Motorola's MOTOwi4(TM) Ready application ecosystem expands to include wireless video surveillance solutions
ORLANDO, Fla., March 28 -- Motorola, Inc (NYSE: MOT) today announced the launch of the MOTOwi4 Ready application ecosystem, Motorola's portfolio of applications for municipal and enterprise wireless networks. This program offers application solutions that are ready for use on deployments of MOTOwi4 broadband wireless networks. Motorola also announced the availability of municipal video solutions for surveillance that include mesh-enabled Sony IPELA cameras, video management solutions (VMS) and
video sharing technologies.
The MOTOwi4 Ready application ecosystem connects Motorola's wireless
broadband access technologies -- Mesh, Canopy®, Point-to-Point and
eventually WiMAX -- to a comprehensive range of applications. Whether it's
integrating wireless parking meter reading to increase city revenue,
incorporating video surveillance to support crime reduction or expanding
wireless access across the digital divide, the program will provide the
applications needed and verified for the MOTOwi4 network.
"Municipalities and service providers are seeking solutions that take a
comprehensive approach to supporting the business case for municipal wireless
networks," said Roberta Wiggins, research fellow in Yankee Group's Enabling
Technologies Service Provider group. "The Motorola MOTOwi4 Ready application
ecosystem is designed to combine broadband wireless hardware with applications
that address this need."
Broad Application Portfolio Plus Experienced Deployment Support Motorola also provides customers with access to outdoor network experts, well versed in the parameters that impact successful deployments who are able to support the design, installation and delivery of the network and the chosen applications.
"Our authorized resellers have made several deployments that integrate our
IPELA video surveillance cameras directly with Motorola's hardware. These
seamless solutions help meet customers' needs without the confusion of dealing
with multiple vendors, essentially giving them one place to get everything to
achieve their required return on investment," said Yoshi Hirano, Sony
Electronics' senior marketing manager for security products, a MOTOwi4 Ready
vendor. "The MOTOwi4 Ready application ecosystem helps us to have a much
broader presence in front of potential municipal wireless customers than we
would otherwise. The program also helps us to position our cameras with a
market leader in wireless broadband technologies."
The MOTOwi4 Ready application ecosystem expands Motorola's extensive experience with application developer programs to include companies creating solutions for wireless broadband networks. "It's no secret that applications often drive the business case for installations, which is why we are putting together the applications and hardware that create the solutions customers want," said Jim Welch, vice president, wireless broadband products, Motorola Networks & Enterprise. "We're excited to work with such a large group of industry leading application vendors to create one of the largest and most versatile wireless broadband network solutions available."
Delivering IP applications across customer segments and technologies, the
Motorola MOTOwi4 Ready application ecosystem supports Motorola access
technologies including Mesh, Point-to-Point, Canopy and eventually WiMAX
solutions for private and public networks. The ecosystem leverages Motorola's
75 plus years of experience to create the industry's largest and most reliable
offering of wireless broadband applications for municipal wireless networks.
Further information about the Motorola MOTOwi4 Ready application ecosystem can
be found at: www.motorola.com/wi4apps Solution providers interested in
being considered as a Motorola MOTOwi4 Ready vendor should visit:
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