New Development Kit for remote monitoring and control


TDC has introduced a flexible development kit designed for low-cost/power simultaneous remote monitoring and control of systems including machine-to-machine interfaces, automatic pay and sales machines, maintenance and security systems


[UKPRwire, Wed Aug 22 2007] TDC has introduced a flexible development kit designed for low-cost/power simultaneous remote monitoring and control of systems including machine-to-machine interfaces, automatic pay and sales machines, maintenance and security systems.

The Industry Resource Internet Supervision, IRIS, Development Kit from TRL Funk is now available from TDC, and works on a 433MHz frequency reaching over 1000 meters with a free line of sight. This provides users with up to 70 different radio channels within a certified range and enables a wide range of functions to be performed within minutes including monitoring temperature and pressure sensors, taking automatic meter readings, traffic telematics and storage logistics.

The new Development Kit features two of each of the following: evaluation boards with RS232 and RS485 interfaces, radio data transmission modules, antennas, power supplies, serial data cables, and all the documentation and software required for configuration.

IRIS can be used for cable replacement where the distance between the units exchanging data is too long or there are problems installing cable and bi-directional function makes sending and receiving possible with only one unit.

The IRIS modules are very compact with the dimensions of 42 x 51 x 11mm and consequently they can be integrated into almost any devices. An Internet version of IRIS is currently under development. The IRIS Development Kit and further radio data devices from TRL Funksysteme GmbH are available from TDC now.

About TDC
TDC (part of the Abacus Group), is a technical component distributor specialising in embedded components for wireless applications such as GSM, GPRS, GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi and ZigBee. TDCs customers place as much value on the world-class technical support the company provides as the high quality products it distributes.

About Abacus Group plc
Abacus Group plc is one of the leading distributors of electronic components in Europe, with directly owned companies having locations in every major European electronics market.

Abacus Group companies are marketed in four groups:
Abacus Electronic Component Distribution (ECD) has a portfolio of 180 franchises within 12 trading operations providing technical distribution services through locally based sales offices.

The Specialist Distribution group covers businesses offering displays and communications expertise, and includes Trident, Axess and TDC.

Abacus Own Brand encompasses Dubilier, Eledis and Emcon Components offering competitively priced, quality passives, electro-mechanical components and batteries.

Alpha 3 Manufacturing provides electromechanical sub contract manufacture, under three trading operations: DEM Manufacturing, CTL Manufacturing and CCS Electronics.

For further information contact:
Simon Taylor
TDC
Stroudley Road
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG24 8FN

Tel: 01256 332800
Fax: 01256 332810
Email: simon@tdc.co.uk
Web: http://www.tdc.co.uk/

Press Contact: Peter van der Sluijs
Neesham Public Relations
Tel: +44 (0) 1296 628180
Email: peterv@neesham.co.uk

Photo caption: The TRL Funk IRIS Development Kit from TDC is designed for low-cost remote monitoring and control.


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Contact Name: Elaine Hodson

Contact Email: elaineh@neesham.co.uk

Contact Phone: 01296 628180

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