Wireless and Portable
High Performance RFID Test Using RFID Writer/Tester DL9600
DAILY RFID has released UHF RFID Wrier/Tester DL9600 operating at 860MHz to 960MHz. With faster test times than traditional instrumentation and user-friendly design, the RFID Tester is specially designed as a low power UHF RFID Reader for writing and testing.
RFID Jewellery Management Kit to Shorten Jewellery Inventory Cycle
DAILY RFID has released RFID Jewellery Management Kit to meet the requirements of jewelry inventory management. With this kit, you can easily deploy the RFID jewellery management solution with quick inventory checks, which combines long reading range and simultaneous reading abilities.
Molex Ships 100 Millionth Antenna with Laser Direct Structuring (LDS) Technology
Molex announced that it has shipped its 100 millionth antenna with Laser Direct Structuring (LDS) technology. Molex originally developed LDS antennas in 2006 as a research project. Since the company began mass production in 2008, demand for LDS antennas has grown dramatically and now contributes to more than half of the Molex antenna shipments.
WiBE rural broadband device wins UKTI 'best of British mobile technology' competition
Deltenna's high-speed rural broadband device, WiBE, has won a 'mobile communications technology innovation' award. The device was judged to be one of 2010's top four UK mobile technologies by an independent panel of industry experts. This included members of the UKTI and Digital Communications Knowledge Transfer Network (DCKTN) who, together, organised the competition at Mobile Monday in London.
MindTree unveils IP suite to target Bluetooth low energy market
Global IT solutions and Product Engineering Services company MindTree, a leading provider of Bluetooth Intellectual Property (IP) solutions, has announced the launch of BlueLitE, its single mode Bluetooth low energy (Bluetooth 4.0) Intellectual Property suite. This IP offering complements MindTree's market proven classic Bluetooth (Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and 3.0) and Dual Mode Bluetooth low energy (4.0) suite of IPs.
Low cost RFID UHF Label for Asset Management
DAILY RFID has recently released rigid RFID UHF Label with small IC chip and antenna inside to provide unique ID code. With a promotional price around $0.32, it is a cost-effective selection for asset tracking applications that require the system to manage asset with RFID UHF labels.
LF/HF RFID Readers/Writers for Indoor and Outdoor Conditions
DAILY RFID has released LF/HF RFID reader writer designed for RFID proximity applications indoors or outdoors. With USB interface, the RFID writers can be easily connected to PC to read 125KHz or 13.56MHz passive RFID tags.
Samsung Selects RFMD To Support Galaxy Tab Android Tablet
RF Micro Devices today announced that Samsung has selected three highly integrated RFMD components to deliver superior WiFi connectivity in the recently-introduced GALAXY Tab™ Android tablet.
LF 134 KHz Bluetooth RFID Reader for Pet Tracking
DAILY RFID has recently released palm-sized LF 134 KHz Bluetooth RFID reader with wireless Bluetooth function to transfer data for mobile solutions. It is ideal for use in pet identification and tracking to prevent pet missing.
CSR launches CSR8000 connectivity platform to significantly enhance consumer experience with a broader range of wireless connected devices
CSR today announced the launch of its next generation connectivity platform, CSR8000, which improves voice quality with wireless connected devices and extends the connected device ecosystem to include emerging Bluetooth low energy devices. This latest innovation from CSR supports classic Bluetooth, Bluetooth High Speed (v3.0) and Bluetooth low energy (v4.0), FM, and is Wideband Speech (popularly known as HD voice) ready. CSR8000 products also all feature a DSP so customers can include audio enhancements such as CVC and apt-X. CSR8000 platform products are already being designed into consumer devices by CSR's tier one customers, and these will be available in shops in time for Christmas.
Hemisphere GPS Introduces R320 - Eclipse II Dual Frequency GNSS Receiver
Today from the INTERGEO 2010 trade fair and conference in Cologne, Germany, Hemisphere GPS announced the release of R320 - the first GNSS receiver built on Hemisphere GPS' new Eclipse II OEM board.
Hemisphere GPS Introduces miniEclipse - The Smallest Dual Frequency GPS OEM Board Available
Today from the ION GNSS 2010 Conference in Portland, Oregon, Hemisphere GPS announced the release of miniEclipse - a compact dual frequency GPS OEM board that incorporates the same digital and analog ASIC design as the recently released Eclipse II OEM board.
UHF Medium Range Fixed RFID Reader for secure Access Control
DAILY RFID has recently released Fixed RFID Reader, which provides a medium read range of up to 8m. With fast reading speed, it is suitable to use in secure Access Control application such as parking areas or gated communities.
LF/HF RFID Reader Writer Module transforms Any Devices into RFID Readers
DAILY RFID has recently released RFID reader/writer module in two versions for selection. One type of the reader module is 125KHz to read LF tags, and the other type is 13.56MHz to read HF tags. It provides a low-cost perform to transform almost any devices into RFID readers.
