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FreeWave Technologies Secures Second Consecutive IoT Evolution Product Of The Year Award

FreeWave's WavePro WP201 platform as IoT Product of the Year


BOULDER, Colo.Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, Inc., a leader in industrial, secure Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced  its WavePro WP201 platform has been recognized as a 2016 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award winner from "IoT Evolution Magazine," the leading publication covering IoT technologies. WavePro is FreeWave's shorthaul, high-speed wireless access point ( and is designed to deliver secure collection, control and transport of Voice, Video, Data and Sensor (VVDS) information in remote, rugged and industrial settings.

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"WavePro is a critical piece of our Sensor-2-Server Industrial IoT strategy, and we are honored to receive this recognition from IoT Evolution," said Scott Allen, CMO of FreeWave Technologies. "Providing connectivity to traditionally underserviced or remote areas is one of the main challenges facing the development of smart infrastructures today, and WavePro addresses this issue head on."

"The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Product of Year Award reflect the diverse range of innovation driving the machine-to-machine market today. It is my honor to congratulate FreeWave Technologies for their innovative work and superior contribution to the rapidly evolving IoT industry," said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of IoT Evolution.

"It is my pleasure to recognize the WavePro WP201, an innovative solution that earned FreeWave the 2016 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "I look forward to seeing more innovation from FreeWave Technologies in the future."

About FreeWave Technologies

FreeWave Technologies ( is the leading provider of wireless Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions that deliver reliable access to data for leading companies in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) markets. FreeWave's fast, flexible and easy-to-deploy solutions streamline connectivity over long distances to create significant operational efficiencies for oil and gas producers, government and defense contractors, agricultural equipment manufacturers, energy and smart grid networks, municipalities and more. With 20-plus years of experience in the M2M market and more than 1 million radios deployed in the field, customers repeatedly turn to FreeWave to maximize their value in connecting M2M devices to optimize real-time decision making.

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Scott is an executive leader with more than 25 years of experience in product lifecycle management, product marketing, business development, and technology deployment. He offers a unique blend of start-up aggressiveness and established company executive leadership, with expertise in product delivery, demand generation, and global market expansion. As CMO of FreeWave, Scott is responsible for product life cycle/management, GTM execution, demand generation, and brand creation/expansion strategies.

Prior to joining FreeWave, Scott held executive management positions at Fluke Networks (a Danaher Company), Network Associates (McAfee), and several start-ups including Mazu Networks and NEXVU Business Solutions. Scott earned his BA in Computer Information Systems from Weber University.