Product News: Optics & Photonics
Unmanned Aerial System utilizes software-defined radar sensor.
Press Release Summary:
November 29, 2011 - Through software-controlled interface integrated into laptop or joystick, Phoenix50-A Vertical Take-off and Landing sUAS can be remotely guided to perform mission critical tasks. System can detect motion within compound, scan ground for unexploded ordnance, and perform non-line of site landing using fine beam ultra-wideband, multi-Gigahertz radio frequency sensor array. Upon landing, RF sensor monitors premise under surveillance for optimized situational awareness.
Original Press Release
TiaLinx, Inc. Announces Release of Phoenix50-A, a Small Unmanned Aerial System with Software-Defined Multi-Function Radar Capability
Press release date: November 21, 2011
TiaLinx, Inc. is a privately held company that develops advanced electronic modules with very small form factor, highly integrated functionality, and advanced performance for a wide range of military and commercial applications. Utilizing its 44 granted patents and many more pending patent applications, specifically related to the on-chip and wafer-scale beamforming using phased arrays, and high-power miniaturized mm-wave power amplifiers and transmitters, the Company is uniquely positioned to supply robust RF Imaging devices economically by enabling revolutionary advancements in semiconductor and sub-system designs. Since 2006, TiaLinx has received 7 Phase II and CPP awards from various government agencies. TiaLinx was ranked as one of the top 3 companies performing advanced research projects sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) during the DARPATech 2005. The Company was a recipient of the U.S. Army's Commercial Pilot Program award in 2009. Twenty-five companies were selected out of the 487 recipients of the phase II awards. Within the top twenty-five companies selected, TiaLinx was the only recipient with the advanced radio frequency imaging technology for sense-through-the-wall applications. TiaLinx was also the recipient of the 2010 Defense News Technology and Innovation Award for its Eagle5-P product which was selected by a panel of experts who recognized recent advances in defense technologies by U.S. companies and defense agencies. In all, the panel considered more than 80 nominations of products that came to market last year. On December 2010, VME and Critical Systems recognized the high-power V-band transmitter and receiver of TiaLinx as Editor's Product of Choice. Live performances of TiaLinx's products have been captured by Microwave Journal, the History Channel, and Reuters. TiaLinx's wearable Eagle45 system and unmanned ground vehicle Cougar10, both integrated with the sense-through-the-wall sensors, have been extensively featured in "Modern Marvels" of the History Channel since October 2011. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.TiaLinx.com. Press Release Contact: Ann Thum at pr@TiaLinx.com or (949) 748-7575