KYOCERA 200 Module Selected by Distributor M2M Connectivity Indo
Indonesian-based distributor to meet the growing needs of the CDMA M2M marketplace with KYOCERA 200 Module
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kyocera Wireless Corp., a leading global manufacturer of CDMA wireless handsets and telemetry modules, today announced that the Kyocera 200 Module has been selected as the preferred CDMA module offered by distributor M2Mconnectivity Indonesia (M2MI). The Indonesian-based distributor will leverage its broad network of developers and system integrators to identify and pursue opportunities for Kyocera's CDMA module to power machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions being deployed in the region.
The availability of Kyocera's M2M module through M2MI presents a powerful, feature-rich option for the growing number of customers seeking to deploy M2M solutions over CDMA networks. M2MI, together with Kyocera Wireless Corp., provides value added services including advance carrier certification, regional product availability and localized technical support helping customers bring M2M solutions to market quickly.
"The demand for M2M-based applications is growing in the Asia Pacific region and Kyocera's 200 Module offers a great option for our customers utilizing CDMA networks," said Dodi Miharjana, General Manager, M2Mconnectivity Indonesia. "Working with Kyocera, we're able to offer our customers a great telemetry option through the 200 Module, as well as a comprehensive set of professional services which will enable them to bring new M2M applications to market faster than the competition."
"CDMA is experiencing huge growth in the Asia Pacific region, as is M2M technology," said Dean Fledderjohn, general manager of the modules business at Kyocera Wireless Corp. "By working with M2MI, we anticipate great success as we go out into the marketplace in Indonesia and surrounding areas to address the growing demand for applications and solutions powered by the Kyocera 200 Module."
About the KYOCERA 200 Module
The Kyocera 200 Module is designed to enable M2M and telemetry applications such as vehicle location, SCADA, asset tracking, remote metering or security, wireless vending, exception reporting and wireless point-of-sale terminals. The module is equipped with tri-mode capability (including AMPS), A-GPS position location capability and support for IS-2000 data rates. Other features and functions include two-way Short Messaging Service (SMS) capabilities; simple and mobile IP; AT command interface; dual UARTs; analog audio; two RF connectors; high-speed packet- and circuit-switched data; and support for both 13k QCELP and EVRC vocoders.
The developer's kit and programming tools to support integration of wireless capability into OEM products and systems are available for purchase by module customers. For additional information, please visit http://www.kyocera-wireless.com/200_module/details_200module.htm .
About M2M Indonesia
M2M Indonesia is a privately owned Indonesian wireless data communications Value Added Reseller. It supplies data modules and modems to developers to wirelessly enable their applications. The core product offering from M2M Indonesia is the machine-to-machine (M2M) communications modules range from leading brands such as Sony Ericsson (for GSM/GPRS module) and Kyocera (for CDMA modules).
M2M Indonesia is a specialist wireless distributor focused on supporting the wireless developer community to develop CDMA, GPRS and GSM. The company act as 'm2m business integrator' by providing a range of services that support their wireless activities including co-operation with the cellular network operators; provision of high level technical support during development; and support of marketing, sales, import and export of products.
M2M Indonesia targeting developer customers across a diverse range of industry sectors including security; POS; fleet and asset tracking; telematics; monitoring and control; and vending.
About KYOCERA Wireless Corp.
Kyocera Wireless Corp. is a leading supplier of innovative, feature-rich CDMA wireless devices and accessories for customers worldwide. Kyocera Wireless maintains an operating belief in the genius of simplicity and strives to make the wireless experience as simple and intuitive as humanly possible. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyocera International Inc., which acquired QUALCOMM Incorporated's CDMA consumer wireless phone business in February 2000. Based in San Diego, the company is ISO-14001 and ISO-9001 certified and has won city, state and federal awards for its environmentally friendly manufacturing and recycling practices. For more information, please visit www.kyocera-wireless.com.
Kyocera Corporation, the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of advanced ceramics. By combining these engineered materials with metals and plastics, and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of telecommunications equipment, semiconductor packages, electronic components, cameras, laser printers, copiers, solar energy systems and industrial ceramics. During the year ended March 31, 2004, Kyocera Corporation's consolidated net sales totaled approximately U.S. $11 billion (1,140,814 million Yen) with net income of approximately U.S. $655 million (68,086 million Yen).
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