** REPLECED BY GIS-R10 **
Guest Internet GIS-R8 Hotspot gateway provides any business with all the features to transform a wireless access point into a full function WiFi Hotspot for up to 250 concurrent users. Guests and visitors who require Internet access can be managed via the login page, authentication, firewall, speed control, content filter and a disclaimer file that can be edited.
Businesses that want to charge for Hotspot services can use the PayPal® and credit card billing service that is combined with the user reporting and account feature.
The GIS-R8 is popular with motels and hotels, however it is also used by many other types of businesses that provide Internet access as a service to the public. The GIS-R8 is frequently installed with several wireless access points to provide WiFI Internet throughout a building, such as a motel.
The GIS-R8 can also be used to connect wired hotel rooms where a switch must be added to connect more cables to the LAN ports. The GIS-R8 can be used to connect business center computers and Internet kiosks, and is ideal for an Internet café. Any type of wireless access point can be connected to the GIS-R8 and provide managed WiFi Internet for laptops, netbooks, smart phones and any WiFi enabled device.
In addition to the core features provided by the GIS-R2, the GIS-R8 also block peer-to-peer file sharing.
The GIS-R8 supports up to 250 concurrent users with the following core functionality:
The API provides an interface for Point of Sale (PoS) and Property Management Systems (PMS) to manage Internet access codes.