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Laird Technologies is an industry leader for embedded wireless M2M solutions that provides the widest range of wireless modules and systems for OEMs and system integrators. The company offers M2M wireless modules and solutions that include Bluetooth®, WLAN, and RAMP proprietary radio modules - all backed by the company's global resources. In addition, Laird Technologies is a leading global supplier and plays a major role in the short- and medium-range RF industry. Laird Technologies' products are ideal for the automotive, retail and ePOS, fleet management, healthcare, finance, security, and asset management industries.
Laird BT800 Dual Mode Bluetooth 4.0 Modules deliver Laird’s first dual-mode Bluetooth v4.0 offerings, bringing support for Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) in a tiny package. The BT800 series provides exceptionally low power consumption with outstanding range, and supports the latest Bluetooth v4.0 Specification with EDR (Enhanced Data Rate). The BT800 has a footprint as small as 8.5 x 13 mm, with output power at 8 dBm. The modules are designed to support a full speed USB interface plus GPIO, I²S, and PCM audio interfaces. The BT800 series is engineered to provide excellent RF performance with an integrated antenna and additional band pass filters to further reduce the regulatory and testing requirements for OEMs, ensuring a hassle free development cycle. As an additional benefit of the BT800 series, Laird has implemented CSR’s HID (Human Interface Device) Proxy Mode enabling out of the box HID connectivity for BLE pointing devices and / or BLE keyboard functionality, requiring zero host device software or configuration. The BT820 is a packaged dongle version of the BT800 module that allows OEMs to plug the device into any Windows or Linux device that supports USB connectors and an inbuilt Bluetooth software stack in its operating system.
Laird's BT700 Bluetooth® Modules are designed to add robust, long-range Bluetooth data connectivity to any device. Based on the market-leading Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR) BC04 chipset, BT700 modules provide exceptionally low power consumption with outstanding Class 1 range via 18dBm of transmit power. Both the BT730 and BT740 include a broad range of Bluetooth profiles such as Serial Port Profile (SPP) and other vital features which make the BT730 modules superior to other Bluetooth modules. The BT730 Modules support Bluetooth v2.0 while the BT740 supports the latest Bluetooth v2.1. With a compact footprint of 15.29 x 28.71mm, each of these modules deliver maximum range with a minimum size.
Laird Wireless BL600 Series Single-Mode BLE Modules make it easy to add single-mode Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), or Bluetooth Smart™, to small, portable, power-conscious devices, including those powered by AAA or coin cell batteries. The fully approved, programmable modules feature Laird's innovative, event-driven smartBASIC programming interface, which significantly simplifies BLE integration. Based on the award-winning Nordic Semiconductor nRF51822 chipset, BL600 modules provide exceptionally low power consumption with outstanding wireless range, all within a compact footprint of 19mm x 12.5mm.
Laird Wireless RM024 Series 2.4GHz Range-Amplified MultiPoint (RAMP) Modules are designed to provide robust wireless communications for any number of applications requiring a wireless transport for serial data. RAMP modules excel at providing a wireless serial link over long ranges and with support for multipoint networks. These modules feature a Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) protocol for excellent interference and multipath immunity. With two transceivers, the RAMP line can provide a wireless serial cable replacement capable of extending communications well beyond the 50 foot maximum for wired connections. RAMP modules also support multipoint—Star network topologies—and users can employ more than 16 million clients for applications such as sensors, controls, and text display boards. The RM024 is based on the same core technology as the LT2510 and is designed to be a drop-in replacement. With a more efficient design, the RM024 offers all the range of the LT2510 modules with decreased current consumption and new features, including enhanced sleep modes, encryption with 128-bit AES, more reliable RF link with the addition of Forward Error Correction (FEC), and remote AT commands.
Laird Wireless LT1110 915MHz Wireless Modules & Development Kits are based on Laird Technologies' proprietary FlexRF™ technology and are designed for industrial RF communication. Embedded with robust server-client protocol, the LT1110 permits an unlimited number of clients to synchronize to a single server for low latency communications. The server and all clients in a network can communicate with any radio in range via either addressed or broadcast packets. The configuration and test software and the development kits allow OEMs to design and test networks to suit their applications. The interface (API, configuration, etc) of the Laird Wireless LT1110 915MHz Wireless Modules is 100% compatible with that of the LT2510. The enhanced API commands provide packet routing control and network intelligence. With its field-proven proprietary FHSS RF protocol and increased penetration at 915MHz, the LT1110 rejects RF noise, excels in multipath scenarios, allows for co-located systems, and provides an extremely reliable communication link.
Laird Wireless BTM431/443 Bluetooth® AT Data Modules & Development Kits have been designed to meet the needs of developers who wish to add robust, short-range Bluetooth data connectivity to their products. They are based on the market-leading Cambridge Silicon Radio BC04 chipset, providing exceptionally low power consumption with outstanding range. With a small footprint of 12.5 x 18mm and best-of-class, low-power operation, these modules are the ideal choice for applications where designers need both performance and minimum size. For maximum flexibility in systems integration, the modules are designed to support a separate power supply for I/O. To aid product development and integration, Laird Technologies has integrated a complete Bluetooth protocol stack within the modules, including support for multi-point connections and numerous Bluetooth profiles. Laird Wireless BTM431/443 Bluetooth® AT Data Modules are fully qualified as Bluetooth End Products, allowing designers to integrate them within their own products with no further Bluetooth Qualification. Laird Wireless Bluetooth® AT Data Module Development Kits are also available for both the BTM431 and BTM443 modules.
