RF Modules Australia has introduced the new Sena Bluetooth Access Point product line, Parani-MSD1000 Series, designed to manage Bluetooth devices over 10/100 Base-T Ethernet network with advanced options.
Available in 7, 14, and 28 Bluetooth connection models, the Parani-MSP1000 series produce line incorporates Bluetooth 2.0 Protocol Stack with Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) support and transmits data from each Bluetooth terminal to management station via TCP/IP.
The Parani-MSP1000 product line supports profiles including Serial port, LAN access, PAN and FTP profiles to keep Bluetooth devices interoperating smoothly and easily. Serial Port Profile enables Bluetooth support for serial data connections.
LAN access profile provides network access and PAN profile allows Bluetooth units to participate in a Personal Area Network.
For secure data communication between a Bluetooth device and Remote PC hosts, SSL/TLS encryption and IP filtering features are provided. Further, SSH feature is included.
The Parani-MSP1000 runs on embedded Linux operating system and facilitates user customisation using Python scripts.
Nominal transmit range is 150m and can be extended up to 1000m using an optional patch antenna. Management and configuration utilities include Telnet, SSH and web. The Parani-MSP1000 comes with LED indicators for power, status, error, and RJ45 connections.
The Parani-MSP1000 is designed for large-scale wireless installations especially in the areas of retail/pos, industrial, medical, and banking sectors, which are traditionally fitted with serial connections. It can be used in a wide range of retail/POS applications including wireless payment and receipt printers.
For example, a mobile phone could connect to a kiosk over a Parani-MSP1000 link at which a ticket could be bought. Similarly, a PDA, mobile phone, or other device could be used to pay for goods and services using Parani-MSP1000 Bluetooth communication links with a cash register.
In industrial applications, the Parani-MSP1000 connects devices such as sensors, instruments, actuators and other industrial equipment to wireless Bluetooth communications.