eWON Flexy is a major revolutionary product that serves as a modular M2M router and data gateway, allowing system integrators & OEMs to link their remote devices in environments, which make use of multiple communication technologies. Whether its wired connectivity or wireless, eWON Flexy supports it all. However, as the industrial sector gets more diverse and automation makes its way to the ground level, it is becoming harder to keep the communication channels up & running.
Thankfully advances in cellular connectivity have allowed reliable & demanding communications to take place even in the remotest of areas. 4G connectivity is known for its cutting edge and high-capacity, and therefore eWON has integrated it into the Flexy.
The eWON Flexy can now connect machines to the internet using blazing fast 4G connections thanks to its 4G LTE EU Extension Card. This allows Flexy users to monitor & control even the most remote field devices. The advantages of this extension card are evident:
- Reliability: The 4G extension card can haul your data not only over the latest LTE spectrum but also over lower cellular connectivity, if the 4G network becomes unstable. This means your data would always reach its destination over the quickest & most available route, keeping up with the sensitivity of your applications.
- Faster Communication: The frequency ranges covered by the new 4G extension include B1, B3, B7, B8 & B20, which are enough to be compatible with major mobile network operators in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. This means you’ll be getting blazing fast throughput with your devices, and be able to achieve truly real-time control with your SCADA system.
- Security: In addition to being highly reliable in terms of network uptime, the 4G LTE extension carries the same security hardening as any other Flexy communication gateway. For SCADA-like applications, you can make use of secure VPN connectivity and can benefit eliminate the need for provisioning a fixed IP address on the remote site.
All you need to get your system up & running is a simple 4G LTE SIM card with a data plan, and you’ll be good to go.
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