London public transport sign rebooting

Seems to have a modem in it. After about 5 minutes it managed to get an IP, which was partly masked (number changed to “xxx”).

Picture taking on 23 July 2012 at 02h55 (local time).

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3 comments

  1. Filip says:

    Those signs are usually equipped with a gprs modem

  2. Yeri Tiete says:

    Is there any additional info known about these devices? OS?

  3. Filip says:

    Those devices tend to have a non-x86 CPU, flash storage, a ROM with embeded OS (custom linux/(net)bsd variation) and a gprs modem for data retrieval.

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