Radio Systems

Wireless network protection

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Ingram Micro

3Com’s AirProtect wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) addresses security threats to corporate information from unsecured Wi-Fi networks.


2.3 GHz marketing plan released

16 May, 2008

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has developed a draft marketing plan proposing a revised technical framework (or operating conditions) for spectrum licensees in the 2.3 GHz band.


Handheld range

05 May, 2008 | Supplied by: Standard Communications Pty Ltd

GME has announced the addition of three handheld radios to the 477 MHz range.


Temperature monitoring — for many years

01 May, 2008

One RF Technology has developed a low-power wireless temperature monitoring solution using ZigBee and offering many years of autonomous operating time with a standard lithium AA battery.


Wide-range astronomy antenna

30 April, 2008

A new antenna structure that works in a wide range of frequencies has been presented by researchers from Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M) in collaboration with the National Astronomical Observatory in Spain.


400 MHz band under review

28 April, 2008

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has taken the first public step in reviewing arrangements in the radio frequency spectrum from 403–520 MHz by seeking public and industry comment on options for its future use.


Radios for Chile gold mines

15 April, 2008

Benbro Electronics has shipped a batch of UHF radio transmitters and receivers for a trial of the Linatex hose-wear monitor in two gold and copper mines in Chile.


Antenna range

07 April, 2008 | Supplied by: Electrotest Ltd

Til-Tek has available a range of antennas that operate in the 400 MHz to 5.8 GHz bands. The range includes yagis, adjustable and fixed sector panels, bidirectional panels, omni-directional, and parabolic dishes.


Wireless solutions group appoints CTO

07 April, 2008

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) has appointed André Doll as its chief technology officer. Based in Paris, Doll assumes responsibility for the company’s R&D and project management resources worldwide.


Plans for Australia’s biggest technology precinct

07 April, 2008

Industry and Enterprise Minister Francis Logan has unveiled the blueprint for Australia’s biggest technology precinct and the only one dedicated to information and communications technology.


Portable mine detector system developed

04 April, 2008

The Sundance SMT365 DSP module is being used to help develop portable humanitarian mine detector (PHMD) technology. The PHMD system uses a pulse induction metal detector combined with a ground-penetrating radar array to discriminate between minimum metal antipersonnel mines and small metal clutter.


7 in 8 WCDMA operators have launched HSPA

14 March, 2008

Seven in every eight commercial 3G/WCDMA operators have launched HSPA, according to the 3G/WCDMA-HSDPA Fact Sheet published by GSA — the Global mobile Suppliers Association.


Wireless scent

12 March, 2008

Using the principles of wireless communication, aro.logik claims to take scenting to a new level of automation and customisation. Working with the robust radiofrequency communication capabilities of ZigBee technology, it creates a wireless network of scent diffusers which can be managed via remote access giving complete control over multiple scent zones.


Two-way radios

10 March, 2008 | Supplied by: RS Components Pty Ltd

RS has released the Motorola Talkabout T5509R. Built to withstand outdoor use, the radio has a range of features including 1 W transmit power and up to 7 km line of sight range. It is supplied with a pair of handy belt clips for greater portability and convenience.


GPS for two-way

05 March, 2008 | Supplied by: CRS Accessories

CRS Accessories has launched the GPS-speaker microphone, claimed to be a marriage of two-way radio systems and GPS technologies giving improved communications for groups, such as the emergency services.


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