MultiTech Debuts Conduit 300 Gateway Developer Kit, Delivers Next-Gen Cloud Orchestration for the Industrial Internet of Things
LoRaWAN Industrial IoT gateway features increased computing capabilities to support Dockers and containers for improved device-to-cloud integration and enhanced data security.
Mounds View, MN – February 25, 2020 – Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of Industrial IoT communication devices and services, today announced the MultiTech Conduit® 300 Series gateway developer kit is now shipping to partners as part of an early adopter initiative to build-in compatibility with leading IoT software platforms. The Conduit 300 series features mPower™ Edge Intelligence to enable streamlined edge-to-cloud Orchestration and management. mPower Edge Intelligence is bolstered with a high-performance, secure processor and support for Docker and containers so customers can build and run distributed applications at scale at the edge of the network.
The latest addition to the award-winning MultiTech Conduit family is a 16-channel LoRaWAN® gateway with dual high-speed Ethernet ports and an embedded LTE cellular radio. It is driven by a secure Texas Instruments Sitara processor which enables software portability to a variety of processing configurations for future deployment and scalability. Standard GNSS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth together with built-in power-over-Ethernet make the Conduit 300 Series gateway developer kit ideal to support a variety of industrial IoT applications communicating with a diverse collection of end-points and protocols.
mPower Edge Intelligence simplifies integration with a variety of popular upstream IoT platforms to streamline edge-to-cloud data management and analytics, while also providing the programmability and processing capability to execute critical tasks at the edge of the network to reduce latency; control network and cloud services costs, and ensure core functionality – even in instances when network connectivity may not be available.
In response to evolving customer security requirements, mPower Edge Intelligence incorporates a host of new security features including signed firmware validation, enhanced firewall and VPN settings, secure authentication and more.
“The Conduit 300 Series gateway developer kit represents countless hours of innovation on the part of our hardware and software engineering team – all focused on delivering secure computing capabilities to the edge to enable cost savings, resiliency, improved integration and real-time response to our customers’ mission-critical industrial applications,” said David Tincher, Senior Product Marketing Manager at MultiTech. “In addition, it signifies a new approach to customer experience in which we bring our customers into our development process earlier to make sure their voices are heard as we finalize commercial offerings both tailored for their needs and suitable for mass adoption.”
Visitors to Embedded World in Nuremburg this week can get a first glimpse at this ground-breaking new gateway by visiting MultiTech at the Embedded Computing Design exhibit in Hall 1, Stand 500.
MultiTech products simplify the Connected Product and Connected Service journey for OEM’s, Service and Solutions Providers. Our standard and customized wireless sensing and communications products use proven, standards-based technologies and open architectures, reducing time, effort and risk for our customers. MultiTech products are easy to integrate, easy to deploy and easy to scale, delivering best in class performance and value. We work closely with our customers, providing expert support, from architecture to integration and deployment. Our U.S. and global manufacturing agility enables us to work in partnership with our customers at any volume. We deliver to your business requirements, from off-the-shelf to pre-configured products or fully customized solutions. For more information, please visit www.multitech.com.