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July 31, 2015 5:30 AM ET

Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals

Company Overview of Sonim Technologies, Inc.

Company Overview

Sonim Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures water-submersible mobile phones for workers in hazardous environments worldwide. It specializes in workforce-critical communication tools for vertical industries, including construction, security guarding, oil, gas and chemical operations, utilities, transportation and logistics, forestry, agriculture, and defense, as well as mining, public safety, and heavy manufacturing. The company offers GSM and 3G phones. Its workforce-critical applications include push-to-talk, lone worker/man-down safety services, mobile resource management, and time and activity verification. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Mateo...

1825 South Grant Street

Suite 200

San Mateo, CA 94402

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for Sonim Technologies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Operations and General Manager of China
Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer
Vice President of Marketing & Business Development and General Manager of Applications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Sonim Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

AT&T and Sonim Technologies Announce Sonim XP5 to be Available Beginning June 12, 2015

AT&T and Sonim Technologies are announcing that the Sonim XP5 will be available beginning June 12, 2015. AT&T is the first carrier to offer the device. This is Sonim s first ultra-rugged feature phone that works with both 4G LTE and Wi-Fi networks. The XP5 is optimized for AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk so mobile workers can communicate quickly and be productive. Businesses including construction, manufacturing, transportation and hospitality can use the Sonim XP5 to stay connected in demanding environments. Key features include: Dedicated Push-to-Talk button for quick connectivity between individual workers or groups. Dual, front-facing loud speakers that can produce 104 decibels of sound, helping users communicate in noisy areas. Battery powerful enough to last through back-to-back eight-hour shifts under heavy usage. It fully charges in less than four hours. Proven to resist damage from drops, water and pressure (certified Mil-Spec 810G and rated IP68 and IP69). Advanced accessories including charging stations and remote speaker microphones to support one-touch and hands free operations. Sonim s 3-year warranty.

Sonim Technologies Rugged Smartphones to be Used in U.S. Army Combat Training

Sonim Technologies announced that Sonim's ultra-rugged XP6 LTE Android smartphones using Cisco Instant Connect software have been selected by Northrop Grumman to provide next-generation LTE mobile-communications capabilities for soldiers at key U.S. Army combat training centers. Under procurement contracts with prime contractor Northrop Grumman, Sonim will supply XP6 smartphones along with Cisco Instant Connect software to the Army'sCombat Training Center as the mobile-voice capability in support of live training by soldiers at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin in California and Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk in Louisiana. Sonim's XP6 smartphones was selected based on more than 22-hours of LTE-based talk time, extreme durability in hot, dusty and wet environments, visibility under direct sunlight, support for a wide range of Android applications and industrial-grade accessories. Northrop Grumman chose Sonim after an extensive review of consumer off-the-shelf mobile phone technologies. Sonim's smartphones are built specifically to withstand the rigors faced by men and women serving in the military, as well as those who work in industries such as construction, oil and gas, logging, agriculture and public safety. The XP6 surpasses the company's set of Rugged Performance Standards (RPS), 12 benchmarks of endurance that go beyond basic MIL-SPEC and meet IP68 and IP69 certifications. Rugged features of the XP6 include an extra-loud speaker with 100+ decibels of audio output; noise cancellation; a powerful 4,800-milliamp, dual-cell battery, and a display screen that can be viewed under direct sunlight, making far superior to traditional, consumer-grade smartphones. What's more, the Sonim XP6 is fully water submersible and able to withstand drops of six feet or more onto solid surfaces –features that are critical for everyone working outdoors. And, in addition to its touch screen, the XP6 was purpose-built to provide a numeric keypad for outdoor work, providing the best choice for those making the transition from Private Mobile Radio (PMR) devices. Sonim smartphones also have a robust suite of industrial-grade accessories, such as remote speaker microphones, vehicle kits, and accessories that meet intrinsically safe requirements. The Sonim XP6 is available nationwide at AT&T. Cisco's Instant Connect push to talk software was also chosen by Northrop Grumman. The software allows for point to point push to talk calling, user priority with audio pre-emption, talker ID history, scan virtual talk groups, mapping and online user presence. Users now have a next generation push to talk experience that outperforms typical two-way radios giving users more information to communicate effectively.

Phoenix Fire Department to Use Sonim Technologies XP7 Smartphones for Big Game Emergency Preparedness

Sonim Technologies announced that firefighters from the Phoenix Fire Department will use the company's ultra-rugged XP7 LTE Android smartphones for emergency preparedness in their deployment around Sunday's Big Game in downtown Phoenix. Sonim said it is supplying XP7 Band Class 14-enabled smartphones to the Phoenix Fire Department for a 70-day operational testing program that begins Sunday, when firefighters will use the Sonim devices as a CAD interoperability solution paired with a custom Android application. With this solution, firefighters will be able to have a more visual perspective of events happening in real-time. Sonim mobile phones are built specifically to withstand the rigors faced by men and women in public safety, as well as those who work in industries such as construction, oil and gas, logging, maritime and agriculture, and those serving in the military. The XP7 meets Sonim's Rugged Performance Standards (RPS), which go far beyond basic MIL-Spec and IP certifications. Standard features include an extra-loud speaker, noise cancellation, the powerful battery, resistance to submersion in water, an ability to withstand drops onto concrete surfaces and ease of use with dirty or wet work gloves.

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