Monnit Releases M2M Cellular Gateway for Wireless Sensors

May 22, 2013

The CGW2 dual-band gateway addresses demand for reliable, connect-from-anywhere solutions for M2M.

LAS VEGAS, NV and SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- Monnit Corp. announced at CTIA 2013 the release of a new Machine-to-Machine oriented cellular gateway for use with wireless sensors. This gateway is specifically designed to respond to the increasing demand for a low-cost, reliable, "connect-from-anywhere", monitoring solutions that addresses the needs of a variety of M2M applications.

"The demand for cellular connected sensors is enormous. Monnit's new cellular gateway provides a low-cost solution for those in need of remotely monitoring various aspects of their business, without the need of an existing internet connection." said Brad Walters, CEO of Monnit.

Features of the new M2M cellular gateway for wireless sensors:

  • Dual band CDMA (800/1900 MHz)
  • Supports Monnit wireless sensors in global (900, 868 and 433 MHz)
  • "Plug & Sense" - no configuration or setup required
  • Remote software upgrade capability
  • Watchdog function alerts if gateway goes offline
  • LED indicators indicate system status

The MonnitLink Cellular Gateway model CGW2 is an advanced, all wireless, M2M gateway that enables fast time-to-market solutions for a wide range of M2M applications. The gateway was designed to support Monnit sensors, which are capable of detecting and monitoring functions that are critical to business operations, including; temperature, humidity, water, light, access, movement and much more. Monnit's wireless gateways transmit data between local sensor networks and iMonnit, the online data monitoring system, which aggregates sensor information and sends notifications via text or email if user defined conditions are met or exceeded.

All Monnit wireless sensors include free basic iMonnit online sensor monitoring with SMS text and email alerting. The new cellular gateway is certified on Verizon's CDMA cellular network and requires a low-cost cellular data. The new cellular gateway as well as sensors and monitoring software are also available to OEM's and Reseller's through a private label offering.

About Monnit
Monnit Corp. is a leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey, self-installing, low cost wireless sensor solutions targeted at the commercial, industrial and consumer markets. Monnit's sensing solutions are designed to be easily installed and used by anyone wanting to remotely monitor information and activities, including: temperature, access, presence of water, light, humidity, and vibration in or around structures, machinery, and various environments.

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