Wireless & Communications

Anritsu introduces world’s first GCF-approved WI-164 eMBMS performance test case

Anritsu has announced that the GCF, the certification body for the mobile phone industry, has validated its LTE eMBMS Band 4 and Band 13 RF conformance test cases. Anritsu is the world’s first test equipment supplier to gain validation for these Band4 and Band 13 RF conformance test cases.

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CSR enables the connected car with robust Bluetooth Smart platform

CSR plc has announced channel availability of the CSR1010 auto, an AEC-Q100 Grade 2 Bluetooth Smart chipset for automotive applications qualified for mass production. The solution is intended to provide automotive manufacturers with the tools they need to add new features to existing infotainment systems and to design future Bluetooth Smart applications for both inside and outside the car.

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Silicon Labs extends sub-GHz wireless portfolio to support 802.15.4/4G connectivity

Silicon Labs has introduced next-generation EZRadio and EZRadioPRO wireless ICs offering improved levels of power efficiency, wireless range and flexibility. Operating in the sub-GHz band, the Si4x55 EZRadio and Si4x6x EZRadioPRO families support a variety of proprietary, legacy and emerging protocols including IEEE 802.15.4/4g, Wireless M-Bus and Wi-SUN.

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Certified Ha-VIS Middleware offers easy integration of RFID data into production management systems

The Ha-VIS Middleware from HARTING is a system that offers easy and flexible integration of data from UHF RFID readers into production management systems. HARTING successfully fulfilled the official certification process of the GS1 EPCglobal open standard, in August 2014, making Ha-VIS Middleware the only European product on the market which allows users to implement UHF RFID into projects in a transparent, future-proof and reliably tested way.

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Melexis targets power efficient operation with low frequency initiator IC

Using its expertise in wireless technology and passive entry/start systems for automotive, Melexis has introduced the MLX74190, a low-frequency (LF) initiator IC, that consists of two high power, independently programmable LF drivers plus built-in immobilizers. The device is suited to a variety of different wireless communication deployments where power efficient operation is of prime importance, such as automotive, safety and building automation.

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Brainboxes’ new 3-in-1 industrial Ethernet module maximises process efficiency boosts reliability and cuts cost

Brainboxes has launched the ED-504 3-in-1 industrial Ethernet networking solution at electronica. The device combines four digital input or output (I/O) channels, a software-selectable RS232/422/485 serial port, and a two-port Ethernet switch, making the device suitable for 'daisy chaining'.

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New industrial 2.4GHz wireless transceiver available from LPRS

LPRS, a UK manufacturer of short-range wireless devices, is now offering the Circuit Design STD-503 2.4GHZ wireless transceiver for integrating into industrial equipment. There is growing demand for industrial wireless connectivity and the STD-503 operates in the globally recognised 2.4GHZ band. Designed to be embedded into OEM equipment it is a compact radio transceiver module developed especially for industrial applications that require stable and reliable operation.

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Multi-application roof-top antennas from HUBER+SUHNER

HUBER+SUHNER have unveiled two new vehicle antennas designed specifically for truck and passenger transport applications. These rugged Sencity Road antennas are multi-application, omni-directional devices designed to support cellular networks, GPS and WiFi systems while existing models also support TETRA radio. Because these are multi-application antennas, HUBER+SUHNER says a single roof-mounted unit can replace up to four individual antennas with obvious cost savings.

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