Colorado-based FreeWave Technologies, Inc., an innovator of industrial-grade, secure M2M wireless networking solutions, has been recognised with an award for its WavePoint™ platform technology.

The WavePoint was named a 2014 M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award winner from M2M Evolution Magazine.

Custom built to solve specific challenges of FreeWave’s customers, the WavePoint platform provides powerful IP routing capabilities combined with a choice of wireless frequencies and network deployment capabilities to best suit any application and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) network scenario.

“We’re honoured to have our WavePoint platform receive the 2014 M2M Evolution Product of the Year award, it’s an excellent sign of things to come,” said Ashish Sharma, CMO of FreeWave Technologies. “We’ve achieved a comprehensive and versatile wireless M2M communications architecture with WavePoint to deliver a powerful solution for organisations with multiple – and often remote – locations, where fast, secure, and reliable wireless connectivity between these sites and the back office is critical.”

M2M (machine-to-machine) is essentially an ‘umbrella term’ for systems where a machine or industrial asset exchanges data with an individual or the company’s management systems, encompassing a wide variety of applications from vehicle tracking to utility monitoring. The use of M2M services and technologies has been taking on ever greater importance in the gases industry as a tool for asset management.