Telit Wireless Solutions, Inc. (Rome, Italy), announced Tuesday that its CC865-DUAL and GC864-QUAD V2 M2M modules will provide cellular capabilities for SemaConnect’s (Annapolis, Md.) ChargePro, a compact charging unit that can be installed into existing parking environments.
Charging stations are being deployed throughout the state of Maryland according to a SemaConnect spokesperson.
According to SemaConnect, ChargePro can be installed into multifamily, office, retail, fleet and municipal parking environments and features smart card authentication, energy metering, an automatic payment system, and web-based network management.
“As we make the transition to electric vehicles, drivers will require geographically and technologically accessible charging solutions to power their transportation,” said Mahi Reddy, CEO of SemaConnect.
Both the CC864-DUAL and GC864-QUAD V2 Telit modules are compatible with CDMA and GSM/GPRS networks, respectively. ChargePro stations are equipped to both send and receive charging system data. According to SemaConnect, users can receive real-time emails and text messages regarding the charging status of their vehicle.