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Sierra Wireless reports mass production of industry’s first Ready-to-Connect cellular modules

January 11, 2019 / ANASIA D'MELLO

Sierra Wireless, a provider of integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced its award-winning Ready-to-Connect solutions are in mass production. Ready-to-Connect is said to deliver all of the key elements needed for an IoT application — cellular module, integrated SIM that is pre-connected to global mobile networks and IoT platform for device and subscription management and simplified operations — in one integrated bundle. Research by analyst firm Frost & Sullivan found that many IoT deployments can take more than 18 months to move from concept to commercial launch. Sierra Wireless reports that with Ready-to-Connect, companies can innovate in a third of the time, while also simplifying operations and reducing product and logistic costs by up to $500,000 (€435,863)/year. Ready-to-Connect eliminates the need to manage different vendors and platforms, as well as the complex pairing of multiple components that can lead to securit...