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|Industry||Wireless, Smart Grid, Energy|
|Headquarters||San Diego, CA|
|Products||Ultra Link Processing
Ultra Link Processing System Release 1.2
Remote Monitoring Unit
|Slogan||Secure. Scalable. Reliable. Simple.|
On-Ramp Wireless is a systems provider for low-power wide area scalable sensor networking and location tracking. The company’s Total Reach Network (OTR) solution is a wireless system purpose-built to solve the challenges of device monitoring, the Smart Grid and asset tracking in metro-scale and other difficult radio propagation environments.
Applications include Industrial Sensor Networking, AMR/AMI, Building Control, Remote Monitoring, Energy Management, and real-time location tracking using the free 2.4 GHz ISM bands. On-Ramp’s hardware has been tested at over an 30 mile range in the 2.4 GHz free ISM band while maintaining low power operation. It is optimized for robustness, range and capacity.
On-Ramp is a founding member of and actively working within the IEEE 802.15.4k standards task group, which specifies the physical layer and media access control for Low-Energy Critical Infrastructure Monitoring (LECIM).
Ultra-Link Processing (ULP)
On-Ramp’s Ultra-Link Processing (ULP) communication system provides connectivity for a number of device monitoring applications, such as Smart Grid, including Smart Metering, water distribution systems, environmental monitoring, and energy-optimizing infrastructure systems. The ULP was created as an alternative to the current cellular and wireless mesh systems used within the Smart Grid and industrial automation applications today.
Ultra-Link Processing (ULP) System Release 1.2
The Ultra-Link Processing (ULP) System Release 1.2 is a global device monitoring system uniquely developed for Smart Grid and other low power, critical infrastructure monitoring applications. A development of On-Ramp’s ULP wireless system, the ULP System Release 1.2 delivers expanded features including the enabling of secure, wide-area, low-cost coverage and capacity, even for hard-to-reach powered or battery-operated meters and sensors connecting to utility and other industrial applications.
Network Renamed On-Ramp Total Reach Network
In January 2013, On-Ramp renamed their wireless technology to eliminate confusion over ultra-low power wireless (also ULP) standardization efforts.
Remote Monitoring Unit (RMU)
The Remote Monitoring Unit (RMU) is a certified Smart Grid and infrastructure-monitoring device to monitor the activity of power lines and grid assets. In its first application deployment, the RMU provides specific functionality for monitoring and automatic alarm notification of solar-powered and line-power obstruction warning lights in electric transmission towers, cellular towers and other obstacles.
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