Red Lion issued a press release today to announce that our multi-carrier 4G LTE Sixnet® series RAM® 6000 and 9000 industrial cellular RTUs have earned NEMA TS2 section 2 compliance, which validates industrial equipment for use in Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) applications. By providing an easy upgrade path for ITS environments without communication or unreliable landline options, Red Lion’s industrial RTUs enable system integrators, municipalities, engineering firms and network integrators to benefit from easy-to-deploy cellular connectivity.


ITS applications often include remotely located overhead message boards, road condition and speed zone signs, traffic lights, intersection monitors and collision avoidance systems that require around-the-clock, low-latency network access. The high-bandwidth and industrially-hardened qualities of Red Lion’s RAM RTUs support reliable communication with remote sites – even those that may change in location such as mobile traffic trailers. Also supported is monitoring of multi-service applications that may include video cameras and traffic intersection monitoring. In addition, the rugged characteristics of RAM cellular RTUs support wide temperature ranges and high shock/vibration tolerance to protect against challenging outdoor environments.


“With the RAM 6000 and 9000 industrial cellular RTUs receiving NEMA TS2 compliance, ITS engineers now have the option of industry-leading communications equipment that operates reliably in outdoor environments. Our rugged RTUs feature some of the widest environmental specifications for operation in harsh environments. Together with the benefits of multi-carrier 4G LTE support, the RAM 6000 and 9000 are able to reliably help serve the critical area of traffic safety.”

Colin Geis
Red Lion Controls