24 March 2020

Confidex & Quuppa Strengthen Cooperation

Confidex and Quuppa Strengthen Cooperation on Real Time Location Services for Demanding Environments

Confidex, a leading designer and supplier of short-range wireless identification solutions, announced today that its Viking™ Industrial Bluetooth® tags have reached full certification on the Quuppa proprietary channel for CE, FCC, IC and Japan regions, to support the Quuppa Intelligent Locating System™.

Confidex Viking tags track the location of assets and people, with optional sensors for capturing environmental data. Confidex Viking tags are integrated with passive RFID, providing a new approach for asset management and tracking. They are designed to support easy integration with the Quuppa Intelligent Locating System.

Compliant with Quuppa Intelligent Locating System

The Quuppa Intelligent Locating System is a powerful engine for various Location Based Services and applications. It provides accurate real-time positioning data using Bluetooth technology, a unique Direction Finding method and advanced proprietary algorithms.

The combination of Confidex Viking tags and the Quuppa Intelligent Locating System creates a reliable, versatile, customizable, fully scalable and cost-effective real-time location system (RTLS) for all industrial challenges.

“Confidex is known globally for manufacturing rugged industrial short range wireless products for various industrial applications” said Timo Lindström, CEO of Confidex. “With Confidex Viking™ tags we combine our experience of both best-in-class RF design and optimized end-to-end volume production with Quuppa’s unique Angle-of-Arrival (AoA) advanced proprietary algorithms supporting challenging industrial environments.”

‘’In the past few years Quuppa has focused on building a large ecosystem of tag partners and we are excited about strengthening the cooperation with Confidex. The certification of Viking tags opens new business opportunities for us in many of our focus markets’’ says Fabio Belloni, CCO and Co-founder of Quuppa.

About Confidex Smart Industries

Since 2005 Confidex Smart Industries has become the trusted partner for system integrators and end-users of high performing short-range wireless products to enable Industrial IoT technologies throughout the world.

Excellent service, consistent quality and reliable products are in the DNA of our company – we are dedicated to gaining a total understanding of customer requirements and providing a solution for those, no matter how complex.

Together with our technology partners we build value-adding solutions for asset management, traceability and authentication -applicable in tire manufacturing, supply chain and automotive. Today, over 200 million assets are equipped with Confidex Tags and Labels.
For more information, visit www.confidex.com/smart-industries/.

About Quuppa

Quuppa is a leading provider of real-time locating systems (RTLS) with more than 2,000 integrations and over 170 partners worldwide. Quuppa is an independent, privately owned company with over 50 employees and headquarters in Espoo, Finland, with offices in Washington DC (USA), Dubai (UAE), Sydney (AUS), Mumbai (IN), Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen (CN). Further information about Quuppa can be found at: www.quuppa.com

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