Novatel picks Acal for Enfora M2M portfolio

Novatel Wireless has selected Acal BFi as a distributor in the UK, Italy and Germany for Enfora’s M2M portfolio.

Enfora’s 2G, 3G and emerging 4G intelligent M2M devices, modules and software platforms add intelligent monitoring, control and communications functions to asset tracking, telemetry and embedded applications

Enfora’s products consist of intelligent GSM/GPRS and UMTS/HSPA modules and intelligent devices combined with N4A management software. These support wireless connections for multiple markets including utility, security, tele-health and telemetry markets for GPS enabled products used in the tracking, transportation and automotive markets.

“Working with a team recognised for its excellent customer service, strong technical support and high-end design-in services was a key factor when selecting a distribution partner,” said Novatel Wireless’ CMO, Rob Hadley.

“We are excited to partner with Acal BFi and to bring our comprehensive and smart M2M solutions to key European customers.”

In high-end asset tracking applications, Enfora’s Spider AT and N4A platform can enhance the visibility and control of fixed assets in remote locations. In mobile workforce monitoring, Enfora intelligent devices coupled with the N4A software platform can provide advanced functions such as person down, positioning and interactive communications.

For medical, telemetry and other embedded applications, Enfora offers a packet data stack that optimises communications in wireless networks and helps customers provide reliable communications between their remote devices and the back end software.

“The Enfora platforms are a significant addition to the range of products with which our specialist wireless connectivity team can help customers to develop leading-edge and highly differentiated M2M solutions,” said Acal BFI’s president, Philippe Gruson.

“Our goal is to enable customers to create solutions with increased functionality, lower costs and longer operational life and to get those products to market ahead of their competitors.”

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