Multi-Use IoT Device is Key Component of Nextivity HARMONY NaaS, a Low-Risk OPEX Private Networking Solution for the Middleprise
SAN DIEGO, CA – October 25, 2023 – Today, Nextivity – the industry leader in intelligent cellular coverage solutions – announced the expansion of its IoT offerings with the release of the Nextivity Smart Server Antenna. Part of the Nextivity Connectivity Core – a low-cost, quick-deploy Industry 4.0 infrastructure that includes sensors, edge computing and orchestration layers, and HARMONY Private Networking as a Service (NaaS) – the Smart Server Antenna delivers industry-first data and location capabilities at the component level for in-building wireless systems. The antenna features Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and Zigbee technology, which enables enterprises to utilize their in-building wireless infrastructure to support IoT applications.
Continuing the Nextivity mission to make IoT technology more affordable and accessible for enterprises, the Smart Server Antenna allows companies to ramp up and realize the benefits of IoT device deployments with minimal disruption to operations. The Nextivity IoT solution works alongside and integrates with existing wireless infrastructure components – including Wi-Fi – to complete the Connectivity Core.
The Smart Server Antenna pairs perfectly with the CEL-FI QUATRA 4000c for CBRS private LTE and IoT applications. Its flexible functionality also provides value when used with other CEL-FI Cellular Coverage and Nextivity SHIELD Public Safety solutions. In cellular deployments, the Smart Server Antenna enables in-building location tracking, navigation, and wireless sensor communication. For emergency response applications, the antenna’s active monitoring capabilities provide situational awareness data and damaged system component detection that helps first responders strategically approach an incident.
“The Smart Server Antenna sets a new standard for active server antennas and their capabilities. This is the latest example of our commitment to innovate new products that are truly unique and deliver on our promise to enable Industry 4.0 for the middleprise,” said Nextivity CEO Michiel Lotter. “With this affordable model that is easy to deploy and understand, enterprises have critical information on where their money is being spent and for what return. The Smart Server Antenna makes a tangible difference in a wireless ecosystem, whether it’s providing real-time insights that help enterprises maximize the benefits of Industry 4.0. or transmitting public safety information to better prepare first responders.”
The Smart Server Antenna is available exclusively in the United States through authorized Nextivity system integrator partners. Click here to learn more about the antenna.