Pulse Announces Low Cost, Weatherproof Antennas for 2.4 GHz Applications
Pulse introduces its new low cost, weatherproof antennas for 2.4 GHz devices used in industrial, smart grid metering, security, broadband access, and other machine-to-machine(M2M) applications. These robust, high-efficiency, compact antennas meet Bluetooth, WLAN, WiFi, IEEE 802.11b/g, ZigBee IEEE 802.15.4, and 2.4 GHz ISM band system standards.
Pulse IP67-Rated Penta-Band + GPS Antenna for Telematics
Pulse introduces its W4120 Series of multi-band active GPS antennas that combines compact size with the capability to support most major wireless services globally. This low-cost antenna features a low-profile housing that complies with Ingress Protection 67, making it suitable for outdoor use. The active GPS antenna provides accurate location-based information that can be communicated back to the tracking location via commonly used wireless frequencies around the world, enabling fleet management, pay-as-you-drive insurance, navigation, locating, and other telematics applications.
Smart antennas deliver 2Mbps broadband in rural areas
A device to deliver broadband to rural areas that are far from the phone exchange was launched today by UK based Deltenna.
Roke Launches World’s First Wide Area Coverage Femtocell and Extends Area 40,000 Times
Roke Manor Research has developed the world's first 3G Wide Area Coverage Femtocell capability. Using picoChip's technology as the development platform, Roke's reference design has a 40km range which delivers more than 40,000 times the area covered of most other femtocells. It is also the first to support full mobility at speeds of up to 120 kilometres per hour, allowing mobile users to travel while connected to the 3G base stations.
Tinytag Radio Data Loggers
This Tinytag wireless data logging system consists of a receiver which is connected to a PC and a number of radio loggers. Each radio logger is a self-contained, battery powered unit that can receive, log, store and transmit data to other radio loggers, as well as the central receiver.
CSR Reinforces Leadership in Emerging Bluetooth Low Energy Technology Market with the Complete Dual- and Single-Mode Bluetooth v4.0 Qualifications
CSR (LSE: CSR) announced today that immediately following yesterday's Bluetooth SIG adoption of the full Bluetooth Core Specification Version 4.0 with the hallmark feature Bluetooth low energy technology, it has qualified its own Bluetooth v4.0 host stack software. This enables a complete CSR solution for both dual-mode and single-mode Bluetooth low energy products. In December 2009, CSR was one of the first companies to qualify its BlueCore7 products to both single- and dual-mode, and today's adoption of the Bluetooth low energy technology host stack by the Bluetooth SIG marks the point at which the Bluetooth low energy ecosystem can really takeoff.
Green Hills Software expands platform for wireless devices
Green Hills Software, Inc., the largest independent vendor of embedded software, today announced that it has expanded support for its Platform for Wireless Devices. Built on the secure foundation of the INTEGRITY® RTOS, this platform now includes wireless driver support for Atheros Communications AR6002-based 802.11a/b/g SDIO radio modules. Green Hills has also extended its partnership with Silex Technology to offer support and services for customers deploying Wi-Fi-enabled products based on the Atheros family of radio modules.
The Latest & Largest RFID Online Shopping Web in the World
DAILY RFID has released the latest RFID online shopping web www.rfid-in-china.net , with the latest RFID readers, RFID tags, RFID labels, it makes very easy and simple for the customers to order and buy RFID products from DAILY RFID.
Fairchild Semiconductor’s Reset Timer Simplifies Smartphone “White Screen of Death” Restart
As Smartphones increase in popularity, driven by consumer demand for feature-rich functionality, problems arise from sometimes imperfect and multiple software systems. The most dreaded problem is the "white screen of death;" where a Smartphone "locks-up" requiring a restart, which often involves removing the battery.
CML Microcircuits announced CMX7163 Wireless Data QAM Modem
CML Microcircuits announced the launch of the CMX7163 wireless data QAM modem IC. The CMX7163 provides 4/16/64-QAM baseband modem functions in a single chip, replacing the current need for user programmed DSP plus codec ICs. This development includes high dynamic range analogue signal capturing, digital baseband filters, auxiliary codecs, clock generator, and I/O functions all designed to lower total BOM cost and chip count. The high level of total integration reduces technical risk and time to market.
