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Wi2Wi is in Full Production with Major Global Leader in Auto Diagnostics Solutions


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TORONTO--Sept. 20, 2013: Wi2Wi Corporation is pleased to announce that a global leader in Auto Diagnostics Solutions is in full production with Wi2Wi’s Industrial-Class WiFi-Bluetooth product. Wi2Wi has shipped approximately 50,000 units to-date for worldwide use by the North American Business Unit of this Marquee customer. The first customer product incorporating the Wi2Wi solution is currently in production, and is a portable Networked Automotive Diagnostic device intended for one of the top-five Japanese Auto Makers.

This Wi2Wi’s customer is one of the top providers of Auto Parts globally and is in a bid to become the world's leading supplier of diagnostics solutions for all makes of vehicles. The customer is a comprehensive provider of solutions to the diagnostics and repair business and has strong relationships with vehicle original equipment manufacturers worldwide. It is a leading global supplier of technology and services with sales of over 50 billion Euros in fiscal 2011. Wi2Wi expects that its Industrial-Class products can be designed into Auto Diagnostics Tools for other Japanese, & global Auto Makers, and also into other products by this customer.

Wi2Wi’s solution provides the wireless connectivity for this portable technicians’ diagnostics tools within Dealerships and Repair Stations premises, directly and with real-time connecting to the network from under-the-hood, interior, or around the vehicle, enabling instant access to the local-area, cloud-based, and web-based information infrastructure and services, as well as data uploads from the device, improving the operational efficiencies of the technical staff.

Dr. Reza Ahy, Chief Executive Officer stated that, “Connected Auto Diagnostic Tools represent a major market opportunity for Wi2Wi’s Industrial-Class products worldwide. Robustness and reliability of Wi2Wi products make them an excellent choice for the demanding environments of Automotive Repair Shops, Dealerships, and the Auto Industry in general. Wi2Wi is pleased to be serving our Marquee customer a leader in Auto Diagnostics Solutions worldwide for the Major Auto Manufacturers. Wi2Wi’s industrial-class product portfolio is well-matched to the requirements of these rapidly growing Auto Industry needs. Wi2Wi is on track to further grow its business with this Marquee customer and the Auto industry.”

Dr. Hans Black, Chairman of Wi2Wi stated, “Wi2Wi Board of Directors is quite pleased with the systematic and consistent progress the Company has been making in its business including the Auto Industry Markets. It is gratifying to see Wi2Wi’s products in production with yet another Auto industry leader and a major global player. We look forward to the Company announcing additional Major Design Wins in this market in the near future.”

The Auto Diagnostics Solutions market is a multi-billion dollar growing opportunity. Wi2Wi expects that increasing demand for wirelessly-connectivity in the Auto Diagnostics Tools will be dominated by WiFi. The usage model is mainly connecting to the local-area-network (LAN) within Auto Repair Shops and Dealership facilities. Such businesses are primarily adopting the WiFi infrastructure as the main network for their operations, employees, and visitors. Wi2Wi expects to have a prominent position in the WiFi-Connected Auto Diagnostic Solutions.

Wi2Wi is a leader in industrial-class WiFi, WiFi-Bluetooth and GPS system-in-a-package (SiPs). Wi2Wi focuses on industrial (including Automotive), medical, infrastructure (including smart-home/smart building) and government markets worldwide. Wi2Wi’s products and value-added services provide highly integrated, multifunctional wireless sub systems as complete wireless connectivity solutions for the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and portable device applications globally.