Digi-Key Corporation has signed a global distribution agreement with Irish fabless semiconductor manufacturer DecaWave Limited, whose IR-UWB technology and ScenSor line offers industry-fi rst measurement, indoor location and communications functionality.
DecaWave developed its ScenSor family of IR-UWB ICs to provide developers with the ability to locate tagged indoor objects to a precision of 10cm at a distance of up to 300m in line-of-sight mode and 40m 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.