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OleumTech® Launches the World’s First Class I, Division 1 Sigfox-enabled Transmitters

OleumTech, a leading provider of M2M communications and industrial automation solutions, today launched a full line of certified Class I, Division 1 (Zone 0) wireless sensor nodes with their partner Sigfox, the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT).

As a leading pioneer of design innovation in the digital oilfield, OleumTech manufactures and distributes industrial wireless automation systems across various sectors including Energy and Water. Having already launched a general-purpose line of Sigfox-enabled nodes, OleumTech products have radically transformed how companies gather data in the field. They are providing visibility to disparate assets, especially in remote, hazardous locations, enabling real-time optimized decisions regarding resource deployment and regulatory compliance. With a global install base of over 350,000 devices, OleumTech products provide critical data for measurement variables such as pressure, flow, temperature, level, alarms, and more. 

Features & Benefits

  • Exceptional battery life of up to 8 years in most Sigfox applications
  • Easy servicing with no hot work permit or requiring removal from the process
  • Convenience of LCD version providing local indication 
  • Extended range of up to 30km to cost effectively monitor remote assets

“OleumTech continues to release innovative products and platforms, enabling customers to take advantage of the Industrial Internet of Things, and re-imagine their operations. Our Sigfox-enabled CID1 offering reinforces this commitment,” said Brent McAdams, Sr. Vice President of Global Strategic Initiatives, OleumTech.

“The ultimate benefit of our CID1 (Zone 0) Sigfox-enabled transmitters is that they can be deployed in hazardous environments where there is always explosive liquids, vapors or gases present and customers can have confidence that through our Intrinsically Safe design, we will not generate enough energy to even cause a spark, providing the safest operating environment for both personnel and equipment.” 

 “We recognize the significant effort and investment required to obtain regulatory approvals for the Class 1, Division 1 (Zone 0) certifications,” said Raouti Chehih, Chief Adoption Officer, Sigfox

“With this global offering, the OleumTech product line fills a much-needed gap in our Sigfox ecosystem enabling customers operating in hazardous environments to benefit from our global connectivity solution.” 

The entire line of OleumTech Sigfox-enabled transmitters is now available for zones RCZ1, RCZ2, and RCZ4:

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