C4iSR: Joint & Common Equipment

LAAD 2019: goTenna offers Pro X tactical mesh networking device to region

01 April 2019

Key Points

  • goTenna is presenting its Pro X small packetised data communications product Pro X at LAAD
  • Pro X is text messaging and mapping information in communications-denied environments

goTenna is offering its Pro X tactical-grade scalable mobile mesh networking device to the Latin American region at the 2019 LAAD Defence and Security exposition.

Mobile mesh networks have military applicability as they allow people to communicate in communications-denied environments. They are wireless ad hoc networks built by nodes or devices that connect via radio waves. They operate independent of wireless internet and traditional cell service, according to a goTenna spokesperson.

Daniela Perdomo, goTenna CEO, told Jane’s on 28 March ahead of LAAD that Pro X focuses on small packetised data communication such as text messages or mapping information, as opposed to high bandwidth voice or video communications.

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