ambient corp (AMBT) Key Developments
Ambient Corporation Expands Vodafone Network Test Certification to Entire Smart Grid Node Family Product Line
Nov 20 13
Ambient Corporation announced that it has expanded Vodafone network test certification across the entire range of Ambient Smart Grid(R) Nodes. This certification allows international customers to deploy the Ambient Node(TM), Ambient MiniNode(TM), and Ambient MicroNode(TM) for utility communications and provide connectivity for multiple assets and applications over Vodafone's significant global Machine-to-Machine (M2M) roaming footprint. The Ambient Smart Grid Node family comprises of purpose-built network devices with advanced processing capability, memory, and the form factor and functionality to match the price performance required for different applications on the distribution grid. Each node is a modular device that can be configured for different roles within the network to deliver upstream and/or downstream high-speed data communications using a variety of wired and wireless technologies, including serial, Ethernet, PLC, Wi-Fi, RF, and cellular. Ambient Corporation helps utilities modernize the grid with IP-based networking products and applications that integrate and connect existing and future grid assets on a single, secure, flexible, and scalable smart grid communications platform.
Ambient Corporation Announces Resignation of Stacey Fitzgerald as Chief Financial Officer
Nov 7 13
Effective November 5, 2013, Ambient Corporation accepted the resignation of Stacey Fitzgerald as Chief Financial Officer. John J. Joyce, the company's Chief Executive Officer, will assume the duties of principal financial and accounting officer on an interim basis while the company initiates the search for a successor Chief Financial Officer.
Ambient Smart Grid Nodes Implement IEC 61850 for Distribution and Substation Automation
Oct 16 13
Ambient Corporation announced that all Ambient Smart Grid(R) Nodes have native support for International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61850. IEC 61850 is a global protocol for substations and electric power systems. IEC 61850 support allows the Ambient Smart Grid Nodes to collect, store, and communicate data from Intelligent Electronic Devices (IEDs) and filter the amount of data backhauled. The flexible, node-based communications architecture, helps streamline grid operations, ensures optimal performance and effectively addresses overall system availability and security to meet the challenging requirements of substation and distribution automation.
Ambient Corporation Launches Dual Modem G3-PLC Data Concentrator
Oct 15 13
Ambient Corporation announced that its Ambient Smart Grid Nodes(R) now have an optional module that features either a single or dual G3-PLC modem for metering and other smart grid applications. Ambient has adopted the advanced OFDM-based Powerline Communications (PLC) technology to facilitate secure, high-speed, highly-reliable, long-range communication over the existing powerline grid, both low and medium voltage. Two-way communications networks based on G3-PLC will provide electricity network operators with intelligent monitoring and control capabilities. G3-PLC supports true IPv6 addressing.
Ambient To Evaluate Strategic Alternatives
Sep 25 13
Ambient Corporation (NasdaqCM:AMBT) has engaged a financial advisor to assist the company with identifying and evaluating strategic alternatives to maximize value for the company's stakeholders, including, but not limited to, a sale of the company.