FreeWave Technologies, a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced its WavePoint® platform was named a recipient of the 2014 M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award from M2M Evolution Magazine.

The WavePoint platform is custom-built to solve the M2M communications challenges of FreeWave’s customers by providing a choice of wireless frequencies and network deployment functions to best suit any application in the emerging Industrial Internet of Things.

The 2014 M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award honours innovative products that support the availability of information being deduced, inferred and directly gathered from sensors, systems and anything else that enables better business and personal decisions. WavePoint was an easy choice as it specialises in securely communicating industrial data over long distances to deliver M2M, broadband and SCADA system applications for oil and gas producers, government and defence contractors, agricultural equipment manufacturers, electric power and water/wastewater utilities, municipalities, and more.

“We are honoured to be recognised for our WavePoint platform’s excellence in the emerging Internet of Things industry,” said Kim Niederman, CEO of FreeWave Technologies. “As we continue to lead the industry in connecting the unconnected across a wide range of critical industries, we can look to this award as confirmation that our vision strongly aligns with the needs of today’s networked world.”

“It is my pleasure to recognise the WavePoint platform with a M2M Evolution IoT Excellence Award for its excellence in innovation,” said Carl Ford, CEO & Community Developer, Crossfire Media. “As a leader in this rapidly evolving industry, I look forward to seeing FreeWave’s future successes.”