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EETE JULAUG 2012

20% of wearable wireless Flexible single-stage and double- Bluetooth Low devices in healthcare by 2017 stage IEC inlet filter series Energy module A new wave of wearable devices is being Designed for currents from 1 to 10A with a The LBCA2ZZVZE Bluetooth launched that will help track and share data rated voltage up to 250Vac, the single-stage Low Energy (BLE) wire- from a range of activities and conditions, FN9280 and double-stage FN9290 IEC inlet less module from Murata taking a large share of EMC/EMI filter the wearable wireless modules from devices market, accord- the Schaffner ing to ABI Research. Group come as These devices will track an ultra-compact the pace of someone’s switch and fuse daily run, recognize a fall holder unit with that might have injured a senior, report the a versatile flange includes a chip antenna and blood sugar level in a diabetic, and monitor mount system. Only 46mm high, the com- all the Bluetooth protocol the heart rate of a patient in hospital. Over bined unit with dual fuse holder provides extra stacks required for low- the next five years, the market for wearable space for a spare fuse. The dual pole power energy communication, as wireless devices will grow to 169.5 million switch disconnects all poles of the device well as healthcare pro- devices in 2017, up from 20.77 million in from the mains and can be removed for tocol profiles. Measuring 2011, a CAGR of 41%. While the bulk of the maintenance thanks to the integration into the 20.0x13x2.4mm, the unit device shipments will be in the consumer- combined unit in order to specifically avoid has an output power of typi- oriented sports, fitness, and wellness accidental connection and power-on. The IEC cally -2 dBm. Current con- market, wearable devices will increasingly inlet filters come with proven fast-on tabs or sumption is 100µA average be adopted across home monitoring and spring cage terminals for faster and vibration- for a 500ms connectional healthcare service applications as well. proof wiring. The new flange mount system interval. Remote patient monitoring and on-site with either horizontal or vertical mounting Murata professional healthcare use will represent holes provides maximum flexibility for front www.murata.eu just over 20 percent of the wearable wireless or back mounting. The FN9280 series is device market by 2017, up from less than equipped with proven single-stage EMC/EMI half that in 2011. As the devices can be filters. The FN9290 series has a double-stage FPGa solutions worn and can upload collected data to the EMC/EMI filter with an attenuation of up to network automatically, collected data can 80dB and is well suited for applications with USB 3.0 FMC Board not only be more regularly collected but also higher interference levels. The B versions with shared, analyzed, and acted on quicker. a minimal leakage current of 5μA maximum ABI Research are suited for use in medical devices. www.abiresearch.com Schaffner www.schaffner.com Up to 270 MBytes/sec Mars ƒ Mars MX1 FPGA Module PM3 ƒ Cypress FX3 USB 3.0 Controller MX1 ƒ FMC LPC Connector Kit ƒ p-ITX Form Factor (100 x 72 mm) ZYNQ ARM+FPGA Module Designed for Linux ƒ XILINX ZYNQ EPP Mars ƒ DDR3 SDRAM + NAND FLASH ZX3 ƒ Gigabit Ethernet + USB 2.0 OTG ƒ SO-DIMM Form Factor (68 x 30 mm) Drive FMC Card Up to 756 Watts www.enclustra.com FPGA Design Center www.electronics-eetimes.com Electronic Engineering Times Europe July/August 2012 37


EETE JULAUG 2012
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