Spirent Communications and Oasis Smart SIM has announced a strategic partnership for removing connectivity and network provisioning barriers for rapid development of connected products and devices, such as cameras, smart vehicles, logistics and production goods.
Ina mark to commence its business into the Internet of Things (IoT) business, the alliance will unveil a unique two-click software solution, including USIM functionality that OEMs can embed into products for seamless cellular service activation in any of the world’s market, as well as life-cycle management.
“Spirent and Oasis have teamed-up to help manufacturers build better and smarter products for the connected world,” says Dennis Juul Poulsen, General Manager of Spirent’s IoT Connectivity and Subscription Management business. “Be it a connected truck or a pair of smart running shoes, OEMs in vertical market, now has a solution that provides customers with seamless instant connectivity and the freedom to choose cellular service provider they wish.”
Both the companies have woven extensive research into the hurdles that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) face in making diverse connected products.
“Spirent’s unique automatic access point name (APN) setup and remote subscription management solution with Oasis’ embedded smart USIM functionality is a game changer in connected products and devices,” adds Olivier Leroux, CEO of Oasis Smart SIM. “OEM vendors now have a leaner way to manufacture, distribute and maintain connected products compared to solutions centered on the traditional SIM.”
The new product will be showcased at Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona (22-25 February, 2016).