Kyocera Wireless Releases Mobile Router

San Diego-based Kyocera Wireless has released a new product that combines CDMA2000, EV-DO broadband wireless connectivity and Wi-Fi for setting up a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. The firm said that its new KR1 Mobile Router connects a single EV-DO connection to a Wi-Fi, 802.11g router to create a mobile hotspot for wireless access. The router connects to PCMCIA or USB-enabled EV-DO handsets. Kyocera said that it is targeting businesses who need to create temporary wireless networks for users. The new hardware costs $299.99 and was developed in a partnership with D-Link.