Laird Technologies’ M2M Expert to be Featured Guest on The Peggy Smedley Radio Show

Subject Matter Expert to Discuss M2M Technology and Trends


St. Louis, Missouri, USA – August 23, 2010 – Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced that one of its subject matter experts, Laird Technologies’ Product Director for Telematics & Wireless M2M, Jim Ciccarelli, will be the featured guest on The Peggy Smedley Radio Show.

Mr. Ciccarelli will participate in an interview discussing Laird Technologies’ role in the M2M market. Other possible discussion topics may include: Laird Technologies’ M2M strengths and key differentiators, a review of Laird Technologies’ M2M product portfolio, Laird Technologies’ participation in future trends, upcoming key technologies that will have an impact on the M2M world, speculation about the biggest opportunities and barriers in the M2M market, and how the M2M landscape will look like five years from now.

The Peggy Smedley Show, the voice of M2M and connected devices, is an informative, yet fun talk show hosted by Peggy Smedley, president of Specialty Publishing Co. The show broadcasts live for one-hour each Tuesday at 12 pm CST. The Peggy Smedley Show features discussions with top newsmakers and technology companies and in-depth analysis of the week's biggest connected device stories and trends. The show can be found online at .

Laird Technologies is active in the wireless M2M market, offering the widest range of high-performance wireless modules utilizing Bluetooth technology, as well as integrated antennas and electronic components. The company’s broad selection of M2M products provides solutions for the automotive, telematics, healthcare, EPOS, retail, finance, and security, as well as asset management markets.

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About Laird Technologies, Inc.

Laird Technologies designs and manufactures customized, performance-critical products for wireless and other advanced electronics applications.

The company is a global market leader in the design and supply of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, thermal management products, mechanical actuation systems, signal integrity components, and wireless antennae solutions, as well as radio frequency (RF) modules and systems.

Custom products are supplied to all sectors of the electronics industry including the handset, telecommunications, data transfer and information technology, automotive, aerospace, defense, consumer, medical, and industrial markets.

Laird Technologies, a unit of Laird PLC, employs over 10,000 employees in more than 39 facilities located in 13 countries.


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