Tropos expands 4.9 GHz products for smart-grid communications
Tropos Networks has added new fixed mesh and mobile mesh routers to its line of products that support the 4.9 GHz spectrum. The products can support multiple smart-grid applications such as distribution automation, AMI backhaul, demand response, and mobile work force.
Tropos 7329 Mesh Router – A two-radio fixed mesh router with 4.9 GHz and 2.4 GHz radios enabling a mesh network that can dynamically select the best band for router-to-router communications while supporting authorized 2.4GHz clients.
Tropos 4329 Mobile Mesh Router –A single radio (4.9 GHz) router installed in vehicles provides high-performance communications and a seamless extension of the Tropos fixed mesh network.
In addition to Mesh Routers, Tropos also offers Directional Radio products with 4.9 GHz support. These radios can be used for high bandwidth point-to-point (PTP)/point-to-multipoint (PTMP) uses such as connectivity between substations and to connect mesh clusters in less dense areas.