Laird Technologies Asset Tracking Antennas are a diverse line of asset tracking modules designed for dealers and other professionally certified installer-fitted antennas that are mounted on the roof, in the exterior trim or inside cars, trucks, and trailers. Provisions for concealment and non-visibility are typical in these applications through placement within instrument panels, beneath trim pieces, or integrated with exterior features. Laird Technologies Asset Tracking Antennas provide industry-leading RF performance in packages that can be embedded in instrument panels, A-pillars, and elsewhere in vehicles to enable stealth capabilities for asset tracking, theft recovery, and fleet management.
Laird Technologies designs and manufactures some of the most sensitive GPS antenna products with state-of-the-art LNAs. Some GPS products include receiver electronics and I/Os such as a USB interface. This integrated design, small size, and low cost makes it an ideal discrete and customizable solution for most vehicle tracking markets that are focused on harsh vehicle environments. Laird Technologies also designs smart antennas that integrate functionalities such as cellular, WiFi and Bluetooth modems, GPS receivers, and vehicle networking. All these capabilities can be further integrated into M2M devices that add control electronics and firmware to provide the latest evolution in telematics systems.
Laird AC4790 900MHz Radio Module Developer Kit and 5in RG178 Cable use field-proven 900MHz FHSS technology (that needs no additional site licensing), reject interference, enable co-located system operation, and ensure data integrity. Laird AC4790 900MHz Radio Module Developer Kit incorporates high-performance AC4790 radio modules which use Laird Technologies' "masterless" protocol, allowing each radio module to communicate with any other in-range radio module for true peer-to-peer operation. The AC4790's protocol features a dynamic addressing scheme that simplifies node-to-node communication. The radio module enables identification of the most efficient transmission path, so routing sequences that optimize the RF network can be designed. This makes the AC4790 ideal for a wide variety of industrial applications that must rely on smooth, constant data flow. The Laird 5in RG178 Cable has a u.FL plug to connect to RPSMA bulkheads.
Laird Technologies - Wireless M2M Solutions LT1110 915MHz wireless modules are embedded with a robust server-client protocol that permits an unlimited number of clients to synchronize to a single server for low latency communications. The server and all clients in a network can communicate with any radio in range via either addressed or broadcast packets. The configuration and test software allows designers to design and test networks to suit their applications. Laird Technologies LT1110 915MHz FHSS modules sets yet another standard for industrial RF communication. Based on proprietary FlexRF™ technology, this globally accepted module will exceed most OEM application and performance requirements. The LT1110 achieves RF data rates three times faster than the previous generation of Laird Technologies 915MHz transceivers. These Laird Technologies modules are ideal for applications serving the commercial building, field surveillance, utility management, recreation, and fleet telemetry markets.
The Laird Technologies Wireless M2M Soultions CL400 and CL402 WISM+ 802.11 embedded modules are wireless Ethernet bridges that provide outstanding data throughput over long ranges in a ruggedized industrial package. The Laird Wireless CL400 and CL402 embedded modules are ideal for users looking for a simple-to-use wireless Ethernet bridge. Available with an AC power adapter, standard RJ-45 Ethernet jack and antennas, the Laird Technologies CL400 and CL402 come prepackaged with all necessary accessories. With no configuration necessary, users can simply plug in their Ethernet cable and apply power and have a wireless bridge at distances up to 1 mile and speeds up to 11Mbs. The Laird technologies CL400 and CL402 are optimized for point-to-point bridge connections the CL400 and CL402 starter packs come pre-configured to communicate over a WPA2-CCMP encrypted secure 802.11 RF channel. The CL400 is designed for America and the CL402 is for Europe. These intelligent devices will optimize link speeds according to the RF conditions and distances between the units.
The Laird Technologies Wireless M2M Solutions CL2510 2.4 GHz ConnexLink module sets the standard for industrial RF communication. The CL2510 is based on the Laird Technologies LT2510 fifth-generation 2.4 GHz FHSS module, is available with an RS-232 DB-9 connector, and is housed in a rugged enclosure. This Laird Technologies wireless module is an ideal choice for wireless serial communications in industrial applications. The CL2510 can replace thousands of feet of cable as a wireless serial bridge. This Laird Technologies ConnexLink device is optimized for point-to-point or point-to-multipoint networks and permits an unlimited number of clients to synchronize to a single server for low latency communications. With its field-proven FHSS air interface protocol, the CL2510 rejects RF noise, excels in multipath scenarios, allows for co-located systems, and provides an extremely reliable communication link. It also provides a more robust but simpler link than ZigBee for RF applications that do not require a mesh topology.
The Laird Technologies Wireless M2M Solutions BTM411 Bluetooth
AT Data Module is designed to add robust, short range Bluetooth
data connectivity to a variety of products. Laird Technologies
Wireless M2M Solutions BTM411 AT Data Modules are based on
the market leading Cambridge
Silicon Radio BC04 chipset and provide exceptional low power consumption
with outstanding range. The BTM411 supports the latest Bluetooth
Version 2.1 Specification and is ideal for a variety of applications,
including wirelessly connected medical devices The DVK-BTM411
Bluetooth® Module Kit lets you test and design
applications incorporating the BTM411 module. The Laird
Technologies Wireless M2M Solutions DVK-BTM411 kit features an
integrated antenna and allows developers to add robust, short range Bluetooth
data connectivity to their products.