Communication Systems & Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

BLE Modules offer ASCII-style interface, embedded scripting.

June 24, 2016

Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) modules RN4870 and RN4871 support Bluetooth 4.2 specification and have ASCII-style command interface that facilitates devices configuration and eliminates complicated code compiling. Also included, on-board Bluetooth stack with scripting engine enables standalone operation and eliminates MCU use for simple applications. Solutions further offer FIPS-based connection security and can support different beacon formats, such as iBeacon™ or Eddystone™, via one command. Read More

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

Radio Transceiver targets IoT and other wireless applications.

June 24, 2016

Featuring on-chip ARM® Cortex®-M0 radio processor that performs radio control and calibration, Model ADF7030-1 supports narrowband and wideband operation across sub-GHz ISM bands and data rates from 0.1–300 kbps using 2GFSK modulation. IC also supports Wireless M-Bus (WMBUS) and IEEE 802.15.4g-based protocols. Smart wake mode provides low overall power consumption, extending lifetime in battery-operated systems. Device can enter low power sleep mode consuming only 10 nA with memory retained. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

DC-DC Converters include companion EMI filters from 1-20 A.

June 24, 2016

Available in models ranging from 5–100 Watts, VHR Series powers non-flight-critical programs in military, avionics, and unmanned systems as well as manufacturing equipment and controls. Units offer wide input range for nominal 28 V input and average efficiency of 85%. Designed to operate at full-load over temperature range of -40 to +100°C, series features fixed frequency operation, soft-start, magnetic feedback, inhibit and current-limit protection. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Video Matrix Switch features Power over Ethernet.

June 24, 2016

SM-8X8-C64KR-POE-HDBT 4K HDMI Matrix Switch Over HDBase-T routes uncompressed Ultra-HD 4K x 2K digital HDMI signals and IR from 8 HDMI video sources to 8 displays and speakers via CATx cable using HDBase-T Technology. Unit is capable of connecting to video sources directly and video displays via ST-C6HDPOE-HDBT-R-LC receivers with max extension of 328 ft from switch. Switch supports Ultra-HD 4K x 2K resolutions to 4096 x 2160, HDTV resolutions to 1080p, and computer resolutions to 1920 x 1200. Read More

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

Reference Design Kit creates solar-powered sensor beacons.

June 23, 2016

With CYALKIT-E02 Reference Design Kit, users can develop solar-powered Wireless Sensor Node that can sense temperature and humidity around its location and transmit data using Bluetooth® Low Energy connectivity. Measuring 25 mm in diameter, battery-free sensor integrates Energy Harvesting PMICs, EZ-BLE™ PRoC™ module, and 15 x 15 mm solar cell that enables operation using 100 lux of ambient light. BLE-USB Bridge and Debug Board can be connected to host PC to receive sensor data. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

High-Accuracy Meter comes in NEMA 1 type enclosure assembly.

June 23, 2016

Serving critical metering applications, Nexus® 1500+ revenue and Class A power quality meter employs Constant Calibration™ technology that self-calibrates meter every 10 sec for optimal accuracy and stability. Product expands switchgear capability and lets user meter critical circuits without switchboard panel redesign. Meter is pre-wired in enclosure, which has shorting blocks and fuses for error-free and accelerated installation. Locking mechanism, also standard, prevents tampering. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

L.A. Metro Transportation Authority Selects SmartDrive for Rollout across Bus and Rail Fleets

June 22, 2016

Second Largest Transit Agency in United States to Protect All Riders by Expanding Deployment to Add New Video-Based Safety Program for Rail PHOENIX - (American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference) - SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based solutions that reduce risk, improve safety and support transit agencies' ability to comply with rail regulations, announced today that... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Powerful SSL-built Satellite for Intelsat Begins post-launch Maneuvers According to Plan

June 15, 2016

PALO ALTO, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that a high-power satellite designed and built for Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world's first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite, Intelsat... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

City of Burnsville Upgrades City Council Coverage to HD with Broadcast Pix Mica Integrated Production Switcher

June 8, 2016

Billerica, Massachusetts - June 2, 2016 - Broadcast Pix™ today announced the City of Burnsville, Minn., has upgraded to a Mica 1000 integrated production switcher in its control room at City Hall to provide HD coverage of City Council meetings for its cable and online viewers. According to Marty Doll, communications coordinator, the upgrade was prompted by a desire to move to HD production as... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Zeevee to Demonstrate Newest Lineup of Video Distribution Solutions at Infocomm 2016

June 8, 2016

New Solutions Emphasize Ease of Use and Flexibility of 4K Video over IP solutions from ZeeVee Boston, June 2, 2016, ZeeVee, Inc. a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology, will be demonstrating its new video distribution solutions the ZvMXE, ZyPerMX and ZyPer4K™ CATx with KVM, at the InfoComm 2016 Show in Las Vegas, June 4 – 10 in booth N725, at the Las Vegas... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Filters with Performance Efficiency Uncompromised by Angle of Incidence

June 8, 2016

Palatine, Ill. – Midwest Optical Systems (MidOpt) announces the release of a broad range of StablEDGE™ filters. StablEDGE™ is an innovative hybrid filter design that maintains critical spectral performance in imaging applications with short focal length lenses (<12mm) or angular-dependent lighting. In traditional filter designs, as the angle of light reaching the filter changes, the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

Cambridge Sound Management Raises the Bar with New Active Sound Masking, Paging, and Music Solution.

