Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS System supports small cell synchronization.

March 5, 2015

Designed to mount indoors, Integrated GNSS Master combines 1588v2 PTP grandmaster with GNSS receiver and antenna in fully contained package that eliminates need for outdoor antenna. IGM uses Power-over-Ethernet to simplify installation and requires no more than 12.95 W of power directly from Ethernet cable. Once mounted on wall or ceiling and connected to network, unit will automatically self-configure, lock to GNSS signals, and provide precise frequency and phase. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Intelligent Dongle brings IoT to legacy devices.

March 4, 2015

With BT900-US BT4.0 Intelligent Dongle, legacy devices that have operating system and USB port can be converted to wireless with BT/BLE functionality. Event-driven smartBASIC programming language simplifies module integration, minimizes OEM development risk, and accelerates time to market. Designed to support Windows, Windows Embedded, MAC OSx, Linux, and Android, dual-mode dongle is suited for IoT and Connected Hospital applications as well as barcode scanners, POS terminals, PCs, and laptops. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Coupler offers 6 dB coupling over 4.0-12.4 GHz range.

March 3, 2015

Designed for systems applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing, or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required, 1.40 x 0.40 x 0.66 in. Model 120406 has multi-purpose, stripline design and 2.4 mm SMA female connectors. Nominal coupling, with respect to output, is 6 dB, ±0.5 dB; frequency sensitivity is ±0.30 dB; insertion loss (including coupled power) is <1.8 dB; and directivity is >15 dB. Max VSWR (any port) is 1.35. Read More

Automatic ID, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Communication Systems & Equipment

RFID Inlays are based on Impinj Monza R6 chip.

March 2, 2015

Suited for large-scale deployment in supply chain, RFID inlays for retail industry feature designs that accelerate writing speed while promoting backscatter strength, parallel encoding capabilities, and read- and write-sensitivity. Belt inlay, with compact form factor and minimized antenna size, meets ARC requirements for European and US apparel retailers. With 42 x 16 mm antenna, SMARTRAC MiniWeb inlay passes ARC category K performance requirements for SFF-seeking European retailers. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

Microwave Baseband/RF SoCs support growing wireless traffic.

February 27, 2015

Integrating cross-polarization interference cancellation (XPIC) and line-of-sight multiple-input and multiple-output (LoS-MIMO) functionalities, BCM85650 supports channel aggregation and delivers 4K-QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation). Employing digital RF correction mechanisms, BCM85820 integrates support for XPIC, MIMO, 4K-QAM modulation, 112 MHz channels, and channel aggregation. Both SoCs provide mobile access carriers with 5 Gbps capacity and 48 bps/Hz spectral efficiency. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Outdoor Ethernet Radios operate in 60 GHz and 70/80 GHz bands.

February 27, 2015

Incorporating embedded flat panel antenna, mmWave Ultralink™-FX80 offers 3 Gbps full duplex capacity and operates in E-band spectrum from 71–76/81–86 GHz. Unit supports wireless fronthaul applications in CPRI mode, as well as backhaul applications through 3 GbE interfaces in Ethernet Bridging mode. StreetNode™ V60-PTP, incorporating Auto-Aligning integrated antenna, operates in 60 GHz V-band. Unit can achieve throughputs up to 1.7 Gbps full duplex, satisfying demanding 4G backhaul requirements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment

Handheld Bluetooth Transmitter logs up to 10 samples/sec.

February 26, 2015

CE-compliant UWBT Series measures different sensor inputs, such as thermocouple, RTD, relative humidity, and pH, and transmits data to iOS- or Android™-based smartphone or tablet via wireless Bluetooth® communication from UWBT app. Among other features, app can be configured in 9 different languages, pair with multiple transmitters simultaneously, monitor and log sensor data on device, and display sensor data in digital, graph, or gauge format. Data can also be emailed or sent to cloud. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Wireless Video Transmitter suits harsh environments.

February 26, 2015

Featuring ruggedized design, Agile 2.0 R is small enough to fit between camera body and battery pack, or can be carried in small backpack. Wireless bonded HD video transmitter offers up to eight 4G modems, HD-SDI/CVBS/HDMI input, LAN connection, satellite/KA-sat/BGAN support, and 32 GB of removable storage for recording video locally, ready for editing. With aluminum design, unit can survive drops of more than 2 m without problems. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

H.264 Encoder streams live events from HD-SDI or HDMI camera.

February 25, 2015

Designed for video production and electronic news gathering, CloudPort: 8 Sim H.264™ streams live H.264 video via wireless 3G and 4G mobile networks. Linux®-based backpack encoder includes H.264 decoder and bundles up to 8 cellular network connections from different operators into one broadband channel. Inputs can be HD-SDI, SDI, HDMI, analog, or optional FireWire® 1394. With 40 GB of storage, CloudPort: 8 Sim H.264 can also store video and forward it at later time. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Universal Quad Clock (800 MHz) suits complex timing solutions.

