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Elecsys Announces M2M Communications Agreement With AT&T

OLATHE, Kan., Sept. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elecsys Corporation (Nasdaq:ESYS), a provider of industrial machine to machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, today announced that it entered into a Machine to Machine (M2M) Wireless Communications Agreement with AT&T. The agreement enables Elecsys to provide industrial M2M communications devices equipped with its new embedded 4G data modem on the digital cellular networks operated by AT&T and its partners around the globe. The agreement provides Elecsys with direct data access to cellular networks in over 160 countries around the world, including Canada, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Brazil, and South Africa.

Karl B. Gemperli, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are excited to work directly with AT&T as we continue expanding our products into more industries and markets around the world. The reliability and coverage of AT&T's worldwide network is ideal for our industrial M2M equipment which is used in critical applications in remote locations across the globe. Our relationship with AT&T should streamline the deployment of Elecsys solutions into new regions and allow our customers to reliably link their systems with data networks and integrate them to the Industrial Internet of Things."

The Elecsys Director Z4 industrial data communications gateway, used in many industries such as oil and gas pipelines, and the Elecsys RFM-100 remote monitoring system, deployed to monitor railroad wayside equipment, have already been certified for use on the AT&T network. Elecsys plans to certify all of its current M2M products for deployment on the AT&T network over the coming months.

About Elecsys Corporation

Elecsys Corporation provides innovative machine-to-machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition and management systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications worldwide. The Company's primary markets include energy production and distribution, agriculture, water management, transportation, and safety systems. Elecsys products and services encompass remote monitoring, industrial data communication, mobile data acquisition, and wireless communication technologies that are deployed wherever high quality and reliability are essential. Elecsys develops, manufactures, and supports proprietary M2M technology and products for multiple markets under several premium brand names. In addition to its proprietary products, Elecsys designs and manufactures rugged and reliable custom solutions for multiple original equipment manufacturers in a variety of industries. For more information, visit www.elecsyscorp.com.

Safe-Harbor Statement

The discussions set forth in this press release may contain forward-looking comments based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those projected or suggested in the forward-looking comments. The difference could be caused by a number of factors, including, but not limited to the factors and conditions that are described in Elecsys Corporation's SEC filings, including the Form 10-K for the year ended April 30, 2014. The reader is cautioned that Elecsys Corporation does not have a policy of updating or revising forward-looking statements and thus he or she should not assume that silence by management of Elecsys Corporation over time means that actual events are bearing out as estimated in such forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Todd A. Daniels (913) 647-0158, Phone (913) 982-5766, Fax investorrelations@elecsyscorp.com

Source:Elecsys Corporation