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Advantech Wireless Announces New VSAT Transceiver-Router

By Veronica Magan | September 12, 2016

      [Via Satellite 09-12-2016] Advantech Wireless has released its newest interactive VSAT Tranceiver-Router for A-SAT-II multi-waveform and multi-access satellite communications systems. The ultra-compact all-outdoor Ka-8200 VSAT transceiver-router features Software Defined Radio and Direct Modulation with integrated Ka- Band transceiver-router enabling ease of deployment required in Machine-To-Machine (M2M), Internet-of-Things (IoT) and SCADA/Telemetry low data rate random access applications over Ka High Throughput Satellites (HTS).

      A Ku-Band version the Ku-8200 is also available, and has been designed mainly for applications such as Video on Demand (VoD), interactive TV, program rating and other broadcasting-related applications sharing the same satellite as content broadcasting, or in areas where Ka-Band HTS satellites are not available.

      The new Ka-8200 can be combined with all other Advantech Wireless VSAT terminals within the same A-SAT-II system according to application requirements.

      “Recent market reports forecast that Internet-of-Things (IoT) will overtake mobile phones by 2018 reaching 16 billion connected devices by the end of 2021, and we expect a large growth in satellite connectivity for such applications, complimenting 4G/LTE and 5G with IoT, M2M and SCADA deployments,” said Oscar Glottman, CMO of the satellite business unit at Advantech Wireless.