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September 12, 2016

TMC, IoT Evolution Name Smart Grid Product of the Year Award Winners

IoT Evolution magazine and our parent company, TMC, are pleased to announce the winners of the Smart Grid Product of the Year Awards.


7705 Service Aggregation Router Network Group Encryption
The 7705 SAR is ideal for fixed and mobile operators seeking mobile backhaul solutions as well as for industries, enterprises, and governments delivering legacy and advanced IP services. Its network group encryption is an innovative security tool that provides comprehensive protection for both IP and non-IP traffic seamlessly at the MPLS layer with minimal key management overhead and complexity.

FreeWave Technologies
WavePro WP201
This shorthaul and Wi-Fi platform delivers secure collection, control, and transport of voice, video, data, and sensor information. It’s the next generation of FreeWave’s Sensor2-Server communications technology.

Silver Spring Networks
Gen5 platform
This provides the connective fabric between applications and critical infrastructure devices. It includes MicroAP 5 4G LTE capability, and SocketAP 5, which makes it ideal for use in high-rise buildings and remote towns.

MultiConnect Dragonfly
This embedded cellular system-on-module solution offers developers the functionality of a programmable computing platform with the convenience of an onboard cellular radio, all in one company design. It’s compatible with the ARM mbed programming platform, allowing for rapid prototyping, development, and deployment.

Smart Utility Systems
Smart Customer Mobile and Smart Water iQ
Smart Customer Mobile is a single integrated platform that enables utility companies to establish real-time, two-way communication with customers. Smart Water iQ helps utilities comply with state-mandated conservation goals by providing real-time monitoring of water consumption, analyzing customers’ usage patterns, averting water theft and leakage.

This software gives utilities a platform to deploy bring-your-own-device demand response and energy efficiency programs. The cloud-based solution enables utilities to easily include BYOD in new or existing demand response and energy efficiency programs.

Satellite-Enabled Smart Grid
ORBCOMM has developed a satellite (and optionally cellular) solution for utility companies to use in managing their smart grids. This solution allows smart grid applications to monitor and control reclosers and other network distribution devices in any environment, even connecting devices in remote areas with no other means of communication.

Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless AirLink Raven RV50
This solution is being promoted as the industry’s lowest power LTE gateway. It delivers LTE performance at 2G power consumption, using less than 1 watt.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

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