Polysense and ZhongKe SmartCity Enter Into Broad Agreement to Jointly Expand and Drive Fast Growing IoT Market

Polysense Technologies Inc., (Polysense) an innovation leader in enterprise IoT solutions for fiber and wireless IoT sensing and ZhongKe SmartCity Electronic Technology Company Ltd., (ZhongKe SmartCity) a global leader in cloud IoT services for smart home, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to drive disruptive innovation for rapidly growing Industrial Internet & IoT Services, smart home, and edge computing, as well as a partnership to jointly expand global market reach.

Polysense focuses on fiber and wireless IoT products, solutions, and engineering services for service providers, enterprises, government agencies, and consumers, including LoRa based WxS 8000, Wi-Fi/BLE based WxS 7000, and NB-IoT/eMTC based WxS 9000, enabling a rich array of applications such as structural health monitoring (SHM) for infrastructure, buildings, platforms, machine condition monitoring for preventive and predictive maintenance (PPM), asset protection and tracking, perimeter security, environmental monitoring, smart agriculture, gas monitoring. Polysense currently supports over 45 sensing parameter, iEdge edge computing turnkey software, iView data visualization cloud PaaS platform, and iLNS scalable Network Server, with a goal to offer the industry’s broadest portfolio of sensors over 140 sensing parameters, including temperature, humidity, light, pressure, acoustic, accelerometer, tilt, vibration, displacement, environmental and industrial gases, water quality, PIR/IR motion, ultrasonic, soil sensors, thermal imaging.

ZhongKe SmartCity is an innovative hi-tech corporation with the solid technology backing of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) as a wholly owned subsidiary. It operates the largest cloud platform and services (City Net) for smart homes, enabling millions of smart home IoT devices such as home appliances and furniture to be connected and managed from smart phones. In addition, ZhongKe SmartCity offers carrier class LoRa products and consumer Wi-Fi IoT products. Today, ZhongKe SmartCity has become the dominating cloud IoT service provider for smart home appliances in China.

Together, Polysense and ZhongKe SmartCity will provide the most compelling end-end IoT solutions to service providers, smart city, enterprises and homes. Polysense WxS sensor end node product line, such as WxS 8800 and WxS 8700, had already been fully integrated into ZhongKe SmartCity’s City Net cloud platform. The parties have agreed to a wide range of cooperation, including but not limited to:

  • Joint engagement with end customers such as MSOs and smart cities
  • Joint standard participation
  • Joint application for research and development for national strategic projects
  • Joint research in the areas of big IoT data AI and analytics
  • Joint research on the application of block chain technology in IoT network

“The rich portfolio of IoT sensor nodes from Polysense, combined with cloud core network capability from ZhongKe SmartCity, enables us to offer our joint customers virtually any application scenarios,” said Dr. Yuan Fei Chen, professor at The Institute of Computing Technology (OCT), Chinese Academy of Science, and CEO of ZhongKe SmartCity, zcyun.cn. “Such seamless product and service integration allows the end customers to focus effort on real value add applications for their daily business, instead of wasting time on end node and cloud platform selection or connectivity problems.”

“With the rapid technology and product maturity of LPWAN, IoT opportunities are growing at an amazing pace. New applications are identified daily, ” said Rick Li, Founder and CEO, Polysense. “This agreement includes technology, product and market cooperation. In particular, the vast and largely untouched global market and fast growing China market are focus. We are excited about the technology and expertise combination of Silicon Valley from Polysense and Chinese Academy of Science from ZhongKe SmartCity”

About Polysense

Located in Santa Clara, California, with offices in Beijing, Luo Yang and Shanghai, China, Polysense develops products and solutions for Industrial and enterprise IoT, including distributed fiber sensing, LPWAN LoRa and NB-IoT/eMTC based wireless IoT sensor nodes, Wi-Fi/BLE based sensor nodes, and cloud based PaaS data management and analytics platform (iView).

About ZhongKe SmartCity

ZhongKe SmartCity is a market and technology leader in smart home IoT solutions and services, offering public cloud, private cloud and virtual cloud, and carrier class LPWAN products and technologies. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chinese Academy of Science. ZhongKe SmartCity has offices in Beijing and Tianjin. In addition, ZhongKe SmartCity also operates the China IoT Research Institute in the city of Tianjin.

Contact Polysense :

    Katherine Yang

    Phone:        010-60607008

Email:         [email protected]

    Web:        http://www.polysense.net/en/index.php

Contact ZhongKe SmartCity:

    Lin Li

    Phone:        022-5965-3550

        Email:         [email protected]

    Web:        zcnet.cn/

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