by Brianna Crandall — March 4, 2020 — Inseego Corp., a pioneer in 5G and intelligent Internet of Things (IoT) device-to-cloud solutions, announced last week that its Skyus 300 LTE gateway will provide the high-performance cellular connectivity for a new Emergency Call Box solution.
This turnkey call station combines the Skyus LTE gateway with the Code Blue Centry Help Point and the Solis Energy power system in one bundled solution that can be deployed quickly and easily to improve public safety in areas where landline connections don’t reach, like parking lots, college campuses, transit stations, airports and city parks. Code Blue manufactures durable emergency communication solutions such as the vandal-resistant Blue Light Emergency Phones used around the world, and Solis Energy manufactures outdoor power systems including solar generators, outdoor battery backup systems, and power management components.
Ashish Sharma, Inseego EVP of IoT and Mobile Solutions, stated:
We’re proud to join forces with Code Blue and Solis Energy to provide this end-to-end solution for municipalities, universities, hospitals, property managers and others who need to safeguard their premises. With strong RF performance, industrial-grade design and flexible connectivity, our Skyus 300 gateways answer the call for fast, reliable communications almost anywhere.
Code Blue Director of Enterprise Solutions John Plooster remarked:
This all-in-one solution — hardware, software, power and network connectivity — instantly provides a much safer environment. Wherever you may be, this visible, accessible call box makes you feel more secure, knowing you can reach dispatch centers and first responders at the touch of a button.
Solis Energy CEO Robert Reynolds added:
When three respected leaders in their fields come together to create a solution, great things happen. We are pleased to be partnering with Inseego and Code Blue to supply the critical power components necessary to deliver one of the most reliable emergency call boxes on the market.
Michael Pittman, president of Connected Solutions Group, noted:
Despite the proliferation of smartphones today, we receive many requests for this kind of system from cities, parks and other facilities that want improve security and reduce liability. We’re proud to provide this complete, easy-to-deploy solution, including pre-configuration, delivery, installation and ongoing support.
The LTE Emergency Call Box delivers both voice and video feeds over a high-speed cellular network, connecting callers in distress to dispatch centers and first responders.
- Industrial IP64 wireless gateway
- Verizon 4G LTE cellular network
- Secure, VPN-based full duplex emergency communication system
- Fixed IP color camera
- Ring-lit piezoelectric buttons
- Up to 6 hours of battery backup time
- Heavy-duty, lockable NEMA enclosure
- Kitted and tested for fast and easy deployment
- Solar power systems
- Inseego IoT Connect remote device management
- Installation and support
The LTE Emergency Call Box is now available through Connected Solutions Group, a Richmond, Virginia-based Verizon Elite Partner and VAR and wireless hardware deployment company. With services including MDM installation and support, custom programming, device staging and kitting, nationwide installation, and device activations, swaps and upgrades, CSG acts as the purchasing, fulfillment and installation team for its clients.
To learn more about the LTE Emergency Call Box or other Inseego IoT solutions, contact Inseego@GoDriven360.com. Inseego Corp. pioneers 5G and intelligent IoT device-to-cloud solutions that enable high-performance mobile applications; products include Enterprise SaaS (software-as-a-service) solutions and IoT and Mobile solutions. The company powers mission-critical applications such as asset tracking, fleet management, industrial IoT, SD WAN failover management, and mobile broadband services.