FreeWave Takes Industry-Leading Wireless M2M Industrial Networking Solutions To The Rockwell Automation Fair Event

 FreeWave Takes Industry-Leading Wireless M2M Industrial Networking Solutions
                    To The Rockwell Automation Fair Event

FreeWave to demonstrate its ability to extend Rockwell Automation® PLC
capabilities with innovative wireless I/O solutions and will hold popular
booth contest during event

PR Newswire

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7, 2012

#506) – FreeWave Technologies (, manufacturer of the
most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for
critical data transmission, today announced details of its involvement at the
annual Rockwell Automation Fair
( The leader in
spread spectrum data technology is showcasing its leading wireless
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) industrial networking solutions that extend the
capabilities of Rockwell Automation Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
Additionally, the company is hosting a contest at its booth (#506) that
allows attendees multiple chances of winning a 750 GB external hard drive.

"Being a Rockwell Automation Encompass™ Product Partner is a critical
component of FreeWave's go-to-market strategy as wireless M2M communication
solutions are at the forefront of industrial networking and process
optimization," said Curt Goldman, utility market manager at FreeWave
Technologies. "Automation technologies are invaluable for various industrial
markets that are looking to improve operational effectiveness and cost

FreeWave will showcase a variety of compatible Rockwell Automation solutions,
such as its industrial grade, high speed Ethernet HTPlus radio, its
award-winning FGR2 line of solutions (including its new board level and
enclosed configurations), and its award-winning wireless IO Expansion Module.
All FreeWave's products shown can easily be incorporated into the Rockwell
Automation family of PLC solutions for markets that rely on automation
solutions, such as manufacturing, water/wastewater, electric power/smart grid
and energy/oil and gas.

FreeWave's Goldman will be presenting on how FreeWave's wireless I/O solutions
in particular are able to expand the abilities of Rockwell Automation
controllers, which is an innovative solution for addressing issues previously
deemed cost prohibitive, or technically infeasible. Goldman will be speaking
both days of the conference, Nov. 7 and 8, at 10 a.m. in Room 204A.

Furthermore, FreeWave will be hosting a booth (#506) giveaway that gives
participants an opportunity to win a 750 GB external hard drive by playing a
slot machine game designed with a PanelView™ Plus 1250, MicroLogix™ 1100 and
an IO Expansion Module from FreeWave. At 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 and 3
p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, a FreeWave representative will draw out of two pools
of business cards and select the winners for a new 750 GB hard drive. For more
information on the contest and details on the slot machine game design, stay
tuned to FreeWave's Twitter feed ( and
Facebook page
( for the
latest developments.

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About FreeWave Technologies

Founded in 1993, FreeWave Technologies manufactures the most reliable, high
performance, lowest power consumption, spread spectrum and licensed radios for
mission-critical data transmission. Through engineering excellence and a
relentless commitment to best-in-class manufacturing, FreeWave customers enjoy
superior network up-time, range and the lowest cost of ownership in its
class. Based in Boulder, Colorado, FreeWave designs and manufactures radios
that are the leading choice for oil and gas, utility, military and numerous
other industrial applications. Organizations that count on radio data
communications for operational trust FreeWave for custom network design,
system engineering and customer support that is unparalleled in the market.
For additional information, contact FreeWave directly at 866.399.4930 or at

FreeWave Technologies participates as an Encompass™ Product Partner in the
Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork™. Through Encompass Product Partners,
customers can quickly locate complementary products that best solve any
application challenges. These products are critical components or connectivity
solutions that extend and enhance Rockwell Automation installations.

Media Contact:
Christin Jeffers
Catapult PR-IR
303-581-7760 ext. 19

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