Digi International and Wind River announce M2M collaboration

Telecom Lead Asia: Digi International and Wind River will
deliver cloud-connected wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions.

Digi said the M2M Solution Builder kits will include a
combination of hardware, software, cloud connectivity and access to tailored
M2M development services. This end-to-end solution is designed for performance-
and connectivity-driven applications.

By 2015, intelligent M2M systems will account for more
than one-third of the volume of all embedded systems worldwide, according to

We are excited to work closely with Wind River and Intel
to create differentiated smart device solutions,” said Larry Kraft, senior vice
president of global sales and marketing at Digi International.

Complete solutions from industry leaders like Digi and
Wind River will allow developers and OEM’s to quickly build connected products
and cloud-enabled services with confidence,” said Jim Robinson, general manager
of operations and marketing for intelligent systems at Intel.

Wind River’s value proposition is built on streamlining
and supporting the enablement of M2M services with our leading software and
middleware, complemented by our extensive hardware and software M2M partner
ecosystem,” said Roger Williams, vice president of alliances and business
development at Wind River.

The integration of the iDigi Device Cloud will allow
customers to build secure and cloud-enabled M2M solutions with Wind River
software, adding cloud-based data analytics capabilities and remote device
management to new and existing applications.

The M2M Solution Builder kit will integrate performance
and connectivity in a fanless and compact form factor. It is suited for a wide
variety of applications such as transportation, smart energy, building automation,
access control, security/surveillance, m-health, digital signage, kiosks, and
fixed/mobile asset tracking/management.

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