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09 September 2014

u‑blox joins Wi-Fi Alliance

Global consortium drives innovation in wireless connectivity
u‑blox becomes an official member of the Wi-Fi Alliance
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.