Select the Right Mobile Multi-Antenna for Your Vehicle


Emergency vehicles utilize a variety of antennas for effective communication and operational purposes, trucking companies use GPS to track their fleets, and RV owners install mobile routers to stay connected to the Internet while traveling and camping in remote sites. With the increasing demand for mobile connectivity and the proliferation of wireless devices, selecting the best mobile antennas for your vehicle is crucial for ensuring reliability and performance.

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Outdoor WiFi Gateway Provides Remote Internet

When it comes to network management, outdoor applications present numerous challenges. It forces you to seek innovative technology in areas lacking connectivity or infrastructure. One powerful solution to poor connectivity is a rugged outdoor WiFi gateway. It connects remote WiFi devices to the Internet using the cellular network when wired Internet or access to public WiFi is unavailable. You can use them for continuous remote connectivity or short-term deployment. They are ideal for connecting WiFi-enabled devices like irrigation controllers, IoT sensors, and camera streams to the Internet.

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The Benefits of an Ethernet Extender

A single fiber optic cable is capable of carrying a signal for approximately 60 miles before a repeater is needed to amplify the signal. Standard Ethernet cables, though, are not nearly so efficient. In most cases, an Ethernet cable can transmit a signal about 100 meters before you run into issues. This situation is where Ethernet extenders come into the equation.

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Antaira Technologies: Award-Winning Industrial PoE Switches

Power over Ethernet, or PoE, has been around since the first standards were published, dating back to 1997. The technology has taken giant strides since those days. It represents one of the easiest and most efficient ways to expand network capacity and range on demand. By running power through the Ethernet communication cables, you can skip laying costly power lines and significantly reduce cable management.

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PoE, PoE+, and PoE++ Explained

As our use of interconnected devices increases, cost and complexity rise too. If you find your equipment set up in a space that doesn’t have ample outlets or network connections, PoE (Power over Ethernet) technology may be a convenient solution. Power over Ethernet technology transmits electric power and data simultaneously over a single network cable. This helps teams to install devices in places that lack power.

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Point-to-Point Wireless Bridging Is a Powerful Outdoor Networking Solution

One of the greatest challenges in modern networking is spanning large distances while staying within a budget. Unfortunately, cheap hardware usually fails to accommodate longer ranges or succumbs to harsh outdoor environments. That forces you into more expensive technologies, like fiber optics, which may not be affordable.

For Wi-Fi communication to reach spans further than the IEEE 802.11b/g/n standard of a few hundred feet, point-to-point wireless bridging could be the perfect solution you seek. Bridging helps networks transmit across miles using traditional Wi-Fi, cuts installation costs by orders of magnitude, and offers better performance than many competing solutions. Take a minute to explore point-to-point wireless bridging and all that it offers. You might have found the best way to solve your networking challenges.

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Introduction to Industrial Wi-Fi Mesh Networks

Industrial networking never stops advancing. There will always be new technologies and techniques to improve your communication, and it’s essential to keep up. One of the latest trends for industrial Wi-Fi is mesh networking. While mesh networks have been around for a while, they have only recently been seen at an industrial scale. Now, products are available that enable large-scale industrial mesh networks, so it’s meaningful to understand what they can do for you.

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5G Network Slicing

Among the impressive features that 5G is bringing to the world of technology is the opportunity for improved network slicing. With 5G network slicing, operators can create very specific networks for very specific purposes with just a single physical network if need be. Learn how 5G networking slicing works, how it is set up, and most importantly, how to implement it for your own needs.

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Best Practices for Utilizing 5G Connection Density

5G is not just coming, it is already here. 5G towers and devices have been available for a few years now, and we are rapidly entering the “boom” phase of 5G deployment. Soon, industrial networks will need to have 5G capability to keep up data-intense applications. Unfortunately, incorporating 5G is not as simple as replacing the old 4G radios and routers. 5G is a fundamentally new technology, and it will force you to think about network design in new ways.

One of the significant changes coming from 5G is a massive increase in connection density. A single 5G router can handle a magnitude more simultaneous connections than its 4G counterpart. The capabilities are mind-boggling, and it will take network engineers some time to maximize this benefit. Until then, a few best practices can help you think about utilizing and designing around 5G connection density.

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Massive MIMO Gives 5G Cellular Service Its Wings

The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) is a consortium of standards-making organizations that develop mobile telecommunications protocols. When 3GPP began working on 5G in 2015, it realized that a new kind of radio would be needed to transmit and receive signals carrying voice and data on 5G networks. This new radio would have to broadcast and receive on a range of frequencies as high as 300 GHz — the so-called “millimeter wavelengths” bands — and as low as 6 GHz. This requirement, along with others aimed at dramatically improving 5G wireless service as compared to 4G, led to the development of the aptly named “New Radio,” which is simply referred to as “NR.” The NR uses an array of technologies that set 5G service apart from all that preceded it. Chief among these is Massive MIMO — Multiple Input, Multiple Output.

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Cellular Router Failover Strategies: A Life Jacket for Your Network (Part 1)

Organizations are rarely able to continue their operations unimpeded when their primary wide-area network (WAN) connection goes down. Most businesses now run their workloads from the cloud, and employees use an increasing number of cloud-based applications to collaborate with other workers, process payments, and share files.

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How Do Combo-antennas Work?

how do combo antennas work

The air is filled with electromagnetic radio waves, both indoors and out. If they were visible to the human eye, we would see the space around us constantly alight with these waves as they are always travelling by us. Radio waves have different frequencies and wavelengths, and they’re modulated in hundreds of different ways to carry information. Because of this, radio has become an indispensable fabric of daily life.

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