Gemalto has announces a new initiative to enhance M2M connectivity across the United States with the certification of the Gemalto Cinterion® PCS3 module on the Sprint network. This new product is designed to provide superior efficiently in applications such as mHealth monitoring, fleet and asset tracking as well as smart home solutions.
The new Cinterion® PCS3 has been optimised for Sprint’s M2M-enhanced Band Class 10 network1 bringing flexibility for universal and reliable coverage across the U.S. It increases overall efficiency by expanding the wireless range, providing better coverage for hospitals, clinics, in-home usage and remote device applications. In addition, it improves environmental sustainability through better energy efficiency.
“Collaborating with Gemalto is a key part of Sprint’s Machine-to-machine strategy,” said Mohamad Nasser, director of product, platforms and marketing for Sprint’s Emerging Solutions Group. “Sprint is committed to supporting the specific data needs of our M2M customers via reduced cost-barriers and increased operability. Gemalto’s solution is uniquely compatible with Sprint’s updated network providing superior in-building penetration and increased rural coverage, making it ideal for utility and security applications.”
“With 250 million devices projected to be in the field globally by the end of 20142, Gemalto’s long-life product strategy helps ensure Sprint’s M2M clients’ investments are optimised,” added Paul Kobos, head of M2M sales for Gemalto North America. “Gemalto’s solution brings a high performance power management system, extending the battery life up to 10 times for compact devices.”