Zinwave introduces new wireless coverage solution for elevators
May 3, 2016
Zinwave will be showcasing its new wireless coverage solution for elevators at the World Elevator and Escalator Expo in Guangzhou, China on May 10-13, 2016. They will be demonstrating how its small, fiber-fed remote amplifier units can eliminate the challenges of maintaining consistent cellular and public safety wireless signals inside elevator cars. This technology is already in use at Studio City Macau and is planned for deployment soon at the MGM Resort Macau.
In the past, building owners have tried to achieve wireless coverage in elevators by deploying distributed antenna systems (DAS) in elevator lobbies or at one end of each elevator shaft, but the elevator cars’ mobility has made it difficult to maintain a consistent signal, leading to dropped calls and frustrated users. Zinwave’s on-car remote amplifiers ensure a strong and consistent cellular and public safety wireless service inside the car no matter where it moves.
“Cellular users and mobile devices used by first responders need to connect everywhere, even inside moving elevators,” said John Spindler, vice president of marketing at Zinwave. “While most other DAS platforms use large, heavy remote amplifier units that preclude their use on the tops of elevator cars, Zinwave’s thin, light, fiber-fed remote units are the perfect solution.”