Sterling-LWB5+ USB Adapter for Reliable Connectivity in Harsh Industrial IoT Applications

Published  September 24, 2021   0
Sterling-LWB5+ USB Adapter from Laird Connectivity

Expanding the Sterling-LWB5+ module family, Laird Connectivity has introduced a new adapter that is designed specifically to meet the medical and industrial IoT connectivity demands. Housed in a compact, a rugged enclosure measuring 12 mm x 17 mm, the new Sterling-LWB5+ USB Adapter is one secure, high-performance solution that provides easy integration with any Linux-based system offering an existing USB-A connection.

Powered by Infineon CYW4373E silicon chipset, the Sterling-LWB5+ packaged USB adapter is purpose-built for IIoT connectivity through a secure, reliable, and robust feature set. The device comes with a rich feature-set including 802.11ac Wi-Fi and dual-mode Bluetooth and supports over the full industrial operating temperature range. With an integrated PA (power amplifier), LNA (low-noise amplifier) and antenna, this new module ensures reliable connectivity even in harsh RF environments.

Features of Sterling-LWB5+ USB Adapter

  • Chip antenna or MHF4 connector
  • Solderable module or M.2 E-key Module
  • Integrated coexistence
  • Infineon (Cypress) CYW4373E chipset
  • FCC, ISED, EU, MIC, AS-NZS Certification
  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth 5.2 Low Energy connectivity
  • Packed in compact 12 mm x 17 mm enclosure
  • Integrated power amplifier and low noise amplifier

The new adapter is ideal for harsh industrial IoT application areas including rugged handheld devices, industrial IoT connectivity, industrial printer, and battery-powered medical devices. It supports the latest WPA3 security standards and will be globally certified to reduce customers’ barriers to entry. Certifications include FCC, ISED, EU, Giteki, and RCM.