Advantech, an important player for embedded and automation solution platforms for IoT systems integrators,introduced its ICR-4453 Router. The 5G “gigabit” speed, provides low latency and guaranteed quality (SLA) of connectivity and is a real step forward to massive IoT and enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) applications.
The new router platform “v4” provides intelligence at the network edge with an extremely powerful Cortex A72 CPU at 1400 MHz, 4 GB eMMC memory, 4 MB flash memory, and 1024 MB RAM. The focus on high security is underlined with the use of Secure Boot, TPM 2.0, and a tamper button that ensure safe use in critical infrastructure systems.
The ICR-4453 is powered by the Conel OS Linux operating system that provides a wide range of enhanced networking features. A secure Web interface allows users to configure and manage routers from remote locations. The router supports multiple configuration profiles, automatic firmware updates, etc. The router can be used as a powerful EDGE computing gateway due to the ability to customise its software. Users may insert Linux scripts and add new features using additional applications called Router Apps (User Modules).
The ICR-4453 is designed and manufactured for use in harsh environmental conditions and has a wide operating temperature range from -40 to +75 °C, input voltage range from 9-48 VDC, is equipped with sleep mode for reducing energy consumption and is packaged in a robust metal casing for wall mounting, with an optional DIN-Rail mount.
Target markets include high data demand applications such as mobile internet access, CCTV cameras and security systems, industrial systems and utilities, medical, retail, AV systems traffic management and primary and back-up internet services. The router supports fallback via LTE (LTE-A Pro) and 3G networks for areas with underdeveloped 5G coverage.