The work of the Weightless SIG is performed by Core Members who work within sub-groups and regularly meet for Plenary Meetings. The Weightless SIG is managed and run by the Board of the SIG, which comprises Promoter Group Members. Promoter Group Members are companies that have agreed to devote significant time and funding to the organisation.
There are currently three Promoter Group Members: Accenture, ARM and M2COMM.
Accenture is one of the world’s leading organisations providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services, with more than 319,000 employees; offices and operations in more than 200 cities in 56 countries; and net revenues of USD$30.0 billion for fiscal 2014. Accenture's four growth platforms—Accenture Strategy, Accenture Digital, Accenture Technology, Accenture Operations—are the innovation engines through which the company builds world-class skills and capabilities; develops knowledge capital; and creates, acquires and manages key assets central to the development of integrated services and solutions for its clients.
ARM designs the technology that is at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM’s comprehensive product offering includes RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, video engines, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies.
Pioneering ultra-low power wireless technology, M2COMM has become a distinguished leader in the IOT wireless connectivity solution space with a myriad of successful deployments in retail, logistics and factory sectors. Based on its breakthrough cellular-inspired Platanus protocol, M2COMM’s newest LPWAN innovation, Weightless-P, provides an optimal balance of reliability, range, scalability, and power consumption. M2COMM's mission is to become a driving force for the next wave of connected “smart city” objects. M2COMM is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan and has regional offices in Paris and Tokyo.