Venian Partners with Qualcomm to Deliver V2X Connectivity for the Internet of Moving Things
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Venian Partners with Qualcomm to Deliver V2X Connectivity for the Internet of Moving Things

By CIOReview | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Fremont, CA: Veniam, a leading full-stack provider of Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2X) solutions, and supporter of a wide range of fleet services, smart city applications and the Internet of Moving Things, announced its new product line in partnership with Qualcomm. Veniam is backed by leading companies and venture capital firms and will now deliver managed services over networks of connected vehicles and enable a myriad of Internet applications, run software updates over the air and ensure secure wireless communications between each vehicle and any wireless device in its vicinity.

Veniam’s technology products and platforms combine Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) connected vehicle technology, 4G, Wi-Fi, and mesh networking to provide seamless handoffs between network infrastructure and vehicles, thereby enabling ubiquitous, reliable, and low cost connectivity, while accelerating next generation 5G heterogeneous networks. The company’s technology also offers cloud-managed solutions to improve fleet operations and solve urban problems.

Veniam platform includes the NetRider Onboard Unit, a mesh-enabled V2X device, powered by Qualcomm Technology, Inc. chipsets. By turning vehicles into Wi-Fi hotspots and connecting them securely to each other and the infrastructure, Veniam builds city-scale vehicular networks that expand wireless coverage and collect terabytes of urban data. Veniam's cloud-based managed services enable private enterprises and cities to acquire, analyze and act upon valuable onboard data to improve safety, security and operational efficiency. Operating the world’s largest live vehicle network deployment in the world, Veniam is providing managed services for smart city operations through a fleet of hundreds of vehicles in Portugal, providing free Wi-Fi to hundreds of thousands of users and millions of sessions. 

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