Wapice and Wirepas announce their strategic partnership to jointly boost Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Wirepas provides Wirepas Mesh, a wireless connectivity software for massive IoT. Wapiceprovides IoT-TICKET®, an easy to use IoT Productivity Studio allowing the creation of massive scale, production-grade applications in minutes. This partnership enables companies to bring IoT solutions quickly to the market.
Wapice and Wirepas are pleased to announce their strategic collaboration which allows both companies to quickly leverage the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). According to Fortune Business Insights™ the global IoT market size stood at USD 250.72 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 1,463.19 billion by 2027 with a significant boost by Covid-19 and the underlying need to connect and manage devices in a smarter way.
The collaboration covers a full range of solution that bring smart and innovative IoT applications across any industry vertical quickly and effectively to the market:
- Wirepas Mesh, a wireless connectivity software for massive IoT. Wirepas Mesh is integrated in devices enabling a scalable, reliable, and cost-efficient IoT solution.
- The Wirepas partner ecosystem which features various device and gateway providers implementing Wirepas Mesh
- Wapice IoT-TICKET®, a complete Internet of Things (IoT) tool suite allowing you to build production-grade web, mobile, cloud and reporting applications in minutes with big data analytics, artificial intelligence and easy to use tools. From drag & drop content building to plug & play connectivity, edge computing and scalable enterprise management.
“Working with Wirepas has always been a true pleasure and we are extremely proud to have them as our strategic partner” explains Markus Mäkelä, Co-Founder and Business Development Director at Wapice. He further continues that “while Wirepas’ exceptional mesh technology enables massive-scale, cost-efficient device connectivity our IoT-TICKET® Productivity Studio provides quick and easy creation of production-grade, AI powered applications. These typically generate cost savings, additional revenue streams or health & safety improvements across any industry vertical for our joint clients.” Asking him about this partnership he says that “I am confident that together we can bring innovative solutions quickly to the market” and adds that “this is not only a technical partnership, but all the experts involved are also extremely fun to work with.”
“IoT market is very fragmented and diverse. We have always believed that the only way to serve the market is to have a strong ecosystem that can offer platforms with customization capability. Partnering with Wapice and their exceptional IoT-TICKET® platform is a great example. IoT-TICKET® is built for this market where customers need to be able to easily customize the data sources, functions, and dashboards for their needs. Together with the versatile Wirepas Mesh, we can address the market broadly and serve our customers’ needs.” says Teppo Hemiä, CEO of Wirepas. “IoT is a team play, where the team success comes right after the customer success. We are pleased to work with partners having the same values and vision.”
An example of this successful collaboration in the condition monitoring domain is OPTIME from Schaeffler, a leading global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors:
- Wirepas Mesh in the Schaeffler Optime condition monitoring solution
- Schaeffler selects Wapice IoT-TICKET® as its global IoT platform
Markus Mäkelä, Co-Founder, Director Business Development
Teppo Hemiä, CEO
Wapice is an award winning Finnish IoT, Industry 4.0 and AI company supporting companies on their digitalization journeys. Established in 1999, Wapice employs over 340 software and electronics experts in Finland. Wapice creates a smarter future today.
Wirepas is a leading IoT connectivity company focused on massive scale, low power IoT networks. Together with its ecosystem it boosts efficiency through asset tracking, smart logistics, smart lighting and diverse smart meters. Wirepas Mesh, a unique IoT connectivity software, is the only technology that allows an unlimited number of devices, even battery-powered, to create a network. This mesh network can be sparse or extremely dense, with up to a thousand devices in a cubic meter. Wirepas serves customers across the world with offices in Australia, Brazil, Germany, Finland, France, India, South Korea and the United States.