DECT ULP drives acceptance of wireless sensor networks
A technology that has been commercially available for more than 15 years is gaining new momentum in the growing home automation, control and security network industry. Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone (DECT) was once confined to commodity products such as consumer cordless phones. But with the recent development of the DECT ULP ultra-low-power operating mode, DECT is now opening up a new market for battery-powered wireless sensor / actuator networks.
Laird Technologies Licenses apt-X Audio Codec Technology for Use in Bluetooth Stereo Audio Modules
Laird Technologies, announced the licensing of apt-X audio codec technology for use in its Bluetooth BTM510/511 and BTM520/521 wireless stereo audio modules. apt-X technology optimizes the objective sound quality of stereo audio channeled over the 2.4GHz ISM band from Laird Technologies' BTM510/511and BTM520/521 wireless modules. Each module incorporates the CSR BlueCore5 Bluetooth 2.1 system-on-a-chip which is used extensively in digital entertainment devices. Each module comes pre-configured with apt-X audio codec software, eliminating the need to program in extra firmware.
STMicroelectronics Frees Space for More Features in Multi-Function Handhelds
STMicroelectronics has introduced a device that provides an extra channel of ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) protection within the same dimensions as competing alternatives — 25% more channels to deliver a space-efficient solution for designers of feature-rich, tightly packed portable gadgets such as netbooks and smartphones.
EMS Global Tracking launches the Osprey Personal Tracking solution using u-blox GPS technology
UK-based EMS Global Tracking (formerly known as Satamatics Ltd.), a division of EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELMG), and a leader in global telematics and tracking solutions has integrated the u-blox GPS chip UBX-G5010 into its recently unveiled Osprey Personal Tracker. Combining u-blox' GPS receiver chip with Inmarsat communication technology, the Osprey offers dependable global positioning and two-way satellite communication for tracking of individuals, assets and fleets around the world.
Fujitsu WiMAX Platform Empowers Advanced WiMAX Wi-Fi Terminal
Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe (FME) announced that Sirius Mobility has selected Fujitsu's leading WiMAX Wi-Fi reference platform to enable a versatile, high performance 4G WiMAX CPE designated CW6200i.
Wireless Sensor Board from Libelium enables extreme Precision Agriculture in vineyards and greenhouses
Libelium, a technology leader in wireless sensor networks, announces a new Agriculture Sensor board for its Waspmote platform. The new board enables up to fourteen environmental parameters to be monitored in a wireless sensor network. This sophisticated monitoring brings extreme precision to crop growing in vineyards and greenhouses by enabling irrigation and climate control to be matched to local conditions.
Fujitsu Exhibits Leading 4G WiMAX Terminals at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2010
Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe (FME) is demonstrating the latest 4G WiMAX terminals based on its leading triple-band system solution, on Stand 31, Hall 10, at this week's WiMAX Forum Global Congress. Fujitsu's WiMAX portfolio addresses the market needs for dedicated VoIP solutions, including stationary, embedded and low power mobile terminals. The company's WiMAX chipset, comprising the MB86K52 triple-band transceiver, MB39C316 power management device and MB86K23 base-band device, supports 2.3GHz, 2.5GHz and 3.5GHz bands in a single small form factor so that terminal vendors can offer high performance future-proof systems ready for future roaming requirements.
UHF Gen2 RFID Tag with optimum performance
DAILY RFID, a Chinese leading manufacture of RFID tags and readers, has developed its new UHF Gen2 RFID tag. The UHF tag operates at a frequency range of 860MHz to 960MHz and complies with ISO18000-6B and ISO18000-6C standards.
Solid State Supplies announces high efficiency penta-band antennas for reliable wireless M2M connections
Three new series of high efficiency antennas for M2M applications from leading antenna supplier Pulse are now available from Solid State Supplies. These latest products to be added to Pulse's range include the W1900 series of stubby antennas, the W1920 series of blade antennas and the W3538 series of standalone PCB antennas for internal use. All the antennas offer high efficiency, small form factor, penta-band operation for M2M access to global cellular neworks in applications such as smart metering, monitoring, security, data logging and data collection.
Fairchild Semiconductor’s Integrated USB Switch Reduces Space and Optimizes Mobile Designs
Focusing on analog and power functions that enhance user satisfaction and market success, Fairchild Semiconductor offers mobile handset designers an auto-selecting Hi-Speed USB switch with an integrated cap-free headphone audio amplifier. The FSA2000 is an industry first, and reduces component count, board space and BOM cost.
