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SECO chooses Telenor Connexion to connect its new family of Industrial IoT products

Press Release   •   Oct 06, 2017 08:15 GMT

Embedded electronics supplier SECO has chosen Telenor Connexion to support its new family of IIoT-oriented products with cutting-edge mobile connectivity.

SECO, a leading embedded electronics supplier, has partnered with Telenor Connexion in the development of its new IIoT (Industrial IoT) system. The all-in-one solution integrates Telenor Connexions’ managed connectivity and managed IoT Cloud solutions, with industrial hardware (sensors and gateways), software (web technologies, machine learning, data mining, edge computing, mobile apps) and services (predictive maintenance, remote asset and energy management, IoT Big Data analytics) from SECO – all provided as a service.

SECO’s innovative IIoT system aims to unlock new smart functionalities in old machinery. Without the need of new certifications, the system optimizes scheduling of corrective maintenance, enables real-time and predictive maintenance, prevents unexpected equipment failures and therefore meaningfully extend the product life cycle. The system specifically targets the electromechanics field, but can be deployed in other industries as well.

“This marks a paradigm shift for SECO, which has been in the embedded market for over 38 years”, said Gianluca Venere, CSO & Director of Global Sales at SECO. “It is a bold leap towards new opportunities, from the production of physical goods to a product-as-a-service business model.”

The solution features quick and easy installation as well as interoperability with previous systems. It has standard serial interface protocols such as Modbus and Canbus for PLCs, is seamlessly integrated with project management software, and provides API for third-party data management. Telenor Connexion’s global SIM ensures global and seamless coverage tailored to customer’s needs, 24/7 support service and one single invoice, allowing customers to focus on developing their business.

“The pre-integrated technology from Telenor Connexion, combining hardware, global connectivity and cloud, enables SECO and us to create a one-stop-shop reducing time-to-market, costs and risks for end-customers”, said Cristoff Martin, CMO at Telenor Connexion. “It is a highly flexible solution fit for a range of usage areas and geographical markets.”

Telenor Connexion will supply mobile connectivity and Managed IoT Cloud on all products of SECO’s new IIoT product line.

For more information, please contact:
Maria Willander, Head of Marketing, Telenor Connexion maria.willander@telenorconnexion.com, +46 (0) 708 33 18 25

About Telenor Connexion
Telenor Connexion designs and operates IoT solutions. Building on close to 20 years of experience, a strong solutions portfolio and a collaborative approach, Telenor Connexion makes it easy to realize the value of connected services. Together with customers such as Volvo, Nissan, Scania, Hitachi, Verisure Securitas Direct and Telcare, the company has designed smart and innovative IoT solutions deployed across the globe.

Telenor Connexion supports its customers throughout the entire product lifecycle - from solution design to operations and future development. By partnering with Telenor Connexion customers are ensured a reliable and secure end-to-end solution that can evolve over time.

Headquarters and tech centre are located in Sweden and the company has regional offices in UK, Germany, US and Japan. Telenor Connexion is wholly owned by Telenor Group, one of the world’s major mobile operators. For more information please visit www.telenorconnexion.com

About SECO
Founded in 1979 in Arezzo, Italy, SECO is a world-leading company in electronic embedded solutions. It is constantly growing and operates globally with offices in Germany, USA, India and Taiwan. SECO stands out for its laser focus on creativity and innovation.

In 2008, SECO co-founded the Qseven Consortium as well as the Qseven standard, one of the most important form factors in the embedded domain. In 2012, was one of the founding members of SGeT, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide a platform for the global growth of the embedded industry.

In 2013, after the first signs of the upcoming Industry 4.0 revolution, SECO launched UDOO, an innovative single-board computer for rapid prototyping and IoT.

Thanks to its drive for constant evolvement and relying on its strong know-how, SECO affords new, challenging market demand with innovative cutting edge solutions, with a strong focus on Internet of Things.www.seco.com

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