Cradlepoint, a leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, announced a collaboration with T-Mobile and the Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners to enable advanced IoT connectivity solutions, such as autonomous vehicles, robotics, and AR/VR, using 5G Wireless WAN technology. The solution, developed by Bosch and Cradlepoint, leverages T-Mobile’s 5G network —Cradlepoint’s purpose-built wideband adapters and routers to facilitate near real-time parking and safety monitoring at Peachtree Corners, Georgia, one of the nation’s first smart cities.
Companies and public sector entities are well positioned on the value of 5G cellular IoT connectivity, particularly when it comes to securing, managing, and enhancing smart cities. Unlike traditional fiber connections, Cradlepoint’s 5G Wireless WAN solutions enable an entire ecosystem of IoT partners to immediately deploy solutions with the security and remote management capabilities needed to support IoT deployments at scale.
Real-world IoT deployments are challenging the status quo of existing solutions, while businesses leveraging the advanced connectivity 5G technology to transform the enterprise. In addition to improving the Peachtree Corners visitor experience, the technology also enables city planners to make real-time informed decisions on parking capacity, infrastructure planning, traffic management and security safeguards based on data around events happening throughout the city.