4GL LTE vehicle area network introduced

Verizon Wireless and In Motion Technology deliver 4G LTE vehicle area network.

Basking Ridge, N.J.; Vancouver—Verizon Wireless and In Motion Technology announce the first wireless mobile router system available for securely extending the enterprise network to the vehicle over the world’s largest 4G LTE network. The In Motion Technology onBoard system includes a Mobile Gateway that transforms vehicles into secure, mobile hotspots; a network management system that monitors network health and communications; and a mobile-optimized VPN server providing end-to-end security.

In Motion Technology is widely deployed in public safety, public transit and utilities. By securely connecting laptops, tablets, electrocardiograms (EKGs), Electronic Patient Care Reporting (EPCR), IP cameras, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and vehicle diagnostic systems, the onBoard Mobile Gateway will improve operational efficiency for emergency responders. The onBoard Mobility Manager enables operations to analyze information from Gateways in the field via a dashboard showing locations, direction and speed, and monitors vehicle diagnostics, devices and networks. The onBoard Connection Manager provides secure IP mobility and sub-second switching in a multi-network environment.

“We are pleased that our mission critical customers now have the opportunity to do business using the Verizon 4G LTE network. We believe that 4G LTE will revolutionize mobile-centric businesses by enabling improved real-time collaboration. In the case of EMS, 4G LTE provides real-time sharing of video, voice and data that can have a dramatic impact on patient outcomes,” said Kirk Moir, president and chief operating officer for In Motion Technology.

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