mPower™ EDGE INTELLIGENCE

Programmable embedded software provides enhanced security and enables task execution at the edge for reduced latency and cost optimization.

Meet mPower™ Edge Intelligence

a new embedded software offering from MultiTech. This innovative new firmware builds on the popular MultiTech application enablement platform, to deliver programmability, network flexibility, enhanced security and manageability for scalable Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions.

mPower represents the unification and evolution of well-established MultiTech smart router and gateway firmware platforms. In addition to ongoing support of the current feature-sets, gateway customers can enjoy the additional security features currently available on the MultiConnect® rCell 100 Series

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.

Industrial-Grade Security

mPower™ Edge Intelligence uses IPSec industry standard data encryption to provide high-performance, secure LAN-to-LAN VPN connections with 3DES or AES encryption using IKE and PSK key management for up to five concurrent VPN tunnels. Additionally a private, secure digital signature with integrity check update technique is now available, minimizing file damage, tampering or loading of invalid firmware. MultiTech signs and distributes firmware updates through a secure standard firmware distribution process and verifies the firmware signature before installation of the firmware for maximum device integrity.

MultiTech DeviceHQ®

DeviceHQ is a cloud-based tool set for managing the latest generation of MultiTech devices. Its device management functionality enables remote monitoring, upgrades and configuration of entire device populations – whether one or 1 million. DeviceHQ takes remote device management and maintenance to a new level, by providing an application marketplace, allowing users to browse applications, or build their own, then easily deploy them to and customize them for remote devices from anywhere.

mPower™ Enabled MultiTech Devices

MultiConnect® rCell 100 Series Cellular Router

The MultiConnect rCell 100 Series of cellular routers are a part of MultiTech’s comprehensive portfolio of cellular connectivity products optimized for M2M (machine-to-machine) communications. With the industry’s most cost effective approach to remote device management and shared design approach across multiple cellular technologies, it provides the lowest total cost of ownership to our customers. The MultiConnect rCell 100 Series of cellular routers also offer a long, stable lifecycle, an important consideration for M2M solutions.

MultiConnect® Conduit® Gateway

MultiTech Conduit gateway, ideal for indoor industrial use, is the industry’s most configurable, manageable, and scalable communications gateway for industrial IoT applications. The Conduit features two accessory card slots that enable users to plug in MultiConnect® mCard™ accessory cards supporting their preferred wired or wireless interfaces to connect a wide range of assets to the gateway. Available options include a LoRaWAN® mCard capable of supporting thousands of MultiConnect® mDot™ or xDot® long range RF modules connected to remote sensors or actuators

MultiConnect® Conduit® IP67 Base Station

MultiTech Conduit IP67 Base Station is a ruggedized IoT gateway solution specifically designed for outdoor public or private LoRa® network deployments. This highly scalable and IP67-certified solution is capable of resisting the harshest environmental factors including moisture, dust, wind, rain, snow and heat, supporting LoRaWAN applications in virtually any environment.

MultiConnect® Conduit® AP Access Point

MultiTech Conduit AP Access Point for LoRa technology is a cost-optimized gateway capable of connecting thousands of IoT assets to the cloud utilizing the LoRaWAN protocol. The Access Point is ideal for extending LoRa network coverage in difficult-to-reach areas such as subterranean spaces, and for increased in-building penetration where coverage is weak or not cost-effective

Technology that Transforms

MultiTech is committed to supporting the growth and development of the Internet of Things (IoT) in order to create new customer experiences and unparalleled economic value, while improving quality of life for countless people throughout the world. By providing products and services to connect “things” to the Internet, MultiTech delivers deeper understanding to businesses, governments, organizations and individuals, which will in turn transform the way we live and work. MultiTech offers a variety of embedded devices as well as modems, routers and gateways that address connectivity across a variety of technologies including analog, Ethernet, cellular, PAN and LPWA. Our diverse, award-winning portfolio reflects the constantly evolving world of the Internet of Things with a product and technology combination to suit virtually any use case. Our products are designed to ensure the quickest route to market based on your needs, programming capabilities, preferred use of resources and business focus, in order to deliver a faster return on investment and lower total cost of ownership.

Support

MultiTech customers consistently rate us ahead of the competition for the quality of our technical support. That’s because we’re committed to providing you the information you need to install and maintain your product in a timely, concise and easyto-understand format. Our commitment to quality and service excellence means you can count on MultiTech products and people to address your needs, while our history of innovation ensures you can stay ahead of the latest technology with a partner who will be there for the life of your solution

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