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Satel Chooses u-blox’ GSM Technology for Wireless Security
Thalwil, Switzerland and Gdansk, Poland – u-blox, a leading fabless provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions, is pleased to announce that its small-outline LEON GSM/GPRS modem has been designed into Satel’s GSM LT2 and GPRS-T3 wireless security modules. In the near future Satel intends to expand the use of LEON G-100 GSM/GPRS modem into several more devices.
Satel selected u-blox’ wireless modem based on several stringent criteria. “After careful evaluation of the available GSM/GPRS modems, we selected the LEON solution based on its robust performance, compact size, and excellent technical support from u-blox” said Tomasz Kaminski, Vice Director of Satel’s Purchasing Department. “Satel is known for its high quality and highly reliable security products, a reputation we are confident to maintain with u-blox as our embedded GSM partner”.
Efficient and reliable messaging is essential for modern security systems. Satel provides a complete range of security solutions including devices intended for reliable transmission of alarm messages through a variety of available networks: GSM, PSTN telephone, ISDN, and Ethernet.
“We are very happy to have been selected by Satel as their wireless partner. With our fully certified LEON family of GSM/GPRS modem modules we are confident of high performance and reliable operation in Satel’s mission critical security applications” said Karsten Tietz, u-blox VP Sales EMEA.
u-blox is a leading fabless semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions for the consumer, industrial and automotive markets. Our solutions enable people, devices, vehicles and machines to locate their exact position and wirelessly communicate via voice, text or video. With a broad portfolio of GPS modules, cards, chips, and software solutions together with wireless modules and solutions, u-blox is uniquely positioned to enable OEMs to develop innovative solutions quickly and cost-effectively. Headquartered in Switzerland and with global presence in Europe, Asia and the Americas, u-blox employs 180 people. Founded in 1997, u-blox is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. (www.u-blox.com)
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SATEL is a well established European security equipment manufacturer, present on the market since 1990. The company specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of a wide range of electronic equipment for the security business. Highly skilled engineering teams together with modern manufacturing facilities are the key factors responsible for the company's success. SATEL’s mission is to achieve and maintain the position as a technological leader in the security industry. To obtain that goal, the company's R&D department has adopted the latest technologies to ensure cutting edge performance of their equipment. This has been validated via certificates issued by independent certification bodies such as the Det Norske Veritas (Norway) and SBSC (Sweden). Since the inception of the company, SATEL products have gained an excellent reputation among distributors, installers and end users in both domestic and international markets. This has contributed to a dynamic growth of export sales and excellent business opportunities for Satel’s network of international distributors operating actively in more than 40 countries. (www.satel.pl)