppo Hemiä envisions.

IoT is driving the development and growth of connectivity technologies, and different IoT applications have very diversified needs for connectivity in terms of power, bandwidth, range, latency for example. Moreover, the requirements evolve over time per application. Wirepas Connectivity enables trade-offs between critical applications requirements – run time. Also, over-the-air (OTA) updates can be done for the application software and connectivity firmware, which enables longer lifetime for the hardware and improves total cost of ownership.

Fujitsu and Wirepas will be showcasing their joint offering at the Embedded World in Nuremberg 14-16 March, Hall 2 Stand 110

Fujitsu Company Information

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Fujitsu Components Europe B.V. is responsible for managing the sales, marketing and distribution of its relays, touch panels, thermal printer mechanisms, wireless modules, beacons and connectors in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Fujitsu Components Europe is headquartered in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands.

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Wirepas Company Information

Wirepas Mesh enables wireless IoT networking at massive scale. It is a de-centralized IoT network protocol that can be used to connect, locate and identify lights, sensors, beacons, assets, machines and meters in cities, buildings, industry, logistics and energy – with unprecedented scale, density, flexibility and reliability. It can be used on any radio hardware and on any frequency band. Wirepas has its headquarters in Tampere, Finland and offices in Australia, France, Germany, India, South Korea, the UK and the United States.

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Essiena Uyttenbroek

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Company:Fujitsu Components Europe B.V.
Manager, Marketing and Communication

Sebastian Linko

Phone: Phone: +358 (0)40 023 6607
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Company:Wirepas Oy
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Date: 09 March, 2017
City: Hoofddorp


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