XEMICS and Y-LYNX Demonstrate Multi-Hop AMR Solution in Shanghai

10/26/2004 - XEMICS, a provider of integrated circuits, and Y-LYNX, a provider of embedded software for low-power wireless links will be showcasing a high-performance AMR (automated meter reading) solution from 30th October to 1st November at the 2004 China (Shanghai) International Water, Electricity & Gas Meters Exhibition. The solution will be shown on stand A11 by XEMICS distributor Shenzhen Coolwave Communication Co., Ltd.

The solution comprises XEMICS' DP1203 high-performance 'drop-in' module together with the XE88LC06A CoolRISC® controller and Y-LYNX embedded software. The solution is capable of interfacing with electricity, gas and water meters, and has been optimized for the requirements of the local market in China. It offers performance superior to Power Line Communication based systems. XEMICS ultra low-power controller and radio transceiver enable battery lifetimes in excess of a decade to be achieved when powered by an industry-standard lithium battery. Rob Whittaker, Business Unit Manager ISM wireless stated 'In our multi-hop AMR solution each meter can act as a repeater, to enable reliable data transfer under even the most demanding conditions as encountered in China.'

Coolwave will also be exhibiting XEMICS range of high-performance low-power products, including RF transceivers and low-power controllers. Jack Huang, CEO of Coolwave commented 'XEMICS combination of great performance combined with our local presence and support of China's increasing AMR deployment enables us to offer cost-effective solutions which are robust and reliable from day one of installation.'

Established in 2001, Shenzhen Coolwave Communication Co., Ltd. is an agency for XEMICS in China. Coolwave, has a highly motivated team of R&D and application engineers, capable of providing assistance in design, application and technical support along with other services in total solutions. Coolwave aims at 'Service First' and dedicates itself to providing the top high-tech products, the best technical support and the most efficient solutions.

Y-LYNX provides embedded software for low-power wireless links. Y-LYNX's software enables the implementation of a reliable link for your application in a short time. Y-LYNX offers software competences in the following areas: - Project collaboration in client's product development - from technical specifications to completed product. - Implementation of various Medium Access Control methods, such as TDMA, FDMA, CSMA, and Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS). Y-LYNX also offers a wireless development platform (YLXD) to customers as OEM Components including both optimized software libraries and different reference designs.

Bluetooth® is a SIG trademark, used under license by XEMICS. CoolRISC® is a XEMICS' trademark.

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