Wireless for the Outdoor EnterpriseTM                   High Level Overview
Third Generation Meshes     • First generation (most mesh products)           – Geometrically-increasing throughput loss f...
Third Generation Structured MeshTM                                                             Separate                   ...
Key Intellectual Property     •   US Patent 7,420,952 awarded Sep 2008.         “High Performance Wireless Networks Using ...
Additional Patents Filed and in Process    •      AN 12/154,155 High Performance Wireless Networks Using Distributed Contr...
Core Technology Advantages     •    Extremely high performance, over many hops, low latency per hop           – High bandw...
Markets and Applications  • Event and Tactical Networks       –   Fast set-up, interference avoidance, high performance fo...
sporting       events© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   8
surveillance           solutions© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   9
public     safety© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   10
mobility      mesh© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   11
underground            mining© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   12
surface        mining© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   13
military    deployments© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   14
military    deployments© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   15
Products: The MD4000 Multi-radio module                                              • Off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware      ...
Products: MD 1000 Edge Nodes & Software                               •   Single Radio Structured Mesh Module             ...
P3MTM Hybrid Mesh Network                                                                       Isolated Networks Supporte...
Open Standards Java Based NMS                                         Java Based NMS Engine (shown with default skin)© 200...
Target Market Factors    • Requires high performance          – High bandwidth data          – Video or voice with delay a...
Representative Customers       1. Government & military applications in Video Surveillance, Border Security        2. Mini...
Unique Competitive Advantages  • Spectrum-optimized, easy to deploy       – Multi-radio, multi-channel backhaul with autom...
Technology Appendix© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   23
Performance Degradation For I/II Gen. Products© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited   24
Performance Degradation For Third Generation                                                                            On...
The Wired Switch Stack Paradigm        Separate       Contention        Domains           • Switch Stacks tree like topolo...
Radio and Platform Independence                                                     MESH                            RADIO ...
NMS Customization For OEMs        MESHDYNAMICS STANDARD                           CUSTOM NETWORK MANAGEMENT INTERFACE (Web...
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MeshDynamics Third Generation Mesh Architecture: Earlier-generation mesh networking products perform poorly in multi-hop (node-to-node relay) environments. MeshDynamics' patented low latency multiple radio wireless mesh preserves high performance [over multiple hops] that's been available only in wired networks until today.

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MeshDynamics Mesh Networks- High Level Overview

  1. 1. Wireless for the Outdoor EnterpriseTM High Level Overview
  2. 2. Third Generation Meshes • First generation (most mesh products) – Geometrically-increasing throughput loss from hop to hop • Second generation (aka dual radio) – Separate bands for backhaul and user traffic • Third generation (multi-radio backhaul) – Separate radios for backhaul uplink and downlink – Dynamic channel management – The keys are traffic, interference, and spectrum management – Addressed by key patent (7,420,952)© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 2
  3. 3. Third Generation Structured MeshTM Separate Contention Domains© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 3
  4. 4. Key Intellectual Property • US Patent 7,420,952 awarded Sep 2008. “High Performance Wireless Networks Using Distributed Control” Essential mesh capabilities, including • Throughput and latency management • Dynamic backhaul load management • Dynamic network topology management • Dynamic channel management • Local interference management • Self-configuration • Fault tolerance • Traffic forwarding Not limited to Wi-Fi • UWB, WPANs, WiMAX, … • US Patent 7,583,648 awarded Sept 2009 “Managing Jitter and Latency on Wireless LANs” Focus on Efficient VOIP transmission over wireless Mesh • Aggregated routing and delivery of VOIP packets • Novel approach to increase VOIP capacity through timed aggregation • Software extensions of VOIP phones to support increased VOIP capacity • Patent claims address other latency sensitive packet transmissions (e.g. Video)© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 4
  5. 5. Additional Patents Filed and in Process • AN 12/154,155 High Performance Wireless Networks Using Distributed Control – Continuation of AN 10/434,948 – Switch Stack Equivalence with Logical Radios (single and multiple) • AN 11/084,330 Multiple-radio Mission Critical Wireless Mesh Networks – Scanning Radio for higher speed mobility, faster reconvergence • Enables mobility handoffs with no performance loss – Full duplex, multi-radio mesh – Hybrid Mesh • AN 12/352,457 Self-forming VoIP Network – Enables persistent VoIP communication on isolated networks and transparent return to primary network • AN 61/148803 Persistent Mesh for Isolated Mobile And Temporal Networking – Enables structured mesh operation in isolated and reforming network clusters • AN 11/818,889 Mobility Extensions for Wireless Multiple Radio Mesh – Additional scanning methodologies for mobile mesh applications • AN 61/117,502 Real-time Video Packet Transforms to Avoid Retransmissions – For real time video streaming e.g. remote wireless video surveillance© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 5
