Adaptive Network Solutions, a leading system design house, announced today at the 4th European ZigBee Developers' Conference in Munich, Germany, that its 868MHz IEEE802.15.4/ZigBee RF module, the @ANY900-1, achieved CE certification. This is the first Sub-1 GHz ZigBee module ever to achieve such certification, which paves the way for a Europe-wide adoption of standards based wireless sensor networks in energy management, building and industrial automation, and other application areas.
"We are proud to be the first to CE certify a Sub-1 GHz 802.15.4/ZigBee RF module," said Mr. Thomas Lerm, President and CEO of Adaptive Network Solutions GmbH. "This opens a door to a wide scale adoption of wireless standards, such as ZigBee and 6LoWPAN, across the industries in Europe. OEMs can now use our @ANY900-1 certified platform to accelerate creation of standards based products. Interchangeable design of different @ANY hardware components further simplifies the product development and enables scalability."
Mr. Christian Keding, Managing Director at Eurofins Product Service GmbH added, "We are pleased to perform the formal testing and certification of the @ANY900-1 RF module. Eurofins' years of expertise and state of the art equipment ensure accurate and reliable results. We are happy to assist manufacturers such as Adaptive Network Solutions that help transforming the industry with an efficient wireless technology."
@ANY900-1 is an ultra-low power IEEE802.15.4/ZigBee RF module for Sub-1 GHz ISM band. The tiny module features an exceptional sensitivity of -110 dBm that results in the line-of-sight range of up to 500m. Featuring the built-in chip antenna and 2MBit memory extensions, @ANY900 module presents a future-proof, fully integrated solution for the system integrators and OEMs. @ANY900-1 RF modules are fully pin-compatible with other @ANY Sub-1 GHz and 2.4 GHz hardware products, and interoperable with corresponding Atmel's ZigBit® modules.
Pricing & Availability
@ANY900-1 RF modules (Part# AT-ANY-900-1) are available directly and via distribution. Please inquire at info[.]an-solutions.de. @ANY DESIGN development kits (Part # AT-ANY-DESIGN-900-1) are available and priced at EUR 399.00. Each kit contains three @ANY900-1-based BRICK development boards, a USB dongle and a JTAG programming adaptor, as well as software and documentation CD-ROM. All products are precision manufactured in Germany.
About Adaptive Network Solutions (A.N. Solutions)
A.N. Solutions (an-solutions.de) is a versatile system design house specializing in concept-to-market wireless networking solutions for energy management, building automation, and other application areas demanding intelligent wireless connectivity. A.N. Solutions help OEMs and system integrators to roll out new products on time and on budget with no in-house RF expertise by offering easy-to-use hardware and software components. Ultra-sensitive IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee RF modules, embedded software and development tools for Sub-1-GHz and 2.4GHz license-free ISM bands enable quick and seamless technology implementation and customization. Headquartered in Dresden, Germany, the A.N. Solutions team boasts years of wireless experience, adhering to the spirit of innovation and "Made in Germany" quality.
About Eurofins Product Service GmbH
Eurofins is a global Life Science company, serving diverse industries like food, pharma, environment and engineering as well as retailers and manufacturers of cosmetics, toys, electrical/electronic equipment and medical equipment, to name just a few.
Eurofins Product Service GmbH (pt.eurofins.com), as part of Eurofins' business line Product Testing, is your competent partner for testing, national/international approval and certification of telecommunication systems, radio systems and electric devices, such as household appliances, consumer electronics, audio/video devices, office equipment, computer products, IT-Systems. Eurofins as independent accredited test laboratory and certification body offers a wide range of product and systems certification schemes. Certification by Eurofins strengthens the trust of your clients in your products and opens the world's markets to you.