MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 12, 2018 — Lantronix, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LTRX), a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the general availability of its XPort® EDGE embedded Ethernet IoT gateway.
Since its introduction, the XPort serial to Ethernet device server has been a market leading module used by OEMs to easily add reliable network connectivity to industrial devices. To date, millions of IoT enabled devices have been deployed in the market using XPort, and every year that number grows by hundreds of thousands of units. XPort EDGE, the latest innovation from Lantronix, brings a new level of performance, enhanced security, pre-integrated device management capability and cloud connectivity to this popular platform, making it the first true wired IoT gateway in the industry in an easy to deploy RJ45 connector form factor.
“Wired Ethernet continues to be one of the most popular IoT connectivity options for Industrial IoT devices, and we are pleased from the positive feedback of the early adopters of our new XPort EDGE,” said Shahram Mehraban, Lantronix VP of marketing. “Built on a high-performance real-time ARM® based system-on-a-chip, the XPort EDGE provides a complete IoT gateway with a network and IoT offload engine, enterprise grade security, and integrated cloud-based device management, in the same patented form-factor as the popular XPort that most of our embedded OEMs expect from Lantronix.”
Enhanced security features:
Key applications for XPort EDGE include industrial automation, such as machine control, industrial terminal and remote controls, connected weighing scales, building automation, and smart building equipment such as connected doors and lighting controls. Other potential use cases include retail point‑of‑sale terminals, gaming machines, telematics control units, and medical equipment such as defibrillators and urology monitors.
The XPort EDGE modules and development kit are now available for evaluation and testing. The evaluation kit includes one XPort EDGE embedded Ethernet gateway and one XPort EDGE evaluation board, 30-day free trial of Lantronix Gateway Central , our secure cloud-based device management service and Lantronix’s full library of documentation and examples.
Hardware engineers and product designers will be able to reduce their time to market further by taking advantage of Lantronix’s design-in technical support, product quality, agency qualifications and industry certifications, as well as its more than 25 years of experience in helping OEM customers bring products to markets and in particular, to the demanding industrial and medical equipment market segments.
Lantronix is participating at the Electronica 2018, in Munich, Germany together with its partners Cypress Semiconductors and Arrow, and showcasing its portfolio of IoT solutions that help OEMs and machine makers build their secure connected products faster.
Lantronix, Inc. is a global provider of secure data access and management solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) assets. Our mission is to be the leading supplier of IoT solutions that enable companies to dramatically simplify the creation, deployment, and management of IoT projects while providing secure access to data for applications and people.
With more than two decades of experience in creating robust machine to machine (M2M) technologies, Lantronix is an innovator in enabling our customers to build new business models and realize the possibilities of the Internet of Things. Our connectivity solutions are deployed inside millions of machines serving a wide range of industries, including industrial, medical, security, transportation, retail, financial, environmental and government.
Lantronix is headquartered in Irvine, California. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com.
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