Miniature ADS-B Technology (Transceivers/Receivers) and Drone Tracking Transponders for sUAS & UTM/U-Space

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Aerobits is a specialised developer of miniature avionics technologies for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and drones. Our hardware and software solutions facilitate the integration of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) into civilian airspace, following the guidelines laid down by aviation authorities throughout the world.

Our technology is currently the world’s smallest and fastest implementation of the ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast) air traffic monitoring system, providing powerful parallel computational capacity in an ultra-miniature package.

Plug & Play ADS-B Drone Technology

Next-Generation Miniature ADS-B Transceiver with Integrated GNSS

TR-1A – Drone Detect-and-Avoid Transceiver

TR-1A – Drone Detect-and-Avoid TransceiverThe TR-1A is our second-generation miniature ADS-B transceiver for civil and commercial UAS. Weighing just 14 grams and incorporating a high-quality GNSS receiver and barometric altitude sensor, it requires no external hardware and is ideal for implementation of drone detect-and-avoid algorithms.

The module provides real-time position broadcasting and aircraft tracking on the 1090 MHz frequency, with defined output power levels of 0.25, 0.5 or 1W.

The TR-1A is designed around our patented FPGA-In-The-Loop technology and is capable of receiving thousands of frames per second, with built-in support for MAVLink and AERO communications protocols. The module is encased in a rugged aluminium housing with ESD protection, providing reliable operation even in demanding environments.

Specifications:

Dimensions: 35.0 x 25.0 x 8.5 mm
Weight: 14g
Carrier Frequency: 1090 MHz
RX Sensitivity: -80dBm
RF Output Power: +30dBm (1W), +27dBm (0.5W), +24dBm (0.25W)
Current Consumption: 140 mA (average)

ADS-B and FLARM Transceiver with Integrated GNSS

TR-1F – Detect-and-Avoid Transceiver for UAS

The TR-TR-1F – DAA Transceiver for UAS1F is a miniature transceiver supporting both ADS-B and FLARM, providing DAA/SAA capabilities for civil and commercial UAS and paving the way for safe integration of drones into non­segregated airspace.

The module operates on both 1090MHz and 868 MHz frequencies, and allows transmitting and receiving of ADS-B and FLARM data, with defined 0.25, 0.5 or 1W output power for ADS­B and 0.025W for FLARM.

Designed around our patented FPGA-In-The-Loop technology and capable of receiving thousands of frames per second, the TR-1F features an integrated multi-GNSS receiver and pressure sensor, and requires no external hardware. The rugged aluminium housing and ESD protection make the unit ideal for operation in challenging conditions.

Specifications:

Dimensions: 35.0 x 25.0 x 8.5 mm
Weight: 14g
Frequencies: ADS­B ­ 1090MHz
FLARM ­ 868 MHz
Sensitivity: -80dBm
RF Output Power: Configurable +30dBm, +27dBm, +24dBm
Current Consumption: 180 mA

Miniature ADS-B Transceiver with Integrated GNSS

TR-1W – Low-Power ADS-B Drone Transceiver

The TR-1W is a lightweight miniature all-in-one ADS-B transceiver designed specifically for civil and commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Operating on the 1090MHz band, it both receives and transmits ADS-B data with an output power of 1W.

With a rugged aluminium housing and robust ESD protection, the module incorporates a multi-GNSS receiver and a barometric altitude sensor. Featuring patented FPGA-In-The-Loop technology that can receive thousands of frames per second, the TR-1W provides real-time aircraft tracking and position broadcasting.

The TR-1W is ideal for unmanned aircraft airspace integration applications, including implementation of Detect-and-Avoid systems and on-board air traffic monitoring for UAVs and drones.

Specifications:

Dimensions: 45.5 x 28.0 x 10.0 mm
Weight: 30g
Carrier Frequency: 1090 MHz
RX Sensitivity: -72 dBm
RF Output Power: +30dBm (1W)
Power Supply: 5V
Current Consumption: 130 mA

Plug&Play ADS-B Receiver

Aero – Ultra-Low Weight ADS-B Receiver

Plug&Play ADS-B Receiver for UASAero is the world’s smallest and lightest Plug&Play ADS-B receiver and has been developed for civil and commercial UAS/UAVs.

The Aero module operates on 1090MHz, tracking nearby manned air traffic (equipped with ADS-B technology) in real-time. Simply plug&play with MAVLink devices for easy integration.

The module weighs just 2.8g (with antenna) and has a low power consumption, making it ideal for SWaP constrained UAVs. The unit costs just €159.

OEM ADS-B Devices for Integrators

Micro-ADS-B Receiver with ADS-B OUT

TT-MC1 – High-Performance ADS-B Solution for Ground Stations

Micro-ADS-B Receiver - TIM-MC1The TT-MC1 is a high-performance OEM ADS-B receiver designed for use in UAV ground stations. With improved frame processing rate and the addition of Mode-A/C/S, precision timestamping, extra I/O interfaces and the ability to generate digital ADS-B OUT signals, the TT-MC1 is the most technologically advanced micro-ADS-B solution on the market.

FPGA-In-The-Loop technology, combined with a high-resolution ADC providing adaptive real-time signal processing, results in a powerful aircraft tracking solution capable of receiving thousands of frames per second. RF power measurement for each frame allows distance estimation for Mode-A/C/S operation, and precision timestamping provides multilateration capability.

