Digi-Key Corporation has signed a global distribution agreement with DecaWave Limited, whose IR-UWB technology and ScenSor line offers industry-first measurement, indoor location and communications functionality.
Irish fabless semiconductor manufacturer DecaWave has developed its ScenSor family of IR-UWB ICs to provide developers with the ability to locate tagged indoor objects to a precision of 10 cm at a distance of up to 300 m in line-of-sight mode and 40 m in non-line-of-sight mode.
The DW1000 is a complete, single-chip CMOS Ultra-Wideband IC based on the IEEE802.15.4-2011 standard. Digi-Key also stocks the DWM1000, an RF module integrating the DW1000, antenna, balun, and crystal.
Industry applications include agriculture, automotive, EPOS/retail, factory automation, healthcare, safety/security, smart buildings, smartphones, warehousing/logistics, and wireless gateways.