Extensive ANT+ Ecosystem Included in Innovative Samsung Android Product Line
Cochrane, Alberta – September 5, 2013 – ANT Wireless, proven innovator in ultra low power (ULP) wireless technology, today confirms that native ANT+ has been included in Samsung’s latest flagship product, Samsung GALAXY Note 3. This integration brings the proven and reliable ANT+ functionality to Samsung product and their dedicated applications, allowing consumers to experience the practical creativity and breadth of ANT+.
“This integration in Samsung GALAXY Note 3 enables a broad level of connectivity not only in the sport, fitness and health scenarios but in emerging segments with unlimited use case potential,” stated Rod Morris, VP, ANT Wireless. “We are excited to see Samsung customers benefit from immediate access to the diverse ecosystem of available ANT+ monitoring devices and the unique user experiences that only ANT+ can offer.”
The Samsung GALAXY Note 3 is the first to deploy the ANT concurrency feature – uniquely available to ANT in Android - which makes it possible for consumers to utilize a variety of third party ANT apps all at the same time. Additionally, the ANT protocol (the basis of the ANT+ interoperability standard), features extensive and flexible network topologies also suited for home and process automation such as lighting control. Designed for reliability and fast time-to-market, ANT opens up vast possibilities for Android app developers and product manufacturers.
“Android leads the world as a platform for innovative and differentiated mobile solutions,” added Morris. “ANT+ is proud to work with Samsung as they introduce new tools for new and existing markets.”
ANT+ is the pervasive ULP wireless technology facilitating the capture of critical market share in the exploding mobile sensor sector. This standardized communication platform enables quick-to-market solutions for application developers, sensor manufacturers, cell phone makers. ANT+ has amassed an ecosystem of world-class technology vendors in the ANT+ Alliance, an open special interest group of companies who have adopted the ANT+ promise of interoperability. These industry leaders offer readily-available brand name products for sport, wellness management and home health monitoring. Visit thisisant.com/directory for a complete listing of ANT+ certified and verified products.
About ANT / ANT+ (www.thisisant.com)
ANT is a proven protocol and silicon solution for ultra-low power (ULP) practical wireless networking applications. With over 60 million devices in the market, ANT+ facilitates interoperability between ANT+ devices and the collection and automatic transfer of sensor data. Applicable in sport, wellness management and home health monitoring, ANT+ (built on the base ANT protocol) defines device profiles that specify data formats, channel parameters and network keys. The ANT+ Alliance is an open special interest group of companies who have adopted the ANT+ promise of interoperability. The Alliance ensures standardized communications through optimized brand value and partnerships with other top tier products.
The company behind ANT Wireless is Dynastream Innovations Inc. (www.dynastream.com). Dynastream was established in 1998 and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. in December 2006. Dynastream is based in Cochrane, Alberta, Canada, and is a world innovator in the research and development of inertial and wireless technology.
ANT+ Product Directory (www.thisisant.com/directory)
The ANT+ Product Directory is a complete inventory of all ANT+ certified or verified products. It is a tool designed specifically to help consumers source hundreds of industry-leading devices and all compatible products within the vast ANT+ ecosystem. Devices may be searched by product name, brand, activity or product category, allowing the consumer to create a monitoring system that meets their specific needs.
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