Upgrade your smartphone with a Low Probability of Detection/Low Probability of Intercept (LPD/LPI) communications solution.
The ManoTron™ GHOST I snaps onto the back of your i-Blades SmartCase to deliver low profile communications utilizing Thales Defense and Security LPD/LPI technology combined with your own smartphone.
DO MORE with on-the-go storage of up to 1TB, and the option of an SD card. Battery power is 4,200 mAh lasts for weeks and also powers the phone when necessary. The phone may also power the ManoTron™ SmartBlade® connection.
Download the i-Blades App on your Android device to activate the LPD/LPI communications platform. Immediately start low-profile communications with your team.
Combine with any other ManoTron™ SmartBlade® for a complete handheld suite of communication options (P2P, EMI Reconnaissance, MANET, Satellite, LTE/5G private Network and many more to come) all with the ease of Smartphone interface. ATAK compatible.
Select the i-Blades ManoTron™ GHOST I to provide clandestine secure team field communications, create a private LTE/5G network bubble in the field with the ManoTron™ PN5G I, and use the ManoTron™ ST I for satellite backhaul connectivity.
Available for all Android smartphones and tablets.
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TACTICAL COVERT COMMUNICATIONS: Low probability of detection, low probability of intercept
i-BLADES SATCOM SMART APP: i-BLADES SatComm Smart App is an Android App
RUGGED & COMPACT FORM FACTOR: Low-profile, super strong Gun Metal Grey Anodized Aluminum housing for rugged field use.
IMPROVED BATTERY LIFE: The ManoTron™ Ghost I SmartBlade® packs 4,200 mAh of battery power to support extended use in the field.
MORE STORAGE: Choice of 128GB or 1TB of built-in storage and an external µSD card slot for optional additional storage
STACKABLE AND SWAPPABLE: SmartBlades®® are stackable and swappable.
- Comms with air assets
- Comms with civil authorities
- Comms with ocean faring vessels
- Emergency Response Teams – First Responders
- Remote Construction Teams
- Remote Utility Workers
- Remote Monitoring of Sub-Sea Systems for energy industry
- Polar Research/Exploration
- Back Country Skier Safety
- Intra-team comms
Dimensions (L x W x H): 172mm x 68.8mm x 17mm
Antenna (L x D): 48.6mm x 18.5mm
Thales LPD/LPI Module:
single carier frequency, point to multi-point waveform
basebad signal spread over more than 25MHz spectrum resulting in superior LPD (Low Probability of Detection) performance
waveform is independent of RF band
currently supports Voice user payload
Frequency Range: 225MHz to 450 MHz UHF-band and 1350MHz to 1700MHz L-band
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery: 4,200 mAh, phone battery backup power
ManoTron™ GHOST I F.A.Q’s
What is a SmartCase?
A SmartCase is a phone case that protects your phone, with smart technology inside including an EnviroSensor. SmartCases are able to add new and improve existing features to your smartphone. This is achieved through snap-on/snap-off SmartBlades®®. The SmartCase automatically detects the SmartBlade®®. Smarter than your average phone cases.
What is a ManoTron™ GHOST I SmartBlade®®?
i-BLADES ManoTron™ GHOST I, SmartBlade®® is a state-of-the-art solution that snaps onto the back of your i-Blades SmartCase delivering low proﬁle communications utilizing Thales Defense and Security LPD/LPI technology combined with your own smartphone.
What is the frequency range?
The frequency range for the ManoTron™ GHOST I, SmartBlade®® is 225MHz to 450 MHz UHF-band and 1350MHz to 1700MHz L-band.
Does it add memory to my smartphone?
Snapping on any of our SmartBlade®® offerings to the back of your SmartCase will add extra storage to your smartphone. Each SmartBlade®® has both internal storage (size depends on your selection) as well as a microSD slot for additional optional storage of up to a terabyte.
Does my phone charge without the SmartBlade®®?
Yes, you plug in the charge cable directly to the SmartCase and your phone charges. If you attach the SmartBlade®® then the SmartBlade®® also charges.
How do I charge my phone using the SmartBlade®®?
Attach the SmartBlade®® to the back of the SmartCase. If the SmartCase switch is off the phone starts charging automatically. If the SmartCase switch is on, then use the SmartApp Battery Management to control the SmartBlade®® to charge the phone.
Do I need to keep my SmartBlade®® attached to the SmartCase at all times?
No, attach the SmartBlade®® when you need to charge the phone, use SmartBlade®® features, access internal storage, SDcards, or charge the SmartBlade®® when charging the phone.
How much battery life does the SmartBlade®® have?
The ManoTron™ GHOST I has 4,200 mAh capacity.
Does the SmartBlade®® support wireless charging?
Yes. Say goodbye to wires and cables. The i-BLADES SmartBlade®® wirelessly connects to the Smartcase. This powerful connection is a high-speed data and energy transfer enabling a multitude of different applications beyond power and memory.
This wireless connection between the SmartBlade® and Smartcase is a proprietary standard developed by i-BLADES that is faster, two-way and more efficient than standard wireless connections.*
*This relates to the wireless connection between Smartcase and SmartBlade®® and other i-BLADES products.
Are the SmartCases and SmartBlades®® waterproof?
No, they are not.
What other SmartBlades®® do you have planned?
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Do I need to purchase a new SmartCase for any new SmartBlades®®?
No, your existing SmartCase is future proof to work with existing and new SmartBlades®® — no case upgrade is needed.
Do you ship internationally?
Absolutely. We ship our SmartCases and SmartBlades®® to most countries around the world for a flat shipping rate of $55 per order. Domestic shipping is free.