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ODIN W2 Wi Fi and Bluetooth IoT gateway now ATEX certified for use in hazardous environments


Industrial strength multi-radio module now has ATEX and IECExCertification

u blox (SIX:UBXN), a global leader in wireless and positioning modules and chips, today announced that its ODIN-W2 stand-alone IoT gateway module has achieved ATEX certification for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (zone 0). Already designed to withstand harsh environmental and electrical conditions, the professional grade, dual band Wi-Fi and dual mode Bluetooth module is now certified for use in potentially explosive atmospheres, found in the oil and gas, mining, petrochemical industries and more.

ATEX and IECEx compliant
The u-blox ODIN W2 multi-radio module has achieved both ATEX and IECEx certification for use in explosive atmospheres. The ATEXDirective(2014/34/EU), valid for Europe, and IECEx certification, valid in most regions outside the EU, require equipment to be designed and tested to ensure it does not initiate an explosion, due to an electric arc or high temperature of this equipment.As a certified module, ODIN W2 is an easy and cost-effective way to integrate wireless connectivity into devices designed for use in such hazardous environments.

Professional grade
u blox professional grade modules are designed and tested for use in harsh environments. With a wide operating temperature range, from -40 to 85C, and ISO 16750 qualification, they are rugged enough to be used in vehicle and industrial applications.

Versatile Wi-Fi and Bluetooth module
With an embedded Bluetooth stack, Wi-Fi driver, IP stack, and an application for wireless transfer, the ODIN W2 is a compact and powerful stand-alone multiradio module designed for Internet-of-Things gateway applications. The module supports dual-mode Bluetooth and dual-band Wi Fi across 2.4GHz and 5GHz, including simultaneous Bluetooth and Wi Fi connections. With a simple AT command interface, the ODIN-W2 is easy to integrate into end products.

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