DALLAS–Spartan Chassis recently showcased its connectivity and WiFi hotspot solution.
“The benefits enabled by our connectivity solution will enhance safety, productivity and information access,” said Michael Bowman, vice president of sales, Emergency Response Chassis. “With the unfortunate increase of natural disasters, we have seen that without effective communications, everything breaks down. We are very optimistic about the market’s reaction to this technology concept; and with stabilization of communication protocols and operating systems, Spartan can enter the market with offerings of this nature.”
The Spartan connectivity solution integrates cellular and satellite communications with the portability and multiple form factors of today’s electronic devices (smartphones, tablets, and laptops), and merges these technologies with the apparatus.
A Spartan chassis equipped with the WiFi hotspot solution offers a range for the user around the apparatus, which is three-times greater than standard connectivity, and the ability to support up to five-times more users on the network. The cellular connectivity range of the apparatus to its access point (cell tower) has also increased up to five-times more, or up to 25 miles.
Although the Spartan connectivity concept offers multiple uses, it is the ability to maintain communications during a major power outage created by natural or civil disasters that is most critical. Hurricane Sandy is a case-in-point. Soon after it made landfall, Sandy disabled communications for many first responders, as more than 25 percent of the local cell towers were inoperative. More recently, cell towers were overloaded and inoperable, following the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, which also created communication problems for first responders.
The Spartan 100 percent connectivity solution boasts a number of features, including:
- 5x more users
- 5x greater cellular range with optional equipment
- 3x greater Wi-Fi range
- Increased bandwidth
- 100 percent connectivity with optional equipment because of multiple carriers and satellite providers
For more information, visit at www.spartanchassis.com.