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Mike Gibbs

Mike Gibbs is the Senior Forward Deployed Engineer at goTenna. He is a United States Army (Retired) communications professional with more than twenty-one years of active army federal service and fifteen years of Special Operations Forces (SOF) experience. He has more than two years of combined Field Service Representative related work with emphasis in the remote satellite node installation, network administration, foreign nation military advisor and wireless device configuration/server management.

Emergency ResponseLaw EnforcementMilitary

Prior to deploying to a crisis response center in a remote location, humanitarian aid workers typically have an initial communications plan which includes a list of crucial stakeholders, their goals, and the hierarchy for sharing information on the crisis. Team leaders have to know who they need to talk to,

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Emergency ResponseLaw EnforcementMilitary

In a previous article on The Last Mile, we looked at how elevating a goTenna Pro X mobile mesh networking device could drastically increase the range of the signal. We then looked at some of the different ways in which mobile mesh networking devices could be taken to incredible heights

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Dense forest testing ground in Michigan for goTenna Pro X range test for heavy canopy
Emergency ResponseResource CenterWildland Fire

Join Mike Gibbs, Senior Forward-Deployed Engineer at goTenna as he discusses his mesh network field test findings. During the test, his team was able to test goTenna Pro X mesh network range through moderate to heavy densities of vegetation at shoulder, canopy-level as well as above vegetation via a drone

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Operator using goTenna Pro X
Military

In a previous article on The Last Mile, Michael Thomas talked about some of the ways that the ATAK application and mobile mesh networking can help warfighters with land navigation. He also discussed how hours were shaved off of recon missions by incorporating the ATAK app and mobile mesh networking

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