InHand Networks selects Gemalto for M2M service launch in China
Amsterdam, Mar. 13, 2014 - Gemalto, (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world
leader in digital security, announces that InHand Networks, a leader of
industrial M2M solutions in China, is integrating Gemalto'sÂ CinterionÂ® PHS8
module into their InRouter 900 series. The Inhand Networks product, powered by
Gemalto's industrial-grade M2M technology, provides customersÂ with remotely
manageable secure solutions for large-scale M2M deployments, widely used in M2M
applications for multiple device connections in the rural area. This includes
vending machines, digital signage, remote medical devices, industrial automation
equipments, smart grid, field machinery and digital factory.
The combined solution is able to support challenging network management
involving thousands of remote machines or VPN connections that is common in M2M
applications. With a compatible footprint, the solution ensures reliable
communications while facilitating migration to 4G LTE technology. It also
simplifies integration and streamlines mass manufacturing leading to lower
production costs. In addition, its compact form factor is ideal for space-
constrained M2M applications such as industrial PDAs, global tracking and
tracing devices, discreet security systems, mHealth solutions and more.
"Gemalto's Cinterion PHS8 is an industry certified solution that has a modular
design and integrates core functionalities for the most important applications.
Therefore, it provides our devices with the benefits of quickening up the
certification process and supporting automated production in a cost-effective
fashion," said Mr. Li Ming, CEO of InHand Networks. "These are the major
enablers to help us become a key player in the massive M2M deployment in both
domestic and international markets."
"In China, the market size to support the Internet of Things will reach 750
Billion RMB by 2015 with an annual growth rate of more than 30%. The Gemalto-
powered technology enables a reliable route to upgrade to 4G cellular technology
and provides worldwide coverage and reliability even when roaming across
different networks," added Michael Wallon, Vice President of M2M Sales for Asia
& Pacific at Gemalto. "These product benefits enable InHand Networks to fully
capitalize on the existing and emerging business opportunities from the global
Note: Analysis Report of Development Prospect and Investment Forecast of The
Internet of Things Industry in China (2013-2017)
Jul, 2013, China's Economic Future
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with
2013 annual revenues of â‚¬2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating
out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in
We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people
worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank,
entertain and work - anytime, everywhere - in ways that are enjoyable and safe.
Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment
security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy protection,
eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable
machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded software and
secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services
manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-
user services made possible.
Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital
services to billions of individuals. Â Gemalto thrives with the growing number of
people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.
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