Linx Technologies Joins IoT Consortium Helping to Drive Adoption of Thread Wireless Networking Protocol

Merlin, Oregon – December 16, 2014 –  Linx Technologies announced today that it has joined the Thread Group, an industry organization dedicated to market education and product certification for Thread, a low-power, wireless mesh networking protocol designed to easily and securely connect hundreds of devices in the home. Linx Technologies will have access to the Thread specifications, which are built on open standards and IPv6 technology with 6LoWPAN at its foundation, and will be able to certify and brand Thread-compliant products starting in the second half of 2015.

The Thread Group was formed by seven industry-leading organizations including Yale Security, Silicon Labs, Samsung Electronics, Nest Labs, Freescale® Semiconductor, Big Ass Fans and ARM. They developed

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As the fast-emerging Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gain momentum, the demand for reliable low cost wireless data modules increases every day. In response to this demand, Linx Technologies is pleased to announce the release of the low cost 900MHz HumPRO™ Series wireless data transceiver module.

Available today in 900MHz, the HumPRO™ 900MHz version outputs up to 10dBm. This results in a line-of-sight range of up to 1600m (1.0 mile).Other sub-1GHz frequencies will be added in the near future.

Low Cost Wireless Data Module

The HumPRO™ Series is a Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) transceiver designed for the reliable transfer of digital data.  Built on the Linx Hummingbird platform, the module is below $10 in volume and is designed for emerging IoT applications where cost is an important driver to adoption.

The ubiquity of low

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October 9, 2014 — In response to the increased use of U.FL / MHF compatible connectors and customer requests, Linx Technologies announces the addition of this connector termination as a standard option for the popular PW Series antennas. This expanded U.FL / MHF connector offering helps to provide customers with more possible design choices.

Designed for permanent attachment, PW Series ¼-wave whip antenna give outstanding performance in a rugged and cost-effective package. Featuring an over-molded jacket and flexible shaft that protect the antenna from shock and harsh weather conditions, the antenna is attached by
placing its base through a ¼” (6.35 mm) hole in the product and securing it with a nut or by threading it into a PEM-style insert.

Now available with a 1.32 mm coax cable terminated with a

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September 8, 2014 — Linx Technologies announces the release of the HumDT™ Series Transceiver. Designed with cost in mind from the start to appeal to OEMs who have a limited budget to incorporate RF for simple wireless data transfer. At below $9 in volume, the Hummingbird platform is the lowest cost complete wideband transceiver with microcontroller module on the market today.

Like its namesake, the low cost Hummingbird modules are tiny. At 11.5mm by 14.0mm, the HumDT™ uses advanced system on chip (SoC) technology to minimize the footprint and the number of components. It is designed for large-scale volume production, leading to a price that is nearly half that of similar modules, and making it cost competitive with discrete designs.

The HumDT™ transceiver has built-in networking with encryption. Each module

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August 25, 2014 — Linx Technologies is pleased to introduce the release of the first of many new RF modules in its next generation Hummingbird platform: the HumRC™. At below $9 in volume, the HumRC™ is the lowest cost complete wideband transceiver with microcontroller module on the market today.

The HumRC™ transceiver is designed for reliable bi-directional remote control and sensor applications. The module includes a Frequency Hopping Spread spectrum (FHSS) protocol and supports versions at 2.4GHz and 900MHz with a common footprint and pin out in this initial release, with 868MHz and others to follow in the near future. This common footprint across the available frequencies also makes it suitable for global sale, so one product can be manufactured and sold around the world.

Low Cost

Designed with low

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