VR2200 Smart Vehicle Gateway

VR2200 Smart Vehicle Gateway

Mobile Data Router and Communications hub

VR2200 is a high performance vehicle router and communications hub for next-generation smart vehicle solutions that require reliable connectivity in business-critical and mission critical applications in the Emergency Services, Public Utilities and Public Transport marketplaces.

Thorcom® VR2200 is a high performance smart vehicle router and communications platform intended for Emergency Services, Public Utilities and Public Transport users that require reliable communications for mobile data, job despatch, vehicle location and access to back-office IT systems.

The VR2200 has been designed as a form, fit and function replacement for the successful VR2000 unit which it replaces.

Thorcom provides its SMG and MRG software for ambulance mobile data solutions and can supply or develop proxy services for other applications to improve system performance and reliability.

  • Application Features
  • Managed Gateway Service
  • Resource Location
  • Maps and Navigation
  • Device Connectivity
  • Bring Your Own Your Device (BYOD)
  • Device Management
  • Software Installation
  • Software Updates
  • Mobilize Product Family

Key Features

  • Smart Mobility Architecture (SMARC)
  • Modular and expandable design
  • Dual independent 2G/3G/4G radios
  • Wireless Access Point mode
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN connections
  • High performance GNSS receiver
  • USB 2.0 expansion ports
  • RS232 serial ports for legacy devices
  • CANbus for vehicle telematics
  • SD card or hard disk internal storage
  • Audio interface with speaker output
  • GPIO for vehicle telemetry
  • External antenna connectors
  • 12V/24V vehicle power
  • Dual independent power supplies


  • Smart Vehicle Gateway
  • Mobile data communications hub
  • Vehicle Area Network (VAN) router
  • Wireless access “hot spot”
  • Vehicle location and tracking
  • Vehicle telemetry and monitoring
  • Driver behaviour monitoring
  • Application proxy server
  • Demand Resource Management systems
  • Video surveillance
  • In-vehicle file server


  • Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Operating System
  • Thorcom multibearer IP router
  • Thorcom SMG and MRG application routers
  • Thorcom GPS vehicle tracking

Technical Specification

  • Freescale i.MX6 1.2GHz dual core CPU
  • 2Gb DDR3 main memory
  • SD storage slot (max 128Gb)
  • SATA-II disk interface (optional hard drive)
  • 3 x mini PCIE expansion slots
  • Ublox TOBY-L210 2G/3G/4G radio modules
  • 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi in 2.4GHz/5GHz bands
  • Bluetooth V4.0 (optional)
  • Ublox MAX-M8W 72 channel GNSS receiver
  • 3-Axis accelerometer ±16g 16-bit at 100Hz
  • 4 x USB 2.0 host ports
  • 2 x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet connection
  • 2 x RS232 serial port
  • 2 x CANbus 2.0A/B for EOBD/OBD-II and ESCAN
  • 8 x General Purpose Inputs
  • 4 x General Purpose Outputs
  • Console port for configuration/diagnostics
  • DVI-D video connector with VGA and DVI
  • Audio interface PC97 3.5mm jack sockets
  • SMA connectors for external antennas


  • 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE support
  • Emergency Services Network (ESN) ready
  • WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n Access Point mode
  • Satellite modem (via USB or LAN)
  • Serial port for TETRA PEI connection
  • USB expansion ports


  • Aluminium extrusion
  • IP54 protection
  • Size 190mm (W) x 190mm (D) x 32mm (H) 
  • Weight 800g (excluding hard disk drive)


  • Temperature -10 to +55C

Power Supply

  • 9-36V DC negative earth
  • Dual independent power inputs
  • Power consumption 4-25W


  • CE mark for EMC for IT and RTTE equipment
  • UNECE ‘E’ mark vehicle approval

How Can the VR2200 help me?

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