LAS VEGAS, NV–(Marketwired – Jan 6, 2016) – Consumer Electronics Show — Ingenu, the pioneer in delivering connectivity exclusively to machines, and WellAware, the oil and gas industry’s only full-stack solution for oilfield production monitoring and optimization, announced the collaborative expansion of the Machine Network™ that will provide approximately 55,000 square miles of coverage to the network’s rapidly growing nationwide footprint. Covering the greater Texas geographic area, the public network, powered by Ingenu’s RPMA® (Random Phase Multiple Access) communications technology, will provide unparalleled coverage in the region, serving a variety of industries, including WellAware’s significant offering of oil and gas applications.
The expanded network will provide coverage for the most active U.S. oil and gas fields, representing more than 50 percent of total U.S. production. Additionally, with the scalable architecture of Ingenu’s RPMA technology, myriad IoT and M2M devices can be added without the need for further network investment, spurring new application opportunities in the coverage area.
“The solid partnership with WellAware has enabled Ingenu to accelerate its Machine Network build-out strategy in the Southern U.S.,” said Ingenu CEO, John Horn. “WellAware has developed extremely innovative, secure and reliable solutions based on our RPMA technology, and we will continue to collaborate and extend the Machine Network as they expand application services in the oil and gas market.”
For its oil and gas customers, WellAware will continue its focus on the development of production data services, which are designed help exploration/production and pipeline companies capture and use their data to the best advantage for peak operating efficiency. WellAware helps oil and gas operators achieve these synergies through reliable data collection, exception-based monitoring, and actionable insights.
“The expansion of the Machine Network will provide our customers and prospects with seamless network coverage and management options for monitoring and data collection of their oilfield assets, even in the most remote areas of the oilfield,” said Matt Harrison, president and CEO, WellAware. “The RPMA technology has been proven in the most challenging of network environments, and we are looking forward to bringing new applications to market which will enable our customers to dramatically to reduce operating expenses and enhance oilfield intelligence.”
The Ingenu/WellAware Machine Network build-out is currently in progress and will continue expansion of additional oil and gas fields throughout 2016. To find out when the Machine Network will be coming to your area, please visit http://www.ingenu.com/coverage-lookup/.
Ingenu is building the first wireless Machine Network, the world’s largest IoT network dedicated to connectivity for machines. Operating on universal spectrum, the company’s RPMA® technology is a proven standard for connecting Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) devices around the world, with more than 35 networks deployed over seven years. The Machine Network™ will have further reach, global range and longer lasting battery life than any existing network. It is also future-proof — enabling technology solution providers to maximize their product’s efficiency and longevity, with unparalleled control and visibility. Ingenu is led by a highly experienced team and backed by one of the strongest boards in the industry, including veterans from Verizon and Qualcomm. Information about Ingenu can be found at www.ingenu.com, or follow us on Twitter @ingenunetworks.
WellAware, a data analytics company for the oilfield, enables upstream, midstream, and chemical service companies to reduce operating expenses, minimize downtime and ensure safety and regulatory compliance. Our full-stack solution provides reliable data collection, exception-based monitoring, and actionable analytics. Based in San Antonio, Texas, the company has secured $61 million in investment funding and built a world-class team of management and advisors from the oil industry. To learn more about WellAware, please visit www.wellaware.us.