WiSilica Wins 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Award
WiSilica recognized as one of the year’s most promising technology ventures
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., June 20, 2016 – WiSilica, Inc., a leading Enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) platform company, today announced that it has been selected as a winner of the 2016 Red Herring Top 100 North America award.
“Our team has created a true innovative end-to-end IoT platform, from devices to the cloud,” said CEO, Suresh Singamsetty. “Our real time location services engine enables indoor identification and tracking in a myriad of enterprise applications that are important to our customers. From our ultra-low power tags and unique high density mesh networking to end-to-end encryption, our platform gives our customers best-in-class performance and security.”
“We are honored to be recognized as a Red Herring Top 100 North America winner,” said WiSilica President and CTO, Dr. Dennis Kwan. “Our innovative platform solutions provide our customers with Bluetooth low energy enabled endpoint and infrastructure devices. As part of the Bluetooth SIG, we expect to continue our leadership in IoT wireless connectivity by being among the first to incorporate all the advantages of the new Bluetooth 5 specification into our devices.”
“In 2016, selecting the top achievers was extremely difficult,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “The variety, depth, disruption and traction we saw from the early stage companies to those with significant scale made it one of the toughest vintages to judge. As one of the winners, WiSilica, Inc. should be proud of its accomplishment under such strong competition.”
Red Herring Top 100 America enlists outstanding entrepreneurs and promising companies. It selects the award winners from approximately 1,200 privately financed companies each year in the US and Canada. Since 1996, Red Herring has kept tabs on these up-and-comers. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, Palo Alto Networks and eBay would change the way we live and work.
WiSilica is a leading enterprise end-to-end IoT platform solution provider. Our open platform easily, flexibly and cost-effectively connects objects, locations and people to create smart environments that have predictive intelligence. WiSilica simplifies the challenges with today’s IoT with fully integrated Real Time Web Services that enable connected devices to understand contextual elements such as user behaviors, sensor inputs and proximity. The result is a true smart environment under de-centralized control, in which customers can connect their industrial and commercial infrastructure with intelligent devices managed by both mobile apps and the cloud.