Compal Electronics Partners with Microsoft

Jointly Develops World’s First LPWA Wireless Tracker Certified by Microsoft Azure PnP Services


Taipei, Taiwan (May 06, 2019) – Compal Electronics is pleased to announce the strategic joining of technological expertise between its B2B brand, APAL and Microsoft Azure IoT. This alliance will see to the co-development and production of APAL GPS Tracker-GT100, an intelligent, wireless LPWAN GPS tracker that supports world’s first “multi-method” position tracking system and Microsoft Azure IoT PnP for instant asset management services.


As a joint, solution-based design, corporate clients using these Microsoft certified APAL trackers can expect to benefit from insights gained during real-time monitoring of assets to improve workflow efficiencies, lower costs and increase industry competitiveness.


The breakthrough “multi-method” position tracking system in the APAL GPS Tracker-GT100 allows corporate clients convenient ways of remote, wireless monitoring, including GPS, 4GNB IoT, CatM1’s Cell Tower, WiFi LBS or Bluetooth (BT Beacon) among others for position tracking. All data collected are streamed to Azure IoT PnP services for analytics processing, and are then verified for deviations or process improvements, offering corporate clients an accurate, one-stop solution-based asset monitoring and management experience.

The Compal APAL and Microsoft partnership commences in Q1 of 2019.



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About Compal Electronics

Ever since its initiation as a PC peripheral supplier in 1984, Compal has grown to its present scale with outstanding management and solid R&D capacity. To meet client needs from design to manufacturing, we manufacture 5C products such as notebook computers, tablets, wearable devices, smart phones. In addition, we integrate our products into IoT application to create smart house, smart car and smart health care to being a leading total solution provider. Compal is currently headquartered in Neihu District of Taipei, Taiwan with manufacturing sites and after-sale service centers in China, USA, Vietnam, Brazil, Poland and India. For more information, please visit:


About APAL

APAL is a innovation brand targeting the cutting-edge development and application of smart devices. Rooted in B2B models, APAL offers a one-stop total solution service that encompasses design, production and optimized workflow. APAL strives to be a world leading brand to offer partner clients customized, diverse and dependable solutions to fulfill vertical market’s fast paced demand for varied growth, technological upgrades and IoT applications. For more information on APAL and its products, please visit:


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