US Patent No. 10,659,578

DATA COMMUNICATIONS BACKPACK


Patent No. 10,659,578
Issue Date May 19, 2020
Title Data Communications Backpack
Inventorship Dawson Lee Williams, Springfield, TN (US)
Assignee Plum Laboratories, Inc., Skyland, NC (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,659,578

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.