The History of Rajant:
Rajant was founded two decades ago on a vision…

for a new, dynamic communications network that would deliver on the promises of mobility, scalability, bandwidth, and immunity to failure. Explore all the innovation our company has advanced since then, the milestones we’re proud to have achieved, and where we have our sights set for the future.

  1. 9/11 Revealed Crucial Shortcomings in Traditional Wireless Networks
    September 11, 2001

    9/11 Revealed Crucial Shortcomings in Traditional Wireless Networks

    9/11 was the deadliest terrorist attack in the U.S. and it quickly sparked change. The importance of a fully mobile wireless network system was evident, especially for first responders in times of crisis.

  2. Rajant is Founded by Robert Schena and Paul Hellhake
    October 19, 2001

    Rajant is Founded by Robert Schena and Paul Hellhake

    Rajant was formed from a vision for a more robust, fully mobile mesh network technology, at a time when demand was growing for a reliable, wireless broadband network that could operate in mission-critical applications.

  3. Rajant Aids in Tsunami Disaster Relief
    January 2004

    Rajant Aids in Tsunami Disaster Relief

    Rajant established portable wireless networks in Phuket, Thailand to aid disaster relief. The network allowed the refugee camp and medical administrators to access the internet and make VoIP calls globally to search for lost loved ones. This also assisted the identification and reclamation center in sending DNA out for body identification.

  4. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME
    August 2005

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME

    The BreadCrumb ME is the smallest and lightest BreadCrumb device offered, making it ideal for deployments with strict size and/or weight constraints. The BreadCrumb ME only contains one radio by default.

  5. Rajant Assists in Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort
    September 2005

    Rajant Assists in Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort

    A Rajant team deployed wireless connectivity at Touro Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. The network allowed staff to help reboot their IT systems that had been disconnected and provide communication channels to treat patients. In Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, Rajant set up internet access connectivity and VoIP calling services for first responders.

  6. Rajant Obtains Its First Client PEMA (Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency)
    September 2006

    Rajant Obtains Its First Client PEMA (Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency)

    The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) helps communities and citizens mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other human-made disasters.

  7. Rajant Expands Into India with SMR Solutions P Ltd Partnership
    October 2007

    Rajant Expands Into India with SMR Solutions P Ltd Partnership

    The partnership helped Rajant provide rugged and portable network solutions to Indian and South Asian Association Regional Cooperation (SAARC) markets.

  8. Rajant Selected by Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Mine to Increase Efficiency & Production
    November 2007

    Rajant Selected by Rio Tinto’s Kennecott Mine to Increase Efficiency & Production

    Kennecott Copper Mine was Rajant’s first significant installation in the mining industry, and included a large number of BreadCrumbs to enable loader trucks, shovels, pumps, and laptops to communicate with each other in real-time.

  9. Rajant Announces Partnership with Mine Site Technologies
    January 2008

    Rajant Announces Partnership with Mine Site Technologies

    MST helped Rajant deliver global mining communications solutions to underground and open-pit mines through their global pipeline.

  10. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME2
    February 1, 2008

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME2

    The ME2 is a portable battery-operated wireless mesh network node that supports open-standard IEEE 802.11 b/g protocols to enable data, voice and video applications. This device supports FIPS 140-2 and requires only a single switch to operate.

  11. Wheeler Machinery Co. Becomes Rajant’s First U.S. / Mining Reseller
    February 6, 2008

    Wheeler Machinery Co. Becomes Rajant’s First U.S. / Mining Reseller

    In these industries, it is imperative there is a network that can adjust to changes in the network topology. Rajant’s technology will allow customers to benefit from lower working costs and increased efficiency.

  12. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX
    April 2008

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX

    The Rajant BreadCrumb LX is a rugged, multi-radio, wireless transceiver that forms a mesh network (using InstaMesh®) when used in conjunction with other BreadCrumb devices. This portable, wireless mesh network node can operate in extreme conditions and has several mounting options.

  13. Iron Ore Company of Canada Handpicks Rajant for Mine Wide Wireless Communications
    August 2008

    Iron Ore Company of Canada Handpicks Rajant for Mine Wide Wireless Communications

    IOC is a supplier and producer of iron ore pellets and concentrates, one of the world’s largest. With extreme weather conditions they demanded a network that handles challenging environments.