Mini UHF Gen 2 Tag with Long Reading Distance
DAILY RFID has released its new UHF Gen 2 tag-05, which is specially designed for industrial applications. This latest UHF tag is small size, low price and has good reading distance on the metal. Encapsulated within highly resistant material, the compact UHF Gen 2 tag can be inserted directly on or into parts and other devices to build a permanent and robust tagging system. Compiling with ISO standard 18000-6C (EPC Gen2) protocol, its unique construction enables the UHF Gen 2 tag to perform well in rough and harsh environments, such as dipping in water, acid and on metal surface.
Ultra-Rugged Military Standard Mobile PDA now ATEX Certified
Steatite announced the availability of Getac's ultra-rugged PS236 handheld Windows Mobile PDA, with full accreditation to ATEX (category 3 / zone 2), which makes this device safely usable in environments with an explosive atmosphere. The Getac PS236 is the fastest device of its kind at 806mhz and still the only handheld that is IP67 rated and a phone. This upgrade extends the market for the device from military and general field based operations to now include the gas, oil and chemical industries.
u-blox claims LISA is the world’s smallest 3.75G module
u-blox announces LISA, a new family of small, ultra-fast wireless modems. LISA enables a wide range of high-bandwidth applications such as mobile computing, car infotainment, telematics systems and hand-held terminals where wireless high-speed Internet connection is essential. It also provides secure data exchange to support sensitive applications such as automatic meter reading, fixed wireless terminals, telehealth, remote displays and point of sales terminals.
Customizable RFID Key Tag for secure Access Control Application
DAILY RFID has recently released all sorts of RFID Key Tag series for safety application to limited privilege access. It can be customized in different design and in operating frequency of 125KHz or 13.56MHz. So far the RFID key tag has a promotional price around USD$0.17 this month.
RFID File Tracking System provides efficient document management
DAILY RFID has launched a RFID file tracking system, which enables the automated gathering and sending of document information. The systems enable users to easily locate, inventory and check files in or out.
DAILY's UHF Gen 2 RFID Reader for Industrial Application
DAILY RFID has recently released UHF Gen 2 RFID Reader with double antenna channels and a long read distance up to 10 m. It is an ideal solution for industrial application including warehousing and distribution.
Alpha Micro expands GPS receiver chip and module portfolio with launch of u-blox 6 – the market’s fastest and most sensitive GPS solution
Alpha Micro Components today announced that it has added to its product portfolio the high sensitivity u-blox 6 range of GPS receiver chips and modules. This new range features the latest SuperSense® technology from u-blox capable of tracking weak GPS signals, as low as 160 dBm, while also offering GPS acquisition sensitivity of -147 dBm from a cold start. u-blox 6 is a versatile, stand-alone GPS receiver that combines an array of features with flexible connectivity allowing for easy integration in a wide variety of applications including smartphones, geotagging cameras, personal locators, advanced vehicle navigation and fleet and asset management systems.
New ERA for easy-Radio Wireless Modules from LPRS
LPRS has announced the introduction of the latest generation of its low power wireless modules, easy-Radio Advanced. eRA continues to offer simple to use, out-of-the-box wireless communication as previous versions, but with a number of new, innovative, features while still offering back compatibility with earlier easy-Radio modules if required.
Cortus and RivieraWaves Partner to Provide Complete Bluetooth Low Energy and Classic Bluetooth BR/EDR Low Power Platforms
Cortus and RivieraWaves announce a partnership providing a range of complete, turnkey, easy to integrate, Bluetooth IP solutions. One of the Platforms, coming out of this partnership, is a complete, fully qualified, Bluetooth Low Energy solution, specifically designed for ultra low power systems requiring exceptionally long battery life.
Portable / Handheld RFID PDA Reader for Industrial Usage
DAILY RFID has recently released the HF (13.56MHz) Handheld RFID PDA Reader rated at IP64. It is designed as an industrial-level portable RFID PDA Reader to collect information for its wireless technology and dust and waterproof function.
RFID HF Reader with wireless Bluetooth function and USB port
The 13.56Mhz RFID Bluetooth reader uses advanced Bluetooth (Class Two) technology to upload passive tags ID at a long distance of more than 10m to a back-end laptop, desktop, or PDA devices for data processing in a real-time mode. Besides, the HF Reader DL990 is compatible with devices running with WinCE 5.0 or Windows Mobile 5.0/6.0 operating system.
13.56MHz Mini RFID Tag for Laundry Applications
DAILY RFID has launched the latest RFID laundry tag-07, which can survive washing, ironing and pressing at least hundred times to improve efficiencies and provide higher inventory accuracy. This disc laundry tag is small, but robust enough for laundry, cleansing and high temperature applications.
RRU1861 UHF RFID Reader (Long Range RFID Reader DL920)
DAILY RFID has released its latest RRU1861 UHF RFID Reader (long range RFID reader DL920) with an industrial standard read range of up to 15m. It is ideal for use in industrial applications, such as parking, access control, warehouse management applications, process automation.
Laird Technologies Releases New Rigid Corner Board-Level Shield
Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced the release of its new rigid corner board-level shield (BLS).
