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mobile hsdpa/wifi router powered by Linux

May 27, 2010, 09:04 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to J00p34 for this link. ]

"If you need wireless internet access on your boat, car, helicopter or while hiking, this may be the solution you are looking for. A Linux powered device sharing mobile broadband EVDO/HSDPA on a wifi router. The hardware runs on 110/220 volt with a DC power supply but it's very flexible allowing for 11-56 Volt DC input and even 5 volt trough an internal connector.

"The idea is simple, use your existing HSDPA data card to provide Internet access via WiFi. People use them for their car's, boats, rapidly deployable wifi access points anywhere high speed data cards work.

"The device is based on the original idea of Tor Amundson who wanted an always on internet link in his car, he even used this to make an automatic gps tracker which shows his location in google maps."

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