  14. Rajant and Wagner Equipment Ink Deal to Provide Kinetic Mesh for Peabody El Segundo Mine
    September 2008

    Rajant and Wagner Equipment Ink Deal to Provide Kinetic Mesh for Peabody El Segundo Mine

    Together, the companies deployed a wireless mesh network for Peabody Energy’s El Segundo Mine in New Mexico. Peabody Energy is the largest private coal company in the world.

  15. Rajant and Armoured Exports LLP Begin Global Distribution Partnership
    January 2009

    Rajant and Armoured Exports LLP Begin Global Distribution Partnership

    Armoured Exports LLP distributes rugged wireless mesh solutions to unique markets such as military, government, utility, and construction markets.

  16. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME3
    December 2009

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME3

    The Rajant BreadCrumb ME3 is a man-packable, battery-operated portable transceiver designed to support applications that require quick network connectivity. The ME3 includes a faster processor than its predecessor, the BreadCrumb ME2, and an N-Type antenna connector.

  17. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb JR
    June 2010

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb JR

    Rajant’s first lightweight wireless mesh network node is ideal to be mounted on people and equipment in the field. Although not intended for infrastructure, the JR can be combined with Rajant’s LX and ME models to form a complete meshing solution.

  18. Northrop Grumman Includes Rajant’s Technology in Military C-RAM Contract
    August 2010

    Northrop Grumman Includes Rajant’s Technology in Military C-RAM Contract

    Rajant’s technology is installed in C-RAM systems at forwarding operating bases (FOB). C-RAM systems are used to detect incoming rockets and artillery and mortars, warn those in the area, and sometimes destroy those weapons. Reliable mesh networks are used to communicate warnings to alarm towers.

  19. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX4
    January 2011

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX4

    LX4 is a rugged wireless transceiver that holds between two and four radios, and that forms a mesh network when used with other BreadCrumbs.

  20. FierceWireless Names Rajant as One of Its “Fierce 15” Wireless Companies of 2011
    May 2011

    FierceWireless Names Rajant as One of Its “Fierce 15” Wireless Companies of 2011

    Rajant was recognized for being a top private wireless company by new innovations in the industry. FierceWireless says "Rajant’s innovative data offload solution can help operators solve network capacity issues and keep their networks from becoming overloaded."

  21. Kairos Autonomi Includes Rajant Technology in Navy Contract
    July 2011

    Kairos Autonomi Includes Rajant Technology in Navy Contract

    Navy Moving Land Target (MLT) Program allows unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) to be used as targets to hit during training exercises. LX3 BreadCrumbs will transmit video to command centers in charge of the UGVs.

  22. Rajant Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary
    October 2011

    Rajant Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary

    Rajant celebrates ten years of providing robust mesh technology used around the world and across a broad array of industries, including military, industrial, transportation, utilities, telecommunications, and all levels of governments.

  23. Rajant is the Top Supplier for Northrop Grumman Information Systems
    November 2011

    Rajant is the Top Supplier for Northrop Grumman Information Systems

    Rajant was honored for high quality and services provided to Northrop Grumman's commercial and government customers.

  24. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME4
    September 2012

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ME4

    The ME4 is a mid-level wireless mesh solution that is lightweight and portable, featuring multiple configuration options. It is ideal for adding wireless infrastructure and mobile nodes into an existing network.

  25. SCAN RF Projects Ltd Becomes Rajant’s First Distributor in Africa
    September 1, 2013

    SCAN RF Projects Ltd Becomes Rajant’s First Distributor in Africa

    SCAN RF Projects will help customers in Africa use Rajant’s wireless communication systems to increase efficiency and productivity across the region, specifically in mines.

  26. Rajant Introduces First-Iteration of Rail Generator
    September 15, 2013

    Rajant Introduces First-Iteration of Rail Generator

    The rail generator brings a power supply to cargo trains. This will eliminate inefficiency by allowing instant access to sensor networks, positive train control, video monitoring, and increased passenger safety measures.

  27. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX5
    May 2014

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb LX5

    The LX5 is our premier BreadCrumb solution with the most transceivers and antenna ports. This system is engineered to form a rock-solid foundation that allows your mesh network to provide continuous communications between people and assets.

  28. Rajant Receives Frost & Sullivan’s Enabling Technology Leadership Award
    October 2014

    Rajant Receives Frost & Sullivan’s Enabling Technology Leadership Award

    Rajant was recognized with the Enabling Technology Leadership Award in Mesh Networking Solutions for the Industrial Environment, for being innovative and blazing the trail for new technologies that customers value.

