Jasper Wireless, a provider of connected device platforms for machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics, announced an agreement with NTT DOCOMO to wirelessly connect machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer electronics devices across Japan.
The Jasper Wireless (Mountain View, Calif., USA) platform will provide DOCOMO (Tokyo) with the applications and services to accelerate market entry of new categories of connected devices on its network and connect and manage a range of embedded wireless devices. Jasper Wireless’ ability extends to a variety of M2M connections including telematics, consumer electronics and m-health.
“In working with DOCOMO, Jasper Wireless is partnering with not only the market leader in Japan, but also with an organization with a track record in opening up new markets,” said Cindy Patterson, executive vice president, worldwide sales, Jasper Wireless.
As consumer electronics and M2M devices come to market with embedded connectivity, market success depends on finding the right business models to service different verticals and consumers globally, says Jasper Wireless.
Jasper Wireless has developed the applications and services that support flexible business models as well as the automation of operational processes, including custom device provisioning, instant activation, real-time diagnostic tools and detailed billing and usage reports.
NTT DOCOMO joins a list of other Jasper Wireless operator partners including AT&T , América Móvil, Telefónica, VimpelCom, KPN, SingTel, Telstra, Rogers, CSL and more.