June 6, 2014

Telit Wireless Solutions enters into a strategic alliance with Calixto Systems

Selects Calixto as its India Competence Center

New Delhi, India, 30 January, 2012 – Telit Wireless Solutions, a global leader in the field of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced that it has selected Calixto Systems Pvt. Ltd., a Bangalore- based leading embedded product realization company, as its India Competence Center. Calixto was chosen as the Telit Competence Center for India based on its expertise in designing GSM/GPRS/CDMA/GPS-based products and its proven capabilities in high-level system design, hardware design including PCB design, software and firmware development.

As part of its core distribution strategy, Telit-designated Competence Centers play a critical role in offering M2M design, development and integration assistance to customers worldwide. The main objective of the Competence Center is to identify and execute a design for a specific customer application based on Telit’s technologies. In conjunction with Telit’s distribution network, the Competence Center will also work with customers to develop concepts and ideas to realize target solutions for GSM/GPRS/CDMA/GPS products.

Together with Telit, Calixto Systems has already developed four solutions based on Telit’s GL868-DUAL product, which is the smallest GSM/GPRS surface-mounted module in the market. The solutions include:

Data Concentration Unit (DCU) for electrical sub stations
Unique GPRS tower-based tracking unit
Entry-level monitoring & control solution
Intelligent remote monitoring & control solution

"This partnership with Calixto Systems as our India Competence Center is a significant step for Telit towards strengthening its position in the Indian market. Calixto’s proven experience in high-level system design and knowledge of the Indian market will help us reduce product development lifecycles and offer our customers highly cost-effective and impactful solutions that meet their unique needs. In addition to having established relationships with different stakeholders in the entire product development ecosystems, Calixto already has proven reference solutions for a large variety of applications across sectors. The integration of our world-class modules into their designs should enable us to quickly expand our footprint in India – addressing high-growth markets such as AMR (Automated Meter Reading), telematics and remote monitoring", said Ashish Gulati, Country Manager, India Operations, Telit Wireless Solutions.

"We are really proud to be chosen as the India Competence Centre for Telit, as this reaffirms our position as a leading affordable product realization company, which is core to our business philosophy of system optimization and reduction in product development costs. This partnership with Telit certainly provides us with a definitive edge as Telit’s wireless modules are internationally proven, reliable, certified and are available at the right price points, which helps us deliver the right kind of solutions to our customers in a highly cost-effective manner. Moreover, we also have access to the world-class support from Telit and its local distributors", says Mr. Balamurali Divakaran, Director, Calixto Systems Pvt. Ltd.

The Telit GL868-DUAL is a dual band 900/1800 GSM/GPRS device in LCC castellation packaging with extremely low power consumption, extended temperature range and compact profile.

The solutions designed by Telit and Calixto will provide customers with "Ready to Manufacture" references for many remote monitoring and control applications using a GPRS module. Moreover, these designs also provide customers the ability to customize their solutions with reduced time-to-market cycles making them extremely cost effective.

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