  29. First Veteran’s Day Luncheon in Support of the Wounded Warriors Project
    November 5, 2014

    First Veteran’s Day Luncheon in Support of the Wounded Warriors Project

    Rajant annually hosts an event to honor and thank veterans each year. In 2014, Rajant donated $20,000 to Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors, Inc.

  30. Rajant Launches New Channel Partner Program
    November 16, 2014

    Rajant Launches New Channel Partner Program

    Through the program, Rajant aims to work with distributors, resellers, and integrators to expand wireless networking solutions to new verticals worldwide.

  31. Rajant Holds Its First Annual Partner Summit
    April 2015

    Rajant Holds Its First Annual Partner Summit

    The Partner Summit and Charity Golf Tournament is a great opportunity to meet and socialize with Rajant and fellow distributors to discuss new technologies and recommended best practices. The top 3 winners of the tournament have donations made to the PA Wounded Warriors in their name.

  32. Rajant Private Wireless Network Technology Earns Class 1 Division 1 Certification for Oil & Gas
    May 2015

    Rajant Private Wireless Network Technology Earns Class 1 Division 1 Certification for Oil & Gas

    ME4 MIMO products received CE conformity marks, allowing Rajant to expand into new markets such as European Union and UK. The C1D1 enclosures offer a special solution for hazardous locations in the Oil & Gas industry.

  33. BT and Rajant Corporation Bring Global Networks into the Heart of Industrial Environments
    September 2015

    BT and Rajant Corporation Bring Global Networks into the Heart of Industrial Environments

    Rajant partners with BT, a leading communication company serving the UK. This partnership will allow Rajant to focus their wireless mesh technology in industrial operations where IoT can work towards autonomy.

  34. Kinetic Mesh Networks Enable AirMast Tethered Drone System Across Remote Geographies
    October 2016

    Kinetic Mesh Networks Enable AirMast Tethered Drone System Across Remote Geographies

    Rajant’s BreadCrumbs work together to form a resilient, real-time aerial broadband network, allowing advancement in communication and surveillance using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

  35. Rajant Opens an Arizona Office
    December 2016

    Rajant Opens an Arizona Office

    The new facility is home to the information assurance team which ensures technology is built with advanced security measures.

  36. Named Top 10 WLAN Solution Provider of 2017 by Enterprise Networking Magazine
    February 2017

    Named Top 10 WLAN Solution Provider of 2017 by Enterprise Networking Magazine

    Rajant was recognized for our Kinetic Mesh Network, which provides a cost-effective and fully mobile wireless network in the most challenging environments.

  37. SEC Uses Rajant’s Kinetic Mesh™ as the Wireless Communications Infrastructure for the Sharp INTELLOS™ A-UGV
    April 5, 2017

    SEC Uses Rajant’s Kinetic Mesh™ as the Wireless Communications Infrastructure for the Sharp INTELLOS™ A-UGV

    The Sharp INTELLOS A-UGV is a surveillance security robot that will capture audio and video data to communicate back to the command and control center using Rajant’s mesh network.

  38. Rajant Partners with Mitsui USA
    April 25, 2017

    Rajant Partners with Mitsui USA

    The partnership will help companies solve advanced communication obstacles of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things), autonomous applications, drones, and V2V (vehicle to vehicle).

  39. Rajant Opens a Manufacturing Facility in Morehead, Kentucky
    September 2017

    Rajant Opens a Manufacturing Facility in Morehead, Kentucky

    The building is 9,600 square feet located on Main St. The idea behind expansion was to partner with the Morehead State University’s nationally acclaimed Space Science Center. 28 jobs were created from this new facility, with most of them being recent graduates from Morehead State.

  40. Rajant and DEWALT Collaborate on Jobsite WiFi Access Point
    May 2017

    Rajant and DEWALT Collaborate on Jobsite WiFi Access Point

    This product allows Wi-Fi connectivity on construction job sites to have scalability, high speed data, and mobility. As the jobsite changes and progresses, the Jobsite WiFi Access Points self-heal and adapt, retaining connectivity on site and helping to keep users connected to their data.

  41. Rajant Officially Moves to New Headquarters in Malvern, Pa
    April 2018

    Rajant Officially Moves to New Headquarters in Malvern, Pa

    The move to 28,000-square-foot building mimics global expansion as a company and offers a larger space for community involvement. The building features a Prototype Development Room and an Open Lab for compliance and thermal testing.

