US Pat. No. 10,003,124

DATA COMMUNICATIONS CASE HAVING AN INTERNAL ANTENNA ARRAY

Plum Laboratories, LLC, ...

1. A data communications apparatus for providing a data communications network, the apparatus comprising:a brief case style portable carrying case having a base, a lid connectable to the base, and a handle connected to the base, the lid movable with respect to the base between an open position and a closed position, the case having an inner surface;
a power supply secured inside the case;
a router device secured inside the case, the router device configured to enable two or more segmented, wireless networks, each wireless network having a separate service set identifier (SSID), wherein each SSID can accommodate multiple users;
an antenna array in electrical communication with the router device, the antenna array including at least a first pair of cellular antennas and at least two wireless networking antennas, each antenna of the antenna array secured inside the case; and
wherein when the lid is in a closed position, the case encloses the router device, the power supply, and the antenna array.

US Pat. No. 10,186,759

DATA COMMUNICATIONS CASE HAVING AN INTERNAL ANTENNA ARRAY

Plum Laboratories, LLC, ...

1. A data communications apparatus for providing a data communications network, the apparatus comprising:a brief case style portable carrying case having an external length, width, and depth, the length having the largest dimension, the length being between about 16 inches and about 22 inches;
a power supply securable inside the case;
a router device securable inside the case, the router device including at least one cellular gateway for wide area network communication as well as being configured to enable two or more segmented, wireless networks for local area network communication, each wireless network having a separate service set identifier (SSID), wherein each SSID can accommodate multiple users; and
an antenna array in electrical communication with the router device, the antenna array including at least a first pair of cellular antennas and at least two wireless networking antennas, the first pair of cellular antennas positioned on opposing sides of the length of the case, the at least two wireless networking antenna positioned between the first pair of cellular antennas;
wherein the first pair of cellular antennas are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the at least one cellular gateway, and the at least two wireless networking antennas are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the two or more segmented, wireless networks.

US Pat. No. 10,659,578

DATA COMMUNICATIONS BACKPACK

Plum Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A data communications backpack apparatus comprising:a backpack carrier;
a power supply positioned in the backpack carrier;
a router device positioned in the backpack carrier, the router device in electrical communication with the power supply, the router device including at least one cellular gateway for wide area network communication as well as being configured to enable at least one wireless network for local area network communication, the at least one wireless network having a service set identifier (SSID), wherein the SSID can accommodate multiple users; and
an antenna array positioned in the backpack carrier, the antenna array in electrical communication with the router device, the antenna array including at least two cellular antennas and one or more wireless networking antennas;
wherein at least two cellular antennas are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the at least one cellular gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,243,261

DATA COMMUNICATIONS CASE HAVING AN INTERNAL ANTENNA ARRAY

Plum Laboratories, LLC, ...

1. A data communications apparatus comprising:a case having a base and a lid connectable to the base, the lid movable with respect to the base between an open position and a closed position;
a power supply positioned inside the case;
a router device positioned inside the case, the router device including a plurality of external ports;
an antenna array secured to the case, the antenna array in electrical communication with the router device;
an access port defined in the case and aligned with the external ports of the router device such that the external ports are accessible through the access port;
an access port door pivotally connected to the case, the access port door movable between an open position and a closed position on the case, the access port door covering the access port when the access port door is in the closed position; and
a wire receiving conduit positioned between the external ports of the router device and the access port, the wire receiving conduit including a central passage extending through the wire receiving conduit in a direction from the access port to the external ports in the router device.

US Pat. No. 10,382,602

DATA COMMUNICATIONS BACKPACK

Plum Laboratories, LLC, ...

1. A data communications backpack apparatus comprising:a backpack carrier having:
an upper opening extending into a central storage area;
a first side pocket defined on the backpack carrier;
a second side pocket defined on the backpack carrier; and
a lower compartment defined below and separated from the central storage area;
a power supply positioned in the first pocket;
a router device positioned in the second pocket, the router device in electrical communication with the power supply;
a rigid support frame positioned within the lower compartment, the rigid support frame including at least one frame member substantially spanning across the lower compartment; and
an antenna array positioned in the lower compartment and mounted on the at least one frame member of the rigid support frame, the antenna array in electrical communication with the router device, the antenna array including one or more cellular antennas and one or more wireless networking antennas.

