Sierra Wireless introduces industrial LTE gateway

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (TSX:SW) has introduced a new high-performance AirLink RV50X LTE-Advanced industrial gateway. Building on the success of the RV50, the RV50X is designed to connect critical infrastructure in utility, energy and smart city applications, the company said.

It supports 21 LTE bands worldwide, providing high-speed connectivity across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, while retaining the industry´s lowest power consumption. In addition, the RV50X´s LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation capabilities maintain high average data throughput, even at the cell edge or on congested cell sites.

For advanced edge-computing applications, the RV50X´s dual-core processor, combined with the ALEOS Application Framework (AAF), provide a powerful embedded programming environment. The application framework enables easy integration with existing equipment and sensors, and easy delivery of critical real-time data and information reliably and securely over LTE networks to the Sierra Wireless AirVantage IoT Platform, or to other software applications and operational systems.

Sierra Wireless is building the Internet of Things with intelligent wireless solutions that empower organizations to innovate in the connected world. It has more than 1,000 employees globally and operates R&D centers in North America, Europe and Asia.