14 - 16 March 2017 // Nuremberg, Germany

Posting print layout

What information should be shown in the print layout?

Create print layout
Zoom product LOGO_Wireless 12.5 GBit/s Board-to-Board Communication Replaces HF Connectors

Wireless 12.5 GBit/s Board-to-Board Communication Replaces HF Connectors

LOGO_Wireless 12.5 GBit/s Board-to-Board Communication Replaces HF Connectors

Wireless 12.5 GBit/s Board-to-Board Communication Replaces HF Connectors

Request information Request information

Contact us

Please enter your personal information and desired appointment. You can also leave us a message.

Your personal information

Your message for us

Desired appointment during the exhibition

* Compulsory fields you must fill in.
Send
Your message has been sent.

Would you like to use more facilities and advantages of the platform? Then please log in – or register here.

An error has occurred.

The Fraunhofer IPMS has developed a transceiver based on Li-Fi technology which replaces HF connectors on printed circuit boards and uses infrared light to improve board-to-board communication. The Dresden-based research institute will introduce the new module at the »embedded world 2015« from February 24 to 26 in Nuremberg.

High-frequency signals are commonly transmitted between two circuit boards via HF connectors. Higher data rates require more complex connector constructions in order to reliably send signals. Unfortunately, it is often the case that delicately-structured HF connectors are expensive and in practice, mechanically fragile. Contacts often become bent or loose and connectors can be replugged only a limited number of times.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS has designed a Li-Fi transceiver module to replace vulnerable HF connectors on printed circuit boards and thus ensure reliable board-to-board communication. Infrared light is used as a wireless transmission medium for the exchange of high volumes of data, making it possible to transmit in excess of 12.5 GBit  per second. Data can be transmitted in half and full duplex mode. The Fraunhofer IPMS transceiver provides the same functionality as wires or connectors and is up to ten times faster than current wireless solutions using radio frequencies.

Additional advantages provided by the transceiver include reduced negligible bit error rates (<10-11), low energy consumption and lowered cost. Fraunhofer IPMS has designed the transceiver to achieve the smallest possible dimensions of 2 × 2 × 2 mm. This new transceiver is especially suited for industrial applications in which large amounts of data need to be transmitted quickly and connectors no longer meet mechanical requirements or reliability demands.

Fraunhofer IPMS will present this new technology for the first time at the 2015 embedded world from 24 to 26 February in Nuremberg. Fraunhofer IPMS scientists will also introduce a wireless USB 3.0 demonstrator, a Li-Fi hotspot for ranges up to 10 meters and a new CAN-FD Conroller for the automotive sector. In order to test the usefulness of its products in various application areas, Fraunhofer IPMS provides relevant customer evaluation kits.

Visit the Fraunhofer IPMS exhibition at the embedded world, Hall 4, Stand 583!

»Energy Harvester« in asphalt

LOGO_»Energy-Harvester« im Asphalt

CAN FD IP Core

LOGO_CAN FD IP Core

Energy Harvester Using Electro-active Polymers

LOGO_Energiewandler nutzt elektroaktive Polymere

Maintenance-Free Sensor Nodes

LOGO_Wartungsfreie Sensorknoten

There are no entries in your notes.

Show notes



top

The selected entry has been placed in your notes!

If you register you can save your notes permanently and access all entries even when underway – via laptop or tablet.

You can register an account here to save your settings in the Exhibitors and Products Database and as well as in the Supporting Programme.The registration is not for the TicketShop and ExhibitorShop.

Register now

Your advantages at a glance:

  • Advantage Save your notes permanently. Use the instant access to exhibitors or products saved – mobile too, anytime and anywhere – incl. memo function.
  • Advantage The optional newsletter gives you regular up-to-date information about new exhibitors and products – matched to your interests.
  • Advantage Call up your notes mobile too! Simply log in and access them at anytime.