Sierra Wireless selects CSR SiRFstarIV to deliver an easy to integrate and accurate GSM-GPS solution
CSR (LSE: CSR) today announced that Sierra Wireless has selected CSR's SiRFstarIV GSD4t GPS receiver for its new AirPrime XM0110 GPS module. The AirPrime XM0110 GPS module is compatible with most of the Sierra Wireless AirPrime family of wireless embedded modules. It is designed to offer easy integration of reliable GPS features for any application in the transportation and automotive market with the need for accurate positioning data and cellular connectivity. With the SiRFstarIV GSD4t receiver, Sierra Wireless's products should achieve robust and reliable GPS co-ordinates without compromising battery life.
Microchip Announces New Certified Wireless Connectivity Solutions Targeting Wi-Fi and Sub-GHz Applications
Microchip announces the availability of two new wireless connectivity solutions targeting both the certified IEEE802.11 (Wi-Fi) market and the Sub-GHz ISM bands. The combination of Microchip's next-generation transceiver solutions, development tools and software provides industry-leading platforms for designers to wirelessly-enable a wide range of monitoring and control products.
Passive RFID Tag delivers outstanding read range
Keeping track of production process is the key in manufacturing industry. In response to manufacturer's need, DAILY RFID has recently deployed a passive RFID tag, which can be easily integrated into many RFID projects.
Receiver antennas for synchronized watches and ripple control applications.
PREMO enhances its receiver antennas range with the new RCA-ROD series (radio clock antenna), an antenna for synchronized clocks and ripple control (tariff switching, public lighting control, smart metering, etc.), which consist into a parallel resonant tank.
CSR and Intel to collaborate to take PC connectivity to the next level
CSR plc announced it is collaborating with Intel Corporation to jointly develop a Bluetooth and Wi-Fi combination solution for the PC market, as part of CSR's ongoing selective partnership strategy. This will support the latest Bluetooth standards to enable new usages and improve the performance of the next generation of laptops, netbooks and other mobile devices. The Bluetooth and Wi-Fi combination solution is being designed to enable users to synchronise content such as music, photos and contact information with their PCs in a fraction of the time it takes for the same operation today. The resulting products are expected to benefit the computer industry through the combination of CSR's industry-leading Bluetooth technology, and market-leading Wi-Fi technology from Intel.
UHF Narrowband Transceiver Module
Power efficient radio solutions developer Radiometrix has introduced a new UHF narrowband transceiver specifically suited to power-constrained applications where existing single frequency wideband UHF modules cannot deliver the range required. Supporting data rates of up to 10 kbps, the NTR2 module provides a low power, highly reliable wireless data link, even in the most uncompromising of industrial settings. With an RF power output of 10 dBm and a receiver sensitivity of -118 dBm, its usable range can extend beyond 500 m.
CSR’s wireless audio platform brings clear conversations to users of Sennheiser’s EZX60 headset
CSR today announced that Sennheiser has selected its wireless audio platform incorporating Bluetooth wireless connectivity and CVC 5.0 noise reduction technology for its new EZX60 mono headset. CSR's wireless audio platform has enabled Sennheiser to develop a small and stylish headset that significantly enhances the consumer experience with industry-leading noise and echo cancellation, providing improved audio clarity for conversations even in noisy environments.
Freescale and Atheros collaborate on high-performance solutions for enterprise Wi-Fi access points
Freescale Semiconductor Atheros Communications have collaborated on a production-ready reference design for high-performance and cost-effective Wi-Fi access points for enterprise offices and small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB).
DAILY launched New RFID Disc Tag for Harsh Conditions
DAILY RFID has recently launched new RFID Disc Tag, which can be easily integrated into many RFID projects. It is designed for industrial applications especially in harsh conditions.
RFID Gate Antenna for Access Control Applications
DAILY RFID has launched RFID Gate Antenna DL8220 as an automated solution to capture real-time data. The high-performance RFID Gate Reader is especially designed for integration into access control applications.
