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

  • The partnership brings together two powerhouses, OleumTech® with their domain expertise operating in hazardous environments, and Sigfox, with their worldwide LPWA (Low Power Wide Area) network.
  • The Sigfox-enabled CID1 devices will allow users to benefit from out-of-the-box LPWA wireless connectivity, leveraging OleumTech’s patented self-contained, battery-powered wireless transmitter technology with an Intrinsically Safe design made for operating in hazardous environments.

FOOTHILL RANCH, Ca., Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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:

For more information, please see https://sigfox.oleumtech.com/products

To schedule a media briefing with OleumTech, please contact Smitha Iyer of OleumTech, and to schedule a media briefing with Sigfox please contact Kristi Mason or Lucia Guzman.

Go to sigfox.oleumtech.com for more product information.

Contact Information:
OleumTech Corporation Sigfox Press Contacts
Brent McAdams, Sr. Vice President, Global Strategic Initiatives
+1 225-454-2204

Smitha Iyer
Marketing Communications Manager
+1 949-305-9009
 Lucia Guzman, Public Relations Manager, Sigfox

Kristi Mason, Communications Director, Sigfox North America
+1 603-493-7038


About OleumTech

OleumTech Corporation is a leading manufacturer of industrial automation systems that represents the new paradigm of remote monitoring and control for industries such as Oil & Gas, Refining, Petro-Chemical, Utilities and Water/Wastewater. With over 350,000 nodes and 35,000 networks deployed, the patented system eliminates costs associated with running cables and digging trenches with the use of its wireless tank monitoring, wellhead monitoring and peer-to-peer oilfield process automation solutions. Forming the foundation of a highly scalable, peer-to-peer wireless infrastructure, OleumTech Wireless Systems enables “last mile” connectivity in any wireless SCADA and telemetry application.

For more information, see www.oleumtech.com and follow us on Facebook and YouTube

About Sigfox

Sigfox is the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company has built a global network to connect billions of devices to the Internet while consuming as little energy as possible, as simply as possible. Sigfox’s unique approach to device-to-cloud communications addresses the three greatest barriers to global IoT adoption: cost, energy consumption, and global scalability.

Today, the network is present in 43 countries and on track to cover 60 by 2018. With millions of objects connected and a rapidly growing partner ecosystem, Sigfox empowers companies to move their business model towards more digital services. Founded in 2010 by Ludovic Le Moan and Christophe Fourtet, the company is headquartered in Labège near Toulouse, France’s “IoT Valley”. Sigfox also has offices in Paris, Madrid, Munich, Boston, San Francisco, Dubai, Singapore, Sao Paulo and Tokyo.