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The Tech Spotlight Series is an interview series where we chat with experts in the technology sector about the latest in off-grid communications. For this month’s spotlight, we interviewed Raphael Abrams, the lead of hardware engineering at goTenna. As the company’s first employee, he developed goTenna’s two generations of consumer

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Having served in the United States Air Force as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC), I understand the importance of situational awareness for conventional and special operations forces missions. During my twenty years of service, I contributed to countless missions in austere environments attached to U.S. and coalition ground forces,

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The Tech Spotlight Series is an interview series where we chat with experts in the technology sector about the latest in off-grid communications. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are flying high above today’s battlefields, special events, and disaster zones to provide critical situational awareness to tactical teams on the ground. But

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This past June, I traveled to Alaska to conduct a product demonstration for the Army utilizing our goTenna Pro X mobile mesh networking solution. However, instead of simply showing the product to the Army and highlighting its capabilities and functions, they decided they wanted to see it in action for

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For teams using ATAK and other apps for situational awareness, goTenna Pro and Pro X mesh networking devices are now becoming a standard part of their communications equipment load. Once paired with a smartphone or other end user device, goTenna Pro’s mesh networking technology allows teams to maintain core mobile

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Army using TRX for their mobile communications
Defense

The Tech Spotlight Series is an interview series where we chat with experts in the technology sector about the latest in off-grid communications. In previous articles on The Last Mile we’ve discussed the usage of mobile mesh networking for basic connectivity. Whether that be for the use of public safety

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Defense

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones as they’re more commonly known – for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) functions is incredibly important for today’s military. UAV intelligence and data – whether that be still images or real-time, high definition video – serves a key function in

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Ask the average millennial or member of Gen Z to find you something on a paper map. If you do, I hope you’re prepared to wait for a while. Millennials have been accused of killing everything from chain restaurants to the diamond industry. And I’m certainly not trying to jump

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If you’ve ever served your nation as a member of the military, or served your community as a first responder, you may have heard the acronym, “ATAK.” Interestingly enough, depending on which of those communities you were a member of, that acronym could stand for something different. In the military,

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Defense

Our military does absolutely everything necessary to ensure that each, individual warfighter is prepared for action and capable of accomplishing their mission. It’s this individual attention to providing each soldier with the tools, skills, weapons and technologies necessary to succeed that has made America’s military the most effective and capable

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