Wireless Applications

Endwave Chooses Omnitrol Work in Process Tracking

January 22, 2008

Omnitrol Networks selected by Endwave for automated RFID-Based manufacturing tracking system.


MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire -) - Omnitrol Networks announced that its work-in-process (WIP) visibility solution has been selected by Endwave Corp. (NASDAQ: ENWV) to provide real-time status updates on the company's manufacturing processes at its defense and security facility in Diamond Springs, CA.

The OMNITROL intelligent network appliance provides Endwave with completely automated WIP operational visibility to track work orders with manufacturing traceability on parts, components, or raw materials required for the finished product. This new powerful application network solution integrates Omnitrol Networks' edge application service engine software, or EASE, which was developed to simplify and rapidly develop business work-flow solutions and enable root-cause analysis. The EASE software fully and securely integrates a variety of smart edge devices and sensor technologies, WiFi handhelds, RFID, RTLS and PLC controllers to increase productivity and enhance core manufacturing processes through continuous shop-floor visibility. The fully-integrated solution includes fixed and mobile RFID infrastructure from Motorola to deliver high-performance and reliable data capture. In addition the solution integrates various back-end systems from enterprise resource planning, to accounting, to logistics, which improve overall efficiency.

"We are constantly looking at innovative manufacturing process improvements to deliver high-quality products to our customers," said David Hall, SVP and General Manager of Endwave's Defense and Security Products Division. "Omnitrol Networks' Web-based in-production dashboard provides us with a unique Work-In-Process solution that is expected to deliver the next level of process innovation and change order management."

"Endwave is one of the leading defense and homeland security suppliers of microwave subsystems, and they have a long history of implementing leading edge technology to create competitive advantage," said Raj Saksena, CEO of Omnitrol Networks. "We are pleased that such an innovative company has selected the OMNITROL platform to deploy real-time manufacturing intelligence throughout their Diamond Springs operation."

About Omnitrol Networks, Inc.
Omnitrol Networks Inc. is a leading provider of converged service-oriented application network solutions for the emerging wireless, RFID and sensor automation market. The company's award-winning OMNITROL appliance and Edge Application and Services Engine (EASE) software have pioneered the market for "Always On" real-time web-based operational visibility and automation solutions. The OMNITROL's unique edge-centric solution architecture enables the industry's most flexible and reliable means to deploy scalable application intelligent networks at the lowest total cost of ownership in the market. Omnitrol Networks is a privately held company with corporate headquarters in Mountain View, California, USA.

About Endwave
Endwave Corp. designs, manufactures and markets RF modules that enable the transmission, reception and processing of high-frequency signals in telecommunications networks, defense electronics and homeland security systems. These RF modules include high-frequency integrated transceivers, amplifiers, logarithmic amplifiers, synthesizers, oscillators, up and down converters, frequency multipliers and microwave switch arrays. Endwave has 42 issued patents covering its core technologies including semiconductor and proprietary circuit designs. Endwave Corp. is headquartered in San Jose, CA, with operations in Diamond Springs, CA; El Dorado Hills, CA; Andover, MA; and Chiang Mai, Thailand.


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