Sierra Wireless open source hardware platform wins IoT award



Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that the mangOH Red® open source hardware platform has been recognized with the IoT Breakthrough Award for IoT Development Tool of the Year, the company said.

Targeted at the industrial IoT and maker communities, mangOH Red is the most feature-rich, lowest power open source enablement platform on the market. Smaller than a credit card, it includes all of the building blocks needed to prototype and test ideas in days instead of months, with minimal investment. mangOH Red designs can then be modified and repurposed for mass production using its industrial-grade components and applications developed in the Legato® open source Linux platform.

The IoT Breakthrough Awards recognize excellence in the IoT industry and honour innovative companies, technologies and products. There are 11 award categories, ranging from Smart City and M2M to Enterprise IoT and IoT Component. This year, the IoT Breakthrough Awards received more than 3,000 nominations. For more information, visit http://iotbreakthrough.com/

mangOH is an open source hardware community for the IoT with platforms that deliver 90% of the solution prototype out-of-the-box, enabling software developers to easily build reliable IoT solutions that hardware designers can customize to rapidly create new IoT devices.

Sierra Wireless is an IoT pioneer, empowering businesses and industries to transform and thrive in the connected economy. Customers Start with Sierra because we offer a device to cloud solution, comprised of embedded and networking solutions seamlessly integrated with our secure cloud and connectivity services. OEMs and enterprises worldwide rely on our expertise in delivering fully integrated solutions to reduce complexity, turn data into intelligence and get their connected products and services to market faster. Sierra Wireless has 1,500 employees globally and operates R&D centers in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com.