February 24, 2015

Utilizing flexible delta-sigma modulator and 2–3 GHz VCO, XR81411 quad-output LVCMOS/LVDS/LVPECL configurable clock synthesizer generates 10–800 MHz frequencies with 4 independent PLLs. Clock outputs have phase noise jitter down to <0.2 psec, and each independent output can be configured to select from 4 different frequency multiplier settings. Supplied in 5 x 5 mm LGA package, each clock synthesizer includes integer/fractional divider that allows output frequency resolution of <2 Hz intervals. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Non-Industrial Products

Video Player focuses on mobile devices.

February 23, 2015

Part of Media Graph end-to-end video platform, Video Player enables publishers, producers, and advertisers to deliver and monetize digital content across all screens and devices through one centralized solution. Player can seamlessly publish videos across every device, especially mobile devices. Featuring fully responsive HTML5 design, player is ad supported for all advertisers, VAST 3.0 compliant, and can handle sequence-based advertising and enhanced interactive formats. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Analog Video Decoder/Encoder for ADAS improves automotive safety.

February 20, 2015

Able to replace up to 9 discrete components with one 10 x 10 mm WQFN chip, AEC-Q100 qualified TW9984 enables generation of 360° surround images for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Integration of 4 NTSC/PAL analog video decoders with 10-bit ADCs supports 4 analog camera inputs simultaneously. For system designer, flexible digital output interface facilitates sending of images to processor for combination of 4 images into unified around-view image. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Optical Fiber Assembly makes use of OCT capabilities.

February 20, 2015

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) optical fiber assembly capabilities enables building of optical fiber probes with flexible tip lensing designs to meet critical OCT imaging specifications, such as insertion loss, internal back reflection, beam size, and working distance. Fiber manufacturing can incorporate such unique features as select cutoff, specific numerical apertures, graded index fibers, and coreless fibers. Additionally, polishing and fiber tip shaping are available. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS Antenna withstands harsh environments.

February 20, 2015

Offering optimal performance in both GPS L1/L2 and GLONASS L1/L2 frequencies, Active GNSS Antenna features MIL-STD design, allowing use in rugged environments. Unit enables maximum satellite reception that is unaffected by placement of antenna, with ultra-low Dilution of Precision. Engineered for demanding aviation environment, antenna is impact-resistant, able to withstand shock and vibration, and tolerant to exposure to dust, chemicals, and jet fuels. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Power and Energy Meter measures lasers up to 120 kW.

February 18, 2015

With response time of <1 minute, 120K-W Laser Power Meter can measure very high power, fiber, IR, and Nd:YAG lasers. Portable unit consists of beam dump with overall dimensions of 50 x 50 cm, and water flow power measurement unit with 11 x 15 x 34 cm dimensions. Connecting to PC via RS-232 interface, meter includes software that displays and graphs power and water flow rate. It is suited for heavy-duty applications, such as deep penetration welding, drilling, and cutting large products in field. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Broadband Low Noise Amplifiers range from 30 MHz to 40 GHz.

February 18, 2015

With noise figure levels from 2.5–3 dB typ across entire band, ultra-broadband and millimeter wave low noise amplifiers (LNAs) include 17 unconditionally stable models covering multi-octave bandwidths with flat gain response and GaAs PHEMT semiconductor technology. Features include 50 Ω hybrid MIC circuits enclosed in environmentally sealed metal packages with nickel or gold plating, stainless steel SMA or 2.92 mm connectors, and IP3 levels as high as +42 dBm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

All-Dry Fiber Microcable improves safety and productivity.

February 17, 2015

While improving safety and productivity, MiDia® Dry FX microcable helps reduce fiber cable installation expense. Fibers emerge from buffer tubes ready for fusion splicing or optical testing, eliminating need for cleaning products. Available in 3 constructions containing up to 144 fibers, product comes with bend-insensitive AllWave® + fiber. Entirely dry cable technology replaces gel-based filling and flooding compounds traditionally used to prevent spread of water in outside plant cables. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Controls & Controllers

Radar Height Control offers fully non-contact solution.

February 17, 2015

Suited for header height control in agricultural market, Terrahawk™ has no moving parts, eliminating sensor wear. Because there is no sensor touching ground, it does not push crop, so there are no cables, chains, or straps needed for backing up. Sensor is compact, allowing flexibility in forward mounting while enabling operator to increase harvesting speed, even in rough terrain. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment

Multimedia Presentation Systems offer 4K switching/scaling.

February 17, 2015

Providing 4K switching solution for huddle spaces with up to 8 inputs, Model HD-MD8X1-4K 4K is suitable for rooms that require connection to display via HDMI®. Built-in 4K scaler can convert any resolution to any other resolution up to 4096 x 2160. For slightly bigger rooms, Model DM-MD8X1-4K-C 4K with HDBaseT Output adds mic input and DM output. For customers that want to use remote transmitters or program their own system, Model DMPS3-4K-150-C adds 2 DM inputs for 10x1 4K switching solution. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Software

Conferencing Equipment enhances collaboration.

February 17, 2015

Unified communications and group collaboration solution, Crestron RL™ 2, brings Crestron DigitalMedia™ and Microsoft® Lync® software into one device in order to bring Lync experience from desktop to conference room. Lync-based system enables video, voice, interactive content sharing, presence, and chat from one touchscreen interface, and codec can switch between VGA, HDMI®, and DM® sources without separate switcher. Solution mounts beneath table or behind display on wall mount. Read More