  42. Rajant Delivers CCTV Network Solution for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding
    May 19, 2018

    Rajant Delivers CCTV Network Solution for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding

    In just 3 days, Rajant and the Thames Valley Police deployed 11 cameras with 13 of Rajant’s BreadCrumb nodes to deliver fast, stable and high-definition CCTV, ensuring the massive amount of wireless output from broadcasters, security, and the general public did not prevent transmission of the key imagery.

  43. Rajant Offers C1D2 Intrinsically Safe Radios
    May 23, 2018

    Rajant Offers C1D2 Intrinsically Safe Radios

    In hazardous locations such as offshore drilling rigs, refineries, and chemical plants, it is challenging to incorporate safe autonomous and IoT devices. Given this certification, Rajant can offer one simple solution while meeting mobility and connectivity expectations.

  44. Rajant Hosts the Greater Philadelphia “Autonomy Summit” at New Headquarters
    June 2018

    Rajant Hosts the Greater Philadelphia “Autonomy Summit” at New Headquarters

    Thought leaders and innovators discussed and demonstrated ideas about artificial intelligence and the shift toward the Industrial IoT of Things.

  45. Rajant Becomes Partners with Wabtec LLC
    July 2018

    Rajant Becomes Partners with Wabtec LLC

    This partnership looks to increase digitalization of the rail industry through emerging technologies that will advance passenger and freight operations.

  46. Rajant Enters the Port Scene When DP World Becomes Our First Port Customer
    September 2018

    Rajant Enters the Port Scene When DP World Becomes Our First Port Customer

    DP World Antwerp selected BT’s wireless communication solution based on Rajant’s scalable and reliable Kinetic Mesh. This network allows all assets in the port to communicate using real-time data to keep operations running efficiently.

  47. Rajant Sponsors Power of the Purse in Support of Home of the Sparrow
    October 25, 2018

    Rajant Sponsors Power of the Purse in Support of Home of the Sparrow

    Home of the Sparrow supports local women and families facing homelessness find stability to move towards a positive future.

  48. Rajant Partners with Madison Technologies as a New Distributor
    November 2018

    Rajant Partners with Madison Technologies as a New Distributor

    This agreement executed expansion into Australia and New Zealand to give customers a versatile and mission-critical reliable solution.

  49. Rajant Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification
    March 2019

    Rajant Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

    The certification demonstrates Rajant’s compliance at the Morehead, Kentucky facility with the production, technical support, and manufacturing of secure network radios.

  50. Rajant Forms Strategic Partnership with Extronics
    April 2019

    Rajant Forms Strategic Partnership with Extronics

    Extronic’s Wi-Fi tags combined with Rajant’s software will power active RFID tags with the ability to track assets while improving overall performance.

  51. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb KM3
    May 2019

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb KM3

    The KM3 BreadCrumb is a non-ruggedized version of Rajant’s ME4, with the same performance and features but without the IP67 housing and operating at a lower temperature range.

  52. Rajant Provides a CCTV Network Solution for the Royal Ascot Race
    June 2019

    Rajant Provides a CCTV Network Solution for the Royal Ascot Race

    Having an estimated 300,000-person guest list, safety of guests was very significant at the Royal Ascot Race. Rajant provided CCTV video surveillance for police and security personnel.

  53. Rajant’s Office Dog – Pumbaa
    July 2019

    Rajant’s Office Dog – Pumbaa

    Dr. Dawid Preller and Australian Droid + Robot gifted Rajant an Explora droid. Pumbaa is used in underground applications.

  54. Rajant Is Named a Top 10 Wireless Solution Provider
    August 2, 2019

    Rajant Is Named a Top 10 Wireless Solution Provider

    A distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and the Enterprise Networking Magazine’s editorial board reviewed the top solution providers in the wireless domain and chose Rajant as a company at the forefront of tackling the challenges associated with wireless technologies.

  55. Rajant Expands to Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
    August 20, 2019

    Rajant Expands to Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

    Main areas of interest include Oil & Gas in CIS along with the mining of natural resources in the surrounding regions.

  56. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ES1
    August 27, 2019

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb ES1

    The ES1 BreadCrumb comes in a compact, lightweight, IP67 package. This commercial-grade network node not only offers reliability, performance and scalability but also security to support virtually any application, operating in outdoor environments that can utilize a less ruggedized solution.

  57. Rajant Partners with Dejero to Fight Fires in Santa Barbara, California
    October 2019

    Rajant Partners with Dejero to Fight Fires in Santa Barbara, California

    Using Rajant Kinetic Mesh, bulldozers fighting the flames on the ground were able to transmit real-time data back to the command center working to manage the blaze.

