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connectBlue and Sigma Connectivity in Cooperation for Delivering Internet of Things Solutions

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connectBlue, Inc.
150 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1950
Chicago, IL, 60601
USA



Press release date: January 21, 2014

connectBlue, a leading provider of robust wireless solutions in demanding applications, has signed an agreement with Sigma Connectivity, a leading consultancy company for realizing solutions for Internet of Things.

Sigma Connectivity will develop automated test fixtures, to be used as test tools in the production facilities where connectBlue's latest Multiradio module OWL355 is being produced. The same system is planned to be used for all connectBlue's products. The automated test fixtures are designed for high volume production and will add flexibility through modular design and increase the current capacity.

"We are pleased to announce our cooperation with connectBlue to deliver a robust test solution for their latest Multiradio module. Our ability to offer robust, flexible and cost efficient test solutions is based on many years of high volume production experience.  We are happy to be chosen as partner to connectBlue, and we are confident that we can make a difference in meeting their demand for speed and quality," says Fredrik Hedlund, CEO of Sigma Connectivity.

"Though our wireless products already are well-known for their robust and reliable operation under the harshest of conditions, we constantly look at how to make the production more streamlined, faster and of even higher quality," says Rolf Nilsson, CEO of connectBlue. "This is why we have entered into collaboration with Sigma Connectivity to apply an automated test procedure in the production facilities."

The automated test fixtures will as a first step be introduced in the production of the recently launched Multiradio Module OWL355. The OWL355 meets a higher quality level regarding both IPC class and AQL standards.

About Sigma Connectivity
Sigma Connectivity was established in 2013, when Sigma acquired Sony Mobile's world leading development unit for mobile hardware in Lund, Sweden. Sigma Connectivity comprise 30 years of experience from the development of mobile products. As a member of Sigma, a leading consultancy group, Sigma Connectivity brings world-class competence and state of the art wireless technology for designing and developing communication devices.

Sigma Connectivity triggers new business opportunities within the Internet of Things, meeting the most challenging demands on technology, usability and quality. Sigma Connectivity brings complete solutions for needs of product development, R&D and production.

For more information, please visit www.sigmaconnectivity.se.

About connectBlue
connectBlueŽ is a leading provider of reliable wireless solutions for the last hundred meters of connectivity.  The robust and high performing products are designed and tested for demanding industrial, medical, measurement, data acquisition and quality assurance applications. Based on Classic Bluetooth, Bluetooth low energy, WLAN and Multiradio solutions, connectBlue markets ready-to-embed wireless modules as well as ready-to-use wireless Serial / Ethernet Port Adapters and Access Points. The connectBlue products are radio type approved for European, US, Canadian, Japanese markets as well as are compliant with EMC, Safety and Medical standards, and the Bluetooth qualification program. connectBlue has its head office in Sweden and local offices in Germany and USA. For more information, please visit www.connectblue.com.

connectBlueŽ is a registered trademark of connectBlue AB.

For further information
Fredrik Hedlund
CEO
Sigma Connectivity
Phone: +46 702 597584
Email: fredrik.hedlund@sigmaconnectivity.se

Rolf Nilsson
CEO
connectBlue
Phone: +46 40 6307102
Email: rolf.nilsson@connectblue.com

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