June 8, 2016

The new Qt® Active Emitter leverages direct-field technology to deliver a powerful all-in-one sound masking, office paging, and background music system for commercial facilities. WALTHAM, Mass. - Cambridge Sound Management, the world's largest provider of sound masking technology, announced today a new direct-field sound masking solution that combines high performance sound masking with... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

HDMI Quad Screen Multiviewer has built-in USB KVM switch.

June 7, 2016

In addition to letting 4 computers display video simultaneously on one monitor, SPLITMUX®-USBHD-4RT can switch one of 4 attached computers to shared keyboard and mouse for operation and access to 2 additional USB devices (via built-in 2-port USB 2.0 hub). Supporting resolutions to 2K (2048 x 1080), multimodal multiviewer can be controlled via Ethernet, RS232 serial port, keyboard commands, OSD, front panel buttons, or IR remote. Quad mode delivers real-time video performance of 60 fps. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Geodetic Antennas leverage VeraPhase technology.

June 6, 2016

To minimize de-sensing from such high-level, out-of-band signals as 700 MHz LTE and other cellular band signals, VeraPhase® VP6300 and VP6200 feature linear LNA with pre-filtering. Triple-band VP6300 receives of GPS L1/L2/L5, GLONASS G1/G2/G3, BeiDou B1/B2, and Galileo E1/E5a+b (1,165&ndash;1,254 MHz + 1,560&ndash;1,610 MHz), while dual-band VP6200 receives GPS L1/L2, GLONASS G1/G2, BeiDou B1/B2, Galileo E1, and L-Band correction services (1,195&ndash;1,254 MHz + 1,525&ndash;1,610 MHz). Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GaN Pallet targets L-band radar systems.

June 6, 2016

Operating over instantaneous frequency band of 1,200&ndash;1,400 MHz, Model IGNP1214M1300-GPS contains bias sequencing and RF-activated gate biasing circuitry that help minimize output noise and simplify system integration. Under 300 µs, 10% pulse conditions, 50 &Omega; matched device supplies minimum of 1,300 W peak output power with typically >12 dB gain and 55% efficiency from 50 V supply voltage. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems

PC Adapter bridges Thunderbolt, Thunderbolt 2, Thunderbolt 3.

June 3, 2016

Thunderbolt&trade; 3 to Thunderbolt Adapter lets users connect Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 devices, such as docking stations, hard drive enclosures, and adapters, to PC&#39;s Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port. Thunderbolt 3 technology, which uses USB-C connector to combine and deliver power, display, and connectivity signals in one connection, supports transfer speeds of up to 40 Gbps, dual 4K display support, power and charging up to 100 W, and support for DisplayPort and PCIe® protocols. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

High Desert Church Relies on FOR-A's HVS-2000 Video Switcher for Multi-Site Video Streaming

May 31, 2016

Cypress, CA, May 25, 2016 - California’s High Desert Church is a multi-site house of worship with four campuses that serve a total congregation of over 8,000 people. Looking for a switcher that enabled them to live stream sermons from their main campus to their other sites, High Desert turned to FOR-A. The church recently purchased the company’s HVS-2000 video switcher to fulfill all of the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products

ViaSat Small Tactical Terminal Selected for Canada's Department of National Defence's CP-140 Aurora Aircraft

May 31, 2016

ViaSat Real-time Link 16 Communications Small Tactical Terminal Enables Network Interoperability between Canadian Armed Forces and Coalition/Allied Forces EY CENTRE, Ottawa - (CANSEC 2016) - ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company and General Dynamics Mission Systems--Canada, announced today the ViaSat Small Tactical Terminal - KOR-24A - (STT) was... Read More

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

Fiber Optic Microswitch suits MRI and industrial applications.

May 31, 2016

Featuring V15-style form factor, MR386 ZapFREE® Microswitch comes in Industrial model with extended temperature range of -40 to +80°C and non-metallic MRI Safe model with temperature range of -5 to +60°C. MRI model is designed for use inside bore and is magnetically invisible to imaging process. Non-electrical, totally passive sensors provide EMI and RFI immunity, isolation from high voltage and lightning, inherent safety in explosive atmospheres, and can operate over distances up to 1,500 m. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Switches and MMIC Amplifiers deliver ultra wideband operation.

May 26, 2016

Operating from DC to 18 GHz, non-reflective GaAs switches CMD234C4 (SP3T) and CMD235C4 (SP5T) provide 40 dB isolation @ 10 GHz and respective insertion loss values of 2 and 2.5 dB. Distributed amplifiers CMD240 (DC to 22 GHz) and CMD241 (2&ndash;22 GHz) offer respective noise figures down to 2.2 and 2.3 dB and gain values of 15 and 13.5 dB. Operating from 26&ndash;35 GHz, CMD243 wideband balanced driver amplifier offers 15.5 dB gain and noise figure of 4.4 dB. Read More