I.D. Systems Inc. has expanded the wireless communication options its clients can choose for managing forklifts and other powered industrial trucks. In addition to Intelligent RF communications, the company's newest solutions incorporate a high-security, industry-standard Wi-Fi option that enables vehicles to communicate over most existing wireless networks.
The new offering is designed with capabilities to meet the challenges faced in deploying Wi-Fi applications: network security, functional robustness, and system manageability. The wireless network security standards supported by the new system include WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA2- PSK (AES), WPA-EM (PEAP-MSCHAPv2), WPA2-EM (PEAP-MSCHAPv2), and, in the near future, FIPS 140-2.
I.D. Systems' Wi-Fi solution is also designed with multiple features to maximize wireless communication reliability and ensure preservation of critical system data. One key feature is an internal antenna on each vehicle communication module. Internal antennas are essential for the greatest system dependability in industrial environments. The system is also designed to react to vehicle events and preserve all data?even if Wi-Fi network connectivity is interrupted. It will automatically reconnect to the network without operator involvement.
The solution also enables remote configuration (and re-configuration) of wireless network settings without having to touch any of the vehicles. This automatic process is a particular advantage during post-installation system upgrades.
Company: I.D. Systems Inc.
Company URL: www.id-systems.com