Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


UWB terminal mount antenna

29 July 2020 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The Taoglas TU.60 is a unique dipole terminal ultra-wideband (UWB) antenna designed to cover all worldwide UWB frequencies between 3,5 and 8 GHz. With excellent efficiency and an omnidirectional radiation pattern with 3 dBi gain, it provides strong, homogeneous coverage in all directions from the sensor. The TU.60 also shows excellent fidelity factor numbers and low group delay variation to preserve maximum signal integrity.

The potential of UWB is enabling a wave of applications that use highly accurate, ultra-reliable location and distance sensing to deliver new experiences and capabilities. It operates with low power for transmitting large amounts of digital data over a wide spectrum of frequency bands typically spanning more than 500 MHz, with very low power for short distances up to 250 m with latency as low as 1 ms. The low power requirements of UWB result in increased battery life of sensors and tags which in turn reduce overall operational costs.

The TU.60 exhibits exceptional efficiencies of up to 91% on specific bands.

Typical applications include indoor position location and tracking applications, smart home device control and entertainment systems, keyless entry systems and precision surveying.

The antenna is packaged in a small IP67 rated enclosure that is manufactured from ABS, which makes it an ideal ruggedised solution for both indoor and outdoor environments. It comes with an N-type connector as standard for robust and easy installation. The connector can be customised subject to NRE.

For more information contact Andrew Hutton, RF Design, +27 21 555 8400, andrew@rfdesign.co.za, www.rfdesign.co.za


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