Elf3 is at the heart of Rajant’s low-power BreadCrumb wireless platform
August 9, 2005, Rockville, Maryland – InHand Electronics, a leading provider of powerful, ultra-portable wireless device platforms and power management software today announced that Rajant Corp. has incorporated InHand’s Elf3 reference platform into its latest rapidly deployable line of wireless network products, the BreadCrumb wireless LAN.
With the push of a single button, the BreadCrumb wireless access point devices immediately establish a multi-unit seamlessly integrated network for setting up and maintaining wireless communications or military and civilian first responders.
“Rajant’s wireless and power requirements were the most important challenges that were met to build the BreadCrumb,” said Andrew Girson, Chief Technology Officer at InHand Electronics. “Elf3’s power optimization coupled with its wireless capabilities minimize the number of BreadCrumb ground stations and setup time for first responders.”
Jim Washington, President of Rajant said, “Our BreadCrumb products take advantage of the low-power, peripheral support, wireless networking, and rugged design of InHand’s Elf3 platform. InHand’s solid military background is strong validation that the products are built to withstand physical and network demands.”
The BreadCrumb line of products is available now from Rajant. The Elf3 platform for developers of next-generation wireless devices is available from InHand.
About InHand Electronics, Inc.
InHand Electronics, Inc. is a leading provider of low-power embedded system-level software and hardware technologies to Original Equipment Manufacturers. InHand provides run-time power management software and hardware/software reference platforms to developers of wireless devices, such as cellular telephones, PDAs, wearable computers, and smart sensors. The company’s products are used in a variety of industries, including military, healthcare, entertainment, and instrumentation. InHand’s Fingertip, Elf, and BatterySmart products are built on industry-leading technologies such as Intel’s XScale microprocessors and Linux and Microsoft’s Windows CE operating systems. The company’s headquarters are in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, please visit the company web site at www.inhand.com.
Rajant Corporation has developed wireless broadband systems and components that have multiple applications in homeland security, public safety, security and enterprise networking sectors. Rajant Corporation’s wireless LAN systems are portable, mobile, battery powered, self-integrating, self-meshing, self-healing, secure, 802.11 access points.
The company strategy includes working with government, civilian agencies and first responder organizations to define customer needs and to identify or create funding sources for customers as well. Rajant has succeeded in developing the private sector and federal customer base. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or view the company web site at www.rajant.com.