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Quatech introduces industrial-grade Airborne 802.11 b/g Access Points.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-July 27, 2011-Quatech introduces industrial-grade Airborne 802.11 b/g Access Points(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) networking solutions provider Quatech Inc announced on Tuesday the expansion of its Device Networking product line with the availability of its new industrial-grade Airborne 802.11 b/g Access Points.

The company said that the new product offering includes options for embedded modules for integration into original equipment manufacturer (OEM) designs and external metal enclosure units for industrial markets requiring ruggedised solutions.

AirborneAP Access Point technology enables M2M equipment to become the centre of a self-sufficient Wi-Fi network, providing access to equipment data or resources from Wi-Fi-enabled devices, including laptops, tablets and handhelds powered by Android, iOS, or Windows. The technology also includes secure authentication using WPA2 (AES-CCMP) and a DHCP server to provide unique addresses for each authenticated client.

The Access Points also support Ethernet and serial interfaces. The Ethernet interface can be placed in bridge mode to support connection to an existing network of devices. In addition, the Ethernet interface can be set to wireless router mode, enabling advanced networking to wide area network (WAN) and Internet connections.

The embedded AirborneAP modules and external ruggedised Access Points are designed to meet extended operating temperature range (-40[degree sign]C to +85[degree sign]C).

No pricing details were disclosed.

Quatech is a division of DPAC Technologies (OTCQB:DPAC).

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