Press Release Summary:
Mantis(TM) wireless BLUETOOTH measurement tool identifies, installs, and optimizes BLUETOOTH wireless devices and connections. Instrument follows frequency-hopping signature to allow Packet Error Rate breakdowns and RSSI measurement in true dBm. Unit houses receiver for service sweeps and can be installed for instant acquisition of device status. Offerings include backlit display and keypad menu navigation.
Original Press Release:
Berkeley Releases Handheld Bluetooth Receiver
METUCHEN, New Jersey. -- January 17, 2002 -- BVS introduces Mantis(TM), a low-cost BLUETOOTH measurement tool.
Mantis(TM) is a low-cost, wireless receiver designed specifically for identifying, installing and optimizing BLUETOOTH wireless devices and connections. The instrument locates any nearby Bluetooth devices, identifies them and "follows" their frequency-hopping signature allowing detailed RSSI measurement in true dBm, Packet Error Rate breakdowns as well as other device parameters and identification. Mantis(TM) houses a receiver ideal for quick service sweeps and installs when device status (transmit, receive, ID, etc) must be instantly acquired. Mantis(TM) also features a built-in backlit display, simple, keypad menu navigation and removable, rechargeable Ni-MH batteries with quick-charger for true portability. Available now for under $1,000.
Berkeley Varitronics Systems
255 Liberty Street
Metuchen, NJ 08840-1217