ACTE announce industrial temperature grade GSM/GPRS mini PCIe card from Cinterion

Specialist wireless M2M distributor ACTE announce the release of the Cinterion BGS2 mini PCIe card to add cost efficient, industrial quality wireless connectivity to remote monitoring applications via a miniPCIe connector.
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Oct. 12, 2012 - PRLog -- Compared to consumer electronic products, industrial and commercial M2M applications demand more durable components, which are designed to work 24,7 under extreme temperature conditions. The Cinterion M2M mini PCIe card, available from ACTE, functions reliably in temperatures ranging from -40˚C to 85˚C for use outdoors in snow and ice, or inside industrial facilities and equipment that lack heating and cooling systems. With an Advanced Temperature Management feature, BGS2 will react under extreme thermal conditions and automatically adapt GPRS performance to avoid overheating.

With its convenient miniPCIe system connector, BGS2 miniPCIe provides flexible integration of cellular modem functionality for M2M applications based on an x86-processor architecture. With a standard 52 pin interface, the miniPCIe card  requires a USB and SIM interface as well as power supply and control pins for full operation.
BGS2 mini PCIe can be customised with next generation solderable Machine Identification Modules (MIMs) from Gemalto – replacing the traditional SIM card, extending the product’s life with the highest reliability even in harsh environments.

Measuring just 51x30x4.8mm, BGS2 mini PCIe provides global quad band GSM/GPRS data communications enabling internet access and cloud based services for intelligent systems. It is ideal for mobile computing devices and tablet PC’s, kiosks, ATMs and remote monitoring applications that transmit status notifications, inventory information, alerts and log files between equipment in the field and backend systems. It is compatible with modem drivers for Windows 7, Vista, XP and Linux.

David Taylor, PR Manager of ACTE comments “The release of the BGS2 mini PCI express cards, allows system integrators to adopt industrial wireless technology easily into miniPCIe compatible equipment without the need for a full module design or end terminal integration. Furthermore, the industrial components used guarantee a better wireless reliability in the field as opposed to consumer grade equipment typically available on the market. Cinterion continue the trend of producing low power, class leading industrial cellular wireless modules and solutions.”

Cinterion (formerly Siemens Wireless Modules) is an M2M industry pioneer and market leader for more than 15 years. Cinterion cellular engines give customers the confidence to excel in a complex M2M ecosystem through the foundations of expertise, security, simplicity and partnership. Cinterion are part of Gemalto, the world leader in digital security and smart card technology.

For more information, please contact David Taylor at ACTE on +44 1256 845888 or visit
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