With secure wireless, GE MDS™ devices utilize new technologies delivering complete networking solutions and withstanding the harshest environments.
MDS™ is a world leading single-source, end-to-end wireless solution provider. From wellhead monitoring to utility substation automation, our wireless devices are packaged for industrial environments and have been rated and tested to harsh industrial specifications. Our wireless networks carry serial and IP/Ethernet traffic, plus analog and digital I/O signals connected directly to field devices and sensors, accommodating an extensive array of industrial protocols.
MDS Orbit Platform – Licensed Solutions
The MDS Orbit Platform supports a diverse portfolio of industrial licensed narrowband wireless modems and routers to extend network coverage in various spectrum and geographic conditions. MDS Orbit’s licensed solutions with QAM and adaptive modulation offers 6 times increase in speed, cutting edge performance and versatility in the 400 and 900 MHz frequency bands.
MDS Orbit Platform – Unlicensed Solutions
The MDS Orbit Platform supports a diverse portfolio of industrial unlicensed wireless modems and routers to extend network coverage in various spectrum and geographic conditions. MDS Orbit’s unlicensed 900 MHz frequency uses proprietary state-of-the-art Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) algorithms to offer low latency networking in the 900 MHz unlicensed spectrum with effective interference avoidance.
MDS SD Series – Long Range IP/Ethernet and Serial
The MDS SD Series supports 200MHz, 400MHz and 900 MHz licensed frequency and features a software-defined modem and an optimized hardware platform supporting both IP/Ethernet and serial communications. SD products are ideal for customers using dedicated frequencies for long range communications to PLCs. These telemetry solutions are optimized with low power and sleep mode features for battery and solar applications.
MDS TransNET – Long Range, High Speed Serial
Today’s SCADA and Telemetry systems must transmit large amounts of data at ever increasing speeds. The MDS TransNET uses frequency hopping technology to provide a flexible wireless serial solution. Featuring a sleep mode that is well suited to solar-powered applications, store and forward capabilities, and unparalleled robustness, the TransNET sets new standards for reliable, long range wireless serial data transmission.
MDS iNET Series – Secure IP/Ethernet
The MDS iNET Series is an industrial wireless solution that provides long distance, unlicensed communications allowing users to interface with Ethernet and serial controllers. Comprised of the iNET 900 and iNET-II, the iNET Series offers the best balance of speed and range to enable a wide variety of applications requiring higher data capabilities than typical communication systems can provide.