Mining corporations are investing in larger Autonomous Vehicle (AV) fleets of haulers, dozers and loaders to increase efficiency,
optimize production, and improve safety. As a result, wireless networks are now considered mission critical to operations. Loss of connectivity to AV equipment powers them down, stops operations and often requires human intervention to restart machines.
Below are 5 simple ways to make sure your AV equipment is supported by a high performance, rugged wireless network.
Machine down time is not something anyone wants to experience in a mining operation. Taking a revenue generating machine out of service for antenna repair directly impacts operations and can be avoided with a ruggedized antenna.
With large equipment, almost every link is non-line-of-sight (NLOS). Multi-polarized antennas have built in spatial diversity on every feed, allowing for a higher probability of the antenna receiving a signal.
When vehicles are on a hill, antennas may be on different radiation planes. Single polarity antennas will experience polarization mismatch. Utilizing multi-polarized antennas, changes in pitch or yaw will not slow network performance.
Proper antenna selection is key for a successful deployment. With correct antenna propagation, networks can maintain connectivity even in difficult environments. Multi-Polarized antennas are available in various pattern types to meet many network requirements
Not every piece of equipment offers ideal mounting and installation locations. By utilizing a custom solution, multiple antenna feeds can be integrated into one common unit, allowing for faster installations.
MP Antenna, LTD is the exclusive developer and manufacturer of Multi-Polarized antennas for demanding applications such as public safety, wireless broadband systems, WiFi, WiMax, video monitoring systems, 3G, CDMA, GSM, PCS, and LTE. The company’s product line improves signal penetration and connectivity in obstructed deployments, providing increased data throughput, enhanced voice clarity, and multi-path mitigation.
To be the world leader in passive Multi-Polarized Antenna Technology by offering products and solutions which provide all users the best possible wireless experience at any frequency.