Turn trucks into WiFi hotspots

Field service personnel can access company networks from any standard wireless WiFi devices using the new truck-mounted @Road Mobile HotSpot. The new device is compatible with both 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi protocols, and is expected to also support the emerging 802.11i standard, according to @Road. With wireless Internet access for laptops or Internet-enabled handsets, the Mobile HotSpot gives field

Field service personnel can access company networks from any standard wireless WiFi devices using the new truck-mounted @Road Mobile HotSpot. The new device is compatible with both 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi protocols, and is expected to also support the emerging 802.11i standard, according to @Road.

With wireless Internet access for laptops or Internet-enabled handsets, the Mobile HotSpot gives field workers real-time access to technical documents, customer records, inventories, order placement systems and email at the work site.

The new @Road device uses the Linux operating system and can serve as an enterprise-grade router with automatic channel selection and full security features, according to the company.
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