LONDON—Broad component supplier Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG has acquired fellow German company Amber Wireless GmbH for an undisclosed sum.
Amber, founded in 1998, specialises in the design and manufacture of short-range RF modules for implementation of cable-free data links as well as home automation and automatic meter reading solutions. Through the acquisition, Würth Elektronik eiSos expands its range in growth fields, such as Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Smart Metering.
Amber offers wireless products in the 169MHz, 433MHz, 868MHz, 915MHz and 2.4GHz frequency bands suitable for sensor networks, Internet of Things, telemetry, logistics, asset tracking, smart metering, medical technology, security systems, as well as smart home, industry and building automation.
Article originally published on EE Times Europe.