Melbourne, Australia – February 8, 2010: M2M Connectivity,distributors of Sierra Wireless products in Australia and New Zealand, announces the commercial availability of the AirLink Fastrack Xtend 3G/HSPA programmable wireless modem.

The Sierra Wireless AirLink Fastrack Xtend provides a highly extendable platform for the creation of a wide range of M2M solutions featuring a slot for expansion cards enabling the addition of extra functionalities such as ethernet and GPS. Alternatively, developers can develop their own board to add Zigbee and Bluetooth. The Fastrack Xtend also comes with both RS232 and USB interfaces and provides twin antennae supporting RX diversity for 3G models. It is powered with an external supply or via USB if the optional battery is used.

The Sierra Wireless AirLink Fastrack Xtend integrates a powerful ARM9 32-bit CPU and is programmable with any combination of AT commands, or embed an Open AT C/C++/ Lua application to transform it into your own standalone product. The Fastrack Xtend wireless modem is available with inSIM® embedded SIM for better resistance to harsh environments.

Key Features:

• Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE connectivity on 850, 900, 1800 and 1900MHz
• Tri-band 3G/HSPA connectivity on 850, 1900 and 2100MHz.
• Versions available for GPRS, EDGE, and CDMA 1xRTT
• Internal 64 Mb Flash and 16 Mb PSRAM
• 2 GPIOs, 1 ON/OFF
• 1 USB 2.0, serial RS232 UART

The Sierra Wireless AirLink Fastrack Xtend 3G/HSPA Programmable Gateway is now available from M2M Connectivity.

For more information contact M2M Connectivity at:
www.m2mconnectivity.com.au
info@m2mconnectivity.com.au
Ph: +61-3-96963011