u‑blox becomes an official member of the Wi‑Fi Alliance
Thalwil, Switzerland – Sept. 9, 2014 - Swiss u‑blox, a global leader in wireless communications and positioning semiconductors and modules for the industrial, automotive and consumer markets, has become an official member of the Wi‑Fi Alliance, a global non‑profit industry association of companies who share a vision of seamless connectivity.
"We welcome u‑blox to Wi‑Fi alliance and look forward to u‑blox’ contribution to our organization to help expand Wi‑Fi in the industrial and automotive markets.” said Edgar Figueroa, President and CEO of Wi‑Fi Alliance.
"Wi‑Fi has become the de‑facto leading technology for high‑speed short range radio communications, and is a strategic enabler for the Internet of Things," said Thomas Seiler, u‑blox CEO, "With our advanced Wi‑Fi technology aimed at industrial and vehicle applications, joining the Wi‑Fi Alliance gives us immediate access to the industry leaders in the Wi‑Fi ecosystem. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration."
Through the recent acquisitions of connectBlue and Antcor, established innovators in Wi‑Fi module and software development, u‑blox has integrated Wi‑Fi as a strategic technology within the product portfolio. Wi‑Fi connectivity solutions complement the company’s successful range of cellular, Bluetooth and global positioning components, allowing u‑blox to provide end‑to‑end connectivity and location‑awareness to any device in the IoT.
For more information about u‑blox wireless connectivity solutions, contact the u‑blox sales representative nearest you.