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InterDigital's oneMPOWER IoT Platform to be Available Through wot.io

BARCELONA, Spain, March 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- InterDigital, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced the planned availability of its oneMPOWER™ platform solution through wot.io, a data service exchange for connected device platforms.

This collaboration will give customers the ability to combine a simple, flexible data environment with the most mature, proven oneM2M-based M2M/IoT platform in the industry. The result will facilitate application development, analytics and other data services while ensuring a robust, future-proof standards-based solution. As a marketplace for various IoT services, wot.io will provide customers of InterDigital's oneMPOWER platform access to their wide portfolio of other third party services and data. The agreement is pursuant to a non-binding memorandum of understanding between InterDigital and wot.io.

"wot.io enables choice and flexibility so IoT players can select the best data services for their solution, regardless of vendor, device or vertical connectivity services," said Allen Proithis, president and co-founder of wot.io. "The addition of InterDigital's oneMPOWER platform to our existing lineup of data services partners will provide wot.io's customers with a simple standards based interface for their needs and a broad range of connected device platforms."

InterDigital's oneMPOWER platform is an oneM2M standards-based horizontal M2M/IoT solution that offers numerous services that span connectivity, device, data, and transaction management, resulting in faster time-to-market and revenue, reduced complexity, and lower costs. "This is an important step in the creation of a standards-based ecosystem and common M2M/IoT framework that enables interoperability and scalability benefiting both mature and emerging market segments," said James Nolan, Executive Vice President, InterDigital Solutions.

The next two demonstrations will be at Mobile World Congress from March 2-5, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. The first will feature Continua certified devices for remote healthcare monitoring solution, and the second will feature oneTRANSPORTTM, transport data and analytics marketplace for transport authorities. For more information on InterDigital's M2M/IoT solutions please visit www.interdigital.com/iot.

About wot.io

Founded in 2014, wot.io offers a data service exchange for connected device platforms. The company solves the data integration challenge for organizations operating in the Internet of Things and Machine to Machine (M2M) industry by unlocking data value from disparate connected device platforms. wot.io partners with data service providers to drive business ROI through platform-integrated data retention, device management, data management, analytics, business intelligence and social media offerings. wot.io is a standalone commercial initiative of InterDigital.

wot.io, bip.io, and data service exchange are trademarks of WoT.io, Inc.

About InterDigital®

InterDigital develops technologies that are at the core of mobile devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has licenses and strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S&P MidCap 400® index.

InterDigital is a registered trademark of InterDigital, Inc.

For more information, visit: www.interdigital.com.

CONTACT: Patrick Van de Wille Email: patrick.vandewille@interdigital.com +1 (858) 210-4814 Leigh Ann Benicewicz LEWIS PR for wot.io Email: wot@lewispr.com +1 (619) 677-2700

Source:InterDigital, Inc.