Weighing just 2 grams and with a surface area of 4 cm2, the TT-MC1 is an ideal solution for a range of unmanned aircraft applications, including SAA/DAA (Sense and Avoid / Detect and Avoid), surveillance, traffic analysis, and unmanned traffic management (UTM) systems.

Specifications:

Dimensions: 18.0 x 19.0 x 2.5mm / 22.5 x 19.0 x 2.5mm
Weight: 1.8g / 2.0g
Carrier Frequency: 1090 MHz
RX Sensitivity: -90 dBm
Power Supply: 3.3V / 5V
Current Consumption: 220 mA

Miniature ADS-B Receiver

TT-SC1 – Low-Cost UAV ADS-B Receiver

UAV ADS-B Receiver - TIM-SC1The TT-SC1 is a low-cost OEM receiver designed for UAV detect-and-avoid (DAA) applications. With ADS-B capabilities, it has the ability to track up to 100 aircraft.

A high sensitivity front-end provides jamming and ESD protection with ranges of over 120 miles.

The TT-SC1 weighs 1.5g and has a surface area of 2 cm2, making it ideal for SWaP-conscious unmanned aircraft.

Specifications:

Dimensions: 16.0 x 13.0 x 2.5mm / 20.0 x 13.0 x 2.5mm
Weight: 1.2g / 1.5g
Carrier Frequency: 1090 MHz
RX Sensitivity: -85 dBm
Power Supply: 3.3V
Current Consumption: 40 mA

UAV/Drone Tracking Transponders

UAS Tracking Transponder with LTE Modem and FLARM

Hook-On-Device – Drone Tracking for UTM

UAS Tracking Transponder with LTE Modem and FLARMThe Hook-On-Device is a compact and lightweight UAS transponder with integrated LTE modem and SIM card that transmits its current GNSS position via FLARM to the leading Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) system developed by DFS. The highly integrated multi-band transceiver provides a comprehensive, future-proof UTM and U-Space solution for tracking, Remote ID and collision avoidance.

The module can also receive FLARM and ADS-B broadcasts from surrounding air traffic, and can add this data to the location data transmitted to the UTM system. A web-based UTM interface allows drone pilots and air traffic controllers to easily view the positions of both the drone and other aircraft in the vicinity.

Hook-On-Device – Drone Tracking for UTM

Specifications:

Dimensions: 58.0 x 38.0 x 9.5 mm
Weight: 149g (with all antennas and power bank)
Frequencies: ADS­B ­ 1090MHz
FLARM ­ 868 MHz
ADS-B Range: Approx. 25 km
Current Consumption: <400 mA

ADS-B Evaluation Kits

Evaluation Kit for High-Performance ADS-B

EVAL-TT-MC1 – Evaluation Kit for TT-MC1 Module

The EVAL-TT-MC1 is an evaluation kit that allows OEM developers to quickly get up to speed with the high-performance TT-MC1 ADS-B module.

Powered by USB or external 5V supply and connected via a Virtual COM port, the board provides an easy interface to the TT-MC1 with convenient extension headers and dedicated software. It is ideal for creating prototype ADS-B applications such as UAV ground stations and unmanned traffic management systems.

Evaluation Kit for Miniature ADS-B

EVAL-TT-SC1 – Evaluation Kit for TT-SC1 Module


The EVAL-TT-SC1 is a development kit that allows OEMs to quickly investigate and create prototype systems based on the low-cost miniature TT-SC1 ADS-B module.

Powered by USB or external 5V supply and connected via a Virtual COM port, the board provides an easy interface to the TT-SC1 with convenient extension headers and dedicated software. It is ideal for creating prototype ADS-B applications such as UAV detect-and-avoid (DAA) systems.

Ground Infrastructure

Sector Antenna for FLARM and ADS-B

High-gain antenna for UTM and U-Space implementations

Our high-gain Sector Antenna is ideal for the design of ADS-B and FLARM systems requiring high-sensitivity receivers for drone tracking in UTM and U-Space applications.

Featuring an integrated multi-GNSS receiver for precision time-stamping, the durable and watertight Sector Antenna can be easily networked via Ethernet/PoE or LTE.

Specifications:

Dimensions: 129 x 29 x 13.4cm
Weight: 13 kg
Frequencies: ADS­B ­ 1090 MHz
FLARM ­ 868 MHz
Sensitivity: ADS­B ­ -100 dBm
FLARM ­ -130 dBm
Range: ADS­B ­ 500 km
FLARM ­ 70 km
Sector Antenna for FLARM and ADS-B

PoE ADS-B Receiver Station with MLAT

AERO-RPi-HAT – ADS-B Receiver with Integrated GNSS

Aerobits AERO-RPi-HAT ADS-B receiverBased on the well-known Raspberry Pi single-board computer, the AERO-RPi-HAT is designed for UAS ground stations, unmanned traffic management/U-space proof-of-concept projects, and UAS data collection applications.

The unit is based around the TT-MC1a 1090MHz receiver, and features integrated GNSS technology that allows users to mark frames with an accurate timestamp for multilateration purposes.

Output data is available in Aero ASCII protocol, raw format (with or without signal strength), Asterix, or MAVLink. The AERO-RPi-HAT can also be customized upon request to output in a user’s own protocol.

Easy outdoor installation is facilitated by PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) technology, and the AERO-RPi-HAT also includes an integrated temperature and air quality sensor.

Miniature ADS-B Technology (Transceivers/Receivers) and Drone Tracking Transponders for sUAS & UTM/U-Space
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