Using 4G to power the Internet of Things

  • Set up connections quickly and easily move them around.

  • Track vehicle locations by layering GPS onto 4G LTE.

  • Set up IP video cameras and wirelessly monitor with video feeds.

A 4G wireless WAN interface on your router affords you the flexibility to make a few dynamic changes to your business. You can set up connections quickly and easily move them around. In addition to using 4G for routing diversity to back up your wired connections, you can connect a temporary construction or event site, or quickly get the bandwidth you’d need for a product demo or training video.

As for machine-to-machine applications, here are some 4G Internet of Things (IoT) uses broken out by industry:

  • Retail

If you want to set up a temporary kiosk, plug in a router with a wireless link to carry transaction information.

  • Healthcare

A well-designed remote patient monitoring system over the airwaves may be more efficient and costs less than having patients repeatedly visit healthcare facilities.

  • Security

You can use wireless router connections to connect to IP video cameras and wireless monitors at homes and businesses, and also transmit surveillance from sensitive locations, such as ATM machines.

  • Transportation

Track vehicle locations by layering GPS onto 4G LTE. You can respond to dispatch and location changes based on current conditions for better customer service and resource usage.

  • Utilities

You can augment monitoring by wirelessly connecting to remote transmission monitors and substation equipment, meters, used to track usage.

  • Public safety

There are mobile routers you can use in emergency vehicles that support video. First responders can see what they are getting into as they arrive on a scene for better outcome.

The list of ideas for using flexible wireless WAN links is practically endless. Read more about AT&T mobility solutions and VPN offerings.



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