Melbourne, Australia – May 18, 2015: M2M Connectivity introduces the u-blox ODIN-W2 module, winner of Connected World magazine’s IoT Innovations Awards for 2015. This award, organised for the first time, is designed to honor the most transformative businesses in the realm of the Internet of Things.

“We are very proud to receive this award that highlights u-blox’s commitment to develop solutions for the IoT market.”said Pelle Svensson, Product Marketing Manager Short-Range at u-blox.

u-blox, is a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips. Its award-winning ODIN-W2 module is a compact yet powerful stand-alone multi-radio module supporting dual-mode Bluetooth v4.0 (classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth low energy), plus dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4 GHz and full 5 GHz band). The ODIN-W2 is suitable for IoT applications ranging from smart energy, healthcare, manufacturing to telematics.

The ODIN-W2 is complete with embedded driver, stack and application for wireless data transfer and AT-command configuration. The module can be used as a point-to-multipoint serial cable replacement. It also supports concurrent Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections that can operate in Wireless Multi-drop or Extended Data Mode for advanced multipoint capabilities. The ODIN-W2 can also be used in applications where a smartphone, tablet or laptop is to connect to a serial device such as a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).

Module firmware extensions that will be available include micro Access Point, high speed interfaces like RMII, and support for custom embedded applications. Using Bluetooth low energy the module will also be able to access any Bluetooth Smart device that implements services based on the Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), such as a low energy battery service or an automation I/O service.

For more information about u-blox ODIN-W2 multi-radio module, please contact M2M Connectivity at:
info@m2mconnectivity.com.au
https://www.m2mconnectivity.com.au
Ph: +61 3 9696 3011

About M2M Connectivity
M2M Connectivity is a specialist distributor of leading wireless modules, modems and routers/gateways for M2M communications and IoT applications in Australia and New Zealand. Our product portfolio includes devices for industrial short-range Bluetooth, WLAN, Zigbee. We provide connectivity solutions for cellular ( 4G/LTE, 3G/NextG, GSM) and Satellite (Orbcomm, Iridium, Globalstar Simplex, Inmarsat) and GNSS services. M2M Connectivity offers products for short range RS232, KNX and TinyMesh and specialist engineering support for our customers. (www.m2mconnectivity.com.au)

About u-blox
Swiss u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global leader in positioning and wireless semiconductors and modules for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets. Our solutions enable people, vehicles and machines to locate their exact position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short-range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules and software solutions, u-blox is uniquely positioned to empower OEMs to develop innovative solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost-effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, u-blox is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia and the USA.( www.u-blox.com)

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