New 2.4 GHz antenna ideal for discrete wireless deployments
EAD has today introduced the Z-Top antenna - a very low profile external 2.4 GHz antenna for applications where a discrete antenna solution is required.
Texas Instruments OMAP™ 2 Platform Powers Latest NEC 3G FOMA® Phone
Texas Instruments Incorporated today announced that its OMAP™ 2 platform has been selected to provide compelling multimedia functionality for one of NTT DoCoMo’s newest FOMA® 3G handsets, the FOMA N903i from NEC. Based on TI’s OMAP2430 processor, this handset delivers a wide range of entertainment and productivity functions, packaging some of the most desirable multimedia applications into a single handset supporting DVD-quality video and...
TDC Announces New EnOcean Trial Pack
TDC is delighted to announce its latest addition to its wireless control product portfolio - the Trial Pack 3 from EnOcean. The EnOcean Trial Pack 3 contains everything required to try out the EnOcean batteryless and wireless technology in an existing light fitting or mains operated device. The Trial Pack 3 contains a single rocker switch and an RCM250 mains receiver used to switch mains power.
Jennic ships 1000th IEEE802.15.4 and ZigBee evaluation kit
As Jennic announces it has shipped 1000 of its IEEE802.15.4 and ZigBee wireless microcontroller evaluation kits, it says the company is seeing uptake in building and industrial automation as well as parking meters, AMR (automatic meter reading), street lighting, audio and other applications
ZigBee large network evaluation product
Jennic has announced the commercial launch of the first large ZigBee network evaluation product. It allows customers to rapidly evaluate and deploy wireless sensor networks of 100 nodes or more in real-world industrial, office, and home environments. By combining wireless sensor nodes, software and network monitoring tools the evaluation product is ready to use out of the box.
NI Releases LabVIEW Drivers for Wireless Sensor Networks
National Instruments has announced LabVIEW drivers for wireless sensor networks, giving engineers and scientists working with these devices the ability to fully integrate their ZigBee, IEEE 802.15.4 or proprietary wireless sensors into the National Instruments LabVIEW graphical development environment. The free driver software works with sensors from three wireless-sensing leaders – Accsense, Accutech and Crossbow Technology – and includes co...
Single Channel Narrowband Radio Receiver
The Radiometrix NRX1 is a VHF equivalent of the company’s track-proven UHF NRX2 radio data receiver, but allows engineers to gain extra reach with their system designs. Its usable range exceeds the 10km mark, when a matching transmitter is employed. The modules come in standard frequencies of 151.3000, 169.4125, 173.2250 and 173.2500MHz, though other custom frequencies ranging from 120 to 180MHz are available to order. They can be used for lice...
LPRS Radio Modules makes it Easy for Sports Judges
Low Power Radio Solutions' Easy Radio modules have been designed into a handheld device for marking competitors in sports such as swimming. Manufactured by Plymouth based MazingTree Design the Wireless JPAD (Judges Pad) System was originally developed for High Board Diving. The Amateur Swimming Association has now used the system for running all of their Diving events, from Club level right up to the top International level events in the UK. Rece...
Narrowband transceiver IC for operation in multiple frequency bands between 80 and 940MHz
Analog Devices has extended its portfolio of leading RF ICs with the ADF7021 narrowband transceiver IC. The ADF7021 is designed for operation in multiple frequency bands between 80 and 940MHz. Fully compliant with European ETSI-300-220, North American FCC Parts 15, 90, 95 and Japan ARIB STD-T67 regulatory standards, the ADF7021 achieves best-in class receiver sensitivity of -123 dBm at 1 kbps and includes on- chip T/R switch, VCO tank, RF/IF fil...
Single-Chip ZigBee Solution with Bundled Software Stack
STMicroelectronics has announced a single-chip ZigBee wireless networking solution – the SN250 – which integrates a 2.4GHz IEEE 802.15.4-compliant radio transceiver and a state-of-the-art 16-bit microprocessor with EmberZNet software stack. The power-efficient chip includes comprehensive, hardware-supported, network-level debugging features for easy application development.