Hemisphere GPS Announces New R131 DGPS Receiver
Today, Hemisphere GPS announced the availability of the R131 DGPS receiver – a rack-mountable addition to the R100™ Series of DGPS receivers. R131 allows for consistent sub-meter performance with standard SBAS differential and Hemisphere GPS' exclusive COAST™ technology which maintains accuracy during temporary loss of differential signal. R131 provides new and convenient physical advantages, including a new design with a rack mountable enclosure, front facing display, 1PPS output via an SMA connector, and a new soft power switch in lieu of the traditional mechanical power switch.
Laird Technologies Releases New Phantom Dual-Band Antenna
Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced the release of its new TRA(B)24/49003(P) Phantom dual-band antenna.
Innovative Sporting Event Timing System uses LPRS Wireless Modules
LPRS, Europe's leading supplier of short-range radio devices, has provided Microgate, the sport event timing specialists, with CDP-TX05M-R and CDP-RX05M-R wireless modules to provide wireless communications for their ski gate, athletics, automotive and other sporting event timing systems.
Huawei Launches World' s First Affordable Smartphone with Google Called IDEOS
Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced the launch of IDEOS, an affordable smartphone powered by the latest iteration of AndroidTM 2.2 (also known as 'Froyo' ). The smartphone is priced between US$100 and US$200, depending on the market. IDEOS redefines the entry-level concept by combining high-quality hardware and software with a high price-to-performance ratio. IDEOS will be released in a number of countries across Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America and Latin America.
STMicroelectronics’ MEMS Microphone Makes Conversations Crystal-Clear
STMicroelectronics has introduced a high-performance, low-power stereo microphone that throws down the gauntlet in sound quality and reliability at reduced size and cost. ST's innovative MEMS microphone targets existing and emerging audio applications across a range of market segments, including cell phones, portable media players, games, digital cameras, security systems, learning devices and hearing aids, where small size and high sound quality, reliability and affordability are critical.
FOX-IN: AVL Solution with Integrated Antenna
The FALCOM FOX-IN is a free configurable, smart tracking device with integrated antenna which can be fully adapted to user requirements. Its main purpose is to act as a mobile client for various system solutions like AVL, fleet management, vehicle security and recovery.
Laird Technologies Releases New SAH24-120-12 Horizontally Polarized Sector Antenna
Laird Technologies today announced the release of its new SAH24-120-12 horizontally polarized sector antenna. The antenna operates in the 2400 to 2500 MHz band with a 13 dBi gain and 120 degree expanded beamwidth horizontal polarization (HPOL). HPOL increases the range of the antenna over flat surfaces and minimizes vertically polarized (VPOL) signals produced by electrical and wireless devices by cancelling out those VPOL signals. Optimized for low cross-polarization and low sidelobes, the SAH24-120-12 is especially useful in spectrally crowded areas.
LTE economics dependent on RF and antenna design in the handset says RTT study
RTT, the leading independent RF consultancy, has today released the findings of its latest research into the impact of user equipment RF and baseband performance on the economics of mobile broadband. The research has shown that a relatively small investment in user equipment optimisation can have an impressive knock on effect on network efficiency and value. RTT believes that this is a prerequisite for industry profitability.
Hemisphere GPS Launches New Earthworks X300 Excavator Machine Guidance System
Hemisphere GPS announces the release of the Earthworks X300 excavator guidance system. Integrating Hemisphere GPS' patented Crescent(R) Vector(TM) GPS compass technology X300 measures and displays three-dimensional excavator positioning to operators, vastly improving excavation proficiency and accuracy and greatly reducing rework.
NXP HDMI Companion Chip for Mobile Devices, Providing Level Shifting for DDC, CEC and HPD
NXP announced the availability of a new HDMI companion chip for mobile devices, which provides bidirectional level shifting between the 1.8/3.3V (range between 1.62 and 3.63V) at the host side and the 5V of the HDMI connector side for the DDC (Display Data Channel), CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) and the HPD (Hot Plug Detect). All these lines, along with the HDMI 5V supply line, also offer a high level of ESD protection according to IEC61000-4-2, level 4. The new chip is offered in a 12-pin QFN package (2.1 x 2.5 x 0.5 mm) with a 0.4 mm pitch which allows optimized direct routing for HDMI type C or type D connectors. System designs using the IP4791CZ12 as an HDMI companion chip can easily pass the HDMI compliance test.
TI delivers industry’s first 2.4-GHz system-on-chip fully optimized for ZigBee RF4CE remote controls
Texas Instruments introduced the first fully optimized IEEE 802.15.4 system-on-chip for remote control applications. The CC2533 enables single-chip remote controls to be built with lower power, higher reliability and lower bill-of-materials (BOM) cost than alternative devices, and it provides an out-of-the-box solution for home entertainment devices (TVs, set top boxes, Blu-Ray players and home theaters). TI also offers the free RemoTI™ protocol stack with reference designs and sample applications to implement remote controls and target controllers for fast time to market. The CC2533 is the industry's first device designed specifically for the ZigBee RF4CE chip market, building upon the successful CC2530 system-on-chip released in May 2009.
Deeter Electronics “Sender” Extends Industrial Wireless Sensor System to incorporate Industry Standard Inputs
The Deeter Group announced the introduction of its Wireless Sender which increases the possible applications of the recently launched Deeter Wireless Sensor System for industrial measurement and control.