Melbourne, Australia – October 30, 2009. M2M Connectivity Pty. Ltd, Sierra Wireless’s Australian and New Zealand distributor for embedded modules, today announced the launch of the MC8795V PCE Express Mini Card.
Designed for HSPA networks, the MC8795V offers quad-band 3G/HSPA (850, 900, 1900, and 2100 MHz) frequency band support, enabling customers to expand their product offering into new geographical markets. Featuring data speeds up to 7.2 Mbps on the downlink and up to 5.76 Mbps on the uplink, the MC8795V adds voice capability, full serial UART interface and on-board GPS for developers looking to feature enhance their applications.
The MC8795V easily integrates into a variety of OEM devices, such as wireless terminals, point-of-sale devices, computers and ruggedized laptops. GPS capable, it is well suited for location-based applications and voice capabilities making it ideal for fixed wireless terminals and portable handheld devices that require the ability to make voice calls.
The compatibility of the MC8795V with the tri-band MC8790V embedded module, provides a seamless upgrade path for developers and includes the same EMConnect features as for the MC8790V.
“This latest addition to our embedded module portfolio reflects our commitment to providing our customers with the latest wireless technologies to support their go to launch requirements,” said Didier Dutronc, Senior Vice President Global Marketing for Sierra Wireless.
• Peak downlink speeds up to 7.2 Mbps and peak uplink speeds up to 5.76 Mbps
• World class product performance, quality and reliability
• Solid support for device integration and verification
• Comprehensive SDK and enabling software
Samples of the MC8795V will be available to developers to start integration and testing in November, 2009. Volume shipments are expected to begin by the end of Q4 2009.
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