Firetide (MIT) network to be used in Mumbai subway

Firetide, an MIT spinoff focusing on wireless infrastructure mesh networks, announced on Thursday, May 13, a partnership with Thales Portugal S.A. The two companies will deploy a real-time wireless network that will provide onboard video surveillance and broadcast of text messages to onboard display for the Mumbai subway. Speeds of 10 Mbps will be supported while trains are traveling at 50 mph. [press release]

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