700 MHz-ready product suite
Tecore Networks of Columbia, Md., announced that its portfolio of software-defined and radio access network products now are capable of operating in the 700 MHz frequency band. The products are compatible with several platforms, including GPRS/EDGE, EV-DO, Wi-Fi and WiMAX, according to the company.
Havis-Shields Equipment Corp. unveiled the S-DMM Series of dash swing-out monitor mounts that let additional equipment be mounted to a console. Also unveiled was the S-UMM series of universal monitor mounts that provide a tilt/swivel assembly that can be mounted on any combination of its console or swing-arm mounts, according to the company.
Mobile wireless system
Strix Systems introduced the Mobile Wireless System 100 to its Access/One product line. The device enables on-board video surveillance, voice over IP and data applications over public safety and municipal wireless broadband mesh networks. It includes 802.11a and 4.9 GHz links for public safety applications or an optional 802.11g link for unlicensed client access. It also includes an Ethernet port for wired connectivity to in-vehicle laptops and other on-board systems, according to the company.
Updated 802.11n solution
Siemens Communications launched a new version of its HiPath Wireless 802.11n solution. The solution leverages multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) technology and complies with the 802.3a Power-over-Ethernet standard, according to the company. It features two 802.11n HiPath wireless access points and a new version of its wireless convergence software that lets controllers recognize and manage 802.11n access points. It also includes the HiPath wireless manager that delivers security for 802.11n enabled networks.
Messaging, GPS software tool
NeoTerra Systems introduced the neoTrack V3.0, a messaging, GPS and automatic vehicle location-based dispatch software system. The software combines the use of raster/bitmap images and Microsoft MapPoint. It also incorporates messaging support for the Kenwood KDS100 mobile radio, status monitoring of remote units and data archiving, according to the company.
Mobile asset-tracking unit
CalAmp Corp. launched the Aircept LMU-1400 Location Messaging Unit for mobile asset tracking. The device simultaneously receives signals from up to 16 GPS satellites. It also offers over-the-air rekeying, which allows the user to change firmware or configurations remotely; lower power consumption; a low-profile package; and integrated satellite mapping views, according to the company.
P25 base stations/repeaters
Midland Radio Corp. introduced its line of P25 Base Tech III fixed base stations/repeaters that offer a five-year warranty, 500-channel capacity, voice-over-IP interface and a standby current of less than 300 mA in the VHF and UHF models. The company said it is in the product development stage for 700 MHz and 800 MHz models.
RFID reader add-on
Intermec introduced the IP30, a solution for adding mobile RFID read/write capability to the company’s mobile computers, including the CN3, CN3e, CK61 and upcoming CK61ex. The IP30 is IP64-compliant for dust and water, weighs 1.9 pounds, and includes a lithium-ion battery pack. It can be purchased with, or added to, an existing installed base of CN3 Series or CK61 mobile computers, according to the company.
Glacier Computer unveiled the Ridgeline Tablet, a portable, rugged computer built for harsh environments. The tablet is equipped with a touch-screen interface and a 10.4-inch display with optional daylight-readable functionality. It can withstand 3-foot drops and comes standard with an 802.11 a/b/g radio and Bluetooth technology, according to the company.