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4G LTE modules now available from Alpha Micro

Basingstoke, UK – 11th August 2015 – Alpha Micro Components, independent specialist franchised distributors of electronic components for IoT, M2M and telematics applications, announces the availability of the u-blox TOBY-L2 cellular module range - a complete and cost-efficient 4G-LTE/3G/2G multi-mode solution offering up to 150/50 Mb/s download/upload rates for data and voice voice, covering up [...]

August 10th, 2015|

Compact Wi-Fi module with embedded device server speeds IoT deployments

Basingstoke, UK – 28 July 2015 – Alpha Micro today announced availability of a compact Wi-Fi module and evaluation kit from Lantronix. Based on Broadcom’s WICED platform with a ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller and comprising an embedded device server the Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi module provides a compact, low power method of provisioning wireless LAN connectivity to [...]

July 28th, 2015|

Capacitive touchscreen development modules speed design of compact HMI applications

Basingstoke, UK – 9 July 2015 – Alpha Micro today announced the availability of the VM801B Embedded Video Engine (EVE) LCD development module from FTDI. Based around FTDI’s FT801 EVE display controller IC the module provides a perfect platform from which to implement touchscreen human machine interfaces (HMI) using an object-oriented approach. Measuring just 106.7 [...]

July 9th, 2015|

IoT/M2M evaluation kit for dual-band Wi-Fi and dual mode Bluetooth wireless module offered by Alpha Micro

Basingstoke, UK – 30 June 2015 – Alpha Micro announces availability of the EVK-W262U USB-powered evaluation kit for the u-blox ODIN-W262 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth module. The same USB connection is used for data and the kit includes the u-blox configuration tool for Windows. The EVK-W262U makes it quick an easy to add multiradio connectivity to [...]

June 30th, 2015|

Global positioning is easy to implement with tiny multi-satellite module

Basingstoke, UK – 25 June, 2015 – More online services than ever are based on location awareness being integrated into M2M systems and other IoT devices. The tiny CAM-M8 module from u-blox offers a quick and easy way to add reliable global positioning in these applications. It offers the option of concurrent operation with any [...]

June 25th, 2015|