Lantronix Powers Industrial Internet of Things With Solutions That Improve Lives
Smart Cities Safety, Increased Bank Security and Intelligent Point of Sale for Retail
IRVINE, Calif., March 23, 2021 — Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a global provider of Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services, intelligent hardware and turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), is powering today’s industrial IoT revolution with products and services that increase safety, security and efficiency and improve lives.
As reported by ReportLinker, the Global Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Market is poised to grow by $421.28 billion during 2021–2025, progressing at a CAGR of 33 percent during the forecast period.
“Lantronix’s Internet of Things solutions are powering new industrial, commercial and retail applications that positively impact lives. From increasing security at bank ATMs, helping make communities safer and improving how we check out at the market, Lantronix solutions are powering today’s commercial IoT revolution,” said Paul Pickle, CEO, Lantronix Inc.
Lantronix’s solutions are showcased in case studies, including:
Application: Community Safety Solution Automated License Plate Reader
Lantronix Solution: Open-Q 624A System on Module (SOM) and Development Kit
Challenge: Create an Automated License Plate Reader (APLR) Camera Solution
Flock Safety wanted to build a system that would capture the license plate evidence needed to solve non-violent neighborhood crime.
Solution: Lantronix Open-Q 624A SOM and Development Kit
Utilizing Lantronix’s Open-Q 624A SOM, its Open-Q 624A Development Kit and a custom carrier board designed by Lantronix’s engineers, the Flock Safety team was able to quickly and cost-effectively build a purpose-built core platform for its safety system.
- Wireless camera technology
- Secure access by authorized users
- Remote device management, including software updates
- Low-power requirement for long-lasting battery
- Assurance of privacy for neighbors
- FCC/IC pre-certified Wi-Fi®/BT module
Results: Flock Safety Cameras Fight Crime With Technology
With the help of Lantronix’s engineering team and products, the Flock Safety design team created its breakthrough ALPR solution that combines powerful processing with security. Each camera can capture the license plates of 15,000 vehicles per day and send real-time alerts to law enforcement with information including the license plate number, state, color of the car and if it is on the FBI’s NCIC list of stolen vehicles.
Lantronix Benefits include:
- Quickly build a market-ready prototype
- Provide an affordable solution that helps contain development costs
- Get to production and market faster
- Deliver a powerful yet affordable safety device
Application: Secure Transmission of Video and Data at Global Bank’s ATMs
Lantronix Solution: Lantronix E210 Series Routers
Challenge: Securely Transmit Video and Data 24/7 in Real Time
Argus Secure Technology needed to find a way to securely transmit video and data in real time from a global bank’s ATMs to the bank’s central control station on a 24/7 uninterrupted basis. It was challenged to find a reliable, secure and durable router that would meet the real-time video requirements of its ATM security solution. The router had to enable the entire video and data stream to be transmitted over the bank’s secure Virtual Private Network (VPN), not the unsecured public Internet. It also had to meet the banking industry’s strict regulations.
Solution: Lantronix E210 Reliable, Secure and Durable Router
To provide 24/7 live video streaming and data transition at the bank’s 1,000+ ATM locations, they chose the Lantronix E210 router. Video and sensor data are transmitted in real-time to a central control center via the E210 high-speed router over the bank’s VPN as part of the bank’s advanced ATM security solution which comprises an IP camera for video surveillance as well as motion detection sensors.
Results: Lantronix Routers Deliver a Secure, Reliable, Regulatory-Compliant Solution
With the Lantronix E210 routers, the bank can monitor its 1,000+ ATMs on a real-time basis. Receiving the video and data in real-time enables the command center to detect any malicious intent and report to regional security officers for rapid action.
At each ATM location, the Lantronix E210 router quickly transfers video at high data rates and also transfers data from the alarm panel, showing when the outer door is open or closed as well as when the cash door is open or closed.
- Quickly deliver market-ready solution
- Provide technology that helps contain development costs
- Deliver a powerful yet affordable and secure device
Application: Grocery Weighing Scales Application
Lantronix Solution: xPico 240 IoT Gateway
Challenge: Deliver Wireless Connectivity Technology for Industrial Weighing Scales
Leading grocery chains are seeking the flexibility of wireless connectivity to enable on-demand store reconfigurations and wireless transmission of information from weighing scales directly to POS terminals. They wanted a globally certified solution that would mitigate significant product validation and re-certification risks and costs in addition to implementing dependable, wireless connectivity and security.
Solution: Lantronix xPico 240 IoT Gateway
The Lantronix xPico 240 Embedded IoT Gateway was selected to host Cypress’ CYW43907 Embedded Wireless system-on-a-chip (SoC), which features Arm Cortex-R4 Dual-Band (2.4/5 GHz) 802.11n Wi-Fi® MCU. Enabling rapid time to market, this module provides world-class dual-band Wi-Fi, antenna diversity, enterprise-level Wi-Fi security and industrial-grade wireless connectivity management. The xPico 240’s compact footprint with global certifications made integration into the product design fast and easy. Lantronix’s Software Development Kit (SDK) enables customization and development of unique features.
Results: Quick Creation of a Market-Ready Wireless Industrial Weighing Scale Prototype
Utilizing the Lantronix xPico 240 Embedded IoT Gateway and Cypress’ CYW43907, the customer created a new industrial weighing scale design that eliminated the need for wired connectivity, giving stores the flexibility for reconfigurations on demand. It also wirelessly transmits information from weighing scales directly to the POS terminals, speeding up customer check-out.
- Quickly build a market-ready prototype
- Reduce total cost of development
- Get to production and market faster
- Deliver a comprehensive, globally certified solution to market
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services, intelligent hardware and turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM). Lantronix enables its customers to provide reliable and secure IoT Intelligent Edge and OOBM solutions while accelerating time to market. Lantronix’s products and services dramatically simplify the creation, development, deployment and management of IoT projects while providing quality, reliability and security across hardware, software and solutions.
With three decades of proven experience in creating robust IoT technologies and OOBM solutions, Lantronix is an innovator in enabling its customers to build new business models, leverage greater efficiencies and realize the possibilities of the Internet of Things. Lantronix’s solutions are deployed inside millions of machines at data centers, offices and remote sites serving a wide range of industries, including energy, agriculture, medical, security, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, retail, financial, environmental and government.
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