SOURCE: Synapse Wireless Inc.

November 18, 2008 08:00 ET

CEL Chooses Synapse's SNAP Software to Expand IEEE802.15.4 Applications

HUNTSVILLE, AL--(Marketwire - November 18, 2008) - Synapse®, the technical leader of easy-to-use, intelligent, wireless control and monitoring mesh networks, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with CEL to collaborate on IEEE802.15.4 wireless mesh network technology. This technology will help expand CEL's product offering for low-cost, high-performance components that can instantly form a wireless mesh network. Applications will include a broad range of design solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in markets such as communications, home and building automation, medical and industrial controls.

"We are impressed with the design expertise of the Synapse engineering team," said Rich Howell, Director of Business Development. "We look forward to working with their team and their SNAP technology, which will help our customers bring wireless mesh applications to market."

Pat Campbell, EVP for Synapse added, "CEL offers an exceptional hardware platform for wireless mesh network solutions to our customers. Together we will provide OEMs with custom design support for electronic product applications in a wide range of markets."

CEL will be able to offer custom solutions for both hardware and software because of its access to the Synapse engineering software and hardware team, SNAP and Portal technologies and the Synapse embedded virtual machine for over-the-air application programming.

About CEL

California Eastern Laboratories is NEC Electronics' exclusive sales, marketing and development partner in the Western Hemisphere for the products made by their Compound Semiconductor Device Division. Our 45-year alliance with NEC gives our customers access to world-class technology few companies can begin to match. At the same time, our independence allows us to enter into other partnerships that enable us to design, manufacture and deliver high frequency solutions that meet our customers' unique needs. CEL has sales offices throughout the country, plus a network of independent representatives and distributors throughout the world. For more information: www.cel.com

About Synapse Wireless, Inc.

Synapse is a privately held company dedicated to developing easy-to-use, intelligent, wireless control and monitoring mesh networks that are low-power, high-performance, self-forming, instant-on, and self-healing. The Synapse SNAP® and Portal® Product Lines enable energy savings, increased productivity, reduced maintenance costs, and amazing convenience to users. Synapse provides custom design support for OEMs through its Solutions Now service. Synapse provides comprehensive design and implementation support for customized wireless applications to help customers implement wireless network solutions quickly and reliably. For more information: www.synapse-wireless.com

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