Satellite Receivers IRDs

Communication Systems & Equipment

Multi-GNSS Receiver Module serves wearable, IoT applications.

January 15, 2015

Integrating all necessary components as GNSS receiver, 7 x 7 mm Venus828F only requires external antenna and power supply to output position/velocity/time information in standard NMEA-0183 format. Stand-alone LGA module works with multiple satellite systems and concurrently tracks up to 28 satellites. Along with 29 sec cold start TTFF and -165 dBm tracking sensitivity, features include 10 nsec 1PPS timing accuracy, on-board geo-fencing, and 8–512 Mbit external SPI Flash data logging. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

ODU Satellite Chipset increases service availability and quality.

January 7, 2015

Offering 32 user-band output channels and 32 output channels (selectable from any LNB input), BCM4554 adds support for up to 32 resident STBs on one coaxial cable within multiple dwelling unit. This lets operators deliver more services to additional subscribers without new satellite dish installations. Along with 28 nm process, features include 4 RF inputs and 1 RF output covering 250–2,350 MHz range, frequency shift keying (FSK), and digital satellite equipment control (DiSEqC). Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Communication Systems & Equipment

Satellite Device/GPS Receiver increase satellite operator options.

December 24, 2014

Combining BCM4551 satellite TV device with BCM4771 GPS receiver, GPS-enabled satellite outdoor unit (ODU) device lets operators track location of subscriber equipment and pinpoint service issues within residence. Satellite solution resides in low-noise block (LNB) of subscribers' satellite dishes, enabling operators to better position dish installations and reduce metering equipment expenses and truck rolls. Also, GPS technology within LNB lets operators geo-lock content to subscribers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS Receiver Module offers continuous positioning.

December 15, 2014

Based on Venus 8 multi-GNSS platform, S2525DR8 GNSS Dead-Reckoning Module offers accuracy for both indoor and outdoor positioning. Module uses automotive-grade XV-8100CB analog output gyroscope and 16-bit differential ADC. A 3D option adds barometric pressure sensor on-board, while vehicle dynamics monitoring option adds accelerometer. Measuring 25 x 25 mm, module contains level shifter, capable of direct interface to vehicle odometer and forward/reverse signals ranging from 3V–30 V. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS Receiver captures and processes RTK data.

November 4, 2014

Featuring lightweight 1.67 lb design with built-in Web interface, Model APS-NR2 enables high-precision surveying and geolocation. Unit works continuously with hot-swappable batteries and can be recharged from any USB port. With dual cellular antennae, automatic switchover eliminates downtime due to signal loss. Built-in Wi-Fi lets users configure and monitor unit as well as stream data directly to tablet. Receiver can communicate seamlessly with Esri cloud-based platforms. Read More

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

Seismic and Geodetic System monitors infrastructure.

August 28, 2014

Combining 220-channel GNSS receiver, broadband seismic recorder, and force-balance triaxial accelerometer, Trimble® SG160-09 SeismoGeodetic System provides real-time GNSS positioning and seismic data for earthquake early warning and volcano monitoring as well as infrastructure monitoring for buildings, bridges, dams, and other natural and manmade structures. System includes variable size, industrial-grade USB drive to support transmission of real-time telemetry data. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Telemetry Receiver System fosters wireless data logging.

July 23, 2014

By automatically gathering data from any Gen II logger, Gen II RC250 enables monitoring of different values to create custom data logging system. Users can also receive and send Gen II transmitter data to third-party or customized software via Modbus/serial, eliminating need to run wires across plant or factory floor. Supporting 160 channels max, system operated from 110–250 Vac power supply or built-in rechargeable battery pack, features SMA antenna socket, and comes in aluminum case. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS RTK Receiver targets Esri community.

July 18, 2014

Weighing 1.5 lb, Model APS-NR2 works on virtually all RTK networks and communicates seamlessly with Esri cloud-based platforms. Unit features dual cellular antennae with automatic switchover, and built-in Wi-Fi that enables user to configure and monitor unit and stream data directly to tablet. Running all day on hot-swappable batteries, receiver recharges from any USB port. Open architecture lets user choose data collector software or interface directly with Esri ArcGIS Online. Read More