Hitachi ABB Power Grids introduced the Tropos TRO600, a rugged router for hybrid wireless architecture. The router is part of a portfolio of solutions designed to integrate 2G, 3G and 4G LTE communication technologies, broadband mesh and sub-GHz technologies.

The portfolio provides a combination of interoperable technologies on a single communication network. It addresses operating challenges from disparate purpose-built communication networks, and it helps future-proof mission-critical operations in industrial and utility environments, the company reported.

Advanced security features include secure storage of keys and credentials, device certificates, and comprehensive options for encryption and authentication.