B+B SmartWorx is installing an advanced traffic management system in Lincoln, Nebraska, upgrading the city’s traffic network structure and moving the field network structure to a full Gigabit Ethernet connection.
The contract involves a traffic signal and video communication network. The company offered a solution with up to 12-port connections in a switch with a 4Gbe Fiber connection, using its IXM intelligent provisioning technology. This allows the assignment of a fixed range of IP addresses to many devices at the same time.
IXM technology aims to solve problems with current network configuration, management and maintenance pain points. Advantech B+B SmartWorx’s eWorx range of managed Ethernet switches with embedded IXM technology. The company adds that IXM make firmware synchronisation easier.