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Features Zurich, Switzerland 30-07-2020

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Hitachi ABB adds mobile wireless capability for full TropOS portfolio

TropOS outdoor mesh routers

Mobile capability is immediately available on the full TropOS portfolio. TropOS outdoor mesh routers from Hitachi ABB deliver high reliability and performance in extreme application environments. Mobile use cases supported include fleet management, telematics, autonomous vehicle control, and Wi-Fi hot spots for mobile workers. The routers can be mounted on service vehicles, drilling rigs, mining equipment, and cranes providing mobile communications within the TropOS broadband mesh cluster. 

Mobile capability or fast roaming will be made available through the latest firmware release 8.9.3. Customers with an existing software maintenance plan can download the update free of charge and install it remotely via the Hitachi ABB SuprOS network management system.

The industrial grade TropOS portfolio is specifically designed for mission-critical applications in harsh environments such as Mining, Oil & Gas, Utilities and Smart City.  Products supported include the TropOS 6420-XA for extreme outdoor environments including salt fog resistance and ATEX Zone 2 for explosive atmospheres, TropOS 6420, and 1420 for external mounting and the TropOS 2420 for mounting inside a vehicle.  All are dual-band routers, operating at 2.4 and 5GHz providing an extremely reliable and secure, self-healing broadband mesh network.

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