NTT DOCOMO and Jasper Wireless partner to power M2M in Japan
Jasper Wireless has just announced an agreement with NTT DOCOMO to wirelessly connect machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics devices, across Japan.
The Jasper Wireless platform will provide DOCOMO with the applications and services necessary to deploy new categories of connected devices on its network and to connect and manage a range of embedded wireless devices.
“The Japanese market has always been at the forefront of innovation in connected consumer electronics and advancements in the automotive industry – and DOCOMO has always been at the vanguard of commercialising new opportunities in mobile communications,” said Cindy Patterson, executive vice president, worldwide sales, Jasper Wireless. “In working with DOCOMO, Jasper Wireless is partnering with not only the market leader in Japan, but also with an organisation with a track record in opening up new markets.”
As consumer electronics and M2M devices come to market with embedded connectivity, market success depends on finding the right business models to service different verticals and consumers globally. Jasper Wireless develops applications and services that support highly flexible business models as well as the automation of operational processes, including custom device provisioning, instant activation, real-time diagnostic tools and detailed billing and usage reports.