Today, 4th November 2014, CradlePoint launched its latest COR family member the IBR1100 at the Euro Bus Expo in the NEC Birmingham, UK. This eagerly anticipated European launch follows the earlier North American launch which took place on 13th October.
The COR IBR1100 brings with it a new age of rugged 4G mobile routing. Super tough and promising high availability, super-fast 4G connectivity it is ideal for in-vehicle applications. From public transport solutions, to emergency vehicles such as police cars and ambulances, the COR IBR1100 is a highly suitable device for any vehicular needs.
Boasting an extensive list of safety and hardening certifications, the CradlePoint COR IBR1100 is engineered to protect against extreme temperatures, humidity, shocks, vibrations, dust, water splash, reverse polarity and transient voltage. All of this adds up to reliable connectivity on the road enabling mobile applications:
Electively retrieve high quality CCTV data as required in emergency situations over the 4G network, giving you instant and remote access to footage that you need in the timeliest manner possible.
Enable automated daily download of CCTV footage over WiFi when your vehicle returns to its depot as the COR IBR1100 supports WiFi as WAN – saving mobile data costs while still delivering a convenient and practical retrieval.
Vehicle Location Tracking / GPS
Active GPS allows you to track your fleet’s movement, providing real-time information about its whereabouts. This can be used to enhance your vehicular security, direct your fleet away from high-density traffic, or to provide real-time passenger information. The COR IBR1100 easily integrates with 3rd party GPS applications and CradlePoint’s own Enterprise Cloud Manager will soon offer location monitoring capabilities.
The COR IBR1100 provides the latest 802.11ac WiFi, allowing your vehicle to become a powerful WiFi hotspot. The IBR1100’s WiFi provides high-speed internet access for up to 128 devices, both inside and outside the vehicle. Supporting advanced WiFi options the COR IBR1100 provides the flexibility to easily make the vehicles network as secure or as open as you need, suiting both passenger WiFi and secure, private networks.
If using for passenger WiFi then you can also monetise your service by using the WiFi sign-in portal as advertising space.
Monetise your 4G connection by adding internal and / or external digital signage to your vehicles for advertisements – all of which can be controlled remotely. Alternatively use digital signage to provide information or entertainment to your vehicles’ passengers for added value services.
Ticketing and Point of Sale
Power electronic and mobile ticketing as well as Point of Sale solutions with reliable, always-on 4G connectivity – the COR IBR1100 can provide a one-stop shop for all your connectivity needs.
The COR IBR1100 is a truly versatile mobile connectivity product – built for in-vehicle networks, but also suitable for other industrial applications such as utilities, gas and oil, and digital signage. Its features include:
- Cloud-managed for zero-touch deployment and intelligent management
- Internal 3G/4G modem with secured SIM card access and dual SIM slots
- LTE support for all major U.S. carriers and Europe/international operators (failover to HSPA+ or EVDO)
- Software-deﬁned radio supports multiple carriers (Gobi)
- Dual-band dual-concurrent 2.4/5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi; 2 x 2 MIMO with two external dual-band antenna connectors
- Ignition sensing
- Ruggedised: protects against vibration, shock, dust, splash, & humidity
- Built-in transient and reverse polarity voltage protection; 9–36 DC voltage input range
- Integrated temperature sensor
- Three 10/100 Ethernet ports (LAN/WAN conﬁgurable)
- Antenna connectors for external cellular modem (two) and active GPS (one)
- RS-232 serial port
To find out more about the CradlePoint COR IBR1100 go to our dedicated product page or speak to your account manager by calling +44 (0) 1291 437 567 or completing our contact form by following the link.