September 3, 2019 –
Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, an expert in wireless connectivity
components and IoT solutions, announced today that it has become a sponsoring member
of the Chicago Connectory.
Founded in 2017, the Chicago
Connectory is the first
Midwest innovation space dedicated completely to IoT. It is a 20,000
square-foot co-creation space and IoT incubator developed by Bosch and 1871that fosters collaboration, networking, problem-solving and
As a sponsoring member, Richardson RFPD brings its strong level
of IoT and wireless design expertise to the Chicago Connectory and its members.
One of Richardson RFPD’s first contributions to the Chicago Connectory will be
the development and installation of an interactive, multi-radio tracking demo
with 24/7 cloud-based monitoring. In addition, Richardson RFPD will assist Chicago
Connectory members to identify the latest wireless and IoT technologies from
the newest products offered by Richardson RFPD’s franchised suppliers.
Richardson RFPD’s extensive IoT offering includes modules,
gateways and components for LPWA/cellular, 5G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GNSS
applications. Richardson RFDP also has a growing ecosystem of software and
design partners to deliver full IoT solutions.
“Richardson RFPD is excited about joining the Chicago Connectory
and supporting the IoT community in Chicago and the greater Midwest,” said
Rafael R. Salmi, Ph.D., Richardson RFPD’s president. “IoT has been a key technology
for us for more than a decade, and we look forward to collaborating with other
Chicago Connectory members and partners as we collectively drive the future of
“The Chicago Connectory is excited to welcome Richardson RFPD as
a member,” said Dennis Boecker, founder of the Chicago Connectory. “The
expertise and network that Richardson RFPD will add to the Connectory community
is tremendous, and we are looking forward to further developing the community and
enabling co-creation opportunities with Richardson RFPD.”