u-blox introduced the LISA-C200 wireless voice and data modem module. The u-blox LISA-C2 series provides dual-band CDMA2000 1xRTT data and voice communication in a SMT form factor. The modules are fully qualified and certified modules. They feature low power consumption and a rich set of Internet protocols. Samples of LISA-C200 will be available in the first quarter of next year. They are ideal for M2M and automotive applications like Fleet management, Automatic Meter Reading (AMR), people and asset tracking, surveillance and security and Point of Sales (PoS) terminals.
ITTIA rolled out version 3.2 of their ITTIA DB SQL relational database for embedded systems and devices. ITTIA DB SQL’s multi-user capabilities enable applications on an embedded device to share data safely between different threads and processes. ITTIA DB SQL v3.2 uses shared memory areas to improve the performance of on-device communications. Shared memory is fully compatible with the existing TCP/IP transport, allowing data to be shared between both local and remote connections with the best possible performance. A free copy of ITTIA DB-SQL for evaluation is available now.
Measurement Computing Corporation unveiled the USB-501-PRO temperature data logger. The USB-501-PRO standalone data logger features a rugged, stainless steel body. The USB-501-PRO is a corrosion, impact, and weather resistant device designed for data logging in harsh environments. The USB-501-PRO is priced at $150. It offers a greater temperature range, better accuracy, and more storage capacity than the USB-501.