Press Release Summary:
Designed for utility and enterprise markets, Trailblazer(TM) Star incorporates Carrier Class Voice service and SCADA capabilities into one enclosure. Multipoint system offers variety of interface options, including 4-wire, serial ports, PA, intercoms, emergency phones, and Ethernet. Available in 2.3-2.5, 5.x, and 4.9 GHz frequencies, TB-Star is transparent to all existing PBX, TDM, or VoIP systems; provides Carrier Class telecom service beyond 50 miles; and has fixed latency of less than 4 ms.
Original Press Release:
Next Generation Wireless Data and PBX Extension System Designed for Utilities and Energy Sectors to be Released by Carlson Wireless at UTC 2010
Arcata, CA - Carlson Wireless Technologies is pleased to announce the release of the newly expanded Trailblazer(TM) Star Wireless Multipoint Data and PBX Extension System at the Utilities Telecom Council's UTC TELECOM EXPO in Indianapolis, May 23 -26, 2010. Designed to meet the requirements of the utility and enterprise markets, the Trailblazer(TM) Star's flexible, integrated MUX technology now incorporates both Carrier Class Voice service and SCADA capabilities into one rugged easy-to-install enclosure.
Used extensively as a wireless PBX extension solution for voice (POTs), the TB-Star now has new interface options including 4-wire (E&M), serial ports (RS232, RS485, RS422), public address, intercoms, emergency phones (Femco/Guardian) and Ethernet (VoIP/Data). Available in a variety of licensed and license-exempt frequencies such as 2.3 - 2.5, 5.x and 4.9 GHz, the Star will also be available in licensed 900 MHz band by Q3 2010.
This versatile wireless platform is built from industrial and utility grade hardware with NEMA 4x enclosures. Class 1, Division 2 NFPA certification is currently pending (Q3 2010). Carlson's TrueTDMTM transmission structure means that TB-Star is transparent to all existing PBX, TDM or VoIP systems, is able to provide Carrier Class telecom service beyond 50 miles and has an ultra-low fixed latency of less than 4 milliseconds. These features combined with the security of Carlson's proprietary enhanced encryption technology are requirements for critical energy infrastructure such as utility substations as well as oil and gas facilities.
"Our utilities and enterprise customers require the most robust solutions available due to the most challenging environments and diverse communication needs anywhere. The Trailblazer(TM) Star is strong and flexible enough to meet these challenges head on," said Jim Carlson, President and CEO of Carlson Wireless Technologies. "UTC 2010 will be a great showcase of our latest products."
Also on display at UTC 2010 will be Carlson Wireless' new LongHaul(TM) microwave backhaul product, the LH-270-LT, a 270 Mbps (OTA) link available in 5.x and 4.9 GHz.
For over a decade, Carlson Wireless has been a leading microwave radio manufacturer providing both point to point and point to multipoint wireless broadband, telephone, 4-wire and SCADA solutions for the public safety, industrial, oil & gas, municipal, telephony, and broadcast sectors. For more information please contact Carlson Wireless directly at 707.822.7000 or visit their website at www.carlsonwireless.com.
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