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Tuesday, April 24 2018 - 23:41
H&D Wireless Selects Decawave for Delivery of UWB Chips for Production Ramp Up of GEPS Indoor Positioning System
STOCKHOLM, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

     Leading IOT and RTLS cloud platform system provider H&D Wireless 
[ ], listed on Nasdaq First North, has selected 
Ireland-based chipmaker Decawave [ ] as its 
supplier of UWB chips for the start of volume production of GEPS.

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    Decawave develops ICs for real time ultra-accurate positioning and 
communication based on its Ultra Wide Band (UWB) technology platform, which 
measures distance by calculating the time it takes for the radio signal to 
travel in the air. Through the partnership, H&D Wireless has implemented 
Decawave's UWB transceiver, the industry's first single-chip solution for 
Real-Time Locating System (RTLS) applications, in its Griffin Enterprise 
Positioning Service (GEPS) cloud platform.

    "Using Decawave's state-of-the-art transceiver chip enables us to increase 
positioning accuracy down to 10 centimeters as well as faster deployment, 
making GEPS an even more versatile and competitive solution," said Par 
Bergsten, CEO and founder of H&D Wireless. "GEPS users can expect more precise 
positioning and faster deployment making RTLS available to a broader range of 
applications such as Industry 4.0 and Hospitality markets."

    "H&D Wireless' GEPS is the most mature infrastructure solution on the 
market today, and we are excited to work with H&D to accelerate the 
introduction of accurate RTLS in demanding manufacturing applications 
worldwide," said Paul Costigan, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Decawave.

    H&D Wireless was listed on Nasdaq First North on December 22, 2017, and 
recently launched the GEPS Raven Tags, which complement the current Griffin 
Enterprise Positioning Services (GEPS), a real-time home positioning system for 
industry, retail and large facilities with outdoor positioning using GPS and 
NB-IoT. This enables manufacturing industries to follow materials both inside a 
factory and between factories. The global market for Smart Factory and 
Industrial IoT is growing rapidly and estimated to be worth more than $225 
billion in 2022 (Markets and Markets Research).

    About H&D Wireless

    H&D Wireless is a Swedish Internet of Things (IoT) and real time 
positioning (RTLS+GPS)  cloud and platform system provider with the products 
Griffin and GEPS. H&D Wireless was founded in 2009 and is among Sweden's 
fastest growing and most decorated IoT companies, with more than 1,100,000 
wireless products shipped to date for IoT, M2M solutions across the globe. The 
shares of H&D Wireless are listed on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm since 
December 2017. The company develop and delivers solutions for the digitization 
of the industry, commonly referred to as Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory. FNCA 
Sweden AB is appointed as the Certified Adviser for the company.

    About Decawave:

    Decawave develops semiconductors solutions, software, modules, Reference 
Designs - that enable real-time, ultra-accurate, ultra-reliable local area 
micro-location services. Decawave is headquartered in Ireland, with regional 
headquarters in California and China and a presence in South Korea, France and 

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SOURCE: H&D Wireless AB