ALPS Offers Low-Profile 3-in-1 Combine Type Connector for Memory Cards
With the SCDB3A02, ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH offers a 3-in-1 combine type connector which allows the use of SD Memory Card, Multimedia-Card, and Memory Stick in one single slot. The surface-mountable connector is available as standard mount type. It is remarkable for its compact dimensions of only 29.5mm x 30.4 mm x 4.2 mm (W x D x H) and an ejection stroke of 6.5mm for the storage media. For enhanced user-friendliness, the combine type connector is realized as push-push type, which allows an easy handling through manual insertion and removal of the memory cards. Thereby the SCDB3A02 guarantees an operating life of 10,000 insertion/removal cycles for SD Memory Cards and 12,000 cycles for memory sticks.
WiMAX Industry Outlines Future Growth Opportunities and Direction
Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, along with WiMAX industry partners Clearwire, Intel and the WiMAX Forum, outlined an agenda that explored opportunities for the future of WiMAX at the 2010 Global WiMAX Business Development Forum held in Hawaii. Forum attendees from across the global WiMAX industry ecosystem concluded that the development of the WiMAX industry worldwide has taken off.
Digi Opens Registration for Fifth Annual WaveForum Wireless Developers Conference
Digi International just announced the opening of registration for its fifth annual WaveForum Wireless Developers Conference, taking place August 24 - 26, 2010 at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
STMicroelectronics Shrinks Next-Generation Bluetooth Designs by Connecting the Antenna Through a Single Chip
Two new ICs from STMicroelectronics allow designers to connect an antenna to a Bluetooth transceiver using a single chip, making Bluetooth-enabled products simpler, smaller and easier to build. The BAL-2593D5U and BAL-2690D3U are integrated baluns, used to convert the antenna signal to a balanced pair of signals as required by the Bluetooth transceiver. As replacements for traditional baluns built with discrete components, the new devices occupy up to 70% less printed-circuit-board area, simplify design and assembly, and ensure better balanced signal channels with low losses, thereby improving wireless performance.
Fairchild Semiconductor's USB Technology Differentiates Mobile Designs
USB has become the universal interface for mobile applications. The USB port has evolved from a pure data portal to a means for file transfers, battery-charging, music listening and factory programming. To better support the industry's convergence into one connector, Fairchild's new USB transceiver and USB accessory detection switch bring functional enhancements without adding design complexity or increasing space and power in mobile designs.
HF RFID Jewellery Tag simplifies Custom Operation
DAILY RFID has recently unveiled RFID Jewellery tag for the jewelry industry, designed to tracking the movement of jewelry in market communities or other areas. With a read range up to 90cm (3 feet), it enhances security and avoids any loss of precious items.
TI delivers CD-quality wireless audio with new PurePath Wireless family
Texas Instruments introduced the first device in the family of PurePath Wireless audio products for consumer, portable and high-end audio applications, such as wireless headphones and wireless speakers. The CC8520 is an audio transceiver featuring a 2.4-GHz system-on-chip that transmits uncompressed CD-quality wireless audio over a state-of-the-art RF (radio frequency) link with no unwanted noise or dropouts. The CC8520 simplifies implementation of wireless audio while reducing the customer's bill of materials (BOM) cost by 50 percent compared to competitive products.
Radiometrix to Exhibit at Radio Solutions 2010
London-based wireless solutions manufacturer Radiometrix will be taking part in this year's Low Power Radio Association (LPRA) Radio Solutions event. Consisting of a series of high level workshops and presentations, as well as a focussed exhibition, this will be held at Robinson College, Cambridge, between the 2nd and 4th of June.
Avago Technologies Develops Complete RF Front-End Solution for Point-to-Point Radio Markets
Avago Technologies announced early prototypes have been manufactured of Avago's proprietary five-chip family that targets the expanding 38 GHz and 42 GHz cellular radio infrastructure and backhaul point-to-point radio markets. Based on market demand and customer feedback, Avago designed the millimeter wave products for high performance in SMT (Surface Mount Technology) packages.
Saelig Debuts Bluetooth Wireless Serial Printer Adapter
Saelig Company, Inc. announced the availability of a printer-specific version of the world's smallest Bluetooth Class 1 RS232 adapter - especially suited to POS applications, where the printer can be up to 100m distant. LM048SPA is designed to replace standard RS232 serial cables connected to printers made by manufacturers such as Casio, Toshiba, Star Micronics and Sharp, and includes the out of paper warning - a unique feature in the industry. Patented new firmware means that only LM048SPA adapters have authentic signal response with smooth dataflow, matching the performance of an actual RS232 Cable.