Siklu $400 Compact 60GHz Radio

By: Sean Patton, Published on Jul 24, 2019

Siklu first entered the video surveillance market with a $6,000 per link solution, is now aiming down market with their newest 60GHz wireless radios, adding a lower cost, smaller radio to the MultiHaul product family.

In this report, based on discussions with Siklu, we examine the new radio offering, including:

  • What Are The Limitations Of Lower Cost Radios
  • What Verticals Are They Targeting
  • What Are The Advantages/Challenges to 60GHz
  • How Is Their Hardware Managed
  • How Much Does A Full Link Cost
  • How Will Ubiquiti Offering 60GHz Systems Impact Siklu

********** ******* *** ***** surveillance ****** **** *$*,*** *** **** ********, ** *** ****** down ****** **** *********** ***** ******** ******, ****** * ***** cost, ******* ***** ** the********* ******* ******.

** **** ******, ***** on *********** **** *****, we ******* *** *** radio ********, *********:

  • **** *** *** *********** Of ***** **** ******
  • **** ********* *** **** Targeting
  • **** *** *** **********/********** to *****
  • *** ** ***** ******** Managed
  • *** **** **** * Full **** ****
  • *** **** ******** ******** 60GHz ******* ****** *****

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Lower ****, ******* *****, ** *** ****** *****

*** ******* ********* ***** MSRPs *** $***, *** at *.*"**.*", ***** **** it ** **% ******* than * ****-**** ********* unit. **** *** **% smaller **** ********* ********'**" ******** ******* ****.

*** ******* ********* *********** of *** *** "*******" version ********* ****** *** range ** ~**% ******* (~820ft/250m) *** **** **** have * ****** ******** interface, ***** **** *** support *** ***** ******. Siklu **** *** ****** fully ************ **** ******** MultiHaul **** ******** *** report **** **********, ********, and ********** *** *** same.

Developed *** *******-**-**** *** **** ****

***** **** *** **** of ********** * ******* MulitHaul ***** *** ****** primarily ** *** *******-**-**** market *** **** **** networks, ** **** ***** product **** ******* ******* to *** **** ** a ****, ** ** a ****** ********* *****/**** box.

*** ********* *-****** ********* video ******* *** ********* offering:

*** **** ** * secondary ******** ********* *** PoE ****** ******** ********** hardware *** ***** ************ installations, ***** ***** *** complexity ** *************.

Advantage - ***** **********

***** ******** *** ******* more ********** *** ***** interference ******** ** *.*/**** Wi-Fi-based ******** *******.

**** ******** *******, ****** frequency (**-*****) ******* *** typically ******* ****** **** speeds ******* ** ****** channel *****. **** *.*/**** wireless ******* **** *** out ** *******, ****** many ******* ***** ******* bonding ******* **** *** reach **** ***** ** ideal **********.

Disadvantage - ***** *****

*** ******** ** ***** high **** ****** ** significantly ***** *****. ***** many *.*/**** ******** ******* can *********** ***+ *****, because *** ****** ** rain/weather ** **** ********* signals, *** ****** ***** of * ***** ** typically ****** * *****. Because ** *** **-****** coverage **** ** ***** base-station ******, ***** **** that ******* ****-********** ***** of *** ******* ********* is ~*****/****, *** ******** longer ****** *** ** achieved ** ***** **********.

**** ***** **** ******* impact ** **** **** installations ** ****-*** ******** links *** ******* *** typically ************* ******* **** 1 ****.

Advantage - ****** *********/*** ************

*** ******* ****** ********* of ***** ******** ***** it *********** ****** ** interference **** *********** ***** links, *** **** ******* reduces *** ******* ** jamming ** ************ *** traffic. ***** **** ******* of *** ****** ********* and *****-*****, ***** ******** are **** ** "*****" channels **** *****, ***** simplifies ******** ******* ******** for **********.

** ********** ******* ** the **** *********** ** millimeter **** ** **** the******* ****** *********** **** **** of *****, ***** ***** it ****** ** ****** in ************ ******* ** buildings, *****, ** ***** obstructions.

Auto ********* *******

** ***** ** **** setup ****** *** **** users *** ******* **********, Siklu *** *********** * solid-state ****** **** ******* technology ***** *** *********** fine-tune *** ****** ** the ******** ************. ********** get *** ****** ******* aligned, *** **** *** auto-alignment ***** ***** *********** to ****** ******* ******.

Cloud ****** ******* **********

*****'******** ********** ******** ******* ** * hosted ** **-******* ****** and ******** ****** ********** and ************* ** ***** radios. ****** ***** ******** upgrades *** ********* ***** provisioning ** **** *********. There ** * *** radio ************ *** *** EMS.

*************, ********'* ******* ********** software ** *** ******* as * ***** ******* and *** ** ********* on-premise ** ****-****** ** the *****.

Compared ** ********

******** ** ******** ****** *****-**-***** ******** **** ** ***** Beta ***** ****** *******, for $*** *** ******, but ** ** *** widely *********, *** ** currently **** ***. ***** there ** ********* **** to ***** ** ******** selling ***** *******, ***** said ******** ******** * competing ******* **** ******** their ******** *** ************ and ******** *** **** education/interest ** *****.

60GHz ********

**** ** ******** * 60GHz ******** ***** ** 2019.

Comments (6)

** **** ******** ********** Siklu ** * ******* surveillance ******* *** * municipal ********.  ** ********** specified ******** *** * year *** **** ** and *** **** ** are ********** **** *******.  We've *** ****** **** firetide ************ ** *.* & **** *** *********** on **** ******** *** like ********* * ******.   There ** ********* ******** they *** ****** ******* to *** **** **** less *** *****'* ******* to ** **** ** support **-** ************** *** attractive.  

 

*** ***'* ** ****** the ****** ** **** project *** *** ************ issues **'** *** **** firetide *** *** ****-*********.  This *********** ** *** miles **** *** **'* really * ***** *** potentially *** **** ** the ******** **'** ******* on.  

***, **** ***********! ****'* up **** ******** ***** days? ***** **** *** *********** *** **** ********** new ******* **? **** is *** ***** *'** heard ***** **** ** a *** *****.

*** ****...  ******** *** but... '***** *******' ** the ********** ***** :)

* ***** *** ******** ptp ****** *** **** 

 

***** ****

*** ****** ***** ** 60GHz ********* ** *** generally ******* ** **** / *******. *** ***** band *** * ********** characteristic **** ** ** absorbed ** ****** *********, dramatically ******** *** ***** in********** **********. **** ******** why * **** (**/*****) equipment *** *  ******* range **** * **** (60GHz) ******* ********* ** a ****** *********.

**** ************** ** ***** is ********** ** ********* by ********** ** **** it **** ***** **** any *********  ***** **** is ******** ** ***** interference ** ******* **** link - ** * result *** **** ** unlicensed ** *** **** majority ** *********.

**** * ***** **** that ******* ***** *** all *********** *** ****** small ** ***** ***** distances - ** * 250m ****, **% ***** Fresnel ********* ** *** mid ***** ** *** link ** * ***** at **** *** *.** at *****. 

********** ****, ******* *** the ******* ******* ** the ******** ********** ***.*** radios. ******* ***.**** *** custom *** ******** *** offer ******* ******* ********* to *******, ******** ** course **** **** ****** upon *** ***** ** local ************ *** ** generally ****** ** ******* in * ***** ** point ****** **** * point ** ********** ************.

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