IPSO Alliance adds five members

  • February 08, 2011
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February 8, 2011 – The IPSO Alliance, the organization defining the “Internet of Things,” announced the addition of five companies - BII Group (Beijing Internet Institute) at the Promoter level and AvaLAN Wireless Systems, Tritech, Synapse Wireless and Ubilogix as Contributors, bringing its total membership to 57 members. IPSO’s growing membership signifies the worldwide interest to employ Internet Protocol (IP) for Smart Objects, allowing items ranging from appliances to factories to cars to communicate as individuals do over the Internet.   “The dynamic of 57 companies collaborating together is energizing,” said IPSO’s Chairman, Geoff Mulligan. “As our membership continues to expand, so does our potential to deliver innovative applications based on IP. BII Group is the first organization from China to join the Alliance, showing a vibrant worldwide interest for the Internet of Things."   IPSO’s newest members come from a wide range of energy and technology-related industries:   BII Group - An Internet- technology company headquartered in Beijing that provides and promotes products and technology solutions for IPv6 and the Internet of Things. They specialize in developing IPv6 testing, v4/v6 transition and IPv6-enabled applications. They also jointly work with Chinese telecom operators to offer IoT solutions to Precise Agriculture, Green Building and Smart City. In addition, BII has been participating in domestic smart grid projects in cooperation with the China Electrical Grid. As a high-tech company, BII has also been committed to standard contributions and works actively in standardization organizations including IEEE, IETF, CCSA, etc.   AvaLAN Wireless Systems - Specialists in the industrial long range Wireless Ethernet market with both point-to-point products and point-to-multipoint systems. They offer robust and reliable solutions for both non line-of-sight 900 MHz and line-of-site 5.8 GHz Wireless Ethernet technologies. AvaLAN’s solutions offer affordable Ethernet connectivity at the network's edge.   Tritech - One of Europe's leading suppliers of meshed networking solutions for M2M communication. Meshnet by Tritech is the result of more than 10 years of development and deployment of large-scale wireless mesh networks. Tritech has developed the concept of radio mesh networking into an industrial grade communication solution for smart metering and other demanding M2M applications.   Synapse Wireless- Located in Huntsville, Alabama, Synapse provides intelligent, wireless control and monitoring technology based on the Internet-enabled SNAP network operating system. The Synapse Portal and SNAP Connect products provide a complete software development environment for easy application development and fast time to revenue. Synapse RF Engine modules include an increasing number of MCU choices for both interoperability and second sourcing. Synapse Design Services provides comprehensive design and implementation support for OEMs and partners. Ubilogix – A leading provider of consulting services and analysis tools for wireless sensor network applications. Ubilogix, located in San Jose, CA, offers customers a vast experience on IEEE 802.15.4 and 6LowPAN technologies. Ubilogix’s portfolio includes: Environmental Monitoring, Vehicle Identification, Smart Energy Systems, Low-power network protocols for design and development, Health Care Applications and Home Automation Systems. Ubiqua, the company’s leading product provides a comprehensive toolbox for testing, debugging, monitoring and controlling wireless sensor networks.   About IPSO Alliance The IPSO Alliance is the primary advocate for IP networked devices for use in energy, consumer, healthcare and industrial applications. The IPSO Alliance is a non-profit association of more than 50 members from leading technology, communications and energy companies. Their mission is to enable the foundation for a network that will allow any sensor-enabled physical object to communicate with another, just as individuals do over the Internet. Membership is open to any organization supporting an IP-based approach to connecting smart objects.  

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