Gateway router brings next-gen connectivity to the aircraft
Kontron has announced the addition of the ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router to Kontron's ACE Flight product line. The ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router is a small form factor, avionics networking platform, purpose built to provide enterprise-class security and connectivity to and throughout the aircraft.
Bluetooth module offers reliable low-energy data transmission
Availability and full design support capabilities for a Bluetooth module from Sierra Wireless have been announced by distributor Richardson RFPD. The BC118 certified Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 4.1 module with integrated antenna is ideal for quickly and cost effectively adding simple, reliable low-energy data communication.
Public safety and communications system deployed on metro line
Cobham Wireless has delivered a critical communications system on Beijing’s New Airport metro line, marking the company’s 100th deployment in China. Cobham Wireless’ TETRA products are now providing coverage for driver and public safety communications across an estimated 77% of the country’s metro system.
Data converter module designed for signal processing applications
Pentek has introduced the newest member of the Jade family of high performance data converter XMC modules based on the Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA. The Model 71800 is a co-processor module with an XMC PCI Express Gen 3 interface and general purpose I/O using parallel LVDS and gigabit serial ports.
HMS delivers landmark number of modules to Parker Hannifin
The fifth-million Anybus product has officially been shipped from HMS Industrial Networks to Parker Hannifin. The five-millionth Anybus is an Anybus CompactCom B40 which is to be used in one of Parker´s new valve control unit. Anybus CompactCom will enable these valve controls to communicate on any fieldbus or industrial Ethernet network and consequently be used in any type of application, anywhere.
Quantum networks could enable next-gen communication
Could quantum mechanics hold the key to the development of superfast, next-generation communication? A Marie Curie-funded project has made important steps towards answering this question. The EU-funded SIPHON project successfully created on-demand single photons and demonstrated that these particles can outperform natural atoms in experiments related to a specific quantum phenomenon. This achievement could have important implications in the ...
Dual-polarised 5 GHz feed horn reflector dish antennas
KP Performance Antennas has introduced two dual-polarised feed horn reflector dish antennas that are ideal for point-to-point and customer premises equipment (CPE) applications. KP’s 5 GHz feed horn antennas have an adjustable bracket that allows for vertical/horizontal or ±45-degree slant polarisation schemes and delivers 27 dBi and 30.5 dBi, respectively. These antennas operate in the 4900-5900 MHz frequency range and provide ...
Optimising the level of communication, connectivity and control
As part of its drive to enhance the connectivity and control of its satcom RF test equipment and systems, AtlantecRF has introduced a software product, LTTConnecTTM 1.0. LTTconnecT has been developed to offer the ultimate user experience for its range of Satellite Simulators, Loop Test Translators, Signal Generators and Noise Generators as well as other products being developed at AtlanTecRF’s Braintree R&D facility.
Duo raise the bar in next-gen mission critical communications
IP communications enabler, Softil and Mission-Critical Push-To-Talk (MCPTT) server pioneer, Nemergent Solutions have jointly announced that they have combined their technologies and expertise to launch a best-of-breed end-to-end solution for next-gen Mission Critical Communications (MCC) over LTE and 5G.
Flann supports Met Office in UK weather radar upgrade
Flann Microwave has worked with the Met Office to provide a key component for the UK weather radar network and to help upgrade and future proof the system – including monitoring the current the current snowfalls affecting the UK. The network is a vital element in the Met Office’s weather forecasting and monitoring activities, with 15 stations making measurement from locations across the UK.