Melbourne, Australia – April 27, 2010: M2M Connectivity Pty.

Melbourne, Australia – April 27, 2010: M2M Connectivity Pty. Ltd., Australian and New Zealand distributor of connectBlue products announces the launch of the new connectBlue High Performing 1.2km Long Range Bluetooth Module: the OEM Serial Port Adapter™ 433.

Offering exceptional long range of 1.2km, the OEM Serial Port Adapter™ 433 module also presents high throughput and the unique Extended Data Mode™ protocol which makes individual data channel communication possible for each unit in the 7-slave multi-point network.

The new OEM Serial Port Adapter 433 achieves its exceptional range of over 1200 meters through high receiver sensitivity and output power. In order to provide the highest throughput possible, the module supports Bluetooth Specification v2.1+EDR and is prepared for Bluetooth v3.0 via firmware upgrade.

“Our customers are found in demanding industrial applications and in these tough conditions, it is particularly important with wireless connections that are reliable,” said Rolf Nilsson, President of connectBlue. “Expanding the range to 1200 meters puts extra demands on a wireless solution and we have therefore focused on expanded testing in order to deliver a robust and ready-to-use experience for the customer.”

As the Bluetooth stack is embedded in the module and no additional driver or stack is required in the host, the customer can be up and running in no time. Further, the OEM Serial Port Adapter 433 is fully Bluetooth qualified and has the connectBlue standard interface for compatibility over product generations and across wireless technologies Bluetooth, Wireless LAN and IEEE 802.15.4 / ZigBee. The Bluetooth module is also compliant with EMC, Safety and Medical standards.

Key features of the OEM Serial Port Adapter 433 Bluetooth module include high speed UART logic level and RS232 (SPIand I2C on request), analog and digital I/Os, easy configuration by AT commands, connectBlue Low Emission Mode™, Wireless Multidrop™ with up to 7 channels, Extended Data Mode for individually controlled multipoint data channels, repeater mode, and a choice of internal or external antenna. The module supports the Bluetooth profiles Serial Port Profile (SPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Generic Access Profile (GAP), Dial-up networking Profile (DUN GW, DUN DT), File Transfer Profile (FTP) and Object push Profile (OPP).

For more information please contact M2M Connectivity at:
www.m2mconnectivity.com.au
info@m2mconnectivity.com.au
Ph: +61-3-96963011