  58. Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb DX2
    November 5, 2019

    Rajant Launches the BreadCrumb DX2

    Crafted in 100% magnesium and weighing only 123g, the DX2 is Rajant’s smallest and lightest BreadCrumb to date and is especially ideal for drones. It is our single-transceiver, MIMO-antenna system and is fully compatible with the other BreadCrumbs in the Rajant product portfolio line.

  59. Rajant Joins Project 15 Animal Conservation Initiative
    November 26, 2019

    Rajant Joins Project 15 Animal Conservation Initiative

    The goal of this partnership is to bring change and raise awareness for sustainability and environment conservation through IoT technology.

  60. CIO Review Names Rajant One of the 10 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers
    December 2019

    CIO Review Names Rajant One of the 10 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers

    Rajant was selected due to our portable technology and capabilities of delivering communications in real time.

  61. Rajant's Network is Deployed at the Aspen Snowmass Freeskiing Open
    February 2020

    Rajant's Network is Deployed at the Aspen Snowmass Freeskiing Open

    Rajant’s high bandwidth was able to overcome obstacles such as subzero temperatures, signal interference, and limited infrastructure height. Rajant’s IP67-rated ME4 BreadCrumbs were a reliable solution that supported live video feeds to assist judges during the competition.

  62. Rajant Offers COVID-19 Relief to Federal Emergency Medical Station
    March 24, 2020

    Rajant Offers COVID-19 Relief to Federal Emergency Medical Station

    Glen Mills School in Delaware County PA marks the first installation of Rajant’s “Emergency Response Rapid Deployment Kit.” The facility will treat patients for low acuity conditions that regional hospitals don’t have space for due to the large amount of COVID-19 cases.

  63. Ventev and Rajant Become Partners to Offer New Solutions for Challenging Hazardous Environments
    March 31, 2020

    Ventev and Rajant Become Partners to Offer New Solutions for Challenging Hazardous Environments

    The ES1-IS-2450 and KM3-ES-245 overcome strict safety regulations, harsh weather environments, and remote locations.

  64. Rajant Releases an Emergency Response Rapid Deployment Kit for Healthcare
    April 2020

    Rajant Releases an Emergency Response Rapid Deployment Kit for Healthcare

    Rajant’s kit will aid frontline staff in any situation that requires a pop up hospital or shelter. Technology enables connectivity for VoIP calling services, medical imaging, and private Wi-Fi for medical personnel.

  65. Rajant Expands into Artificial Intelligence
    May 1, 2020

    Rajant Expands into Artificial Intelligence

    Rajant looks to prepare for the future of next-generation applications that can expand current product capabilities through machine learning and AI.

  66. Rajant and Hitachi Deploy Autonomous Hauling System in Coal Mine
    May 12, 2020

    Rajant and Hitachi Deploy Autonomous Hauling System in Coal Mine

    Rajant’s network allows vehicle-to-vehicle communication which improves productivity and increases safety of employees in the field.

  67. Rajant 3D Prints Free Masks for Healthcare Workers
    June 1, 2020

    Rajant 3D Prints Free Masks for Healthcare Workers

    Using Rajant’s in-house manufacturing capabilities, volunteers gathered to produce 24 masks a day to give to workers on the frontline in need.

  68. Rajant and Velodyne Lidar Support Portwide Autonomy for DGWorld's ITVs at DP World’s Largest Port
    June 17, 2020

    Rajant and Velodyne Lidar Support Portwide Autonomy for DGWorld's ITVs at DP World’s Largest Port

    DP World’s Jebel Ali Port, the world’s ninth busiest port, will operate DGWorld’s Autonomous Internal Terminal Vehicles (AITVs). Rajant‘s Kinetic Mesh M2M technology allows assets to talk to each other while overcoming interference from surroundings such as ships and metal containers.

  69. Norway's Emcom AS Becomes a Distributor
    July 2020

    Norway's Emcom AS Becomes a Distributor

    Emcom AS is one of the largest distributors for industrial communications in Nordic countries such as 4G and LTE.

  70. Rajant Introduces the Peregrine Modular Radio Platform
    September 2020

    Rajant Introduces the Peregrine Modular Radio Platform

    Our new high-performance edge computing wireless platform enables third-party applications and artificial intelligence with connectivity, data collection, and compute power in one package.