Advantech B+B SmartWorx today announced that its SmartFlex LTE-WiFi Gateway has been selected as winner of the “Wireless Router of the Year” award from Mobile Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global wireless and mobile market.
“Wireless routers are one of the most critical components for the entire mobile industry, powering innovative cellular, wireless and now Internet of Things (IoT) applications that are driving a revolutionary new phase of the mobile industry,” said James Johnson, managing director for Mobile Breakthrough. “We congratulate the Advantech B+B SmartWorx team on their product ingenuity and innovation in the SmartFlex wireless solution, and we are thrilled to be able to recognize them as a marquee 2018 Mobile Breakthrough Award winner.”
The SmartFlex-WiFi LTE Gateway from Advantech B+B SmartWorx provides secure, carrier-flexible connectivity for devices and LANs via LTE networks. The gateway can be used to provide automatic wireless failover for wired networks, wireless connectivity for mobile assets, and wireless connectivity for devices in remote locations where cable connections are impractical. SmartFlex can be configured to suit almost any application.
“We’re extremely proud to be recognized with the honor of Wireless Router of the Year from Mobile Breakthrough,” said Andrew Lund, LTE product manager for Advantech B+B Smartworx. “Our SmartFlex LTE-WiFi gateway is being utilized by customers in a number of verticals, such as intelligent transportation, smart factories, energy and environmental applications and more. We’re helping those customers — many functioning in remote or industrial environments — get the data they need, when they need it. Intelligent hardware, in combination with software solutions, has the ability to change your business, process and overall operations. We help our customers find the right combination for them.”