Company recognized for leadership in Communications for its Total Reach Network, also takes “Best in Show” honors
SAN DIEGO – October 2, 2013 – On-Ramp Wireless, developer of wireless solutions for energy automation and M2M communications, announced today that it has been recognized by this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards: Energy Edition, a unique industry awards program powered by the publishers of FierceEnergy and FierceSmartGrid. On-Ramp Wireless received top honors in the “Communications” category, as well as an overall award of “Best in Show: Most Efficient Cost Saver,” for its innovative, industry-leading Total Reach Network.
The On-Ramp Total Reach Network was purpose-built to power wide-area machine-to-machine (M2M) communication for connecting the Internet of Things. On-Ramp’s patented Random Phase Multiple Access™ (RPMA) technology delivers advancements in receiver sensitivity that enables the unmatched coverage, capacity and cost advantages of the Total Reach Network. As the demand for smart metering, grid automation, distribution monitoring and management and other applications grows, On-Ramp offers one of the only wireless communication solutions that can handle multiple applications on a single network, even if the assets are remote or underground.
“Today’s recognition from the Fierce Innovation Awards is further validation of the innovative technology that powers On-Ramp’s Total Reach Network,” said Dr. Ted Myers, co-founder and chief technology officer, On-Ramp Wireless. “We are honored to stand out among some of the industry’s most advanced and powerful solutions, and look forward to expanding our solution to new markets that need to connect their devices and improve efficiencies.”
Jason Nelson, Publisher of FierceEnergy and FierceSmartGrid says, “Our awards program is a celebration of the work that innovative companies are doing to develop the technologies that will propel the power industry into the future. We were thrilled to offer the companies developing these products an unparalleled opportunity to have their services reviewed by utility industry decision-makers.”
Judges evaluated submissions based on technology innovation, financial impact, market validation, ability to integrate into existing power infrastructures, and end-user customer experience. Winners were selected by an exclusive panel of judges including Robert Hance, president & CEO, Midwest Energy Cooperative; Ted Reguly, director of customer programs & projects, San Diego Gas & Electric; and Cheri Warren, vice president, asset management, National Grid.
About On-Ramp Wireless
On-Ramp Wireless has developed the first wireless system purpose-built to efficiently connect billions of hard-to-reach devices in metro scale and other challenging environments. The On-Ramp Wireless Total Reach Network enables low-power monitoring and management applications within Smart Grid, oil and gas operations, water efficiency, industrial sensing, and location tracking. For more information, visit www.onrampwireless.com or follow us on Twitter @onrampwireless.
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