Laird Technologies Articles
BLE sensor features external probe for food safety
Laird Connectivity has developed a new sensor that features integrated antennas, an external temperature probe and rugged IP65 enclosure. The Sentrius RS1xx External Series probe allows customers to mount the sensor outside of a device and measure the temperature inside via the cabled sensor. Designed for a wide range of cold chain management applications like agriculture and food safety monitoring, the RS1xx External Series probe makes it easy t...
Thermoelectric assembly for refrigeration of medical storage
The global technology specialist, Laird Thermal Systems has developed a large capacity Direct-to-Air Thermoelectric Assembly (TEA) that offers greater cooling capacity than traditional thermoelectric based systems. Designed for refrigeration of medical chambers and analytical storage compartments, the DA-280 TEA is an alternate to smaller compressor based systems.
Remote control system enhances safety of industrial rail operations
Laird Controls has developed a portable remote control system that allows one rail operator to easily and efficiently move locomotives throughout the rail operation. By enabling a single worker to pilot a locomotive, as opposed to three people in a work crew, the Transport QC quick connect remote control unit bolsters worker safety, boosts productivity, and enhances rail operator profitability.
Wireless charging for automobiles
The industry has seen the escalating use of smartphones and other mobile devices transform network traffic from mostly voice to a mix of integrated voice, video and data. There has also been a massive expansion of network coverage as people expect access to their content everywhere they go.
Thermoelectric assembly increases cooling performance by up to 60%
Laird has launched a high performance thermoelectric assembly (TEA) series for indoor lab environments that offers a higher cooling performance per unit volume. The SuperCool Series TEA features a hot side air heat sink design that dissipates heat more efficiently than competing heat exchanger technologies. Utilising optimised thermoelectric modules (TEMs) in combination with a high performance heat sink and fan shroud assembly, the SuperCool TEA...
Remote control system enhancing rail efficiencies
It has been announced that Laird Controls has launched a new portable remote control system that enables rail operators to use a handheld remote controller to move locomotives with ease and confidence throughout their operations.
Bluetooth 5 series for multi wireless connectivity
Laird has introduced a Bluetooth 5 series that enables performance improvements with up to four times’ the range and twice the data throughput, opening up new product opportunities for industrial, medical, and IoT applications. Laird’s BL654 Series builds upon its field-proven BL600 and BL652 series, reducing engineering burden and design risk, and speeding time-to-market when integrating Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), as well as Th...
Thermoelectric modules designed for high temperature environments
Laird has expanded its thermoelectric module (TEM) product family to protect critical electronic devices in emerging applications found in high temperature environments. This typically occurs in outdoor environments where heat generated from surrounding electronics exceeds the temperature of sensitive electronics with maximum operating temperatures of 60~70ºC.
Scalable module for secure mobile connectivity in and outside vehicles
Over the next five years, the global connected car market is expected to skyrocket. With that on the horizon, technology company, Laird has launched a fully integrated and scalable module for secure mobile connectivity and automotive Ethernet for reliable Internet use inside and outside the vehicle.
Compact cooling performance for medical instrumentation
Laird has expanded its Thermoelectric Assembly (TEA) product offering to better support heating and cooling of analytical and medical instrumentation. The trend to miniaturise analytical and medical instruments to free up precious lab space has led engineers to pack more functionality into a smaller footprint. This increases the heat flux density and thermal challenges.
Liquid cooling systems efficiently cool industrial x-ray scanners
Global technology company, Laird, has designed custom, self-contained liquid cooling systems (LCS) that provide precise temperature control in industrial X-ray scanning equipment. Industrial X-ray scanning equipment is used in a wide variety of applications ranging from non-destructive test for materials/manufacturing defects and contaminants to scanning trucks or baggage to ensure safety and security.
The latest models of the thermoelectric assembly product line
Laird has expanded its thermoelectric assembly (TEA) product offering to include a higher capacity range for critical medical equipment. Previously, the Tunnel Series TEAs offered cooling for capacities up to 39 W. The boosted Tunnel Series now offers cooling capacities exceeding 100 W to support a wider range of cooling applications.
Active cooling of optical transceivers
Tier 1 OEM’s in telecom infrastructure market are designing the next standard for telecommunications, 5G. It will provide faster data transmission speeds than current LTE (4G) systems, approaching broadband speeds achieved with landlines.
Wideband iDAS antennas improve wireless connectivity
Laird has announced its newest wideband iDAS antennas, which dramatically improve in-building wireless connectivity. They also are the telecom industry's thinnest, smallest Low PIM MIMO ceiling mounted wideband antenna that meets the design needs of office and apartment buildings, hotels, airports, and other large coverage areas.
Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5 module provides unmatched connectivity
Laird has introduced a new series of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules that provide unmatched connectivity, and improves network efficiency and spectrum use. The new modules also enable optimal mobile device performance in the most challenging wireless environments.
Sensor platform simplifies integration into IoT networks
Laird is going to be launching a new multi-wireless sensor platform that enables enterprise customers to deploy secure, stable wireless sensors in long-range Enterprise Internet of Things (EIoT) applications, especially those requiring precise temperature and humidity control.
Duo commit to simplifying LoRa ecosystem
Stream Technologies, the company behind IoT-X, the advanced Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity management platform, and Laird have announced that Laird’s Sentrius RG1xx Long-Range Wireless Area Network (LoRaWAN) gateway is pre-configured out of the box to function with Stream’s LoRaWAN network server and IoT-X platform. Mass production and availability of the RG1xx family in Laird global distribution channels of Arrow, Avnet, ...
Compact solution for industrial rail introduced
It has been announced that Laird will be launching a space-saving solution for industrial rail applications, the Transport Locomotive Control Unit (LCU).
Laird joins 5GAA to develop 5G communications solutions
Specialist in solutions for connected vehicles, Laird, has joined an association of blue chip companies and suppliers to help develop mobile communications standards for connected vehicles. Laird is the newest global company to join Munich-based 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), which includes leading telecommunications firms, automotive companies, and components suppliers. Besides Laird, its members include AUDI AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, E...
Transceiver coolers suitable for optical communications market
Laird has developed a platform of customisable thermoelectric assemblies (TEAs) specifically designed for thermal management in small form-factor pluggable (SFP) transceivers. Optical transceivers are used in communication equipment to transmit data at distances up to 1 km away for outdoor applications. Each unit contains a temperature sensitive laser diode, and the ability to transmit data at higher speeds depends on keeping the temperature typi...