July 29th, 2013 (Sydney): NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC), a leading developer of wireless Machine-to-Machine (M2M) devices, has strengthened its M2M offerings by adding Axeda Ready certification to selected devices in its product portfolio.

NetComm’s M2M devices run on an open-source Linux based OS, allowing easy integration of APIs from cloud management companies such as Axeda and GridNet.

Through the integration of these management platforms and NetComm’s open-source Software Development Kit (SDK), NetComm’s products support diverse vertical sectors, seamlessly integrating in areas such as energy, transport, health, retail and security.

The Axeda Ready program further strengthens NetComm’s M2M device capabilities supporting individual applications such as the remote collection and management of real time data from remote medical equipment, which enables medical practitioners to effectively monitor the growing number of m-Health applications.

This certification demonstrates the value that NetComm Wireless adds to the M2M ecosystem, which comprises multiple layers and partnerships between M2M device developers, management platform providers, software vendors and mobile network operators.

David Stewart, CEO and Managing Director, NetComm Wireless, said, "Cloud platform providers such as Axeda play a key role in managing vertical specific applications, providing complete visibility and control of remote assets for the end customer. Our open management approach therefore allows us to deliver the right solution for each and every customer requirement.”

“NetComm’s extremely capable and flexible M2M devices make the perfect pairing for the Axeda Platform. With this Axeda Ready combination, those looking to implement M2M solutions for any vertical industry get a power-boost to bring their solution to market with a proven, scalable and secure foundation. This power and flexibility in the platforms is critical to remain agile and responsive to market changes,”said Joe Biron, Vice President for technology and innovation at Axeda.

Axeda Ready certification was received for the: Vodafone MachineLink 3G; Outdoor WiFi Router (NTC-30) and M2M WiFi Router (NTC-40) following a successful testing and validation process.

Enquiries to: Stephanie Wilson, NetComm Wireless Communications Manager
Phone: +61 2 9424 2045 or email: [email protected]

About Axeda Ready
For device manufacturers, Axeda Ready provides a testing and implementation program that validates their connectivity via the Axeda agent protocol or their own device protocol. The program includes development and certification of Axeda Codecs (protocol translators) that leverage the Axeda AnyDevice Service to enable device makers to connect to Axeda using their own device protocol. To learn more about the Axeda Ready program or view a complete list of Axeda Ready devices go to the Axeda Ready portal on the Axeda website.

About Axeda
Axeda provides the most advanced cloud-based service and software for managing connected products and machines and implementing innovative M2M and Internet of Things solutions. We reduce the cost and complexity of connecting and remotely servicing the products of the world’s leading companies. Our customers use the Axeda Machine Cloud™ to turn machine data into useful information, build and run innovative M2M applications and optimize business processes by integrating machine data.

By relying on the Axeda® Platform to power their connected products, companies are transforming their business by improving customer satisfaction, reducing costs, and generating new sources of revenue. The M2M solutions behind these connected products range from remote service, fleet management, usage-based insurance, asset tracking, mHealth, and more. Join our developer community at: http://developer.axeda.com and learn more at www.axeda.com.

About NetComm Wireless
NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC) is a leading developer of innovative broadband products sold globally to major telecommunications carriers, core network providers and system integrators. For over 30 years NetComm has developed a portfolio of world first data communication products, and is arespected global providerof 3G and 4G wireless devices servicing the major telecommunications carrier, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Rural Broadband markets. NetComm’s products are designed to meet the growing needs of today’s data-intensive home, business and industrial broadband applications and customized to optimize performance in line with global network advancements. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, NetComm has offices in New Zealand, North America and the Middle East. For more information about NetComm visit: www.netcommwireless.com