Cinterion Wireless GSM Modules Now Available In North America

By PRESS RELEASE — October 06, 2008

Issaquah, WA -- October 6, 2008 -- Cinterion Wireless Modules (formerly Siemens Wireless Modules), the leading supplier of GSM wireless modules worldwide, announced that its XT65 and XT75 GSM communication modules are approved and commercially available for the North American Market.

The quad-band modules which were designed for economical tracking and tracing solutions have achieved PCTRB, FCC and network certification with the largest North American GSM carrier. The seamless combination of GPS and GSM technologies are made possible through a special integrated design approach of both functionalities, leading to an unrivalled operational coexistence which minimizes interferences while maximizing performance. With Java Open Platform, the pre-approved modules enable easy development of complex Java applications, reduce integration costs and shorten the time it takes to bring a new solution to market.

"The pre-approved XT65 and XT75 modules provide OEMs with a development edge by lowering costs, improving the ease of integration and aiding the certification process which can add months to development timelines," said Peter Fowler, president of the Cinterion Wireless Modules, North America. "These new tracking and tracing modules demonstrate Cinterion's commitment to offering the highest quality products available combined with strong carrier relationships and expert engineering support."  

The GPRS based XT65 and EDGE (E-GPRS) based XT75 are ideal for applications such as vehicle tracking, personal emergency call systems, fleet management solutions and navigation systems.  Key features of the modules include:

  • GPRS multi-slot class 12 Key features (XT65)
  • EDGE (E-GPRS) multi-slot class 10 (XT75)
  • State-of-the-art GPS receiver with 16 channels
  • Quad-Band GSM - 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • JavaTM IMP-NG
  • Integrated TCP/IP stack
  • RIL driver for Microsoft Windows MobileTM based devices
About Cinterion Wireless Modules
Cinterion Wireless Modules, formerly Siemens Wireless Modules, is the leading supplier of GSM based machine-to-machine communication devices and solutions for customers worldwide. Cinterion Wireless Modules offers a broad portfolio of innovative modules designed for a wide range of applications, including remote maintenance, e-toll systems, metering, automotive, POS systems, teleservices, industrial PDA's, routers and gateways, security systems, as well as tracking and tracing. Cinterion also offers comprehensive services in its M2M One business unit, providing an all-around M2M solution. The global enterprise is headquartered in Munich, Germany and has approximately 450 employees worldwide.


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