SOURCE: Apprion


April 02, 2014 13:47 ET

Apprion Extends Offering to Upstream and Midstream Applications With Global Cellular Support for the 4G Mobile Network

Industrial Wireless Leaders Expand ION System Networking to Incorporate Cellular 3G/4G/LTE Modules in ION Products for Industrial Networks

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 2, 2014) -  Apprion, the leader in industrial application systems and services, today announced new network communication functionality with 4G Mobile Network support ideal for upstream, midstream and greenfield facilities. Apprion's core ION System products incorporate Cellular 3G/4G/LTE modules for increased bandwidth, faster data transfer, better coverage and uninterrupted connectivity. The latest ION 4G upgrade includes an additional backhaul function using Cellular 3G/4G/LTE adding more range and spectrum for data transfer in industrial facilities. 

4G Mobile Networks introduced a number of key benefits and improvements over its predecessors: much more coverage (30 miles and more), more resilient networking by supporting WWAN, coverage that overlaps network ranges so users are assured complete connectivity at all times, complete privacy, additional security and safety and most notably -- remarkable speed with increased bandwidth for faster data transfer and uninterrupted connectivity. 

"We are always looking for ways to expand our ION System offering by designing and engineering innovative products, supporting cutting-edge technologies, adhering to industry standards and addressing the critical needs of our customers," said Warren Smith, Apprion's VP of Engineering. "Adding 4G Mobile Network support to our ION Product offering opens up a whole new range of spectrum for use in the industrial space."

ION System products with 4G support include:

  • IONizers™ - Industrial rated wireless networking appliance that seamlessly integrate wireless sensor network gateways to support industrial wireless applications.
  • IONizer Connect - Industrial wireless device for interfacing and backhauling data from legacy sensors and real-time communication between critical data points in the network.
  • ION Mustering Towers & Stations - Industrial wireless mustering devices positioned at key locations to clearly mark mustering locations and verify the location and status of personnel during an emergency.

Apprion's ION System includes an expandable software and hardware platform that streams real-time intelligence from multiple applications and devices, including the ION 4G Mobile Network devices, into a common dashboard view for plant operators. The ION System allows centralized management of multi-vendor wireless devices to ensure that industrial applications throughout facilities perform reliably and cost-effectively. The ION System includes multiple industrial wireless applications that span the full range of customer needs, including condition monitoring, security, safety, video, location, communications, and mobility.

About Apprion
Apprion delivers intelligent, industrial applications and services for the process manufacturing industry. Apprion extends and manages the Industrial Internet of Things with the only open, industrial application platform -- the ION System. The ION System includes multiple industrial applications that address all of your critical safety, security, compliance and performance needs for Communications, Condition Monitoring, Asset & Personnel Location, Video and Workforce Mobility. For more information, visit

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