Rajant accelerates Canadian market reach with Crossover agreement

July 27, 2023
The new partnership has established Canada as one of Rajant’s top regions.

Rajant, a company focused on providing mesh wireless networking to industrial companies and communities, has gained a more significant presence in Canada through a strategic distribution agreement that it signed with Crossover last year.

Crossover is a wireless solutions provider skilled in design and engineering expertise to support North America.

Rajant said the agreement represents a further global investment to introduce its Kinetic Mesh solution to Crossover’s customers within industries such as mining, indoor automation, smart cities, public safety, and rural broadband.

Kinetic Mesh networks provide industrial customers with full mobility, allowing them to take their private network applications and data anywhere. The Kinetic Mesh has allowed successful testing of Crossover’s wireless solutions, such as add-on technologies, like fan controls, gas monitoring, geotechnical sensors, seismic sensors, post-blast reentry, hazard alerts, tracking, traffic control, and underground fleet management.

Through its partnership with Rajant, Crossover gains platforms that complement other technologies in its portfolio.

For example, Rajant’s wireless networking makes it possible to use Sonim phones for industrial-hardened communications in underground mines with all the functionality of a cell phone on the surface.

Darin Gibbons, EVP of Crossover, said that using a Rajant BreadCrumb radio on mobile equipment can enable voice coverage at the mine’s working face. “With Rajant, a NORCAT deployment allowed Crossover to evaluate its UHF/VHF to VoIP phone crossbanding solution that seamlessly allows the worker to use either a phone or a radio and communicate on a legacy and Kinetic Mesh system,” he said.

Gibbons added, "We’ve successfully tested add-on technologies, like fan controls, gas monitoring, geotechnical sensors, seismic sensors, post-blast reentry, hazard alerts, tracking, traffic control, underground fleet management.” 

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