US Pat. No. 10,381,714

DATA COMMUNICATIONS CASE

Plum Laboratories, LLC, ...

1. A data communications apparatus comprising:a brief case style portable carrying case having a length, width, and a depth, the length having the largest dimension;
a power supply securable inside the case;
a router device securable inside the case, the router device including at least one cellular gateway for wide area network communication as well as being configured to enable at least one wireless network for local area network communication, the at least one wireless network having a service set identifier (SSID), wherein the SSID can accommodate multiple users; and
an antenna array in electrical communication with the router device, the antenna array including at least a first pair of cellular antennas and at least two wireless networking antennas;
wherein the first pair of cellular antennas are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the at least one cellular gateway, and the at least two wireless networking antennas are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the at least one wireless network.

US Pat. No. 10,249,938

DATA COMMUNICATIONS CASE HAVING AN INTERNAL ANTENNA ARRAY

Plum Laboratories, LLC, ...

1. A data communications apparatus for providing a data communications network, the apparatus comprising:a brief case style portable carrying case having a base, a lid, and an external length, width, and depth, the length having the largest dimension, the length being between about 15 inches and about 22 inches;
a power supply securable inside the case;
a router device securable inside the case, the router device including at least one cellular gateway for wide area network communication as well as being configured to enable a wireless network for local area network communication, the wireless network able to accommodate up to 32 simultaneous users; and
an antenna array in electrical communication with the router device, the antenna array including a plurality of isolated antenna elements all enclosed within an antenna housing, the antenna housing secured within the case, the plurality of antenna elements including at least a first pair of cellular antenna elements and at least two wireless networking antenna elements;
wherein the first pair of cellular antenna elements are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the at least one cellular gateway, and the at least two wireless networking antenna elements are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the two or more segmented, wireless networks, and
wherein the power supply, router device, and antenna array are all enclosed within the case when the base and the lid are in a closed position.

US Pat. No. 10,468,755

DATA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM FOR A VEHICLE

Plum Laboratories, LLC, ...

1. A data communications system for a vehicle having an exterior surface and an interior space, the data communications system comprising:a support frame positionable within the interior space of the vehicle;
a case movable between an open and a closed position, the case mountable to the exterior surface of the vehicle;
a power supply positioned on the support frame;
a power supply slot defined in the support frame, the power supply slot sized to receive the power supply
a router device connected to the support frame and electrically communicated with the power supply;
an antenna array mounted within the case, the antenna array communicated with the router device, the antenna array including at least two cellular antennas;
a second power supply electrically communicated with the router device; and
a second power supply slot defined in the support frame, the second power supply slot sized to receive the second power supply.

US Pat. No. 10,651,545

DATA COMMUNICATIONS CASE

Plum Laboratories, Inc., ...

1. A data communications apparatus comprising:a brief case style portable carrying case having a length, width, and a depth, the length having the largest dimension;
a power supply securable inside the case;
a router device securable inside the case, the router device including at least one cellular gateway for wide area network communication as well as being configured to enable at least one wireless network for local area network communication, the at least one wireless network having a service set identifier (SSID), wherein the SSID can accommodate multiple users; and
an antenna array in electrical communication with the router device, the antenna array including at least a first pair of cellular antennas and at least one wireless networking antenna;
wherein the first pair of cellular antennas are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the at least one cellular gateway.

US Pat. No. 10,587,033

DATA COMMUNICATIONS CASE

Plum Laboratories LLC, S...

1. A data communications apparatus for providing a data communications network, the apparatus comprising: a brief case style portable carrying case; a power supply securable inside the case; a router device securable inside the case, the router device including at least one cellular gateway for wide area network communication as well as being configured to enable at least one wireless network for local area network communication, the at least one wireless network having a service set identifier (SSID), wherein the SSID can accommodate multiple users; and an antenna array in electrical communication with the router device, the antenna array including at least a first pair of cellular antennas, at least one wireless networking antenna, and a satellite antenna; wherein the first pair of cellular antennas are configured to support multiple input multiple output applications for the at least one cellular gateway; and a satellite mounting assembly secured to the case, the satellite antenna secured to the satellite mounting assembly, the satellite mounting assembly being extendable from the case to extend the satellite antenna above or away from the case during use of the satellite antenna, the satellite mounting assembly being collapsible to store the satellite antenna within the case when the satellite antenna is not in use.