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Omate announces the Omate O6S

Omate announces the O6S a Sigfox connected smartwatch to protect senior citizens with first services deployment available in Q2 2019 through UnaBiz – the exclusive Sigfox operator in Singapore and Taiwan. The O6S demo will be available with UnaBiz at the booth of Engie at CES Las Vegas from January 8 to 11.

Omate has selected Soracom, Inc. to provide global 4G/LTE connectivity for the new Omate 06 smartwatch. The companies are partnering to integrate the Soracom Air eSIM into an Android-powered smartwatch that offers “peace-of-mind” service with such features as pre-paid annual service, video calls and push-button emergency calling, and support for health monitoring and medical alert services.
Soracom, a market-leading global platform for Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity-as-a-service, provides the capability for out-of-box service in more than 120 countries and a cost structure that allows Omate to provide fixed-price connectivity. Omate O6 customers can enjoy one-year of mobile connectivity built-in to the device cost and easy service renewal in future years.
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“We are excited to work with Soracom to offer global connectivity to our partners. The Omate O6is designed to meet the needs of always connected experience and is optimized for small size, low power, smart sensing to meet the demanding needs of the kid and elderly segments.” Says Laurent Le Pen, Founder & CEO at Omate.
“Soracom manages the complexity of network connectivity so that manufacturers and marketers of connected devices can concentrate on product design and delivery of great user experiences,”said Alexis Susset, Soracom Europe x APeJ Technology Director & Evangelist “We provide the flexibility to cost efficiently manufacture and test connected products and then deploy them globally without logistical headaches or concern about connectivity issues. Soracom Air eSIM also enables advanced profile management which in turn ensures business continuity and access to varied connectivity profiles around the world.”
The Omate O6 smartwatch runs with a 4G LTE modem and can last up to three days on a single charge. The device triangulates a location using GPS, 4G cellular networks and Wi-Fi hotspots, for a more accurate positioning. The Omate O6 sports a best-in-class Heart Rate Monitoring system combined with algorithms to detect live heart rate condition of the wearer. The O6 will be available from May 2019 in the US through Omahome enterprise partners.

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