April 28, 2014 13:06 UTC

Libelium Named a 2014 “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

Embedded Software and Systems Key to Internet of Things Development

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. & ZARAGOZA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Libelium, provider of wireless sensor network technology used in Smart Cities and Internet of Things projects, is one of five “Cool Vendors” profiled by Gartner Inc., in its 2014 Embedded Software and Systems report.

Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports evaluating these innovative vendors, their products and services. As one of the world’s leading information technology research advisory companies, Gartner defines a Cool Vendor as a company that provides technologies or solutions that are innovative, impactful and intriguing.

“With Waspmote, our team has built a horizontal platform that solves the problems of interoperability and sensor integration, to enable Internet of Things applications across all vertical markets," said Alicia Asin, Libelium CEO and co-founder. “We are delighted to be included in the Gartner Cool Vendor report.” Libelium’s Waspmote sensor platform connects any sensor, using any wireless communication protocol, to any Cloud platform.

For more information: http://www.libelium.com

About Libelium

Libelium designs and manufactures hardware and APIs for wireless sensor networks so that system integrators, engineering, and consultancy companies can deliver reliable Internet of Things (IoT), M2M and Smart Cities solutions with minimum time to market. Waspmote—Libelium’s open wireless sensor platform—is modular, easy to deploy and ready to integrate with third-party Cloud systems such as Axeda, Esri, ThingWorx, or MQTT. Over 2,000 developers from 75 countries in companies ranging from startups to universities to large international corporations have adopted Libelium’s technology for projects in North America, Australia, Asia and Europe. Commercial deployments based on Waspmote include applications as varied as parking, traffic congestion, environmental monitoring, and precision agriculture. Established in 2006, Libelium is privately held and has headquarters in Zaragoza, Spain. www.libelium.com

About Gartner’s Cool Vendor Selection Process

Gartner Inc., Cool Vendors in Embedded Software and Systems 2014, by Ganesh Ramamoorthly, Alfonso Velosa, Angela McIntyre and Satish R.M; Published 23 April 2014.

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Contacts

SIPR for Libelium
Judy Curtis, +1 650-274-1509
judy@sipr.com
@judycurtis


Source: Libelium