Quantum Leap (QL), a cutting edge Portuguese technology startup, today announced it has entered into an exclusive sales and support representative agreement with Palma Ceia SemiDesign (PCS), a provider of next-generation wireless connectivity solutions. Under the terms of the agreement,Quantum Leap will provide sales and technical support for Palma Ceia SemiDesign’s Wi-Fi “HaLow” (IEEE 802.11ah) products for Portugal, Spain, Brazil and all Lusophone-African countries. Palma Ceia SemiDesign connectivity solutions are also being incorporated into the growing Quantum Leap commercial product portfolio.
“Establishing sales and support capabilities for our customers in these countries is critical as we expand our global footprint,” said Roy E. Jewell, Chief Executive Officer of Palma Ceia SemiDesign. Quantum Leap, while being a startup company, already has an outstanding record of networking with some of the world’s top technology customers and partners, and we look forward to a strong and long-lasting partnership between our two companies.”
Quantum Leap seeks to co-create next-generation products and services by combining its broad in-house technology expertise with that of its partners. The company is known to be first and foremost a “solutions company” to some of the most challenging problems that both people and businesses face today. QL has affiliations with academia as well as with industry and soon with government authorities too.
“We are excited to bring Palma Ceia SemiDesign’s Wi-Fi HaLow technology to our territories, where some of the world’s top IoT projects are taking place,” said Ricardo Lopes, chief executive officer of QL. “We have been following the genesis of this technology since its early days and embrace it as its true evangelists and pioneers to enable the next generation smart systems across the board. We expect explosive growth of HaLow in the IoT space, and we look forward to working with the PalmaCeia team to take it to the next level.”
“Quantum Leap has also incorporated the Palma Ceia solutions into our internally developed product providing our customers even more value with the added benefits and functionality HaLow provides.”
Wi-Fi HaLow is the widely announced “next big thing” in wireless data transmission applications such as industrial IoT, smart cities, health, home and other wireless applications which typically need to operate under battery power for 5 years or more.
In its first incarnation, the PCS1100 is a highly integrated and feature-rich intelligent chipset supporting internet of Things (IoT) applications that require low power, higher throughput and extended range (up to 1Km), low duty cycle communications and extensive features to manage dense networks of sensor devices.