Collinear Announces New Brand Identity and Website As Company Prepares for Global Product Launch

Alex 1.0&Press Releases - January 2018

Santa Clara, CA

Collinear, developer of ultra-high capacity over-the-air connectivity solutions for transforming network communications, today unveiled its new brand identity and website, setting the stage for the company’s official market entry and the launch of its initial technology solution, Alex 1.0, scheduled for first quarter 2018.

By combining Free Space Optics (FSO) and E-Band RF technology with intelligent traffic management, the Santa Clara, California-based company, founded in 2014, is pioneering next generation over-the-air solutions that deliver unprecedented speed, range, and cost efficiency, enabling and accelerating technology to take a leap forward.

Developed in partnership with global branding agency, Saffron Consultants, Collinear’s new brand strategy is based around a very simple idea based on the company’s mission of enabling fluidity in communications as a catalyst for transformation: Collinear is a great equalizer building transformative technologies that enable the enablers of network communications to solve real world problems.

The resulting visual language employs the equal (‘=’) symbol derived from the ‘ll’ of the Collinear logotype as the brand’s core element to encapsulate the concept of co-existence between its hybrid technologies, Collinear and its collaborators, and Collinear’s solution and its end users.

Using bright, powerful colors, a reductive design language based on a simple geographic grid system, and illustrations, images, and a product nomenclature that evince the company’s pioneering and quirky personality, Collinear’s new brand effectively communicates the complexity of the company’s cutting-edge technology in a bold, simple, and cohesive manner, which is further encapsulated in the company’s new claim, Enlightened Communications.

“It’s because of what can be done with connectivity that we want to empower organizations, people, and the world at large with our breakthrough technology,” said Wendy Simmons, Vice President of Corporate Marketing.” It was important to us that our brand identity reflected not just what we do, but why we do it. We make connectivity reach further, and we make it matter.”

The new brand identity will be implemented across all of the brand’s digital and physical touch points, including the company’s new website at collinear.com.

About Collinear Founded in 2014, Collinear is pioneering next generation, ultra-high capacity, over-the-air connectivity solutions for global communication networks. Collinear has been working with Lockheed Martin Space under an exclusive licensing and development agreement, entered in June 2014, to commercialize a hybrid point-to-point over-the-air transmission product developed by Lockheed Martin Space that incorporates innovative Free Space Optical (FSO) and E-Band RF technology. Initial customer trials of the company’s first technology solution, Alex 1.0, commenced in the fourth quarter of 2017, with an expected release date of early 2018. The company is based in Silicon Valley, California (in Santa Clara), with an office in Singapore. For more information, please visit collinear.com.

About Saffron Founded in 2001 by Jacob Benbunan and Wally Olins, Saffron is an independent global consultancy specializing in brand experience, innovation strategy, and design. Since its inception, the company has made waves through its eye catching, disruptive brand development projects. Saffron has worked with prominent brands including Lloyd’s of London, YouTube, Swiss Re, Turkey, Flying Tiger Copenhagen, Fujitsu, Google, Larsen and Toubro Infotech, A1 Telekom Austria, Sodexo, Engie and more. The company has offices in London, Madrid, Berlin, Istanbul, Mumbai, Vienna and São Paulo. To learn more, please visit: saffron-consultants.com.

Media Contact For more information, or to speak with an executive from Collinear, please contact Wendy Simmons (wendy.simmons@collinear.com) or Amie Morgenroth (amie.morgenroth@collinear.com) at +1.408.745.9002 (mobile), or +1.408.406.6552 (mobile).

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