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iMesh

Ideal for the provision of wireless connectivity in smart cities, iMesh provides open standard multipoint-to-multipoint wireless connections for roadside IP devices.

Product Overview

iMesh is a wireless router enabling multipoint-to-multipoint data communications. iMesh has been used to provide reliable communications for traffic signal installations throughout the UK for several years and is supported by all of the UK's leading traffic signal installation contractors. iMesh is increasingly being used in support of other smart city and smart rural applications such as air quality and footfall monitoring.

Figure 1: iMesh in use

iMesh in use
Features and benefits

iMesh provides highly reliable, secure wireless connections between roadside assets.

iMesh is available in two enclosure formats as shown in Figure 2 below:

An external-grade router which can be powered by mains, dc or power-over-ethernet.

A cabinet-grade router where the iMesh electronics is installed in a roadside cabinet. This uses a passive antenna up the traffic signal pole. With this option there is no electronics up the pole which makes maintenance easier.

Figure 2: Internal (ie. cabinet-mounting) and external-grade iMesh routers

Internal and External-grade iMesh routers

iMesh is multipoint-to-multipoint which means multiple routes through a network are automatically established, thereby giving multiple redundant routes (where sightlines allow).

iMesh continuously measures the performance of all routes and uses an algorithm to transmit data using the most efficient route.

Each iMesh router supports up to three radio units which can be either 2.45GHz or 5.8GHz. Each radio unit can support up to four independent networks - each with its own IP address range and firewall. This means that different services can be allocated to separate networks (and human managers) without affecting each other.

Specifications

For technical specifications please download a datasheet

Item

Specification

Authentication and security

Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) for Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2)

Layer 2 isolation & MAC address database

Power options

Specification

Environmental

Operating temperature range -30°C to +70°C

Power consumption

Specification

Mounting options

Brackets supplied

Interfaces

3 x 10/100/1000BASE-T autosensing (RJ-45) (internal option)

Power over Ethernet (PoE) (external option)

Antennas

2.4GHz, gain 14dBi (external enclosure

2.4GHz, gain 14dBi (external enclosure

Compliance

Multi-standard: IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n

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Integrated Design Techniques Limited

Endurance House, Seventh Avenue

Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0EF

United Kingdom

Registered in England No. 2113231

wwww.idtuk.com

+44 (0)191 491 0800

Integrated Design Techniques Limited

Endurance House, Seventh Avenue

Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0EF

United Kingdom

Registered in England No. 2113231

wwww.idtuk.com

+44 (0)191 491 0800


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