Los Gatos, Calif. (PRWEB) September 10, 2012
Firetide, Inc., the leading provider of wireless infrastructure mesh networks, today announced that Firetide’s new mobility controller (FMC 2000) has been selected as the winner of Security Products magazine’s ‘2012 New Product of the Year Award’ in the wireless technology category.
Firetide’s mobility infrastructure, which includes HotPort 7000 series mesh nodes and the intelligent software-based FMC-2000 mobility controller, enables public transportation and public safety agencies to deploy a full-service wireless infrastructure for live video surveillance, Wi-Fi, and data applications on virtually any vehicle including trains, subways, buses, and security vehicles traveling up to 90 mph.
The new version delivers reliable, uninterrupted video and Internet connectivity and controls up 1,024 mobile nodes mounted on moving vehicles that communicate with stationary mesh nodes stationed along the vehicle routes on buildings, utility poles, or subway walls. The entire system enables full control and seamless vehicle roaming across up to 256 different mesh networks spanning virtually any distance.
Public Transportation vehicles such as buses, subways, and trains can offer enhanced services to passengers and operators that go beyond conventional Wi-Fi connectivity. Example applications for Firetide’s mobility infrastructure include:
“Winning Security Products magazine’s New Wireless Product of the Year is a testament to Firetide’s dedication in developing the very best in wireless infrastructure products,” said Bo Larsson, chief executive officer of Firetide. “We have worked tirelessly to create highly reliable, flexible wireless solutions that enable an entirely new class of applications and functionality not possible on stationary networks.”
The Security Products New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.
The FMC 2000 is available immediately through Firetide’s network of partners, integrators and resellers. For more information please contact Firetide Sales at (408)-399-7771 or via email at sales(at)firetide(dot)com.
About Firetide Inc.
Firetide is the leading provider of wireless broadband networks that enable concurrent video, voice and data applications for government, transportation and commercial customers. Firetide is unmatched in providing reliable, high-performance wireless infrastructure mesh and access technologies that are cost effective for hosting a wide range of fixed and mobile applications. Headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. with availability worldwide, Firetide is a privately held company. For more information about the company check out http://www.firetide.com and follow us on twitter (http://twitter.com/#!/firetide).