  6. 6. Core Technology Advantages • Extremely high performance, over many hops, low latency per hop – High bandwidth - minimal delay for video, data – Proven superior in extensive testing by SPAWAR, USAF – Proven communication inside underground mine 40+ hops deep • Distributed dynamic radio intelligence – Cooperative “radio robots” inside node automate mesh set-up – Network reuses channels for maximum performance – Automated interference avoidance works at multiple levels • Exceptional mobility capabilities – Scanning subsystem continuously monitors RF environment – Dynamic network forms and reforms rapidly • Radio-Agnostic Architecture – Hardware Abstraction Layer treats radio as a port – Device Abstraction Layer supports 2.4G, 4.9G, 5.8G radio – Permitted channel list is dynamic and remotely configurable • Platform-Agnostic Software – Runs on multiple versions of Linux – Being ported to Windows (Laptops) and WinCE/WM (Smartphones)© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 6
  7. 7. Markets and Applications • Event and Tactical Networks – Fast set-up, interference avoidance, high performance for video – 100+ nodes with Professional Golfers Association (with IBM) • Mining and Seismic Exploration – High performance over many hops, compact size – Scalability demonstrated in 40+ hop underground mine for miner safety – 100+ nodes in wireless sensor grids for seismic exploration • Rail and Transportation Corridors – Mobility, consistent high performance over many hops – 60+ nodes evaluation in progress in Korea • Military and Mobility – High performance, automated network formation at speed – 25+ nodes truck convoy tested in Iraq, Army bases • Border and Perimeter Security - Surveillance – High performance for video over many hops, fast set-up – 25+ nodes deployed along Arizona-Mexico border for DHS • Time-Bounded Latency Sensitive Traffic (e.g., Video, VoIP)© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 7
  8. 8. sporting events© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 8
  9. 9. surveillance solutions© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 9
  10. 10. public safety© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 10
  11. 11. mobility mesh© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 11
  12. 12. underground mining© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 12
  13. 13. surface mining© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 13
  14. 14. military deployments© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 14
  15. 15. military deployments© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 15
  16. 16. Products: The MD4000 Multi-radio module • Off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware • Supports up to 4 radio cards • Dedicated scanning radio option 8 Inches • Rugged NEMA enclosure • Proprietary patented and patent- pending software for mesh routing and latency sensitive transmission • FCC, ETSI, Industry Canada • FIPS 140-2 Compliant • Spectralink Certifications© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 16
  17. 17. Products: MD 1000 Edge Nodes & Software • Single Radio Structured Mesh Module • Off-the-shelf low cost hardware 6.5 inches • Variety of price points • Extend backbone topology and NMS to edge • Hybrid Mesh for first-responder, security, many others • Low-end MPE version for Automated Meter Reading, etc • Software support for other Single radio modules (below)© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 17
  18. 18. P3MTM Hybrid Mesh Network Isolated Networks Supported MD1000 mesh dynamics MD1000 MD1000 MD1000 mesh dynamics MD1000 mesh dynamics MD1000 MD1000 MD1000 mesh dynamics Edge Node/ Single Radio Communications Multi-radio Mobile Mesh Backhaul© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 18
  19. 19. Open Standards Java Based NMS Java Based NMS Engine (shown with default skin)© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 19
  20. 20. Target Market Factors • Requires high performance – High bandwidth data – Video or voice with delay and latency sensitivity – Deterministic, switch-like performance and scale • Communication over broad area – High performance need over many hops • Rapid deployment, hastily formed, situation response • Mobility – alone or in combination with above • “Outdoor Enterprise” – That’s where the money is – New emerging commercial markets – New emerging military markets© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 20
  21. 21. Representative Customers 1. Government & military applications in Video Surveillance, Border Security 2. Mining and Industrial: oil exploration, remote machine management, mine safety 3. Applications requiring Wide Area Wireless Coverage (many hops): Sporting events, campuses, cities.© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 21
  22. 22. Unique Competitive Advantages • Spectrum-optimized, easy to deploy – Multi-radio, multi-channel backhaul with automatic channel selection • Sends & receives simultaneously • Eliminates contention, reduces latency/jitter – Uniquely high performance over multiple hops – Avoids interference from external sources proactively • 50X bandwidth improvement over other meshes • Superior for latency-sensitive traffic (voice, video) • Mobile node and user capabilities (mobile infrastructure) – Rail, highway, – Public safety applications© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 22
  23. 23. Technology Appendix© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 23
  24. 24. Performance Degradation For I/II Gen. Products© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 24
  25. 25. Performance Degradation For Third Generation One Hop 22-23 Mbps TCP/IP Two Hops 22-23 Mbps TCP/IP Three Hops 22-23 Mbps TCP/IP© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 25
  26. 26. The Wired Switch Stack Paradigm Separate Contention Domains • Switch Stacks tree like topology has proven scalability • MeshDynamics Emulates Layer II Switch Stack wirelessly. • Dynamic channel management insulates wireless “wires”© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 26
  27. 27. Radio and Platform Independence MESH RADIO  H/W  SECURITY 802.11 ALGORITHM & OS PLATFORM  COMPONENTS AP INDEPENDENCE BRIDGE OS ABSTRACTION LAYER ALL NETWORK DRIVERS  NET DRV  FOR SPECIFIED OS  COUPLING IMPLEMENT COUPLING  OS TO INTERFACE W/ OS  INTERFACE ABSTRACTION LAYER net Radio Specific Mappings drv© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 27
  28. 28. NMS Customization For OEMs MESHDYNAMICS STANDARD CUSTOM NETWORK MANAGEMENT INTERFACE (Web View) NETWORK MANAGEMENT INTERFACE MESHDYNAMICS NMS JAVA ENGINE AUTOMATION THIRD SCRIPTS PARTY ADAPTER THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS CUSTOM JAVA MESHDYNAMICS APPLICATION MESHDYNAMICS JAVA JAVASCRIPT APPLICATION API APPLICATION API© 2005-2009 MeshDynamics Corp. Unauthorized Distribution is prohibited 28
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